Ransom

Ransom

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Overflowing with all of the majesty and intrigue of medieval glory days, this magnificent New York Times bestseller is a page-turner of passion and loyalty, justice and honor. Beloved storyteller Julie Garwood steps back to the silver-shrouded Highlands of her classic tale The Secret--and hails the return of two unforgettable warriors: Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick Buchanan.

In the dark days after the death of Richard the Lionhearted, lives and lands would fall into upheaval at the hands of a power-hungry British ruler and his violent minions. One victim of the scourge is innocent Gillian, who is a mere child when the cruel and ambitious Baron Alford slaughters her father and tears her family apart. Alford, determined to recover a jeweled box for the despotic King John, is furious when the precious treasure slips through his fingers--only to be lost for more than a decade.

Now a beautiful young woman, Gillian finds the key to resolving her past in handsome Scottish chieftains Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick Buchanan. With the cunning and courage of the daring Scotsmen, and with the friendship of a new ally, Bridgid KirkConnell, Gillian at last fights the unscrupulous Baron Alford, laying claim to her home, her family, and her father's reputation. But in the presence of the mighty warriors, Gillian and Bridgid discover that desire can be a weapon of conquest...betrayal can slay trust in a heartbeat...and the greatest risk of all is surrender--to the deep emotions of unexpected love.

Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2011, c1999.
ISBN: 9780743474184
9780671003357
9780671003364
9781451648331
Characteristics: 546 p. ;,18 cm.

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SaraLovesBooks Sep 13, 2016

I love this book! I re-read it often. The characters were fully realized, three-dimensional people with understandable strengths and weaknesses. The mystery of the story is interesting, and keeps you guessing. All in all, I think this book is one of the finest examples of the medieval romance genre.

Cathie1216 Dec 01, 2015

This is my favorite book by this author. It's a great story and I loved every word. kept me on the edge of my seat. The wedding was the best part.

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Angeleyes8
Jun 06, 2015

I really enjoyed this book because it's set in a different time and it pulled me in from the beginning. It also has a little mystery and some romance.

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thcampbell52
Apr 09, 2012

This is probably my favourite book. I often enjoy historical romance novels and this book, I have read about five times. Enjoy!

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Cathie1216 Jul 20, 2015

Ransom is my favorite Julie Garwood book. I love her books about the Scottish Highlands. I recommend this book to anyone who loves historical romance. I would read The Secret first.

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Feb 13, 2010

In the dark days after the death of Richard the Lionhearted, lives and lands would fall into upheaval at the hands of a power-hungry British ruler and his violent minions. One victim of the scourge is innocent Gillian, who is a mere child when the cruel and ambitious Baron Alford slaughters her father and tears her family apart. Alford, determined to recover a jeweled box for the despotic King John, is furious when the precious treasure slips through his fingers -- only to be lost for more than a decade.

Now a beautiful young woman, Gilllian finds the key to resolving her past in handsome Scottish chieftains Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick Buchanan. With the cunning and courage of the daring Scotsmen, and with the friendship of a new ally, Bridgid KirkConnell, Gillian at last fights the unscrupulous Baron Alford, laying claim to her home, her family, and her father's reputation. But in the presence of the mighty warriors, Gillian and Bridgid discover that desire can be a weapon of conquest ... betrayal can slay trust in a heartbeat ... and the greatest risk of all is surrender -- to the deep emotions of unexpected love.

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