Scotia MacAlpin may be only eighteen years old, but she's no stranger to trouble. Her latest incident - which resulted in a death and forced her clan into battle - has made her an outcast among her exiled people. Scotia is tired of being ignored and overshadowed by her sister, a gifted Guardian of the Targe, and she's become hell-bent on destroying the army out to capture the ancient Highland relic for their English king.
Although the English king tried to wrest it away, the Highland Targe - ancient relic and protector of Scottish lands - still lies safely in the hands of clan MacAlpin. But for how long? Jeanette MacAlpin trained her entire life to become the next Guardian of the Targe, but that duty has now fallen to her cousin Rowan - a duty Rowan can't seem to master. Fearful for her clan's future, Jeanette seeks the solace of a sacred wellspring, and there encounters tawny-skinned Highland warrior Malcolm MacKenzie.
"Charming second book in the series"
Rowan MacGregor, the rock of the family, is doing everything she can to hold her clan together when she meets Nicholas fitz Hugh. Handsome and charming, Nicholas quickly joins clan life - yet he is not what he seems. A cunning spy, Nicholas is charged by the king of England to break the Scottish rebellion. Despite his loyalty to the king, Nicholas finds himself falling for beautiful Rowan. Nicholas must choose between the king’s will and his own. Can he betray his king and mission? Or will he turn on the woman he loves and the family he has come to care for?
"Adventure, Action, Fantasy, and Romance"
Returning to the Scottish Highlands after a fierce battle with the English, Tayg Munro receives a hero’s welcome - and an ultimatum. To take his place as heir to the chiefdom, he must choose a wife or have one chosen for him. Furious and stalling for time, the brooding warrior volunteers for a mission that takes him deep into the Highlands, with no hint of the fateful encounter that awaits him.... Catriona MacLeod is known as the Shrew of Assynt, thanks to her razor-sharp tongue and her unwillingness to yield to her five brothers. When she learns that her eldest brother has promised her hand in marriage to a loathsome man, she flees....
"Romance in Scottland"
After his brother is executed for treason, Ailig MacLeod returns to Castle Assynt bearing a heavy heart and a grim message: the Scottish king has ordered Ailig’s father to forfeit the clan chiefdom - or face deadly consequences. But before he can reach home, Ailig encounters Morainn MacRailt, a beautiful young widow living a solitary life in the glen. He is taken by her quiet confidence and the powerful connection that sparks between them, but his duty lies at Castle Assynt, where his clan is in turmoil.
"Another entertaining Scottish Saga from Ms Wittig"
Schweren Herzens kehrt Ailig MacLeod auf die Burg seines Clans zurück: Auf Befehl des Königs soll er dort die Nachfolge seines Vaters als Chief antreten - andernfalls droht dem ganzen Clan Vertreibung und Vernichtung. Als Lichtblick erweist sich nur die schöne Morainn MacRailt. Sie bezaubert Ailig, aber seine Pflicht gilt Assynt, der Burg des Clans, wo sich die Probleme häufen. Entschlossen, auf Assynt wieder für Ordnung zu sorgen, trifft Ailig eine schicksalhafte Entscheidung: Er bittet Morainn um Hilfe.
Schottland 1308: Nach seiner Rückkehr aus dem Krieg gegen die Engländer in die schottischen Highlands wird Tayg Munro als Held empfangen - und vor ein Ultimatum gestellt. Bevor er in die Fußstapfen seines Vaters treten und dessen Nachfolge als Chief des Clans von Culrain antreten kann, muss er sich binnen eines Monats eine Ehefrau suchen... andernfalls wird die Wahl für ihn getroffen. Wütend über die Anordnung seiner Familie schiebt Tayg das Unvermeidliche hinaus.