A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH
Torn from a pampered life of luxury and thrust into the midst of a Scottish revolution, Serena Marsh is shocked to meet the brutish man who has been assigned to protect her from the rebels trying to kill her—Malcolm Slayter, the most rugged, most dangerous, and most undeniably attractive man she's ever encountered...
THE KNAVE OF HEARTS
Malcolm has no loyalties, no country, and no sense of propriety. Hired by her father, Malcolm agrees to protect the lovely lass for a fee. But when Serena challenges Malcolm's authority—and engages him in a risky flirtation—all bets are off. When the battle heats up, it's anyone's guess as to who's seducing whom...and who'll surrender first.
The only clue Salter has to a government official's murder is the naughty invitation found in the victim's pocket, leading him to the most intriguing woman he has ever met. Mina may be an innocent in a den of lust, but Salter detects the sensuality beneath her surface. And uncovering the truth about the woman who stirs his deepest desires will be his most dangerous adventure yet...
The Price of Passion...
On a mission to rescue his runaway sister from the lure of flowery compliments and a useless lot of satin-clad scalawags disguised by their snooty titles, Ranulf MacLawry, Marquis of Glengask, has roared into British society like a storm across the Scottish Highlands. But he's about to find out that satin has its appeal, especially when it covers the curves of Miss Lady Charlotte Hanover—whose tongue is as sharp as her skin is soft...
...is Pure Pleasure
Lady Charlotte Hanover has had her fill of hot-headed men, having lost her fiancé in an utterly unnecessary duel. When did brawn ever triumph over brains? And yet there is something solid and appealing about the brash Highlander who's as dangerous in the ballroom as in battle. Sometimes bigger really is better... in The Devil Wears Kilts.
"Always an eagerly anticipated pleasure." —Christina Dodd
Marshall Hawkesworth's sister has become far too knowledgeable about the ways of sex, and he suspects that her new finishing school is to blame. Marshall poses as a lecturer on several topics, including sensual kissing, and he soon finds Lady Athena to be a most apt pupil. But before he has her school shut down for good, he's determined to give her a few private lessons she won't soon forget...
A SCANDALOUS EMBRACE
Blackheath has no doubt that the alluring firebrand could cripple his family's finances and reputation with the bat of an eyelash. And yet...April outshines every dull Society belle he's ever known, and nothing compares to the sensual bliss they share. But trusting this scheming Miss could cost him everything. Will he ever be able to welcome her into his home—and his heart?
Secrets to Seducing a Scot
Torn from a pampered life of luxury and thrust into the midst of a Scottish revolution, Serena Marsh is shocked to meet the brutish man who has been assigned to protect her from the rebels trying to kill her-Malcolm Slayter, the most rugged, most dangerous, and most undeniably attractive man she's ever encountered...But when Serena challenges Malcolm's authority-and engages him in a risky flirtation-all bets are off. When the battle heats up, it's anyone's guess as to who's seducing whom...and who'll surrender first.
Lessons in Loving a Laird
Thrust into indentured servitude as a child, Shona Slayter is counting the days until her twenty-first birthday, when she gains her precious freedom. Unfortunately, the new laird of the estate has other plans-and he's determined to keep her bound to him. The only way for Shona to be free of her bonds is to marry the man who holds the key. But seducing a handsome laird is not what she was trained for, and the more she tries to win his heart, the more she loses hers.
Moira Fraser has been given an ultimatum-marry the elderly Laird Achaius Morris, or risk another deadly clan war. She vows to do the right thing, as long as she can steer clear of the devilish charms of one stubborn Highlander.
Gahn Sutherland knows there's a dangerous plot behind Moira Fraser's wedding, and will stop at nothing to foil it.
But where a hot-headed, fiery Highland lass is involved, trust and honor clash with forbidden attraction, threatening to throw the Highlands into an all-out war.
A romantic tale of the Scottish highlands, readers of Lora Leigh, Connie Brockway and Amanda Scott will love this tale of intrigue, loyalty, and forbidden love.
The Sutherlands Scottish Highlander series:
The Highlander's Prize, Book #1
The Trouble With Highlanders, Book #2
How To Handle A Highlander, Book #3
The Highlander's Bride Trouble, Book #4
"The love scenes were hot - I am still fanning myself!!"
"so much intrigue and I just couldn't put it down."
"a GAME OF THRONES feeling"
"Rich in setting and history, this story CAPTIVATED me from the start."
