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Thursday, January 7, 2021

Hots Scots for the New Year? #HistoricalRomance

I hope everyone enjoyed a wonderful holiday season! Like last year, 2021 is all about variety when it comes to my upcoming releases. I’ve contributed to The Lyon’s Den Interconnected World with my first Regency Romance, To Tame the Lyon coming in March then it’s only to time travel fantasy releases with my Viking Ancestors: Forged in Fire series. 

Before all that, though, I’m thrilled to announce the last book in my Highlander’s Pact series (medieval historical romance) is finally available. Teagan and Greer really touched my heart with the obstacles they faced and how they ‘healed’ together. Hope you enjoy spending time with them as much as I did! For those who love all-things-MacLomain, you won't want to miss this one. There might just be a crossover character or two who pops in. ;-) 

A widowed Englishwoman with a difficult past and a battle-weary broken Highlander come together in a tale of redemption.

Haunted by a dark past and resolved to a loveless future, Greer Hastings has accepted her lot in life. She will marry a man of her uncle’s choosing to better their family’s station. First, however, she will see her friend and her children freed from her uncle’s clutches. An impossible feat. Or so it seems until her long-lost mother returns alongside a Scotsman who makes an offer she can’t refuse.

Teagan MacLauchlin will do whatever it takes to see through the pact he made with his brothers. Marry to fill the clan’s coffers. What he doesn’t expect is a lass as broken as he on the other side of that bargain. Someone truly in need of saving. Determined to free Greer from her greedy uncle and depraved fiancĂ©, he’ll do anything to get her out of there. Even if it means bringing the wrath of two English barons down on his head.

Embarking on a dangerous rescue mission in hostile territory, Teagan and Greer navigate the treacherous English-Scottish border on an adventure for the ages. One fraught with not just the monsters chasing them but the demons from their past.

 Can two damaged hearts come together amidst so much turmoil? Or will what haunts them ultimately drive them apart?

 Buy at Amazon→ getbook.at/ScoundrelsRedemption

 FREE in Kindle Unlimited

 


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In case you missed it along the way, here's a bit more about my Highlander's Pact series. The two short stories shared afterward are holiday spin-offs.

After fighting on behalf of Scotland’s Auld Alliance with France, then battling alongside King David II in England, Malcolm MacLauchlin and his brothers return home. Like many, their people have suffered beneath the weight of illness, poverty, and ongoing attacks. If that isn’t enough, skirmishes continue between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England, as rebels rise up in the wake of Scotland’s defeat at Neville’s Cross.

Meanwhile, unrest prevails amongst the clans. Discontent that makes battle-worn, broken men do unthinkable things. Men like the MacLauchlin brothers who will do whatever it takes to see their clan restored to its former glory. Even if it means betraying allies, befriending enemies, and seducing high-born Scottish lasses, Frenchwomen, or even Sassenach ‘ladies’ into their beds.


 Find Highlander’s Pact here→ https://amzn.to/38ZvAYp


Friday, December 18, 2020

Scoundrel's Redemption #HistoricalRomance

 

Great news! Scoundrel’s Redemption, the final book in my Highlander’s Pact series is almost here. This time we follow Teagan and Greer on a grand adventure and emotional journey that brings the series full-circle. This couple definitely tugged on my heartstrings, but I loved how they healed together. 

Pre-order now and have it delivered straight to your Kindle in just a few short weeks!

About the Book

 A widowed Englishwoman with a difficult past and a battle-weary broken Highlander come together in a tale of redemption.

Haunted by a dark past and resolved to a loveless future, Greer Hastings has accepted her lot in life. She will marry a man of her uncle’s choosing to better their family’s station. First, however, she will see her friend and her children freed from her uncle’s clutches. An impossible feat. Or so it seems until her long-lost mother returns alongside a Scotsman who makes an offer she can’t refuse.

Teagan MacLauchlin will do whatever it takes to see through the pact he made with his brothers. Marry to fill the clan’s coffers. What he doesn’t expect is a lass as broken as he on the other side of that bargain. Someone truly in need of saving. Determined to free Greer from her greedy uncle and depraved fiancĂ©, he’ll do anything to get her out of there. Even if it means bringing the wrath of two English barons down on his head.

