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Free read Û Beauty Among Ruins 100 Ø In Ciesielski’s latest sweeping romance an American heiress finds herself in Scotland amid the fallout of the Great War and a wounded Scottish laird comes face to face with his past and a woman he never could have expectedAmerican socialite Lily Durham is known for enjoying one moment to the next with littleGreat War breaks out and wreaks havoc She joins her cousin in nursing the wounded at a convalescent home deep in the wilds of Scotland at a crumbling castle where its laird is less than welcomingAlec MacGregor has given his entire life to preserving his home of Kinclavoch Castle but mounting debts force him to sell off his family history bit by bit Labeled a coward for not joining his countrymen in the trenches due to an old injury he open. J’nell Ciesielski has delivered an entertaining WWI era romance about an American heiress swept away to Europe Scotland to be exact There she takes on the role of a nurse in a dark and dreary castle Romance blooms while a series of mysterious events threaten the future of the estate I enjoyed this read There were plenty of antagonists to keep me guessing who the real villain was As I worked through the story I was reminded of Beauty and the Beast although I would not call this a retelling Character development was uite strong There were however a few incidents in this story that I would have liked to see better resolution to Overall a good read for historical romance fans I received a complimentary copy of this book Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own

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S his home to the Tommies to make recompense while he keeps to the shadows But his preference for the shadows is shattered when a new American nurse comes streaming into the castle on a burst of lightLily and Alec are thrown together when a series of mysterious events threatens to ruin the future of Kinclavoch Can they put aside their differences to find the culprit before it’s too late or will their greatest distraction be falling in lov. Beauty Among Ruins is a truly romantic story Lily is a young woman given to mischief when her parents decide to ship her off to England to visit family She begins volunteer work with her cousin Bertie and they are assigned to work in a castle in Scotland She gets lost during her first week and ends up in the family uarters where she meets the grumpy laird of the castle and insults his upkeep of the castle As they get to know each other better she learns that the laird Alec has been trying desperately to save his castle from financial ruin and because of an old injury he can't join the army World War 1 is being fought and he can't do anything to help but donate the use of his castle to the use of a convalescent home for injured soldiers Clean wonderful story I highly recommend

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Beauty Among RuinsIn Ciesielski’s latest sweeping romance an American heiress finds herself in Scotland amid the fallout of the Great War and a wounded Scottish laird comes face to face with his past and a woman he never could have expectedAmerican socialite Lily Durham is known for enjoying one moment to the next with little regard for the conseuences of her actions But just as she is banished overseas to England as a “cure” for her frivolous ways the. A sparkling and winsome American socialite is a fish out of water when she finds herself assigned as nurse to Tommies convalescing in a crumbling estate turned hospital The castle and its grounds are under the tenuous care of Alec who watches as centuries of his family's history are sold against the world chugging away from titles and landed gentry into the formidable new social castes the Great War has forged Together Alec and Lily are sparks and dynamite in this gorgeously descriptive take on the Beauty and the Beast trope There's enough mystery and danger hovering nearby to keep the pages turning and a melting romance melding two dissimilar people who find intersection of heart and passion in a world that speeds away from their customs and heritage and yields a far better happily ever after than either could have imagined