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[[ Download Ebook ]] ⚹ Highland Fire æ She came to the Scottish Highlands in search of adventure But lovely Carrie Reilly did not dream that she would find it quite the way she did Cover is deceptive.I assumed it was a Victorian Githic based on a heroine in period costume running away from a mansion.Actually the setting is the 1960 s Heroine husband was killed in the Vietnam war, and she lost her baby.She flies to Scotland to be a housekeeper assistant to a handsome Scottish laird.That s when the adventure begins.Read for free from Open Library Well, this is what i get for judging a book by its cover Based on the picture i was expecting a rip roaring gothic murder mystery with a heaping dose of feverish romance set in the ever so scenic Scottish highlands What I got was a depressing, soggy story of a young widow named Caroline Reilly who has made a series of really bad life choices and finds herself caught up in a quagmire of murder and IRA gun runners.Written in 1976, the author sets us up with Carrie Reilly, who delivers a stillbor Well, this is what i get for judging a book by its cover Based on the picture i was expecting a rip roaring gothic murder mystery with a heaping dose of feverish romance set in the ever so scenic Scottish highlands What I got was a depressing, soggy story of a young widow named Caroline Reilly who has made a series of really bad life choices and finds herself caught up in a quagmire of murder and IRA gun runners.Written in 1976, the author sets us up with Carrie Reilly, who delivers a stillborn daughter just a few days before receiving the news that her young husband has been killed in Vietnam It takes a few years, but Carrie gets her feet back under her and decides to take a job with a dashing whisky importer named Dominic O Brady who has offered her a job as his secretary in Scotland She will also be tasked with light housekeeping and cooking as well as her secretarial duties Sounds legit, right Sure In a short period of time, Carrie ends up the caregiver for an orphaned girl, a young woman has been found murdered, her employer is giving her bad vibes with his shady behavior and she s met several of the local residents, many of them also shady Bad turns to worse as Carrie becomes the target for murder herself Someone has tried twice to erase her, and she doesn t know why Dominic has become abusive and simultaneously telling her how he loves her so Things don t get any better for Carrie, and they get much worse for Dominic Carrie can t resist the urge to find out exactly what he s hiding and she finds out he and his angry partner are smuggling weapons into Ireland to the IRA Since Carrie has been caught snooping Kevin McGuire makes it clear that Carrie s days are numbered Dominic won t save her, and she cannot save herself As formulaic plot development would dictate, there s an under cover officer from Scotland yard also in on the deal To sum it up, the murdered woman is the mother of the child Carrie has been tending to Dominic is the father and Kevin is the murderer Dominic takes the cowards way out and runs himself off a cliff, the under cover agent professes his love for Carrie and arrests Kevin This novel fails at romance, suspense murder and action But that cover art though