Embarking on a dangerous rescue mission in hostile territory, Teagan and Greer navigate the treacherous English-Scottish border on an adventure for the ages. One fraught with not just the monsters chasing them but the demons from their past.

Can two damaged hearts come together amidst so much turmoil? Or will what haunts them ultimately drive them apart?

 Pre-order Now→ getbook.at/ScoundrelsRedemption

 Read FREE in Kindle Unlimited!

Highlander's Pact

Scoundrel’s Vengeance

Scoundrel's Fortune

Scoundrel's Redemption


Tuesday, November 24, 2020

The Grand Finale has Arrived! #MacLomains


Hello, all! Hope you're having a wonderful autumn so far and staying safe. It's hard to believe the holidays are already upon us. In my household, that means getting the Christmas decorations out a little early this year for some much-needed cheer.

Speaking of cheer, I'm thrilled (& a little sad) to announce the grand finale of the entire Maclomain Series has arrived. It's amazing to think I began this series over a decade ago. It's since gone on to total 26 stories (not including all the Viking Ancestor books). I'll miss each and every character. Not to say Maclomains won't still pop into various stories over the years.

Anyway, we're not quite at the end yet. That said, I give you the last amazing MacLomain couple in A Scot's Retribution. Just wait until you read their role in all this! 

Until next time, wishing everyone a wonderful holiday season! 



Will a noble warrior find solace in the arms of the lass he's loved since the beginning? Or is his soul already damned and the fate of Scotland doomed? Find out in A Scot's Retribution, the steamy edge-of-your-seat epic conclusion of the entire MacLomain Series. 

So far, four couples have ignited the power of the Claddagh ring in an ongoing battle against evil. As each tale unravels, the MacLomains and their kin learn more about why they were targeted and what it will take to stop the enemy. Now, despite the odds stacked against them, Laird Marek MacLeod and his Broun lass come together to keep history on track and protect King David II in a passionate tale of intrigue and magic. 

Roll back the clock and join the MacLomains one last time on a whirlwind adventure for the ages. Travel to ancient Ireland and medieval Scotland in an explosive saga rich with wizards, witches, dragon shifters, Fae and so much more! 

Buy Here→ getbook.at/AScotsRetribution

FREE in Kindle Unlimited

  

Miss a story along the way? 

Find the whole MacLomain Series: End of an Era here→ https://amzn.to/36Lxjzp

 


The next Viking Ancestors series is right around the corner. This time we’re following the children born of the couples from Viking Ancestors: Rise of the Dragon in five action packed romantic adventures.

 Leviathan

 An explosive enemies-to-lovers tale teeming with wicked secrets and fiery passion.

The only thing Destiny knows is her name, but who’s complaining? She lives in a beautiful million dollar seaside chalet in Winter Harbor, Maine without a care in the world. At least until a psychic shows up at her front door claiming Destiny’s true identity is remarkable. She must remember who she is. What she’s meant to do. If that isn’t enough, her house isn’t her own, and her fate tied to a man in the distant past. A fierce, brooding Viking who’s too arrogant for his own good yet sinfully alluring. 

Leviathan doesn’t believe in love or fated mates, so the woman he saved shouldn’t be haunting his thoughts. Especially considering they barely got along. Yet now, thanks to the fire he used to keep Destiny alive, the feisty, stunning redhead is put in his path once more. Worse yet, she might be the foretold Sigdir who sparks the next Great War. That means she must die by his blade once and for all. 

Will Leviathan be able to end Destiny to save everyone? Or is it already too late, and she’s found her way into a heart he didn’t know he had? Find out as they embark on an epic dragon shifter romance adventure across time in Viking Ancestors: Forged in Fire. Expect through-the-roof passion, a host of nasty villains, and an array of happily-ever-afters that won’t come easily.


Pre-order now→ mybook.to/LeviathanForgedinFire


Sunday, November 15, 2020

Brand New Series! #PNR

It’s almost time! The next Viking Ancestors series is right around the corner. This time we’re following the children born of the couples from Viking Ancestors: Rise of the Dragon in five action packed romantic adventures. Read on to learn the steamy details!

 An explosive enemies-to-lovers tale teeming with wicked secrets and fiery passion.


