In the year 1499, King Henry VII of England and James IV, ruler of Scotland, negotiated a peace between their kingdoms which was to be sealed by a royal marriage. For a brief time it seemed the ancient hatred and bitter bloodshed between their kingdoms might cease. Only one incident marred this peace and threatened to destroy the fragile union …
Under savage attack on her home, Chilton Castle, English lady Dara Ryland is abducted and her father is murdered by Ruod of the Scottish clan MacAmlaid. During months of captivity at Castle Athdair, Dara finds herself irresistibly drawn to the clan leader, Lachlan MacAmlaid, to Ruod’s intense displeasure. Dara continues to be held prisoner in the castle as the clan anticipates a revenge attack from her brother. All the while, Lachlan cannot deny his love for this high-spirited beauty. Can Lachlan protect Dara from the wrath of the Highlanders, including his own brother? And will Dara, if opportunity presents itself, escape once again to England or will her heart remain in Scotland? Fans of Outlander will love this intense Highland romance.
Praise for Susan Yawn Tanner’s historical romances: “Action packed and poignant. ..builds tension from the very beginning and will keep you turning pages until the very end. Ms. Tanner’s straightforward style never allows for a dull moment.” —Linda Sandifer, author of Embrace The Wind
“Susan Tanner captures the fierce independence and adventurous spirit that marked the developing West. A heart-touching read.” —Elizabeth Leigh, author of Prairie Ecstasy
“FIVE BREATHLESS STARS! I could not put it down.” – 5 stars for Winds Across Texas
“An Awesome Read! Th[is] story stirred my heart. One of those couldn’t put it down books. Tops my list of favorites. Can’t wait for Susan’s next book.”—Janice, online review, 5 stars
“Author does a great job making you feel like you are in the book!”—Lisa N., 5 star review, Winds Across Texas
“—will just reach out and grab your heart!!!” –Brenda Smith, 5 stars for A Warm Southern Christmas
“Five Stars—a must read!” – Sandra Mayhew, 5 stars, A Warm Southern Christmas
“A Warm Southern Christmas (Susan Tanner) was my favorite!” J Jares, online review
BIOGRAPHY Susan Yawn Tanner is the bestselling author of five historical romance novels and three romantic mysteries. Her passions are barrel racing, horses, writing, and cats. Get to know her at:
susanytanner.com and https://www.facebook.com/Susan-Y-Tanner-2268020060123200
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