"humor, passion, mystery, conniving people, and a great ending"
"Mary Wine is MY FAVORITE HIGHLAND HISTORICAL ROMANCE WRITER hands down."What reviewers are saying about How To Handle A Highlander:
"Well-written and filled with delightful repartee, this is a feast for medieval fans. " —RT Book Reviews
"So much emotion, so much guile along with the high romance between Gahan and Moira made this a book I could not put down until the very end. " —Under the Covers Book Blog
"If you love Highlander stories,;How to Handle a Highlander;should be on you TBR list." —Proserpine Craving Books
"...a tapestry of a tale with adrenaline-pumping action, political manipulation, sweet and spicy love scenes, clan culture, a touch of humor, and a twist and turn here and there..." —Long and Short Reviews
"Well done!! I love this author's Highlanders and the Sutherlands are no exception, they are a most addictive clan to be sure." —My Book Addiction Reviews
" a wonderful fast-paced story " —The Good, The Bad and The UnreadWhat everyone is saying about Mary Wine's Scottish Highland Historical Romances:
"NOT TO BE MISSED."-Lora Leigh, New York Times #1 bestselling author
"Whenever I pick up a book by Mary Wine I know I'm going to be engrossed in the story for hours. 4.50 / 5 - Reviewer Top Pick" —Night Owl Reviews
"Satisfying, sexy, and well-written romance" —Historical Novels Review
"Mary Wine...makes the reader feel the primal, sexual attraction of the hero and heroine." —Long and Short Reviews
"Mary Wine brings history to life with major sizzle factor."-Lucy Monroe,USA Today bestselling author of For Duty's Sake
"Dramatic and vivid...Scorching love scenes threaten to set the sheets aflame."-Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
One Man′s Love is a love story much in the tradition of Mary Jo Putney.
Karen Ranney is a rising star of romance. She hit the USA Today bestseller list with the acclaimed After the Kiss.
Karen Ranney is one of the most emotionally intense and popular authors on the Avon romance list. Reviewers have compared her to Mary Balogh and Mary Jo Putney.
Her clan is in chaos...
Raised by her father and brother, Nareen Grant is strong, confident, well-educated-and skilled with a bow and dagger. It's a tumultuous time for Scotland, and events conspire against her. Betrayed by her family, she makes her way alone, until she lands in the lap of Saer MacLeod. But she wants no help from a savage man of the Isles.
And rivalries are deadlier than ever
Raised on the rugged Scottish Isles, Saer MacLeod is considered fierce even by Highlander standards. He's enchanted by the independent and headstrong Nareen. But when an old feud endangers her life, Saer's fascination with her escalates into a ferocious desire to protect her... and claim her for himself.
Praise for How to Handle a Highlander:
"Mary Wine weaves a tapestry of action, sweet and spicy love scenes, clan culture, a touch of humor, and a twist and turn here and there!" -Long and Short Reviews
"Well-written and filled with delightful repartee, this is a feast for medieval fans." -RT Book Reviews
A fierce Highland laird ready to kill for king and country...
When Torin McLeren discovers his neighbor's plot against his king, he takes their daughter as his prisoner, thereby stopping her father's plot from going forward. But that leaves him with a woman under his roof whom he can't ignore, and not just because she's his enemy's daughter...
A woman who's as much trouble as she is temptation...
Shannon McBoyd decides to use her captor to experience passion for the first time, and then to destroy him. But her plan goes awry because once she has lured Torin into her bed, she no longer wants to hurt the one man who seems to value and understand her...
Even if her father will kill him-and her-when he discovers what they've done...
"Deeply romantic, scintillating, and absolutely delicious."
-Sylvia Day, national bestselling author of The Stranger I Married
"Mary Wine's writing is absolutely stellar."
-CK2 Kwips & Critiques
"Mary Wine has a definite knack for pacing, and the story never lets up."
It's Vixen vs. Highland War Chief. It's anyone's guess who'll win this battle of the heart.
Marcus MacPherson is every inch the fearsome Highlander. He's used to men averting their eyes and women cowering before him. He thinks he'll eventually settle down with a nice, obedient bride. Instead, he gets Helen Grant.
Stubborn as the day is long, fearless and dedicated to raising as much hell as possible, Helen is definitely going to challenge Marcus. And challenge him some more. And then some.