 2021 Winter Harbor, Maine: Everything is blissful…

The only thing Destiny knows is her name, but who’s complaining? She lives in a beautiful million dollar seaside chalet without a care in the world. At least until a psychic shows up at her front door claiming Destiny’s true identity is remarkable. She must remember who she is. What she’s meant to do. If that isn’t enough, her house isn’t her own, and her fate tied to a man in the distant past. A fierce, brooding Viking who’s too arrogant for his own good yet sinfully alluring.   

 958 Scandinavia: Everything just went to hell…

Leviathan doesn’t believe in love, so the woman he saved shouldn’t be haunting his thoughts. Especially considering they barely got along. Yet now, thanks to the fire he used to keep Destiny alive, the feisty, stunning redhead is put in his path once more. Worse yet, she might be the foretold Sigdir who sparks the next Great War. That means she must die by his blade once and for all. 

Will Leviathan be able to end Destiny to save everyone? Or is it already too late, and she’s found her way into a heart he didn’t know he had? Find out as they embark on an epic dragon shifter romance adventure across time in Viking Ancestors: Forged in Fire. Expect through-the-roof passion, a host of nasty villains, and an array of happily-ever-afters that won’t come easily. 

Pre-order now mybook.to/LeviathanForgedinFire


Thursday, October 15, 2020

Scoundrel's Fortune. #HistoricalRomance

 

Hi, there! I’m thrilled to announced Malcolm and Isabella’s tale, Scoundrel’s Fortune (Highlander’s Pact, Book 2), is now available. I never saw their particular storyline coming, but truly loved it. It’s an ironic enemies-to-lovers tale with an unexpected twist that both surprised me and warmed my heart. Hope it will yours too! 

Scoundrel's Fortune
Highlander's Pact, Book 2

When a beautiful yet cunning Frenchwoman tries to trick a Scottish scoundrel, passionate mayhem ensues.

After accusing Malcolm MacLauchlin of taking her virtue, Isabella De la Croix sets sail for Scotland to marry him. Or so everyone assumes. In truth, no such thing will happen. Not to a scoundrel like him. Instead, treasure awaits and a new life beyond the clutches of her cruel father.

Doomed to wed a lass he dislikes, Malcolm must see through his pact with his brothers. Marry to fill the clan’s coffers. Yet when the De la Croix ship sails by without stopping, he suspects foul play. As it happens, deception is indeed at work. Not just at the hands of the pirates who captured Isabella but what he learns upon saving her.

Embarking on a whirlwind adventure with more nefarious suitors than any one lass should have, Malcolm marries Isabella to keep her safe. After Hogmanay, if she wants to leave, he’ll let her go. What neither counts on, however, is mutual attraction. A genuine connection they didn’t foresee.

Will it be enough to keep them together when shocking secrets come to light, though? Or will the cold hard truth about who Malcolm really is ultimately drive them apart?

Read FREE with Kindle Unlimited!

Highlander's Pact
Scoundrel’s Vengeance
Scoundrel's Fortune
Scoundrel's Redemption

Grab your copy here→ getbook.at/ScoundrelsFortune


Tuesday, October 6, 2020

Hot Highlanders for the Holidays! #HistoricalRomance

Waving Hello! Hope you’re doing well and staying safe. Just wanted to share the latest big news, including two new releases this month. As to today’s exciting release, I’ve been working alongside eleven fabulous romance authors to bring you something special for the upcoming holidays. In Twelve Days of Christmas in a Highlander’s Arms, each author wrote an independent tale revolving around one of the 12 days of Christmas. 

My contribution, Ringing in Yule, follows Tavish and Nessa from my ongoing Highlander’s Pact series. Read on to learn more about this festive set, join a giveaway, plus check out what else is right around the corner! 


Twelve Days of Christmas in a Highlander's Arms

On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me....

Twelve Highlander heroes, brave and true.

Honor-bound and sworn to protect, they're about to meet their match in twelve feisty heroines. Amidst the wild Scottish mountains, the snow is falling deep, but twelve heart-warming stories of love await--one for each day of Christmas.

Twelve historical romance tales set against the backdrop of snowy medieval Scotland at Christmas.

