Highlander Callum MacDonell battled lowland Covenanters at the service of the King. Now charged with hunting an assassin, his journey will lead not to justice, but to a murderer’s passionate Covenanter sister, Mari McEwan.
Betrayed and abandoned by the man she loved, Mari faces judgment by a tribunal of her people demanding she name the father of her unborn child, or be exiled from her beloved home and family. Sick and trembling, she knows that she must refuse. And yet, if she does so, a cruel fate awaits her.
Book 1 in the Highland Soldiers series, Scottish historical romances set during the turbulent Covenanter times of seventeenth century Scotland.
After five years with her self-absorbed boyfriend, librarian Charlotte Glass surprises them both and breaks up with him. Before parting, he bitterly tells her to have fun on their upcoming romantic vacation—alone.
Two days later, Charlotte arrives at a remote cliffside castle in the Highlands of Scotland. Overwhelmed by its breathtaking beauty but desperately jet-lagged, she sinks into her sumptuous bed for a quick power nap. She awakens in the middle of the night and heads for the castle library. There, beside a glowing fireplace, sits a strapping Scotsman with a glint in his gentle gray eyes.
Ian MacKay has too much charm for anyone’s good. But he also has scars and secrets. One thing that’s no secret is his interest in Charlotte. At first, it seems harmless. She’ll be gone in a week. But a week is long enough for Ian to know that he’s falling in love—and that the truth will destroy it.
This Christmas, find love in this contemporary holiday romance about overcoming life’s mistakes and setbacks to discover what love truly can be.
Jess Pelletier’s life has spun out of control. Her ex-fiancé has broken the bank—or at least her account—and she’s just been laid off. So she takes a bold step. The Maine fishing village of Applecross Cove looks like the perfect refuge for her to retreat and reset her life.
When Mark Breton’s realtor aunt sends him to Jess with the lease and the key to Jess’s house, the key to her heart isn’t part of the deal. But the guy’s pretty hard to ignore. With a heart that’s gone rogue, Jess desperately clings to her plan to build a new life and a business.
Fate hasn’t given Mark very much reason to trust, but he’s come to terms with the accident that derailed his dreams years ago. When feelings for Jess bring his heart back to life, the past comes along with it and looms between them. Now they’ll both have to confront it or miss out on their one chance at love.
Caught in a thunderstorm, cyclist Violet Quinn takes shelter in an ancient stone chamber. But a lightning strike sends her back in time to the frenzy of the Scottish Reformation. Now her life is at risk.
Enigmatic knight errant Robert de Mallay is on the most important mission of his life—to safely deliver an ancient Knights Templar secret—when he rescues a beguiling young woman in peril.
Now both are in danger as they fight off pursuers and strive to complete Robert’s mission. Only then can he help her get home—even if doing so will part them forever.
Book 2 of the Highland Passage series, Scottish time travel novels.
Gowan Dunbar’s father is killed while defending his home from the laird. With no family or croft, Gowan flees to a life as a mercenary soldier. There he makes a battlefield vow to a dying friend. Now he’s come back to Scotland to fulfill it.
Morna Innes has long yearned for the love of a man who is noble and strong and will give her headstrong spirit free rein. Then a chance encounter with a bold, handsome stranger sets off sparks Morna tries to deny, for she’s promised to another.
When that stranger turns out to be Gowan, newly arrived with sad news of her brother, both Morna and Gowan learn that hearts abide by no rules. Forbidden longing ignites into one secret tryst before they must part forever. But love is no match for the cruelty of fate.
When her groom arrives at the altar and announces the wedding is canceled, Lucy Buchanan flees into the woods, devastated. Hearing well-meaning but unhelpful bridesmaids approaching, she ducks into a stone chamber and emerges on the other side, where she's about to be trampled by a horse.
She's rescued from danger by Rory Munro, the valiant but troubled son of a wealthy Highland laird. At first convinced that she's dreaming, Lucy begins to realize that she's stumbled into 1746 Scotland.
Betrayed years ago, Rory is certain he'll never love again. Then a lost bride awakens the trust in his heart that was broken. But if Lucy leaves, their love will be lost and their hearts with it.
