Sweet Saturday Sample from Time Travel Romance Somewhere My Lass


An ancient relic, a medieval crypt, a mad Highlander at their throats and time fast running out.  Mystery, suspense, romance…SOMEWHERE MY LASS

A Suspenseful Scottish Time Travel Romance Novella~

BLURB:  Neil MacKenzie’s well-ordered life turns to chaos when Mora Campbell shows up claiming he’s her fiancé from 1602 Scotland. Her avowal that she was chased to the future by clan chieftain, Red MacDonald, is utter nonsense, and Neil must convince her that she is just addled from a blow to her head–or so he believes until the MacDonald himself shows up wanting blood.

Mora knows the Neil of the future is truly her beloved Niall who disappeared from the past. Although her kinsmen believe he’s dead, and she is now destined to marry Niall’s brother, she’s convinced that if she and Neil return to the past, all will be right. The only problem is how to get back to 1602 before it’s too late. The balance of the present and future are in peril if she marries another, and the Neil of the present will cease to exist. An ancient relic and a few good friends in the future help pave the way back to the past, but will Mora and Neil be too late to save a love that began centuries before?~

Excerpt:

“You are a beauty.” His words were a hoarse whisper.

The rise and fall of her chest betrayed a deep inhalation of breath. A flicker of reproach lit her eyes.
“I dinna think ye took heed of me at all.”

He winced at the well-deserved jab. “About before, I’m sorry I left you so suddenly. But there’s no earthly way I could fail to notice you. I’d have to be deaf, dumb, and blind and even then…”

The tension in her face eased and then the hurt returned. “Oh, aye? How could ye forget all ye knew?”

He remained as he was, threading that wealth of hair through his fingers. Again, the rational part of him argued, “Is it possible you’re imagining you knew me before?”

She balked, a mutinous glint in her eyes. “Nae.”

He slid his hand to the finely crafted silver chain at her throat and coaxed the coverlets further down.

A slight gasp escaped her lips. He muted any outward response to the thrill running through him.

The scooped neckline of her nightgown revealed the tops of white breasts sprinkled with freckles. Above this heart-hammering sight hung the crucifix. “I gave this to you?” he managed to ask without betraying the swell of emotion surging inside him.

“At our betrothal.” ~

“Ms. Trissel masterfully blended the past and the present in order to create a lovely romance that spans centuries.” ~Poinsettia, Long and Short Reviews

SOMEWHERE MY LASS has a sensual rating, and I would term it PG13.  The novella is available in various e-book formats at The Wild Rose Press, Amazon kindle, Nookbook, and other online booksellers.

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17 responses to “Sweet Saturday Sample from Time Travel Romance Somewhere My Lass

  1. As always, another powerful sample. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Sounds like a great story!

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  3. Jennifer Lowery~Writer

    Great sample as usual! Love the Scottish time travel 🙂

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  4. Very Very Nice. I love Highlanders. Totally teased me.

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  5. Beth, I loved this book. Well, I love all your books, but this isa favorite. I’m waiting for Fergus’ story and hope it will contain his mom as a character too. Continued success with your career! And may God bless you with good health!

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  6. the1940mysterywriter

    Beautifully written, chemistry, wonder, and disbelief all well portrayed. Thanks for sharing, Beth.
    Gunnar

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  7. The contrast between their language really brings home the time difference. Great excerpt.

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  8. I really like how he didn’t know he gave her the crucifix. You can hear the questioning in his voice. I wonder what his reaction is going to be after he understands her answer

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  9. I love this kind of mystery and mystique. Amazing excerpt.

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