Bio: Janet Elaine Smith became known as a magazine writer but her true love was her novels. "Dunnottar" was her first novel and it soon became the No. 1 Bestselling Scottish novel on Amazon for almost three months. Smith moved from Grand Forks, North Dakota after her husband of forty-two years, Ivan, died to northeast Wisconsin. They spent nine years as missionaries in Venezuela then ran a charitable "Helps" mission in Grand Forks for over thirty-five years. Dunnottar, like some of her other novels, is based on her genealogical searches. She has published seventeen additional novels and says she is living her life's dream.
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Dunnottar Castle, Scotland, the domain of the Clan Keith, close consorts of the royal family for many generations. The whole country is at war with itself: Scotland against England. William Keith, the patriarch, is the wealthiest man in Scotland, but he desires only to be known as the kindest; John, his younger brother, is eager to fight for his country, even if his motives are a little questionable; and Robert, William's oldest son, is off to battle, but his mother's only hope is that he finds ... more info>>
"Marylebone," the sequel to best-selling "Dunnottar," flits back and forth between London and the Scottish highlands during the regency era. Handsome young James Keith, wanting to remain anonymous, visits "the clubs" in London, where he encounters Caroline Kent, who has just returned from Vienna after studying the piano. Caroline is immediately enraptured by the mysterious Scotsman, but he seems to disappear every time she gets close to finding him. She calls on their mutual friend, the Duke of ... more info>>