Tess and the Highlander

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Rita Finalist in Best Historical Romance category TessTess Lindsay has spent most of her life on the remote Isle of May, uncertain of her identity. Raised by the two sole inhabitants of the island, she is left to fend for herself after their deaths, until a stranger washes ashore in a storm. Tess pulls him from the surf, not knowing that in saving the Highlander she is saving herself.

The Highlander If good looks and a taste for adventure are a curse, Colin Macpherson is destined for ruin. Until he ends up a castaway on Tess's windswept island, he's been roaming the seas, seeking fame, fortune...and a different girl in every port. But his fascination for this strong-willed lass goes beyond her wild beauty, intriguing him as no girl ever has.

As Colin gains her trust, Tess reveals what little she knows about herself and her past. From her scant clues, though, Colin comes to one conclusion: He must return Tess to the mainland to reclaim her birthright, even if it means losing her to a destiny that does not include him.

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Tess

Tess Lindsay has spent most of her life on the remote Isle of May, uncertain of her identity. Raised by the two sole inhabitants of the island, she is left to fend for herself after their deaths, until a stranger washes ashore in a storm. Tess pulls him from the surf, not knowing that in saving the Highlander she is saving herself.

The Highlander

If good looks and a taste for adventure are a curse, Colin Macpherson is destined for ruin. Until he ends up a castaway on Tess's windswept island, he's been roaming the seas, seeking fame, fortune...and a different girl in every port. But his fascination for this strong-willed lass goes beyond her wild beauty, intriguing him as no girl ever has.

As Colin gains her trust, Tess reveals what little she knows about herself and her past. From her scant clues, though, Colin comes to one conclusion: He must return Tess to the mainland to reclaim her birthright, even if it means losing her to a destiny that does not include him.

About the Author:

May McGoldrick is the pseudonym for husband-and-wife team Jim and Nikoo McGoldrick. Nikoo McGoldrick is a mechanical engineer, and she has had careers in submarine and robot construction. Jim McGoldrick, with a Ph.D. in sixteenth-century literature, has had careers as an English professor and as a submarine builder.

Together, Nikoo and Jim write historical fiction as May McGoldrick and contemporary suspense thrillers as Jan Coffey. They also collaborate on nonfiction, writing under their own names.

The McGoldricks live in Connecticut with their two sons and their golden retriever, Max.

Nikoo and Jim's adult May McGoldrick books include The Rebel, The Promise, Flame, The Intended, and the Highland Treasure Trilogy: The Dreamer, The Enchantress, and The Firebrand. Their Jan Coffey books include Trust Me Once and Twice Burned.

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