Loving Her Highland Enemy - by Samantha Holt

Highland Dove - by Elizabeth Rose

The Kitchen Maid’s Tale - by Hildie McQueen

Brenna's Yuletide Song - by Cathy MacRae

Ringing in Yule - by Sky Purington

Highlander's Christmas - by Mariah Stone

Highland Swan - by Anna Markland

The Lady's Guide to a Highlander's Heart - by Emmanuelle de Maupassant

The Laird's Midnight Dancer - by Ashe Barker

An Angel at the Highland Court - by Celeste Barclay

The Piper - by Lily Baldwin

Scot Under the Mistletoe - by Caroline Lee


Learn more about this amazing historical romance set and purchase at a special intro price! →  http://mybook.to/HighlandersArms



$25 Amazon gift card up for grabs!

Open internationally

Enter here→ https://www.lovebooksdaily.com/featured-giveaway

Winner announced at the end of October.


Come Celebrate!

Come join the fun and win prizes at Historical Harlots' Facebook group on October 10th as we celebrate the release of Twelve Days of Christmas in a Highlander's Arms. I'll be hosting from 6-7 PM EST so be sure to drop in. Amazon gift cards up for grabs!

Join Historical Harlots→ https://bit.ly/3iIJjpm



Swing in anytime between 10 AM EST and 8 PM EST on October 9th to party with the remaining authors in the set.

Thursday, September 24, 2020

Love Highlanders? #HistoricalRomance

Hello, all! Hope everyone’s doing well and staying safe. Just wanted to let you know Scoundrel’s Fortune (Highlander’s Pact, Book 2) is available for pre-order. I had so much fun writing this one. Really loved this couple. One of my all-time favorites.

Grab your copy here→ getbook.at/ScoundrelsFortune

When a beautiful yet cunning Frenchwoman tries to trick a Scottish scoundrel, passionate mayhem ensues.

After accusing Malcolm MacLauchlin of taking her virtue, Isabella De la Croix sets sail for Scotland to marry him. Or so everyone assumes. In truth, no such thing will happen. Not to a scoundrel like him. Instead, treasure awaits and a new life beyond the clutches of her cruel father.

Doomed to wed a lass he dislikes, Malcolm must see through his pact with his brothers. Marry to fill the clan’s coffers. Yet when the De la Croix ship sails by without stopping, he suspects foul play. As it happens, deception is indeed at work. Not just at the hands of the pirates who captured Isabella but what he learns upon saving her.

Embarking on a whirlwind adventure with more nefarious suitors than any one lass should have, Malcolm marries Isabella to keep her safe. After Hogmanay, if she wants to leave, he’ll let her go. What neither counts on, however, is mutual attraction. A genuine connection they didn’t foresee.

Will it be enough to keep them together when shocking secrets come to light, though? Or will the cold hard truth about who Malcolm really is ultimately drive them apart?

Read FREE with Kindle Unlimited!

Highlander's Pact
Scoundrel’s Vengeance
Scoundrel's Fortune
Scoundrel's Redemption

 

Grab your copy here→ getbook.at/ScoundrelsFortune


Monday, August 31, 2020

The Countdown Has Begun! #HighlandRomance



Waving hello! Hope you and yours are doing well and staying safe. It’s hard to believe summer’s winding down, and school’s right around the corner. My son’s starting high school virtually here in Virginia, so that should be interesting. Fingers crossed things return to normal soon!

I won’t keep you long but wanted to share the latest. With the release of A Scot’s Favor, the 'countdown' to the end of the entire MacLomain Series has officially begun. Where did the time go? It seems like I started writing about this clan yesterday rather than over a decade ago. Anyway, I loved penning this latest installment. If you’re a fan of animals and enjoy unraveling a magical curse, this one’s definitely for you. 

About the Book

A passionate enemies-to-lovers tale rife with haunting intrigue and unholy secrets.

Determined to save his wolf from a trap and confront his enemy, Ethyn Maclomain travels from fourteenth-century Scotland to twenty-first-century New Hampshire only to find the unexpected. He was the one lured into a trap. Now his destiny is inexplicably tied to another. His soul not entirely his own.

Will Ethyn and his destined Broun be able to break the spell that both binds them together yet keeps them apart? The price they paid for forbidden love long ago? Or will the curse that’s held them hostage for centuries mark the beginning of a dark end? Find out in A Scot’s Favor, a fast-paced quest to save Berwick-Upon-Tweed and free love long held under siege.

