The Trouble with Highlanders

The Sutherlands Scottish Historical Romance Series

Book 2
Sourcebooks, Inc.
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She has hardly any choices left, and they're all dangerous...

With her clan on the wrong side of the struggle for the Scottish throne, heiress Daphne Macleod, once the toast of the court, is out of options.

Norris Sutherland, heir to the Earl of Sutherland, once helped Daphne escape an unwanted betrothal, but she walked away from him without a backward glance.

Now after her fall from privilege and on the run from a vicious clan leader who wants to marry her, then murder her for her (supposed) hidden fortune, Daphne needs Norris more than ever. But he may be lost forever...unless she can somehow convince him to forgive her.

A romantic tale of the Scottish highlands, readers of Lora Leigh, Connie Brockway and Amanda Scott will be waiting to be swept up in this 15th century Scottish Historical Romance.

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

What readers are saying about The Trouble With Highlanders:

"It is a love story and a struggle of trust between lovers, family and clan."

"love, romance, laughter, tears, heartbreak, anger, fighting, mystery, intrigue, and a very interesting ending!!"

"steamy romance and intrigue."

"Historical romance is truly alive and well"

"the passion these two characters shared that developed into such a beautiful romance."

"Power, Romance, and Action! What else do you need?"

"an EXCITINGLY SEXY Highlander romance"

What reviewers are saying about The Trouble With Highlanders:

"Wine's crisp writing, intricate plot, and deep insights into clan politics make this a fun and satisfying read " —Booklist

"I recommend this book to anyone who enjoys a good sizzling Highland romance." —Swept Away By Romance

"Magical...Mary Wine keeps the adrenaline pumping with sizzling love scenes."-Long and Short Reviews

"An exciting, sexy tale...action-packed, suspense-filled historical romance."-Romance Junkies

"This fabulous story...will remind you why Scottish highlanders are incredibly sexy."-The Romance Reviews

What 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

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Sourcebooks, Inc.
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Oct 2, 2012
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9781402264757
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Scottish
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In a land of warriors playing a deadly game, she refuses to become a pawn.

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

What readers are saying about How To Handle A Highlander:

"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 Unread

What 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

"Dramatic and vivid...Scorching love scenes threaten to set the sheets aflame."-Publishers Weekly Starred Review

In 15th century Scotland Clarissa of York is sent to be the king's mistress and produce an heir. She is a bastard of the English King, her royal blood is highly coveted, and she has never needed a miracle more. But the brusque Highland laird who kidnaps her is a bit too rough to be considered divine intervention.

With rival lairds determined to steal Clarrisa from him and royal henchmen searching for her all over the Highlands, Laird Broen MacNicols has a mess on his hands.

Though he stole Clarissa for political reasons, there's a magnetic attraction between them, and his betrothal to another is just one of the things standing in their way.

But even an independent minded lady like Clarissa knows that a Highlander always claims his prize...

A romantic tale of the Scottish highlands, readers of Lora Leigh, Connie Brockway and Amanda Scott will be hoping for their own Scottish Laird.

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

What readers are saying about The Highlander's Prize:

"FORBIDDEN LOVE in an era when marriages were arranged for the sole purpose of increasing power. Great read..."

"I compare other books to it...still trying to find one that measures up!"

"a SEXY ROMANCE with indepth characters and story"

"Characters you will love interlaced with smoldering sensuality and quick paced dialog"

"plenty of humor, adventure, romance, and history."

"Sexy Highlanders, dangerous plots and a feisty heroine"

"This book is full of SWEET AND SPICY confrontations between the hero and heroine."
"A fast paced, action filled story of love, romance, trickery, treachery, with a complex plot, Scottish and English alliances"

What reviewers are saying about The Highlander's Prize:

"Fiery passion as elemental, raw, and beautiful as the Scottish Highlands." -Long and Short Reviews

"[The characters] fight just as passionately as they love while intrigue abounds and readers turn the pages faster and faster!" -RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

" an exciting and romantic adventure about a fantastic couple and their impossible love."-Romance Reviews

"Highlander's Prize is another Mary Wine historical for the book shelf-a keeper to be enjoyed more than once."-Long and Short Reviews

In a land of warriors playing a deadly game, she refuses to become a pawn.

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

What readers are saying about How To Handle A Highlander:

"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 Unread

What 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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Maya Banks, the bestselling author of romance and romantic suspense has captivated readers with her steamy Scottish historical novels, perfect for fans of Julie Garwood. In Highlander Most Wanted, a reclusive woman content to live in the shadows shows a Highland warrior the true meaning of love.

Genevieve McInnis is locked behind the fortified walls of McHugh Keep, captive of a cruel laird who takes great pleasure in ruining her for any other man. Yet when Bowen Montgomery storms the gates on a mission of clan warfare, Genevieve finds that her spirit is bent but not broken. Still, her path toward freedom remains uncertain. Unable to bear the shame of returning to a family that believes her dead or to abandon others at the keep to an imposing new laird, Genevieve opts for the peaceful life of an abbess. But Bowen’s rugged sensuality stirs something deep inside her that longs to be awakened by his patient, gentle caress—something warm, wicked, and tempting.

Bowen seizes his enemy’s keep, unprepared for the brooding and reclusive woman who captures his heart. He’s enchanted by her fierce determination, her unusual beauty, and her quiet, unfailing strength. But wooing her will take more than a seasoned seducer’s skill. For loving Genevieve, he discovers, means giving her back the freedom that was stolen from her—even if it means losing her forever.

“[Maya] Banks has written an emotionally taut Highlands romance. . . . Lush emotionalism, compelling characters and a moving story line will win romance fans.”—Kirkus Reviews
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