An Earl for the Archeress by E. Elizabeth Watson
My rating: 5 of 5 stars
'An Earl for the Archeress' by E. Elizabeth Watson is the First Book in the New Series called, "The Ladies of Scotland". This is the story of Mariel Crawford and Robert, the Earl of Huntington.
Mariel is on the run from her abuse father, Laird, and Sheriff of Ayr in Scotland. As the oldest daughter and child he has been grooming her and trying to beat her strong. Now, Mariel has left her younger sister who doesn't get the raft that she gets alone. But Mariel felt she had no choice. While hiding out she has been earning money in Archery contest. When she is set to compete in Robert's contest she seems to loose to him because of a man in his employee says that Robert won with they actually both tied. Mariel sneaks away from the game after 'losing' to make her way from there but is caught days later by Robert's men who throw her in the dungeon.
Robert knows that he needs to find 'Elmer' who is actually lady Mariel. Robert feels guilt over the unjust that was given to Mariel in the game. When he sees his men being cruel to "Elmer" he quickly goes forth and takes control.
But what will happen with the truth of Elmer/Mariel comes out. Will Mariel move past the hurt her father caused her and now she feels that Robert is of the same cloth as her father.
This book was impossible to put down! Loved it. Can't wait to read more from this author and this sires.
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