Grab your copy here→ http://getbook.at/AScotsFavor


Thursday, July 23, 2020

What a Scoundrel! #HistoricalRomance



Hello, all! I hope everyone's enjoying their summer so far and staying super-safe during these trying times. I’m halfway through my busiest writing year to date and loving all the new characters I've met along the way. I won’t keep you long but wanted to share my latest news.

Scoundrel’s Vengeance, book one in my Highlander’s Pact series, is now available. As many of you know from various MacLomain stories, the MacLauchlins haven’t had it easy over the years, and their struggles continue in this latest series. Nevertheless, like their ancestors and descendants (those from my Pirates of Britannia stories), they always supersede and find their ‘Happily Ever After.’ Please keep in mind, like the POB stories, this latest series is strictly historical romance.

About the Book

A scandalous second-chance romance rife with passion, intrigue, and a life-altering secret.

Despondent from years of war, Keenan returns home to find his clan has been reduced not only in numbers from plague, but the family coffers are nearly depleted. Dedicated to restoring his clan pride, Keenan strikes a bargain with his brothers, they will each marry, but not for love, only for the generous dowries their future wives will bring.

Fionna has suffered the consequences of endless wars and plague, leaving her the unlikely laird of Clan Taylor. When her past love summons her to his keep under the threat of killing her clansmen he captured trying to steal horses, she has no choice but to meet him.

There she discovers a man much changed, heartless and bitter. Especially when he demands that Fionna help him get engaged to her best friend!

Unable to deny him, Fionna plays along, waiting for the right moment to strike, save her clansmen, and celebrate teaching Keenan the hardest lesson of his life.

But not everything is what it seems, and Keenan and Fionna discover that distance and time cannot change what their hearts truly want—each other.


Highlander's Pact

Book 1 - Scoundrel’s Vengeance
Book 2 - Scoundrel's Fortune
Book 3 - Scoundrel's Redemption



Hook up with me tonight at Historical Harlots' Facebook Group for a chance to win! Expect one $10 Amazon gift card giveaway and two $5 GCs. Hope to see you there!

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Hot Highlanders Anyone? #HistoricalRomance



Waving hello! I hope everyone’s doing okay in these trying times. Virginia’s in Phase II of reopening, so things are slowly but surely getting to the ‘new normal.’ Of course, I’m writing away with more releases this year than ever before. 

While my MacLomain series nears its end, its ally the MacLauchlin clan is just launching. For those who might’ve missed it, I contracted my MacLauchlin series with Dragonblade Publishing over a year ago and am thrilled to announce Scoundrel’s Vengeance (Highlander’s Pact, Book 1) is now available for pre-order.

As many know from various MacLomain stories, the MacLauchlins haven’t had it easy over the years, and their struggles continue in this latest series. Nevertheless, like their ancestors and descendants (those from my Pirates of Britannia stories), they always supersede and find their ‘Happily Ever After.’ Please keep in mind, like the POB stories, this latest series is strictly historical romance. 

If you’re interested in checking it out grab your specially priced pre-order copy here→ 

About the Story

Despondent from years of war, Keenan returns home to find his clan has been reduced not only in numbers from plague, but the family coffers are nearly depleted. Dedicated to restoring his clan pride, Keenan strikes a bargain with his brothers, they will each marry, but not for love, only for the generous dowries their future wives will bring.

Fionna has suffered the consequences of endless wars and plague, leaving her the unlikely laird of Clan Taylor. When her past love summons her to his keep under the threat of killing her clansmen he captured trying to steal horses, she has no choice but to meet him.

There she discovers a man much changed, heartless and bitter. Especially when he demands that Fionna help him get engaged to her best friend!

Unable to deny him, Fionna plays along, waiting for the right moment to strike, save her clansmen, and celebrate teaching Keenan the hardest lesson of his life.

But not everything is what it seems, and Keenan and Fionna discover that distance and time cannot change what their hearts truly want—each other.

Highlander's Pact
Book 1 - Scoundrel’s Vengeance
Book 2 - Scoundrel's Fortune
Book 3 - Scoundrel's Redemption

Pre-order for only .99 cents→ http://getbook.at/ScoundrelsVengeance