Darkish Highland Skies by Lizzie Lamb
My ranking: 4 of 5 stars
Darkish Highland Skies is a up to date romance set within the Scottish highlands.
Astrophysicist Halley Dunbar has come to Lochaber to rearrange the funeral for her Nice Uncle Tam. As a young person she spent many summers together with her uncle in his salmon bothy, however she hasn’t been again for twenty years.
Hector (Tor) Strachan is struggling to return to phrases with civilian life after the top of his military profession. Because the laird’s son he’s anticipated to carry out his duties, however an harm from his time within the military and PTSD are taking their toll.
Whereas Tor and Halley begin off on the incorrect foot, they discover mutual friendship as collectively they organise Tam’s funeral, however will there ever be the rest between them aside from friendship?
This ebook has a stunning setting and a beautiful solid of characters. There are a number of uncommon careers which made me chuckle at occasions, whereas I fairly fancied a number of quiet nights away within the outdated salmon bothy or Tor’s Airstream myself. That is slow-build romance and I used to be in no rush to see it attain the top as I used to be fairly having fun with my armchair journey to distant Scotland.
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Astrophysicist Halley Dunbar has spent her profession peering into the area hoping to seek out the one-in-a-billion exoplanet exterior our photo voltaic system able to sustaining life. Such a discover can be the climax of her scientific profession and set up her as a power majeure in a male-dominated world. When her great-uncle dies, she travels to Lochaber in Scotland to rearrange his funeral, reluctant to go away her analysis and her million-pound telescope behind in Hawaii. In Scotland, she encounters an assortment of characters who make her realise there’s extra to life than looking for one thing that may not exist. The years are ticking by and Halley (35), begins to query the life she’s chosen. When the laird’s son, Tor Strachan, rocks up, he turns her world the other way up and Halley discovers, not the brand new exoplanet she’s spent her tutorial life looking for, however the one-in-a-billion man who could make her glad. Pressured to query her life selections, Halley wonders if she’ll be capable to return to stargazing and depart behind a spot and a person she’s come to like. Nevertheless, Afghan veteran Tor has demons of his personal to confront earlier than he may be the person Halley deserves. And, as for Halley, she has secrets and techniques of her personal; ones she will’t share with anybody, together with Tor.