Highland Guard

14 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 4,807 ratings

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Best-selling author Monica McCarty transports listeners to the 14th-century Scottish highlands in this dazzling novel. Warrior Tor MacLeod is picked by Robert the Bruce to lead the fight against English rule. Despite Tor’s rigid disposition and devotion to his craft, his new bride is determined to warm his heart.

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  • Book 1

    • The Chief

    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Robert McNab
    • Length: 15 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 888
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 809
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 805

    Best-selling author Monica McCarty transports listeners to the 14th-century Scottish highlands in this dazzling novel. Warrior Tor MacLeod is picked by Robert the Bruce to lead the fight against English rule. Despite Tor’s rigid disposition and devotion to his craft, his new bride is determined to warm his heart.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Overbearing Chief meets Romantic Lass

    • By 🇺🇸🌸DARA on 08-12-13

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 2

    • The Hawk

    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Robert McNab
    • Length: 14 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 713
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 638

    Best-selling author Monica McCarty captivates millions with swashbuckling Scottish romances like The Hawk. Brilliant seafarer Erik MacSorley has never encountered a gale he couldn’t weather or a woman he couldn’t win—until he drags a wet, halfclothed “nursemaid” from the Irish Sea. But Ellie’s ordinary dress belies the truth that she’s the spirited daughter of an Irish nobleman. And her determination to resist Erik’s charms is a challenge he can’t resist.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • After "Braveheart": The Saga Continues (Book 2)

    • By Toni on 09-10-11

    Regular price: $20.72

  • Book 3

    • The Ranger

    • A Highland Guard Novel
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Robert McNab
    • Length: 13 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 446
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 453

    Book three in Monica McCarty's USA Today bestselling Highland Guard Trilogy, of which Publishers Weekly raved, "Readers who deplore wallpaper historicals will appreciate not only the romance but McCarty's efforts to go beyond the superficialities of historical Scotland." Embedded deep behind enemy lines, Arthur “Ranger” Campbell is prized for his razor-sharp senses and his ability to blend into the shadows. But when Arthur infiltrates the clan of the chieftain who murdered his father, his heart is locked on revenge. Inside he faces unexpected resistance from the sweetest of obstacles—a honey-haired siren who is his enemy’s daughter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • VT. FAN

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-01-12

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 4

    • The Viper

    • A Highland Guard Novel
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 377
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 356
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 352

    Prized for his snakelike stealth and deadly strikes, Lachlan "Viper" MacRuairi is a warrior to enlist but not to trust. His only loyalty is to his purse, his indifference sealed by bitter betrayal. All that changes when Lachlan is tasked to protect and deliver Bella MacDuff to the king's coronation - and the proud, lushly sensual countess unwittingly challenges him to his greatest battle yet: to love again.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Good!

    • By Lita Richards on 06-04-16

    Regular price: $20.72

  • Book 5

    • The Saint

    • A Highland Guard Novel, Book 5
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 320
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297

    Magnus MacKay is the ultimate Highlander: tough, proud, able to master any terrain and to best his enemies. Called "the Saint" for his refusal to discuss women, as well as for his cool and steady leadership, Magnus hides a painful truth. It isn't virtue or piety that keeps him silent, but a wound of love and loss that cuts so deep he cannot bear to speak of it. But when the woman who refused him is betrothed to his friend and fellow Guardsman, Magnus is tested by love's battle cry.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Happy with this book!

    • By Lita Richards on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $20.72

  • Book 6

    • The Recruit

    • A Highland Guard Novel, Book 6
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 309
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 308

    Fiery, aggressive, and bold, Kenneth Sutherland is a true champion-skilled with any weapon and driven to win. Now Kenneth is ready for his greatest challenge: Joining Robert the Bruce's secret army to fight among the elite. Kenneth's best chance to attain that honor is by winning the Highland Games. Focused and prepared for victory, he is caught off guard by a lovely wisp of a woman - and a stolen moment of wicked seduction. Her innocent arousal and her shameless hunger fire his blood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • From beginning to end

    • By RoC on 11-09-16

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  • Book 7

    • The Hunter

    • Highland Guard, Book 7
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 291
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 271
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 272

    Prized for his unbeatable tracking skills, Ewen "Hunter" Lamont accepts a dangerous assignment: locate a missing undercover courier. But this is no ordinary target. Ewen has met his prey before as "Sister Genna," a fiery, forbidden woman forever etched in his memory after one stolen, sinful kiss. Now that he knows her real identity, he's more determined than ever to keep her safe. But without the protection of the veil between them, fighting the allure of the beautiful lass may be the toughest battle this extraordinary warrior has ever faced.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • They keep getting better

