Kathleen Morgan’s tales of historic Scotland have captivated romance and historical fiction readers alike, and AS HIGH AS THE HEAVENS, a stand-alone title, should be a pleasant addition to the reading list of any Morgan fan.
The novel takes off quickly. Protagonist Heather Gordon was lucky enough to be born into Scottish nobility in the 1500s but feels vaguely dissatisfied with her life. Her beloved mother has died, and although Heather is one of the privileged few who has good books to read --- and knows how to read them --- she is bored. Her life seems ordinary, and she longs for someth