She is his greatest enemy and his only salvation. Malcolm MacDonald, a lawyer in Edinburgh, unexpectedly inherits his father’s title of Laird of Dunbronach, forcing him to return to a place he hasn’t seen since he was a small child. To gain the trust of a wary clan, Malcolm must act upon their insistence that he cast aside his English betrothed and marry a Highlander. However, they have one condition—no lasses of the barbaric clan MacLeod. When he finds an unconscious woman in the sea, he brings her back to his clan but not before doing the one thing that could save her life—hiding her all too telling MacLeod plaid. When she wakes with no memory of who she is, Malcolm vows to keep the little he knows about her identity a secret. As new dangers threaten his clan, the mysterious lass teaches Malcolm some very important lessons about how to be a Highlander and a laird. But secrets never stay secret for long, and when she finds her plaid, her memory returns and she flees. Malcolm is forced to make a difficult choice to win her back, facing his darkest fears and his worst enemy for a chance at true love.
Powerful and dangerous highlander Dair Sinclair was once the favored son of his clan, The Sinclairs of Carraig Brigh. With Dair at the helm, Sinclair ships circled the globe bringing home incredible fortune. Until one deadly mission when Dair is captured, tortured and is unable to save his young cousin. He returns home breaking under the weight of his guilt and becomes known as the Madman of Carraig Brigh. When a pagan healer predicts that only a virgin bride can heal his son’s body and mind, Dair’s father sets off to find the perfect wife for his son. At the castle of the fearsome MacLeods, he meets lovely and kind Fia MacLeod. Although Dair does his best to frighten Fia, she sees the man underneath the damage and uses her charm and special gifts to heal his mind and heart. Will Dair let Fia love him or is he cursed with madness forever?
Tis the season to fall in love! These five bestselling authors bring you great tiding of highlanders and romances this holiday season! A HIGHLANDER'S HOPE by Terri Brisbin A village harlot who would never dream she could have a different life meets a Highlander who visits for the holidays and brings with him an offer and hope. A HIGHLAND CHRISTMAS WAGER by Lecia Cornwall When a snowstorm forces a charming lass hiding a broken heart to take shelter in a castle with three fine Highland lairds just days before Christmas, there’s a game afoot—who will be the first to win a kiss and maybe her heart. A SCOT FOR CHRISTMAS by Bronwen Evans She's ready to embrace her life and future as a spinster, he's trying to have one last hurrah before he gives into his family's wishes and proposes marriage to his neighbor, but fate has other ideas when the lady and the Scot meet at a holiday house party in the wilds of Scotland. LEFTOVER MISTLETOE by Lavinia Kent What happens when a highlander finds himself stranded, maybe kidnapped, with an English lady around Christmas... maybe the mistletoe will help answer that question. SWEET HOME HIGHLAND CHRISTMAS by May McGoldrick An encounter between an English officer and a desperate aunt trying to keep custody of her young niece leads to a little magic during the holidays.
Enchanted by the Highlander is the fourth book in a charming and enchanting Scottish series that reimagines fairytales by Lecia Cornwall. Gillian MacLeod is shy and quiet, the least likely of all her sisters to seek out excitement and adventure. But on a moonlit night at a masquerade ball, Gillian steals a kiss from a mysterious stranger, knowing she’ll never see him again. John Erly, disowned by his noble English father, started a new life in Scotland. Most people are suspicious of the foreign mercenary and he does everything is his power to avoid romantic entanglements. But he can’t forget the bewitching beauty who kissed him in the dark, and stole his heart, even though he has no idea who she might be. A year later, John is given the duty of escorting Gillian to her wedding and immediately recognizes her as the temptress he’s dreamed of for months. There’s not much he can do when she's promised to another man, but fate intervenes and this time, passion—and adventure—can’t be denied. Honor demands he stay away from the MacLeod’s enchanting daughter, but love has a very different ending in mind...
