Of course, breathtaking passion and undeniable love are almost certain to come their way. It happens in the first book, The Warrior Laird.
Author: Margo Maguire
Publisher: Harper Collins
“Margo Maguire is a masterful storyteller.” —Lorraine Heath Margo Maguire has a true talent for writing scintillating, powerfully emotional historical romance novels. She works her enthralling magic once more with a wildly passionate series about siblings who have survived a brutal past and will stop at nothing to claim their birthright. Of course, breathtaking passion and undeniable love are almost certain to come their way. It happens in the first book, The Warrior Laird. Fans of Karen Hawkins, Julianne MacLean, Liz Carlyle, Julia London—and anyone else who loves to be transported by historical romance to the breathtaking Scottish Highlands—will adore this tantalizing tale of a warrior Scotsman on a treasure hunt and the runaway bride who sets out to steal his fortune…only to become his captive prize.
“Bring her to the great hall,” Laird MacTier ordered brusquely. “And one of you
find someone to take this goddamn dirk out of my shoulder!” 2^Misery was carved
upon the face of every warrior who dragged himself into the great hall to face ...
Author: Karyn Monk
In the breathtaking tradition of Once a Warrior and The Witch and the Warrior comes Karyn Monk's passionate new tale of a distant time, a proud people--and a forbidden love. She was an infamous thief... When the ruthless MacTiers destroyed Melantha's clan, she vowed to do whatever was necessary to keep her people alive. It was a daring risk to disguise herself as "the Falcon," a mysterious horseman who stole food and gold from the enemy, always slipping away unscathed. But when Melantha captured the MacTier warrior who was sent to kill her, the danger she faced was the desire aroused by this enigmatic stranger.... ...until one man stole her heart. Roarke had known only battle for far too long. With his family gone, he had proved his loyalty to his laird in countless conflicts, fighting with the fearless arrogance of a man who had nothing to lose--and untold rewards to gain. But murdering the enchanting spitfire who had waged her own maddening war against his clan was unthinkable. Torn between fealty to his lord and the dictates of his conscience, Roarke would look for an answer in the emerald eyes of a woman who dared to show him the meaning of honor, the bonds of family--and the power of love.
Your entire clan will fall back, Laird MacSween, permitting us to ride through the
gate. If anyone attempts to harm us as we leave, or if any of your fine warriors
come after us tonight, Brodick will cut your charming daughter's throat. If, however
Author: Karyn Monk
The historical tales of Karyn Monk are filled with unforgettable romance and her own special brand of warmth and humor. Now love casts its spell in the Highlands, as a warrior seeks a miracle from a mysterious lady of secrets and magic.... The Witch and the Warrior Suspected of witchcraft, Gwendolyn MacSween has been condemned to being burned at the stake at the hands of her own clan. Yet rescue comes from a most unlikely source. Mad Alex MacDunn, laird of the mighty rival clan MacDunn, is a man whose past is scarred with tragedy and loss. His last hope lies in capturing the witch of the MacSweens--and using her magic to heal his dying son. He expects to find an old hag....Instead he finds a young woman of unearthly beauty. There's only one problem: Gwendolyn has no power to bewitch or to heal. Now she must pretend to be a sorceress--or herself perish. But can she use her common sense to save Alex's son, and her natural powers as a woman to enchant a fierce and handsome Highland warrior--before a dangerous enemy destroys them both? From the Paperback edition.
What is he willing to sacrifice for Derryth to keep her safe. . .and in his arms? The Warrior of Clan Kincaid by Lily Blackwood is not one to miss!
Author: Lily Blackwood
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
The stunning and dramatic final book in the Kincaid brothers' trilogy set in the wilds of Scotland. LOVE TAKES NO PRISONERS Derryth MacClaren is on the run—having been sent from her castle home to avoid capture by the vicious nobleman known as the Wolf, who has vowed revenge against the Clan Kincaid. When a surprise attack leaves her vulnerable, Derryth ends up in the hands of an enemy warrior who claims her, with the Wolf’s blessing, as his prize. But her captor’s gentle words and touch seduce her heart—and body—completely. . . and when she discovers the tattoo on his arm that proves him to be the legendary, long-believed dead son of the murdered Laird of Kincaid, Derryth knows she must find a way to alter his fate—and her own. . . Cull has no memory of his family or past—all he knows is the life of a warrior, trained to fight on behalf of the Scottish king. But now that Derryth has informed him of who he really is—Cullen Braewick, the youngest son of the slain laird—he is torn. If Cull exacts revenge against the Wolf, who executed his father, he stands to lose the precious lass who he has come to love. What is he willing to sacrifice for Derryth to keep her safe. . .and in his arms? The Warrior of Clan Kincaid by Lily Blackwood is not one to miss!
