WEDDING FOR A KNIGHT
by Sue-Ellen Welfonder

September 2004
ISBN: 0-446-61381-9
Reviewer Graphic Button Warner Books
Mass Market Paperback
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Upon his return home from a disastrous battle against the English, Magnus MacKinnon finds out that he has been married by proxy to Lady Amicia MacLean. Amicia brings with her a hefty dowry that will help rebuild Baldoon Castle and allow the MacKinnon's to recover their past glory ... but Magnus is not happy about it at all and now he is married to the woman that has haunted his dreams for years.


When Lady Amicia MacLean finds out that her brother has reached an agreement with Magnus' father, she is elated. Amicia has been in love with Magnus ever since she was but a child. However, she did not expect Magnus' reaction. She wants to remain at Coldstone, have a real marriage with the man that she loves. But how to handle the rejection from Magnus?


Meanwhile, Magnus and Amicia are oblivious to the dark, malevolent clouds looming over the castle.


Wedding for a Knight is the first book by Sue-Ellen Welfonder that I have read and I must say it was a treat. This charming historical romance is set in 14th century medieval Scotland. The brooding hero, Magnus MacKinnon, has returned from war financially ruined. He is so emotionally scarred that he almost considers himself nothing short of a failure. Tied down to a wife that he didn't choose, his pride is seriously hurt. To make matters worse, he is now married to the woman that has haunted his dreams for years, someone he would have preferred to woo properly. Lady Amicia MacLean has been in love with Magnus for years and she is determined to make the marriage work. Strong willed, Amicia is not easily defeated. She is a wonderful heroine. The secondary cast of characters is as engaging as the two main ones. With a touch of magic and humor woven into the plot, Ms. Welfonder brings the reader quite an enjoyable story. If you love highlander stories, this one is for you. I definitely recommend it.


Reviewed in August 2004 by Mireya.

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