Highland Weddings Series:
Highland Spitfire (Book 1)
Highland Vixen (Book 2)
Highland Hellion (Book 3)
Highland Flame (Book 4)
Between a Highland and a Hard Place (Book 5)
Wicked Highland Ways (Book 6)
Praise for Highland Spitfire:
"Wine always gets the heart of the history, atmosphere, and traditions of the Highlands... Wondrous." —RT Book Reviews, 4 stars, Top Pick
"I absolutely loved this book and the only complaint...is I stayed up way too late reading it." —Night Owl Reviews, 5 stars, Top Pick
When Countess of Barrett Virginia Traylor’s husband dies without an heir, she’s left in dire circumstances. The estate will go to his cousin unless Virginia can produce a son before the allotted time is up. In desperation, she turns to Macrath Sinclair, the self-made Scottish millionaire she loved before her father arranged her failed marriage.
After a whirlwind affair results in her bearing a child, Macrath discovers he’s become a father and steals the baby away.
While Virginia tries desperately to convince him to relinquish her son, Macrath realizes that he’ll do anything in his power not to give up the son…or the boy’s maddening, irresistible mother.
From Allison Butler, bestselling author of The Healer, comes a sexy Scottish romance about a man in search of a bride, a woman in search of a home and an inconvenient attraction that can't be denied.
To fulfil his father's dying wish, Border laird Lachlan Elliot must marry and sire a legitimate heir, cementing his family's name in the tumultuous borderlands. But his marriage will be one of convenience.
Lachlan has no time for the pain and betrayal of love, and his land and position must always come first. So even when the spirited thief he catches stealing his horse turns out to be breathtaking – and appropriate – he vows to marry her, bed her, but never love her.
Kenzie never wanted an arranged marriage, but to be forced to wed the domineering laird who catches her thieving from his lands is even worse. Feisty, strong–willed and determined to make her own way, Kenzie may have no choice but to agree to the marriage, but she will never give up her independence. Lachlan may own her body, but he will never own her heart.
Declan MacGregor hadn't a care in the world beyond finding a soft bed and a willing woman...until he had to escort Lady Liadain Campbell to the English court. The woman needles him at every turn, but he can't just abandon her to that vipers' nest without protection.
Liadain wasn't thrilled to be left in the care of her clan's archrival. It was as if the man never had a lady tell him no before! And yet as whispers of treason swirl through the court and the threat of danger grows even sharper, her bitter enemy soon becomes the only one she can trust.
Twists, turns, and plenty of banter makes this Scottish Historical Romance perfect for fans of Lynsay Sands, Suzanne Enoch, and Hannah Howell.
Bad Boys of the Highlands series:
Temptation in a Kilt (Book 1)
X Marks the Scot (Book 2)
To Wed a Wicked Highlander (Book 3)
"The plot was intriguing, keeping me hooked all the way through. There are a few twists and turns that kept me at the edge of my seat. Never a dull moment, the story was excellent. And the ending was utter perfection."
"If you love a marvelous Scottish adventure, then this book is for you."
"This story is packed with treason, danger it seems around every turn, secrets discovered that condemns some and saves another, and laughter.....tons of laughter!"
"I was completely captured by the story line and all of the events. Victoria had me laughing, crying and even yelling at a few the events in the book."
"[A] story was so evolving that it holds you spellbound through each turning page."What reviewers are saying about X Marks the Scot
"X Marks the Scot is brimming with sexual chemistry, humor and a stellar plotline."
"For a complex story brimming over with pride and passion, betrayal, trust and most of all THE POWER TO MAKE A BAD BOY A HERO, pick up this read."
"Roberts blends in just enough seventeenth-century English history to set the reader firmly in the time and place. X Marks the Scot is a keeper."
"An amazing story of love and revenge, betrayal and hurt."
"The plot was intriguing, keeping me hooked all the way through."What people are saying about Victoria Roberts
"Victoria is one of the top writers today to find adventure, romance and highlanders in one wonderful book."
"Victoria Roberts is an author to watch; her writing will keep you captivated and enthralled the whole way through."
"An author who manages to snag her reader from start to finish."
"Victoria has a true talented way of bringing the reader straight to Scotland through her written words."
"Victoria Roberts's writing is captivating and makes you laugh."
"Victoria Roberts is a very talented author who will draw you right into her book and keep you hooked until the very end."
It's been three years since Lady Elizabeth Walsingham ended her childish crush on Laird Ian Munro, the fierce Highlander who scared everyone but her. She's a grown woman now, heading to London to find a proper English gentleman. But when the wild Highland laird walks through the door, she's that breathless youth all over again.
Ian tries hard to avoid the young lass who's confounded him for years. But now that they're attending court, he must keep watch on her night and day. Danger is at every turn and advisors to the Crown are being murdered. Ian soon realizes the girl he's been protecting is a beautiful lady who needs his help, almost as much as he needs her.