Gowned in earthy brown with a snowy headdress, she ducked her head slightly
to clear the lintel. She was tall and large, with a warriorlike frame and a
cumbersome bosom. She fisted her hands on her broad hips and stared. "
Author: Susan King
Publisher: ePublishing Works!
The beautiful Isobel of Aberlady is coveted by many men for the power of her prophetic visions. Isobel's father has kept her isolated at Aberlady Castle for this very reason. But when he is taken prisoner in battle, Isobel must rely on her own resources to protect her besieged castle and its people. Just when all hope seems lost, James Lindsay, Scottish knight turned outlaw, scales the high castle walls to save her. Isobel obeys the counsel of her guards and escapes with James, certain he will deliver her safely to her betrothed, Sir Ralph Leslie. But James has other plans, plans that go even further awry when the hardened warrior finds the lure of the gentle lady more than he can deny. REVIEWS: "A mythical tale rich with descriptive detail, memorable characters, and an ending that will take readers by surprise." ~Lois Faye Dyer "A rare combination of history mixed with a poignant storyline." ~Literary Times THE CELTIC NIGHTS, in series order The Stone Maiden The Swan Maiden The Sword Maiden Laird of the Wind THE BORDER ROGUES, in series order The Raven's Wish The Raven's Moon The Heather Moon OTHER TITLES by Susan King The Black Thorne's Rose
This warrior’s soul isn’t meant to be alone... Brice is a former warrior turned soldier of fortune hired to escort a Highland shrew to an Englishman. Alana’s the niece of a Highland laird betrothed to English royalty against her will. She’s hardheaded, fierce, and independent. He’s hellbent on delivering her to her destination. Until he discovers her destination is a version of hell he wouldn’t wish on his worst enemy, and certainly not on this spirited Highland lass.
Whether anyone else noticed the periodic flashes of red in the laird's eyes,
Halldor couldn't say.Heknew only that he had seenthemand knew their origin.
Torquil wasn'tthe only being who waitedfor the warrior maiden atthe head table.
In an act ...
Author: Melissa Mayhue
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
From an award-winning author comes an enthralling page-turner about time-travel to the Scottish Highlands—and a captive Scottish seer whose only hope lies in a modern special ops warrior. Award-winning author Melissa Mayhue delivers once more with her second enchanting novel of the MacDowylt clan, featuring a captive Scottish seer who awaits the man from her visions to rescue—and love—her... Former special ops agent CHASE NOBLE has been searching his whole life for the place where he belongs. As a descendant of Fae, he senses fate has more in store for him. And he will not rest until he discovers what his true purpose is. When he travels back in time to medieval Scotland, he discovers his mission is to save a beautiful woman—the same woman he is destined to be with. CHRISTIANA MACDOWYLT possesses the gift of foresight. Prisoner of her evil half brother, Christiana has visions that show her that only one warrior can rescue her—a man she is mysteriously drawn to. The only problem is, he’s in the future. Now she must rely on the magic of a fairy to transport him to the past. And when Christiana finally meets Chase, the sparks between them set off a smoldering desire. But will the magic that brought them together also tear them apart?
