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A Note From Lynsay

Ok... I'm ready for the snow to be gone now. We enjoyed the white Christmas, the trees adorned with icicles, the multicoloured lights blinking in the snow and the funky winter apparel that people cocooned themselves in. But Christmas is over now, the trees look a little sad with their drooping branches, the lights are mostly gone except for the few that will be left behind until spring and the pleasure of wearing the new winter apparel has pretty much faded. Enough is enough and I think I speak for most people in North America here... we no longer want to play with you Jack Frost so go away! Read on

New Release

January 27 2009: We are very excited to announce that Devil of the Highlands is here! Due to a change in publishers, it has been a while since the last historical came out, so we hope that all you historical romance fans get a front row seat and enjoy this romantic roller coaster! It was a lot of fun to write so I hope you have just as much fun reading it.

Upcoming Release

March 31 2009: The Immortal Hunter, the 11th book in the Argeneaus is coming out this spring. It's about Martine's son Decker Argeneau Pimms. He's a sweetie and his Dani is a doll, so I hope you enjoy their story. But wait till you read the secrets coming out in this one! Jeez!! They even took me by surprise. Since many of you have asked about the promised sample chapter from The Immortal Hunter, I just wanted to let you know that it will be posted on the website next week.

Answers To Christmas Word Search

This Christmas word search was a lot of fun to make so we hope you had fun solving it! View Answers

Answer To Christmas Cryptogram

We hope you had fun with this cryptogram that gave you good tidings!



Answers To Christmas Crossword

This crossword was based on Lynsay's anthology in Holidays Are Hell. It was about Jill, sister to Kyle, whose story was told in Dates From Hell. View Crossword Answers


Devil Of The Highlands Crossword

This crossword was based on Lynsay's historical Devil of the Highlands. It's about Evelinde, a strong willed, naive woman that is forced to wed the most notorious laird of Scotland, the Devil of Donnachaidh.

    2  Rumor has it that the Devil Of Donnachaidh is a cruel, _________ man. (9)
    7  Edda found immense pleasure in making Evelinde's life _________. (9)
    9  Edda told Cullen that he could ____ Evelinde as often as he wished as she was a strong girl and could handle it. (4)
  12  Scottish slang for Do Not. (4)
  13  Medieval slang for NO. (3)
  14  Cullen startled Evelinde and her mare ______  causing Cullen's horse to rear as well. (6)
  15  Cullen's father died by falling off the ______. (6)
  18  Evelinde's maid. (8)
  22  Evelinde's gown became wrapped around Cullen's ____. (4)
  23  One of Cullen's men. (4)
  25  Mildrede tried to talk Evelinde into running away with her to the _____ when she misunderstood and thought Cullen had beaten Evelinde black and blue. (5)
  26  Evelinde was barely conscious when she was to _____ Cullen. (5)
  27  Little Maggie was ____ _____ when she died. (9)
  28  The ____ was the one that told Edda it was time that Evelinde married. (4)
  29  Biddy suspects that little Maggie was ________. (8)
  32  Edda has tormented Evelinde ever since James d’Aumesbery's _____. (5)
  35  Evelinde was unaware that her _______ was transparent when she first met Cullen. (7)
  37  Scatchy and Fergus are always trying to steal Biddy's _______. (7)
  38  Tralin teasingly called Evelinde a demanding _____. (5)

    1  To joke or Scottish slang for just. (4)
    3  Medieval slang for YES. (3)
    4  A Scotsman wears this. (6)
    5  When Evelinde fell in the river, she was ________d under water for a moment. (8)
    6  Scottish slang for kids or babies. (6)
    7  Mildrede fetched her bag of ___________ to help Evelinde sooth her bruised muscles. (10)
    8  Evelinde's mare's name. (4)
  10  Scottish slang for afraid. (7)
  11  After returning to Donnachaidh castle, the men began to celebrate Cullen's betrothel by drinking ___ and teasing old Angus. (3)
  16  James d’Aumesbery was Evelinde's ______. (6)
  17  Evelinde was shocked to find she was _________ to the Devil Of Donnachaidh. (9)
  18  Mildrede's described Edda as _____-______. (5-6)
  19  Biddy's late husband. (6)
  20  Upon meeting Edda, Cullen demanded that she fetch them Father Saunders, the ______, so they could be wed immediately. (6)
  21  Donnachaidh's neighbours. (6)
  24  As I recall I did not vow anything, husband. I flopped about like a ______ ____. (10)
  30  A friend would refer to Mrs Comyn as _____. (5)
  31  Evelinde's stepmother. (4)
  33  Evelinde panicked and ran for Cullen when she saw him riding a _____ bareback. (5)
  34  Cullen accidentally did this to Evelinde's gown when he became tangled in it. (3)
  35  Cullen and Tavis both described Evelinde as this bovine animal due to her many dark bruises. (3)
  36  He is the stable master and Evelinde's friend. (3)

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