Juliana St. John was raised to be very proper. After a long engagement, her wedding day dawns—only for Juliana to find herself jilted at the altar.
Fleeing the mocking crowd, she stumbles upon Elliot McBride, the tall, passionate Scot who was her first love. His teasing manner gives her an idea, and she asks Elliot to save her from an uncertain future—by marrying her…
After escaping brutal imprisonment, Elliot has returned to Scotland a vastly wealthy yet tormented man. Now Juliana has her hands full restoring his half-ruined manor in the Scottish Highlands and trying to repair the broken heart of the man some call irredeemably mad. Though beautiful and spirited, Juliana wonders if that will be enough to win a second chance at love.
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Juliana and Elliot have been friends since childhood, and Elliot was and still is her first love. When she is jilted at the alter and runs from the rumors and the pitying glances she finds Elliot. Teasing her as he always does to put a smile on her face and by doing so giving her an idea to save her future and also her hearts desire.
Elliot comes home from the war with PTSD and a broken man. People believe he Elliot is mad, but Juliana does not. Elliot went through hell in the war and when he was captured, barely holding on to any sanity that he had . Now that he is home he tries to stop Juliana’s marriage, but falls asleep in the church drunk. Now that Juliana is jilted at the alter he has a second chance to show her his love. Will he be worthy of her, or will she think he is mad like everyone else?
This book has a great story line a characters. This book shows that when you that all doors were closed to you, that one window was left open and that chance is there, whether it be love, happiness, peace of mind, or whatever you are looking for at that time in your life it is there. You just have to go looking for it. This is a warm-hearted read, about two people really getting to know each other, not just as friends, but as lovers, a true couple.
She is helping him deal with what he saw over in the war, and to show people that he is not mad. Their love for each other will help them overcome any obstacles in their paths. I really liked The Seduction Of Elliot McBride and I give it 5/5 stars.