He heard Reandu assure Bannagran that he would be safer now, heard the warrior laird scoff in reply. Both would have scoffed all the more, Bransen
realized, if they understood what was in his heart. For if it came to blows in the
Author: R. A. Salvatore
Collected together for the first time, the exciting conclusion to New York Times bestselling author R. A. Salvatore's Saga of the First Kings series, set in the world of the DemonWars In The Dame, Bransen Garibond, the Highwayman, believes that the two warring lairds are two sides of the same coin. But he soon learns that view is simplistic at best. Bransen's road becomes a quest for the truth, of Honce and of himself, a quest to put right over wrong. In The Bear, the war of Honce drags on, and Bransen rejoins his solo quest to extricate himself from the selfish goals of all combatants. But in an odd twist of fate and crossed loyalties, Bransen sees in his old nemesis, Bannagran—the Bear of Honce and the man who slew his adoptive father—a darker image of his own heart. Allies and battle lines become tangled, motives indistinguishable as old friends become enemies, and old enemies become allies. The Highwayman comes full circle to learn the truth of his journey and the responsibilities of his great power. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
clans emerged onto the garret—all led by the Laird of Clan MacLeod. “Calin!”
Akira screamed as loud as her dry throat would allow her. Laird Kinnon's warriors
attacked. The clash of swords and metal scraping against bone filled the air.
Author: Kimberly Killion
A desire that defies all limits. . .and a love that was meant to be. . . Scotland 1502. Akira Neish has been raised as a peasant, her belly often empty and her family subject to the cruel whims of her clan's laird. To the clan's children, the horned shaped birthmark she bears means she is a witch. But she is neither peasant nor witch--and now the man who knows the truth has returned to claim her for his own. Calin MacLeod has kept Akira's secrets and to avenge his father, the sensual young laird must marry her. He is more than a match for the fiery nature of the woman he adores. Yet the passion they share--and truths that can no longer remain hidden--could rip all of Scotland apart. . . "Fascinating. . .well-crafted romance. The appeal of Killion's characters comes from their honor, intelligence and humanity." –Romantic Times, 4-star review
Important men attended court and he needed to be viewed as a powerful laird
who had the right to enter the royal hall. Appearances were everything. “Ye saw
my daughter this morning.” The guards looked at each other. One of them gave a
Author: Mary Wine
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
In this irresistible follow-up to her captivating debut, In Bed With a Stranger, Mary Wine revisits the McJames clan--their loves, their battles, their conquests. . . Cullen McJames will not have his honor sullied, certainly not by his clan's nemesis Laird Erik McQuade. So when McQuade tells the Court of Scotland that Cullen has stolen his daughter's virtue, Cullen steals the daughter instead. Since his brother wed a fetching lass, Cullen's been thinking he too needs a wife. A marriage could end the constant war between the clans. And looking on Bronwyn McQuade but once has put her in his dreams for a week. . . But Bronwyn won't go quietly. She won't be punished for what she did not do. Nor is she eager to live among the resentful veterans of McQuade wars. And however brave and beautiful a man Cullen may be, he has much to learn about a woman's fighting spirit. But as Bronwyn will discover, he has much to teach her as well. . . "My kind of historical!. . . Sweeps you into the time period without taking a thing away from delightful characters and a charming romance. . .definitely a must-read." --Heather Graham on In Bed With a Stranger
“There was a young lass, daughter of the powerful Laird Buchanan. Her father, a
wise man, feared for his family's safety while the clans warred amongst
themselves. His wife had already fallen to another clan's treachery. He wished to
hie his ...
Author: Heather Grothaus
Publisher: Zebra Books
England, 1075, a time of raging feuds and men who pledge their sword for king and country, an era brought masterfully to life in this epic tale of a powerful Norman warrior and the woman who is his destiny... Tristan D'Argent returns from battle to claim the keep bequeathed to him by King William, only to find his lands under the ruthless control of a treacherous rival--a man who has secured Tristan as his stepdaughter's betrothed. Determined to get his due without being trapped in marriage, Tristan prepares to win by any means necessary, only to be confronted by the beautiful face of the woman who haunts his dreams. She is Haith, the half-sister of his bartered bride. Haith never imagined seeing the man of her moonlit visions in the flesh, or worse, as her greatest tormentor. Caught in the bitter treachery of sworn enemies, neither Tristan's strong words nor tender promises can quell her fear that their destinies have not yet begun to play out...in a time where the might of men rules with a vengeance, and the warrior who fights for love takes the greatest risk of all....
