The Stolen Bride Character Analysis

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The Stolen Bride series by American writer Eliza Knight is a sequence of seven standalone books with a historical erotic romance theme. Set in a period when the Scots were fighting the English, the novels are a narrative of regal brides that fall in love with enemy warriors. While the characters, their names, and storylines are different for each of the seven novels, they all follow a theme of strong desire for the touch, passion and hold that the enemy warriors seem to have over the protagonists. Sworn and devoted to the Scottish cause these highlander warriors find themselves unable to resist the charms of the lasses in the enemy ranks. The warriors are shown to be either rugged warriors with no care for monogamous relationships or so committed…show more content…
Lady Mowbray detests the idea of marrying any of the English nobles stationed in occupied Scotland. Upon her arrival in Stirling she finds herself in the thick of battle between the English and the Scots. Surrounded by the Scottish rebels, she suddenly finds herself whisked away by a highlander that promises to keep her safe. However, his seductive kisses make her fear for her sanity, as he makes her want him more.
Getting married to the beautiful English woman he had from battle was the last thing that highlander Magnus Sutherland wanted to do. As the lord of his clan, more was expected from him, and marrying from the enemy would clearly not endear him to his allies and clan members. However, when one of his men attacks Arbella, he decides that the only way to ensure her safety is to make her his lady through marriage. The decision soon proves highly satisfying, as none of the men would dare attack his wife. Their joy is short-lived given that trouble starts brewing as soon as he brings his new wife home to Dunrobin Castle in the Scottish Highlands. With their countries at war, there is deep suspicion from many who see his wife as the enemy. Their mock marriage has become a deeply passionate love affair that has them throwing all caution to the wind. The fact that both had been unhappily betrothed prior to their mock marriage
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Blane has been given one mission by his overlord; cross the border in disguise as an Englishman and kidnap Lady Aliah de Mowbray. Never one to back down from a challenge, he accepts the mission and vows to accomplish it. However, try as he might, he feels an overwhelming desire take over his whole being every time his charge touches him. As a sworn rogue, this is all new to him, as he believes that anything between them would only result in a broken heart for the Lady
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