The Highlander Who Protected Me

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Bestselling author Vanessa Kelly returns with an enthralling new series about the men of the Kendrick clan—and the women who claim their hearts . . .
 
Lady Ainsley Matthews, heiress and darling of the ton, was expected to make a magnificent match. Instead she’s hiding on a remote Scottish estate, terrified that her vicious former fiancé will use her pregnancy to force her into marriage. One man can help her—Royal Kendrick, son of a distinguished Highland clan. Though a mistake drove them apart long ago, Royal is the only person Ainsley trusts to protect her baby—even if that means agreeing to never see either of them again . . .
 
Scarred in body and soul by war, Royal suddenly has a purpose—caring for an innocent babe and thereby helping the woman he can’t stop loving. But when Ainsley ultimately returns to Scotland, determined to be a real mother to her child in spite of the risk, there’s only one solution: marriage. And only one likely outcome: surrendering to the desire that’s simmered between them for so long, no matter how dangerous it may be . . .
 
Praise for Vanessa Kelly’s Improper Princesses series
 
“A thoroughly satisfying Regency romance.” Publishers Weekly
 
“An enjoyable, thoughtful romance.” –Kirkus Reviews
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About the author

Vanessa Kelly is the award-winning and USA Today bestselling author of The Improper Princesses series, the Clan Kendrick, The Renegade Royals and The Stanton Family series, in addition to other historical romances. Named by Booklist as one of the “Stars of Historical Romance,”  her books have been translated into nine languages and published internationally. In graduate school, Vanessa specialized in the study of eighteenth-century British fiction and is known for developing vibrant Regency settings, appealing characters, and witty story lines that captivate readers. She lives with her husband in Ottawa. Visit her online at www.vanessakellyauthor.com or join the Clan Kendrick Facebook Group at www.facebook.com/groups/ClanKendrick.
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Publisher
Zebra
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Published on
Oct 30, 2018
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781420141160
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Regency
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Scottish
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In Vanessa Kelly’s enchanting series, three young women descended from royalty overcome their scandalous beginnings to win the hearts of the ton’s most eligible men . . .
 
The illegitimate daughter of the Prince Regent might be expected to pursue various dubious professions. Actress, perhaps, or artist’s model. Even courtesan. Victoria Knight, however, has become a governess—a respectable choice, until she travels to Scotland to meet her new charges. The younger brothers of Nicholas Kendrick, Earl of Arnprior, aren’t children at all. They’re brawny, wild Highland men. As for the Earl, he’s handsome, guarded, and far too
compelling . . . especially for a woman hiding a dark secret.
 
Nick needs a proper teacher to transform his unmarriageable brothers—and a sensible, straight-laced wife for himself. Miss Knight seems to fit the bill on both counts. But he soon discovers there is more to Victoria than he thought. It’s not just her notorious origins, or the danger that’s followed her all the way to Scotland. It’s the fiery loyalty beneath that sedate façade. This, the real Victoria, is the woman Nick is starting to desire so desperately. And what an earl wants, he’ll use every seductive means to get . . .
 
Praise for Vanessa Kelly’s Renegade Royals series
 
“Will definitely resonate with fans of Mary Jo Putney and Joanne Bourne.” —Booklist
 
 “Kelly combines diverting dialogue, delightful surprises and finely tuned pacing to make this a winner.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
This is the SWEET version of Laiden's Daughter, Book One of The Clan MacDougall Series

She believes all men are cruel and unjust, until she meets one who changes her mind forever. For him, she is everything he never knew he needed in a woman. 

She was just a bairn when her mother died, leaving her to be raised in Northern England by her harsh step-father and his three sons. Aishlinn never told them she knew the truth; she was the daughter of a Highlander. 


She had given up all hope of ever finding her real family, of ever having a family of her own, or of ever living a life beyond a meager existence. Until fate intervenes one horrifying night when she is forced to flee England for the Scottish Highlands. When she is rescued by a fierce band of Highland warriors, Aishlinn soon learns that kind and honorable men do exist. In the loving arms of their clan, she soon finds an inner strength she never knew she possessed. 


That strength and determination will be tested to its very limits when she is forced to make the most difficult decision of her life; allow the English to kill those she has come to love or surrender for the crime she committed.


Duncan McEwan, battle hardened Highland warrior has never thought of anything beyond his next battle or the day he would become chief of Clan MacDougall. Until the day he rescued a severely beaten English lass from a bitterly cold English stream. 

Torn between what he wants and what he believes he should never attempt to possess, he fights a long and hard-fought battle. No matter how hard he fights it, he cannot argue the fact that he loves her more than his next breath. He will do everything in his power to keep her safe and out of the hands of the English.


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