Reaching the top of the rise, Rob saw the laird's court spread before him. The
steep slopes eased away from each other there, creating an arena suitable
forany such event. Runoff from surrounding slopesfed another burn hurryingto
Author: Amanda Scott
Publisher: Hachette UK
MAN ON A MISSION Robert MacAulay, heir to the influential Baron of Ardincaple, will risk everything to help his father and his clan. But when Rob becomes involved in a legal tempest stirred by an irresistibly maddening lady, his mission is threatened before it begins . . . RECKLESS LADY Lady Muriella MacFarlan is impulsive, mercurial, and sometimes illogical. She is a spinner, not just of yarns and threads but also of stories. She can gild the lily or tell a half-truth. When her active imagination lands her in the suds, she's forced to turn to the ever truthful and blunt-spoken Rob for help. Their destinies now entwined, Rob and Muriella may discover that love is one truth that cannot be denied . . .
Her stories are tender and sensual, humorous and deeply involving. Now Karyn Monk offers her most enthralling romance ever: a tale of a shattered hero fighting for redemption--and fighting for love.
Author: Karyn Monk
Her stories are tender and sensual, humorous and deeply involving. Now Karyn Monk offers her most enthralling romance ever: a tale of a shattered hero fighting for redemption--and fighting for love... Ariella MacKendrick knew her people had only one hope for survival: she must find the mighty warrior known as the Black Wolf and bring him home to defend her clan. But when Ariella finally tracks him down, Malcolm MacFane is nothing like the hero she dreamed he would be. The fearless laird who once led a thousand men is a drunken shell of his former self, scarred inside and out, with no army in sight. Yet Ariella has no choice but to put her trust in MacFane. And soon something begins to stir in the fallen legend. A fire still rages in his warrior heart--a passion that could lead them into battle...a desire, barely leashed, that could brand a Highland beauty's soul. From the Paperback edition.
The past haunts them. Treachery awaits them. Love will save them. A shattered lass… Scarred by the cruel whims of her late husband, Lena MacLeod lives in fear of men and marriage. So when the king’s edict obliges her to wed Scottish warrior Alex MacLean, she never expects to feel safe, let alone happy. But behind Alex’s fierce exterior lies a gentle, gallant highlander who renews her soul, emboldens her, and offers her the one thing she never thought she would possess—true love. Now that Alex has her whole heart, she’ll settle for nothing less than all of his. A tortured highlander… Haunted by violent nightmares of his dark past, Alex MacLean has put off getting married for as long as possible. But now he finds himself the husband of the fragile, beautiful Lena, and he’s drawn to her as he has never been to another. He vows to protect and heal her, and as she grows stronger, so does his love for her. Yet, his horrible memories and a treacherous task are preventing him from giving himself to her entirely, and the secrets he harbors threaten to destroy their life together. A union… When Lena uncovers a dangerous scheme involving Alex, she embarks on a desperate journey to save the man she loves. But Alex still hasn’t let her in, and he runs the risk of losing her—and his life—unless he can accept that his once delicate wife is now an ally strong enough to light his way.
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Though he had leftenough men at the castle todefend it, a warrior survived by
trusting his instincts. He had setout at once. He saw no sign oftrouble as they
approached the castle. Hume men stood on the wall and waved. All was well.
Author: Margaret Mallory
Publisher: MARGARET MALLORY AUTHOR
THE DOUGLAS LEGACY The Douglas sisters, beauties all, are valuable pawns in their family's bitter struggle to control the Scottish Crown. But when powerful enemies threaten, each Douglas lass will find she must face them alone. CAPTURED BY A LAIRD Haunted by his father's violent death, David Hume, the new laird of Wedderburn, sets out to make his name so feared that no one will dare harm his family again. The treacherous ally who played on his father's weakness is dead and beyond David's vengeance, but his castle and young widow are ripe for the taking. The moment David lays eyes on the dark-haired beauty defending her wee daughters, however, he knows this frail-looking lass is the one person who could bring him to his knees. Wed at thirteen to a man who tried daily to break her spirit, Lady Alison Douglas is looking forward to a long widowhood. But when the fearsome warrior known as the Beast of Wedderburn storms her gates, she finds herself, once again, forced to wed a stranger. Alison is only a pawn to serve his vengeance, so why does this dark warrior arouse such fiery passion and an unwelcome longing in her heart? With death and danger looming, these two wounded souls must learn to trust each other...for only love can save them.
