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The Traveller

Author : Lynn Kurland
ISBN : 9781101989067
Genre : Fiction
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A modern Manhattan woman finds herself in the arms of a medieval knight in this charming time travel romance novella featuring the de Piaget family—from the New York Times bestselling author of Stars In Your Eyes. Julianna Nelson often wishes a knight in shining armor could rescue her from her hectic New York life. But when she finds herself mysteriously transported from modern-day Gramercy Park to medieval Scotland, she may get more than she bargained for. Sir William de Piaget has vowed to reclaim his castle, but he’s also vowed to aid any damsel in distress. And when he comes across a lost and strangely clothed woman he is bound by honor to save her. As his grandsire used to say: chivalry is never convenient…but then, neither is true love! The Traveller previously appeared in the anthology A Knight’s Vow. This edition includes an exclusive teaser for Lynn Kurland’s upcoming novel, Stars In Your Eyes.

Scottish Exodus

Author : James Hunter
ISBN : 9781845968472
Genre : History
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Millions of Scots have left their homeland during the last 400 years. Until now, they have been written about in general terms. Scottish Exodus breaks new ground by taking particular emigrants, drawn from the once-powerful Clan MacLeod, and discovering what happened to them and their families. These people became, among other things, French aristocrats, Polish resistance fighters, Texan ranchers, New Zealand shepherds, Australian goldminers, Aboriginal and African-American activists, Canadian mounted policemen and Confederate rebels. One nineteenth-century MacLeod even went so far as to swap his Gaelic for Arabic and his Christianity for Islam before settling down comfortably in Cairo. This gripping account of Scotland's worldwide diaspora is based on unpublished documents, letters and family histories. It is also based on the author's travels in the company of today's MacLeods - some of them still in Scotland, others further afield. Scottish Exodus is a tale of disastrous voyages, famine and dispossession, the hazards of pioneering on faraway frontiers. But it is also the moving story of how people separated from Scotland by hundreds of years and thousands of miles continue to identify with the small country where their journeyings began.

Mcleod Family History

Author : William Allan MacLeod
ISBN : WISC:89076967363
Genre : Canada
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Robert Clouden was born 19 January 1774 in Irongray, Scotland. His parents were William Clouden and Mary Halliday. He married Janet Aitken 3 January 1799 in Dundrennan. They had eleven children. They emigrated in 1817 and settled in Nova Scotia, Canada. Robert died in 1848 in Auchencairn, Pictou County, Nova Scotia. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Nova Scotia, British Columbia, Alberta, New Brunswick, Ontario, Illinois and California.

Good Words For The Young Ed By N Macleod

Author : Norman Macleod
ISBN : OXFORD:555045503
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The Traveller S Guide To Fairy Sites

Author : Janet Bord
ISBN : 0906362644
Genre : Travel
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Contains information on over 500 fairy sites in the British Isles. Concentrating on places that are identifiable and able to be visited today, the sources drawn on range from traditional folklore to modern first-hand sighting reports. The entries give precise locations, including Ordnance Survey map references. All the different types of Little People are represented. They are mostly not the pretty winged fairies that appear in children's picture books. 'Real' fairies can be frightening. By reading these stories and travelling to the sites, the reader will gain a sense of what it is to inhabit that Otherworld of the fairies. This is a call to get up and explore the Fairyland that is all around us.

The Traveller S Tale

Author : Alastair Macleod
ISBN : 9783730914816
Genre : Fiction
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As he spoke the young photographer reappeared. "This is the girl you wanted?" The photographer nodded. For this shot he needed someone young. She was not unattractive, even in that crazy outfit. Good bone structure, oval face, brown eyes, dark hair – that slight fragile look- all of that contrasted well with the factory gear. Some of the workers looked at home in it; their feet filled the white wellies, their solid figures swelling in the white overalls. This one seemed only to have temporarily slipped on the garb – as if she was wearing an outfit for an occasion. "My name is Vlado." He held out his hand. The trick was to get the subject to relax, that way you got a more natural shot, you avoided the frightened rabbit look. "What is your name?" "Vera," she whispered. "Do you have any hobbies?" said Vlado, as he began setting up some lights on stands. He was nimble, not tall; she watched his quick hands tighten the clamps on the light poles.

The Christian Guest Revised By N Macleod

Author : Norman Macleod
ISBN : OXFORD:590227847
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The Hebridean Traveller

Author : Denis Rixson
ISBN : UOM:39015062838589
Genre : History
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For centuries the Highlands and Islands of Scotland were regarded as culturally as well as physically distinct. Highlanders had a bad reputation, or suffered from a bad press, depending on perspective. This imaginative and stimulating book explores the various attitudes to the area through the writing of those who travelled there over the centuries. In it Denis Rixson examines a huge a variety of sources, from early lists of the islands to Dean Munro, Timothy Pont and Martin Martin; from maps and charts to official records of the Church and State and the dozens of individual accounts by those who visited the area and encountered its people. These records enable us to build up a remarkably detailed composite picture of a remote area which was long hidden from the rest of Britain, sheltered by distance, obscured by differences of language and culture and often politically and militarily opposed. The Hebridean Traveller concentrates on the period from earliest times to around 1800, when the modern tourist industry was beginning to develop.

Good Words Ed By N Macleod

Author : Norman Macleod
ISBN : OXFORD:555031122
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The Life Of Samuel Johnson L L D

Author : James Boswell
ISBN : NYPL:33433082376603
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