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Home To Lochandee by Gwen Kirkwood – family sage set in the Scottish Borders

A new generation of the Maxwell family are farming at Wester Rullion during the 1980s. Young Paul Maxwell and his cousin Ryan are determined to work together to restore the farm’s prosperity. How will they achieve their ambitious aims – only with the support of their grandparents? Can they overcome the hurdles of new farming regulations?

Will Ryan get his heart’s desire and marry Molly Nairne, daughter of a prosperous local farmer? What of Paul – abandoned by his mother as a young boy – who is adamant that he will never fall in love? Can a new arrival at the farm cause him to change his mind?

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A Maxwell Misled – Part Two of the Children of Lochandee series

At sixteen, Rachel O’Brian finds herself alone in the world and accepts a home with an old friend of her father’s, but she is unprepared for his wife’s malice and cannot guess at the secret which feeds the woman’s hatred.

The younger Maxwells welcome Rachel to their Ayrshire farm, especially Ross, but he too has earned Gertrude Maxwell’s spite. When Ross disappears Rachel is dismayed to find herself destitute and expecting his child. Not until past secrets are revealed can the two find each other again.

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/10127/A-Maxwell-Misled.html

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The Laird of Lochandee

At sixteen, Rachel O’Brian finds herself alone in the world and accepts a home with an old friend of her father’s, but she is unprepared for his wife’s malice and cannot guess at the secret which feeds the woman’s hatred.

The younger Maxwells welcome Rachel to their Ayrshire farm, especially Ross, but he too has earned Gertrude Maxwell’s spite. When Ross disappears Rachel is dismayed to find herself destitute and expecting his child.

How will past secrets revealed help the two find each other again?

Can they face the challenges of life at the Glens of Lochandee where they must strive to build up the farm, raise a family, and rear their animals despite the heartbreak of diphtheria and foot-and-mouth disease.

Is their love of the land and each other enough to give them the strength and determination to face these hurdles, and more, as the shadow of a second World War looms?

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8401/The-Laird-of-Lochandee.html

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The Legacy of Lochandee

In the years following the end of the Second World War, life at the Glens of Lochandee is tough. Many families in the village have been bereaved, and rationing is affecting business.

Nevertheless, Conan Maxwell’s new garage is doing well, and he and his Welsh-born partner, Nick, are hoping to expand. But how will their partnership survive their differing ambitions?

Conan’s young sister, Bridie is faced with a dilemma. Is her desire for Nick going to pull her away from her other great passion – her animals and farm? Will they ever be able to marry or afford a home of their own?

Old school friend Fiona Sinclair returns from the city, now a successful accountant. How welcoming are the village community going to be – especially her old childhood rival, Conan?

Rachel Maxwell, Bridie’s mother, fears for her family and the long-term future of her beloved Glens of Lochandee.

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8734/The-Legacy-of-Lochandee.html

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A Maxwell Profit – Part Five of the Laird of Lochandee series

Maxwell family tensions grow as Bridie wants to control her farming destiny, her modern ideas at odds with Ross’s traditional ways. Nick and Conan’s business partnership is strained as it becomes ever more successful. Meanwhile, Conan’s past indiscretion comes to light, and romance is born out of tragedy and an old rivalry. Emerging from the post-war tough times there is new hope for the future. What will the Maxwell legacy be?

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8736/A-Maxwell-Profit.html

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A Maxwell Takes Flight – Part Three of the Laird of Lochandee series

Part Three of an historical romance saga set in the Scottish Borders between the two World Wars.

As their children grow, Ross and Rachel continue their battles to consolidate the farm at the Glens of Lochandee, fighting against a corrupt landlord and the ravages of disease. Overshadowing their rural life, too, are the dark clouds of another World War and the impact on their friends and family.

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8404/A-Maxwell-Takes-Flight.html

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A Maxwell Loss – Part Four of the Laird of Lochandee series

World War II has ended, rationing is still in force and building material is scarce – the first priority is repairing the homes destroyed by the German bombs. Rachel and Ross Maxwell, remain married and living at Lochandee, having survived various challenges. Daughter Bridie is being wooed by Nick Jones, her brother Conan’s business partner. She is very innocent and Scotland at the time is not the easiest place for courtship. Rachel struggles to sell her beloved heirloom to help the young couple build a house of their own.

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8735/A-Maxwell-Loss.html

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A Maxwell Mourned – Part Two of the Laird of Lochandee series

Part Two of an historical romance saga set in the Scottish Borders between the two World Wars.

Ross and Rachel Maxwell take up life at the Glens of Lochandee, where they must strive to build up the farm, raise a family, and rear their animals despite uncertainty of their tenure, the social instability of the years between the two World Wars and the heartbreak of tragic loss. Their love of the land and each other gives them strength and determination to face these challenges.

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8403/A-Maxwell-Mourned.html

9781909335820

A Maxwell Maligned – Part One of the Laird of Lochandee series

At sixteen, Rachel O’Brian finds herself alone in the world and accepts a home with an old friend of her father’s, but she is unprepared for his wife’s malice and cannot guess at the secret which feeds the woman’s hatred.

The younger Maxwells welcome Rachel to their Ayrshire farm, especially Ross, but he too has earned Gertrude Maxwell’s spite. When Ross disappears Rachel is dismayed to find herself destitute and expecting his child. Not until past secrets are revealed can the two find each other again.

Accent Press – New Books
http://www.accentpress.co.uk/Book/8402/A-Maxwell-Maligned.html