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Title:
The perfect gift
Author:
Skye, Christina.
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Publication Information:
New York : Avon Books, 1999.
Physical Description:
405 pages ; 18 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780380800230
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Book

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Summary

Summary

A woman of rare passion

When Maggie Kincade arrives at Draycott Abbey, she is stunned to fell that the weathered stone walls offer a safe haven fron the dangers of her past. The tranquil English manor soothes her troubled soul'until her peace is shattered by the tall, sexy Scotsman who claims he's been sent to protect her. From the start, Maggie bristles under Jared MacNeill's piercing scrutiny'yet his very touch jolts her, heart and soul.

A highland hero with a granite code of honor

Jared arrives at the hauntingly beautiful abbey under protest vowing this assignment will be his very last. But he is enchanted by the breathtaking American assigned to his care, for beneath her bravado he senses a woman desperately in need of help. Despite all his honorable vows, Maggie's bravery intrigues him and her slightest touch enflames his deepest passions. When an old danger stalks Maggie to the high hills of Scotland, Jared swears to move heaven and earth to keep her safe.


Author Notes

Christina Skye is the pen name for Roberta Helmer. As Christina Skye, she has written over 23 bestselling USA Today and Publishers Weekly romance novels. Her romance books have been translated into eight languages.

Roberta Helmer was born in Dayton, Ohio. She attended the University of Pennsylvania and earned a doctorate in classical Chinese literature at Ohio State University, where she learned to speak fluent Chinese, French, and Japanese. Later, she worked as translator and as a consultant to the National Geographic Society and the American Museum of Natural History.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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