The Highland Spies Series:
My Highland Spy (Book 1)
Kilts and Daggers (Book 2)
Kill or Be Kilt (Book 3)
Praise for My Highland Spy:
"One of the best... an outstanding Scottish romance."-Romance Reviews, 5 Stars
"An exciting Highland tale of intrigue, betrayal, and love."-Hannah Howell, New York Times bestselling author of Highland Master
Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More, is a ruthless villain. Scarred and hard-hearted, Dorian is one of Victorian London's wealthiest, most influential men who will stop at nothing to wreak vengeance on those who've wronged him...and will fight to the death to seize what he wants. The lovely, still innocent widow Farah Leigh Mackenzie is no exception-and soon Dorian whisks the beautiful lass away to his sanctuary in the wild Highlands...
But Farah is no one's puppet. She possesses a powerful secret-one that threatens her very life. When being held captive by Dorian proves to be the only way to keep Farah safe from those who would see her dead, Dorian makes Farah a scandalous proposition: marry him for protection in exchange for using her secret to help him exact revenge on his enemies. But what the Blackheart of Ben More never could have imagined is that Farah has terms of her own, igniting a tempestuous desire that consumes them both. Could it be that the woman he captured is the only one who can touch the black heart he'd long thought dead?
. . . until a lady pleads for his help.
Margaret Mackintosh cannot believe that the wild and scowling warrior in the tavern is the man she seeks. This is Gregor Grant, the proud laird her people have been whispering longingly for? But the new lady of Glen Dhui has no choice. Forced into a betrothal to a duke determined to unite their lands, Meg needs a champion. And who better than Gregor Grant, the clan's rightful leader? So the fiery lass makes him an offer he'd be a fool to refuse…and the sweetness of her kisses awakens a desire Gregor had thought long buried. Will Meg be able to resist its heat, or the raging power of his love?
She's nobody's prisoner.
And he's nobody's fool.
Lady Isabelle Tynsdale's flight over the Scottish border would have been the perfect escape, if only she hadn't run straight into the arms of a gorgeous Highland laird. Whether his plan is ransom or seduction, her only hope is to outwit him, or she'll lose herself entirely...
Laird David Campbell thought Lady Isabelle was going to be easy to handle and profitable too. He never imagined he'd have such a hard time keeping one enticing English countess out of trouble. And out of his heart.
The Highlander Series:
The Highlander's Sword (Book 1)
The Highlander's Heart (Book 2)
True Highland Spirit (Book 3)
Praise for Amanda Forester:
"This clever combination of wit, romance, and suspense strikes all the right notes." —Booklist, Starred Review on A Wedding in Springtime
"Plenty of intrigue keeps the reader cheering all the way." — Publishers Weekly
"Passionate and spellbinding!" — Mary Wine, acclaimed author of Highland Heat
She Always Wanted to be One of the Boys...Until She Got a Man
Sybella would do anything to prove she's just as valuable to the MacKenzie clan as her brother is. She'd go on any hunt, take any dare. But her father has a different sort of mission in mind: marriage. It's simple, he explains. All she has to do is marry Alexander MacDonell and report back on his family's secrets. It will be easy, he says, as long as she doesn't do anything foolish...like fall in love.
As laird of the McDonell's, Alex has a duty to produce an heir. It's a duty he won't mind with the lovely Ella as his wife—even if she is one of the dreaded MacKenzies. He's wooed and won many ladies, but Ella is a challenge like no other. He can tell she's holding something back. But not for long. Because inch by inch, he plans to expose everything she's been hiding and claim the ultimate prize: her heart.
Bad Boys of the Highlands series:
Temptation in a Kilt (Book 1)
X Marks the Scot (Book 2)
To Wed a Wicked Highlander (Book 3)
"An exciting Highland adventure with sensual and compelling romance."—Amanda Forester, author of True Highland Spirit on Temptation in a Kilt
Let Donna Fletcher carry you back to the Scottish Highlands with A Warrior’s Promise, the third book in her phenomenal Warrior King series about four brave champions destined to return the legendary king to his throne. No one does Scottish historical romance better than Donna Fletcher, as this breathtaking tale further proves. The story of a fearless young beauty determined to rescue her father from imprisonment by the false king—and of the fierce, achingly attractive warrior she joins forces with and soon discovers she cannot resist—A Warrior’s Promise captures all the passion and magic of Scotland, and all the heat and fire of love unbound, in a manner that Fletcher’s wildly devoted, ever-growing audience simply will not be able to resist.