Book 3 of the Highland Passage series, Scottish highlander time travel novels.
Lawyer Abbie Harper rents a cabin for her own perfect Christmas. On Christmas Eve, she leaves the stress of her New York job and drives to the mountains, settling in for seven glorious days of peace on earth and good will toward men--so long as they steer clear of her.
Forest Ranger Jack Whelan is no good at relationships. He manages just fine by holding fast to one rule: Don't let anyone get close. Then Abbie Harper rents his cabin. As a light snow falls, the furnace breaks down, and Jack is called in for repairs. When the storm picks up, they're stranded together, turning their ordered lives upside down like a snow globe.
With her life in upheaval, Emily Cooke takes a sabbatical leave to take stock of her life. As she moves into her tranquil beachfront rental, her new neighbor rumbles into the driveway next door on his vintage motorcycle--and ignores her neighborly wave.
Wes Taggert left behind a lucrative career that destroyed his faith in humanity. All he wants now is to be left alone, undisturbed. When news spreads that the historic lighthouse is slated to be demolished, Wes goes to a meeting of locals determined to rescue the crumbling landmark. His new neighbor is there. He can't seem to avoid her.
As they work together on the lighthouse project, they find themselves letting down their well-guarded defenses. But secrets from the past will destroy what they're building together unless they find the courage to trust.
Book 3 of the Holiday House series, contemporary vacation romances.
When Piper Harriman got engaged fresh out of high school, her father gave her a choice—if she married her unsuitable fiancé, Juan Calderon, her family wouldn’t pay for college. So she went off to college and left Juan behind, hoping he would wait. His idealistic heart was broken, and he said goodbye. But her love for him refused to fade.
Eight years later, alone and laid off, Piper is moving back home. With her snowbird parents’ house leased out for the winter, Piper is content with their small rental lodge—until the tenant next door turns out to be the lost love of her life. As handsome as ever, Juan’s success has proven her father’s predictions wrong.
For Piper, it’s time to face facts. Juan has moved on, and he deserves to be happy. Logic tells her it’s time to let go, but when those dark eyes search hers, her heart knows there may still be a chance.
Emma Madding walks up to the door of a remote waterfront cliff house in upstate New York, and into the life of recluse Benjamin Stark. A typewriter girl, she is hired to transcribe his weathered journal and the memories his scarred hand can no longer write down. Stark is a rugged adventurer now back from the Klondike Gold Rush, where he found gold and tragedy, too.
With the public hungry for gold rush stories and guidebooks, he agrees to chronicle his adventures. But for Emma and Benjamin, working together draws emotions that neither can allow. Benjamin tries not to love Emma, for the truth of his past will drive her away. Emma longs for love, but she has her own secret. Love conquers, but cannot protect. Forced apart, the two lovers must battle a world fueled by money and power.
Originally published as The Typewriter Girl
An enigmatic stranger appears on Ana Martin’s Galveston doorstep, summoned by her father before his untimely death. When Ana boards a train bound for her uncle’s vast hacienda, Eduardo is there to see her safely to her new home in the stark desert landscape of northern Mexico.
Eduardo’s passionate ideals set him at odds with the corrupt Mexican government as his radical writings fuel a revolution and draw Ana closer. But it is Carlos, the daring rodeo rider and freedom fighter, who touches her soul, setting Ana Martin on a journey that will test her strength and forge her destiny.
Originally published as Ana Martin
Maggie MacLaren longs to leave her hometown, even if she must quell her attraction to rugged steelworker Jake O’Neill. He is handsome and solid, like the ordinary life all around her. When refined Andrew Adair walks into Maggie’s library, he sweeps her into his world of wealth and power, where at last her dreams seem possible. However, Andrew’s world is not all it appears to be.
High above town, reclusive young widow Allison Kimball arrives at her family’s exclusive mountain retreat to find tucked into her carpetbag a love letter. So begins a series of secret epistles and midnight trysts with a man who signs each note with a cryptic “D”. Their forbidden love story unfolds to reveal a truth that will threaten to tear them apart as their world comes crashing down in the Johnstown Flood of 1889.
Originally published as Watermarks