Mary Gillgannon

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I am fascinated by history, as well as Celtic myth and legend. These interests inspire and enrich most of my books, both historical romance and historical fantasy. Raised in the Midwest, I currently live in Wyoming with my husband, four cats and a dog. Besides writing and working (I’m employed in a public library) I enjoy gardening, travel and reading, of course!

Lord of Secrets (Lords of the Borders Book 2)

Lord of Secrets (Lords of the Borders Book 2)

William Fitzhugh is proud to be named lord of Higham Castle on the Welsh border. But defending and managing the castle and the lands surrounding it is a huge responsibility. He needs a wife to aid him, but the only woman who interests him is the local healer, Rhosyn, a mysterious Welshwoman who wants nothing to do with him.

Rhosyn fled the traumatic events of her life in Wales to begin a new life at Higham. She hopes to earn the trust of the local people and become accepted in the community, and she fears the new lord of Higham will ruin her plans. The English noblemen she’s known previously were arrogant and cruel. She doesn’t expect this giant of a knight be any different.

From the beginning, Lord Fitzhugh confounds her. He seems to genuinely want to do right by the people of Higham and make certain they prosper. Rhosyn is surprised and intrigued by the handsome young lord’s generous and reasonable nature. Other people see it as a weakness and scheme to bring him down.

William is entranced by the lovely young healer and admires her knowledge and dedication. But she remains wary and elusive. As the passion between them builds, so does the weight of the secrets keeping them apart. Secrets that have the power to sever the fragile bond between them and destroy all they care about.

Lords of the Borders
Book 1 - Lord of Hearts
Book 2 - Lord of Secrets
Book 3 - Lord of Forever (Expected Release Apr. 2021)

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Lord of Hearts (Lords of the Borders Book 1)

Lord of Hearts (Lords of the Borders Book 1)

Welcome to Dragonblade Publishing's Legends Line. Classic authors from the golden age of romance publishing now have a new look, but with the same classic voice. Enjoy the Legends, only from Dragonblade Publishing!

Book one in the fabulous new series Lords of the Borders by LEGENDARY author Mary Gillgannon is now available! Read free in Kindle Unlimited!

When Marared’s chieftain father decides to marry her off to Gerard of Malmsbury, she is furious and vows to thwart her father’s plan of forming an alliance with the hated English. Gerard is shocked by his bride’s fiery, combative nature, but also determined to hold on to his rich prize. Not only does the marriage secure his hold on Tangwyl Castle, it elevates him to the status of baron, an unlikely honor for a man born a bastard.

Gerard hopes to win over his hostile new wife with kindness and consideration, but Marared does not give in easily. Even as the attraction between them builds to shimmering passion, she stubbornly continues to plot to end the marriage. Gradually Marared comes to realize that Gerard is her love and her destiny, but it may be too late. Her scheming has entangled them both in deadly Welsh politics. Not only does it appear their marriage is doomed, but both their lives are in peril.

It will take all of Marared’s cunning and courage, and Gerard’s stubborn determination and devotion, to defeat their enemies and find their way to happiness.

Lords of the Borders
Book 1 - Lord of Hearts
Book 2 - Lord of Secrets Expected release Jan. 2021)
Book 3 - Lord of Forever (Expected Release Apr. 2021)

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Lord of Forever (Lords of the Borders Book 3)

Lord of Forever (Lords of the Borders Book 3)

As the second son of a minor baron, English knight Nicholas Breutel will never inherit the family lands. But he vows to rise high and someday control a castle. His ambitions go awry when he captures a young Welsh warrior who turns out to be a beautiful woman.

Cristyn ferch Hywel is certain the terrifying knight looming over her intends to rape or murder her. She’s astonished when he treats her with courtesy and concern. And even more surprised by the sense of connection she feels growing between them.

Nicholas yearns to protect Cristyn, but as a knight in the garrison at Carwent Castle, there is little he can do but involve himself in the negotiations for her ransom. Then the Welsh double-cross the negotiators and Nicholas ends up a hostage himself.

While Nicholas languishes in a Welsh prison, Cristyn becomes a pawn in the plans of Llywelyn ap Ioworth, the most powerful prince in Wales. It will take the king’s degree, a violent battle, a risky escape and a desperate journey before the two lovers will have any hope of fulfilling their dreams and knowing a forever love.

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Lords of the Borders
Book 1 - Lord of Hearts
Book 2 - Lord of Secrets
Book 3 - Lord of Forever

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