    • By Pryingiz on 10-28-16

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  • Book 7.5

    • The Knight

    • Highland Guard Series, Book 7.5
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    The year is 1311, and the battle for Scotland's independence rages on.... Stripped of his lands by the English king who killed his father, James Douglas will do whatever it takes to see his clan's honor and fortune restored. The ambitious young knight, whose dark visage, powerful stature, and ferocity in battle has earned him the epithet "the Black," knows he must use fear, force, and intimidation to defeat the English, put Robert the Bruce on Scotland's throne, and restore the honor of the Douglas name. Nothing and no one will get in his way. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bangin Hot!

    • By Micky on 01-27-19

    Regular price: $13.99

  • Book 8

    • The Raider

    • Highland Guard, Book 8
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 304
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 285
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 284

    Of all Bruce's elite warriors, Robert "Raider" Boyd is the most formidable. A true patriot whose bare hands are a deadly weapon, Robbie is the fierce enforcer of the Guard, and his hatred of the English has been honed to a razor-sharp edge. But vengeance proves bittersweet when his enemy's beautiful sister falls into his hands and he finds himself fighting temptation-a battle he badly wants to lose. Lady Rosalin Clifford barely recognizes the rebel prisoner she saved from execution six years ago.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • HOT HOT HOT

    • By caitlin on 01-02-16

    Regular price: $20.72

  • Book 9

    • The Arrow

    • Highland Guard, Book 9
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 316
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 299

    The talents of legendary marksman Gregor "Arrow" MacGregor are crucial now, as King Robert the Bruce moves to reclaim his Scottish holdings. Gregor's fame as an archer is rivaled only by his reputation with the lasses as a heartbreaker. But when he is exposed during a covert mission, Gregor is forced to lay low. He returns home only to find a new battle waiting: a daring game of seduction involving his now very grown-up and very desirable ward, Cate of Lochmaben.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good, But ...

    • By Micky on 01-13-19

    Regular price: $30.09

  • Book 10

    • The Striker

    • Highland Guard Series #10
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 13 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231

    Six years ago, Eoin "Striker" MacLean endured the greatest betrayal of his life, a disaster that led Robert the Bruce to a crushing defeat and left Eoin without the spirited woman who ruled his heart. Eoin knew that falling in love with Margaret MacDowell - his sworn enemy's daughter - was risky. He promised Bruce that he would keep his fiery bride in the dark about the elite Highland Guard, but he could not predict the dire consequences his secret would have on his young marriage.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • The Striker

    • By Cathy Henderson on 04-20-16

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 11

    • The Rock

    • Highland Guard Series #11
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 255
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    The first time Thomas MacGowan saw Elizabeth Douglas, he thought that she was a princess. To the son of the castle blacksmith, the daughter of the powerful lord of Douglas might as well have been. Despite their differences in rank, they become inseparable - until Thom confesses his love, and the humiliation of realizing that Elizabeth has never considered him a potential suitor drives him to battle. Elizabeth is devastated.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • an engaging story of love

    • By PaintingandPages on 03-20-16

    Regular price: $31.49

  • Book 12

    • The Ghost

    • Highland Guard Series, Book 12
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 12 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 218
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 206
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 205

    Joan Comyn swore allegiance to Robert the Bruce the day she witnessed England's barbarous king torturing her famous mother, Scot patriot Bella MacDuff. Now the mysterious beauty slips into men's hearts like a specter and entices England's most illustrious barons to unwittingly divulge their secrets, then shares them with her king. Known only as the Ghost, even among her Highland Guard brethren, Joan has become the most wanted traitor in England. The man determined to uncover her identity poses her biggest threat yet.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great series

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-31-18

    Regular price: $24.49

  • Book 11.5

    • The Rogue

    • A Highland Guard Novella, Book 11.5
    • By: Monica McCarty
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Not only is Sir Thomas Randolph, earl of Moray, one of the most important and wealthiest men in the kingdom, he's charming, devastatingly handsome, and the favored nephew of King Robert the Bruce. Even so, when Isabel "Izzie" Stewart meets the vaunted knight, she's glad he's her cousin's soon-to-be betrothed and not hers. He takes himself far too seriously. But when Izzie starts to wonder whether her first impressions might have been wrong, she discovers a complex, compelling man who is far from perfect and more seductive than she ever imagined.

    Regular price: $13.99