This book keeps on you your seat the whole time. It is the second book in the Highlander series. We watch as Alaric McCabe has to start his journey to the neighboring clan to web the lairds daughter. On the way he is injured and ends up at the door of Keeley, a young woman on her own just trying to get by using her healing skills. Keeley fights to save Alaric from him deadly injury and ends up traveling back to his clan when his brothers find him. Keeley and Alaric have an attraction neither can resist no matter how they fight it, but what are they to do when Alaric is to marry another woman. Alaric must choose duty or love because in this war both can’t win. Keeley must learn how to deal with the fact that the man she is falling in love with is pledged to another….and not just any other woman but one that she use to call a friend. She must deal with her past and let go of the old pain of being turned on by her clan.
Plenty of Romance and fight scenes to keep historical romance reader happy!!!!!
Fiercely loyal to his elder brother, Alaric McCabe leads his clan in the fight for their birthright. Now, he is prepared to wed for duty, as well. But on his way to claim the hand of Rionna McDonald, daughter of a neighboring chieftain, he is ambushed and left for dead. Miraculously, his life is saved by the soft touch of a Highland angel, a courageous beauty who will put his fealty to his clan, his honor, and his deepest desires, to the test.
An outcast from her own clan, Keeley McDonald was betrayed by those she loved and trusted. When the wounded warrior falls from his horse, she is drawn to his strong, lean body. The wicked glint in his green eyes ignites a passion that will follow them back to Alaric’s keep, where their forbidden love draws them deeper into the pleasures of the flesh. But as conspiracy and danger circle closer, Alaric must make an impossible choice. Will he betray his blood ties for the woman he loves?