Keith Sutherland, the son of a powerful clan, is called home to take over the role of chieftain. The elders impose one stipulation―that he takes a wife. He is given the choice to marry one of six lasses from the most prominent clans in the north. As he courts the lasses, he realizes the one woman who ignites his passion is forbidden to him. Marren Macleod gave her heart to Keith long ago. When he returns home, her desire for him deepens, especially when his kisses spark her unbridled passion. As Marren tries to win Keith’s affection, secrets come to light as to why she was sent to his clan for fostering. She is furious to learn she’s nothing but a pawn, going from one laird to another in their game of alliances and enemies. To prevent marriage to her guardian’s choice, Marren must force her betrothed to break the agreement set by his father. At first, Keith wholeheartedly courts the lasses, but then mysterious happenings occur. Some lasses fall ill and some flee his castle in fear they have been hexed. He refuses to name the lass he intends to marry and delays his nuptials, much to the chagrin of his clan. With seven lasses at his disposal, one laird should be able to find a woman likable enough to marry. If only he might win the heart of the woman he most desires and put behind him the family discord that could be his undoing.
Some promises are hard to keep… Phillip promised he’d let her go home. He promised, after she completed her task, she’d be free. He didn’t promise her that he wouldn’t capture her heart before he released her. For Sarah, captive of the Highland laird, that these promises are kept is paramount. Phillip never expected to fall in love with the woman who was supposed to save his brother’s life. He also never expected to break a promise. But some promises are hard to keep, especially when he finds out the secrets she’s keeping.
Laire MacLeod’s father has married a mysterious widow who is a vain beauty that deals with potions and spells. Laire does not drink them with the rest of her family and is the only one who could see through her stepmother’s games. When Laire flees to find help from her Uncle, the Lady’s huntsman follows her with orders to kill. Laire must survive in a dangerous new city and find the antidote to a poisonous potion before it is too late. Iain Lindsay is cursed. He is bound for seven years to be the hunter of a Lady who uses him to bring back birds to use in her potions. When Laire MacLeod escapes the Lady’s nets, Iain tracks her to Edinburgh, where she’s found shelter with an unusual band of thieves, but he cannot bring himself to harm her. Instead, he finds himself falling in love with the MacLeod beauty. But a Highlander’s oath is his bond, and the price for helping her is death, both his own, and of those he loves.
Dominik MacFie seeks one thing, and one thing alone. Revenge on the man who cost him his life. Lady luck was on Dominik’s side when she put him in the vicinity of the man who’d stolen his heritage, his honor, his pride, and most of all his life. Lady luck had nothing to do with Dominik’s sneaking into the man’s castle to attain vengeance. And he would have, had a comely lass with a bruised face not screamed at the sight of him. Dominik cannot get the bonnie lass from his mind, he has to see her again. Has to find out why her face is bruised. And he has to seek that retribution against his mortal enemy. Mairi McAllister’s a prisoner in a castle. She’s scheduled to be wed to the laird who’s holding her hostage by using her brother as collateral. She rues the night she screamed at the sight of the brigand with the dagger who could have put an end to her misery and her captivity. So why does she want to see the mercenary assassin again? Fate has thrown these two together but a mutual hatred will keep them together. Until fickle fate puts her life in imminent danger again. Now, Dominik has to make a choice.
In 1461, Alix Givet, the daughter of Queen Margaret's physician, is forced into a loveless marriage with a Northumbrian baron's cruel son. When he unexpectedly dies, she flees over the border into Scotland, and into the mercy of a brooding laird. If she can warm his cold heart, it might provide the everlasting love of her dreams!
Highland love is never fickle... Mairi Douglas’s daily life consists of digging up potatoes and turnips, of cleaning chamber pots, and making beds. And dreaming of a life with the young man she’s smitten with. Until the death of those dreams come about swiftly and painfully when said young man proves himself a faithless wretch. She sends a message out begging for her removal from the keep of Calan Stewart so that her heart can heal somewhere far away from the daily vision of the wretch’s infidelity. Elliott MacPherson, the laird’s cousin has been sent to Clan Stewart’s keep to deliver a message, but most assuredly not the message that Mairi Douglas is expecting. Unfortunately, he bears witness to Mairi’s humiliation which puts him on the wrong side of the sharp tongue of the short-fused red-haired beauty. To complicate matters, he’s to escort her away in the midst of intrigue and treachery while women are vanishing from the highlands without leaving so much as the tiniest of clues.