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A Slip in Time by Kathleen Kirkwood

By Kathleen Kirkwood

A HIGHLAND CHIEFTAIN
Recently free of captivity in London Tower, Rae Mackinnon returns to the turbulent Highlands and claims his position as laird of Dunraven citadel. As he grapples with extended family rivalries and divisiveness inside of his family, he's faced with a startling discovery — a stunning lady from a far off destiny, added during the portals of Time and into his mattress . . .

A VICTORIAN LADY
Swept up in the summertime social rounds, Julia Hargrove accompanies her aunt and cousins on an day trip to Scotland, to an historic fort which has hosted no viewers for 2 many years — formerly. Rumors abound of surprising occurrences at Dunraven citadel — occurrences which are founded within the bedchamber Julia now occupies, the place a rugged Highland warrior materializes from the previous . . .

DRAWN IRRESTIBLY throughout the PORTALS OF TIME
What mysteries does Dunraven carry? What mystery opens the temporal door, permitting Julia and Rae to arrive around the centuries to assert a number of stolen moments and nurture a blossoming love? yet how lengthy can the foundations of Time be damaged earlier than the door shuts forevermore

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Drew on you? Drew on his brother? It shall be remembered in the account," the old man promised grimly, and fixed his bloodshot eyes upon his younger son. "Come here, you! Come nearer! You're quiet enough now, are you? Are you in your right senses yet? —a thing a very savage would not do. You shall ask his pardon for it here and now, before you pay the rest of your score. On your knees! " Harry did not move. "I ordered you to ask your brother's pardon. " Harry shook his head a little, and maintained his stony regard, not even glancing in Ebrard's direction.

If my hand and Adam's lay severed before you, would you know which was the free, and which the unfree? " "Father, if I have a mind, if I have that faculty of measuring which you call judgement, is it not the gift of God? Am I to bury it in the ground and let it rot? " "That is very well said, Harry! And let me tell you this, law is a compromise, a makeshift, a best that can be done with the material at hand, never finished. — older and wiser and greater minds than yours, compounded it, and I think none who had a hand in it will ever claim that it cannot be bettered.

And you are right to speak out where you think it fails of its purpose, which is justice, though you must beware of thinking that your criticisms are therefore invariably justified. There are doubtless some laws which are bad—though to be plain with you I do not think this is among them—and in time they will be changed. It is a good part to work for such amendment. But while the law is as it is, you are bound by it, and so am I, and we must conform. " "Father, what choice had we? In a year, or two years, or ten, this penalty which I find vile may be done away.

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