Today I’m very happy to welcome Nancy Jardine, a fellow Crooked Cat author to my blog, speaking about highland heroes and her novel Take Me Now. Welcome, Nancy, and take it away!
Do a Google search for highland heroes and you’ll be confronted by a slew of possibilities—especially in historical romances. I’ve read a lot of popular historical romances, many of them written by author friends who hail from America or Canada. They describe an incredibly idealistic view of a rugged man of the Scottish Highlands who has amazingly romantic notions. He’s a brawny opponent of anything that challenges him, a sword- wielding dervish when it comes to protecting his own, which often equates to protecting his favoured woman.
There are also time shift novels, as in the Diana Gabaldon Outlander Series, where male or female protagonist is catapulted from the present day to medieval Scotland, or to the era of the…
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