“After I had drawn the map of the clans for Waldo, he asked me if I knew a warrior
named Brodick.” “He is Laird to you,” Liam snapped. Henley quickly nodded. “I
am only repeating the farmer's words to me,” he rushed out. “He called your laird
Author: Julie Garwood
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
For fans of Scottish medieval romances comes this beloved and classic page-turner from #1 New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood. In the dark days after the death of Richard the Lionhearted, lives and lands would fall into upheaval at the hands of a power-hungry British ruler and his violent minions. One victim of the scourge is innocent Gillian, who is a mere child when the cruel and ambitious Baron Alford slaughters her father and tears her family apart. Alford, determined to recover a jeweled box for the despotic King John, is furious when the precious treasure slips through his fingers—only to be lost for more than a decade. Now a beautiful young woman, Gillian finds the key to resolving her past in handsome Scottish chieftains Ramsey Sinclair and Brodick Buchanan. With the cunning and courage of the daring Scotsmen, and with the friendship of a new ally, Bridgid KirkConnell, Gillian at last fights the unscrupulous Baron Alford, laying claim to her home, her family, and her father's reputation. But in the presence of the mighty warrors, Gillian and Bridgid discover that desire can be a weapon of conquest, betrayal can slay trust in a heartbeat, and the greatest risk of all is to surrender to unexpected love.
I simply told them that, if they really didnae wish to be used by the old laird or any
of the other men here, they had the right to say nay. After all, the church praises
and preaches virtue and such, and surely they are a higher power than the old ...
Author: Hannah Howell
Publisher: Open Road Media
A woman marked by a madman. A fearsome warrior. A match made in Highland heaven—from the New York Times–bestselling author of Highland Groom. Fleeing an obsessed suitor, Fiona MacEnroy rides recklessly into Scotland’s wildest hills and is captured by a horde of well‐armed men. Instead of battling for her life, she finds herself swept away by a powerful stranger and carried off to a remote, forbidding keep. Oddly, here at Scarglas, a place shrouded in mystery and the black reputation of the rogue clan MacFingal, Fiona feels a strange, comforting sense of safety . . and a consuming passion for its rugged laird. Spellbound by Fiona’s beauty yet determined to fight the longing she ignites, Ewan MacFingal plots to ransom Fiona back to her kin. Sworn to protect his eccentric clan against the dangers invading Scarglas, he refuses to be weakened by the power of a woman whose every glance and touch tell him that she is everything his heart desires. Now, as pride and passion war within, dark peril and forbidding secrets will force them to trust what has yet to be spoken—the unshakable power of a timeless love.
In my own dear Granuale we fight again the O ' Donnells , the M ' Sweeneys , the warriors of Calvach , and them up the counthry , rapparees , who , in listining to
the blarney of them Eng . lish incommers , have turned traithers to the green turf ...
But then he turned without a word and snatched Angus's pouch from the warrior's
lips. “We need a fire,” he called out to Jamie and limped away. Callum stopped
when he reached a tall pine, leaned his back against it, and tipped the pouch of ...
Author: Paula Quinn
Publisher: Hachette UK
Protecting Her Was His Passion High-born though she is, Kate Campbell isn't afraid to draw her sword. When raiders strike, she rushes into the fray...and is lucky when a mysterious Highlander shields her from a deadly blow. Swept onto his stallion, she soon discovers that her rescuer is her clan's most hated enemy: Callum MacGregor, the man they call The Devil. Yet she cannot ignore his achingly tender touch or the way his fiery gaze leaves her breathless. POSSESSING HER WOULD BE HIS PLEASURE Callum MacGregor has taken many Campbell lives, but he's never saved one--until now. Mesmerized by this spirited lass, he wants her by his side, even if it means holding her for ransom. As his fingers graze her sumptuous curves and tangle in her unruly tresses, Callum realizes Kate Campbell is his most dangerous foe of all. For he can't make love to her without betraying his kinsmen and his honor...and surrendering his heart forever.