A Scottish lass believed to be a witch is kidnapped by a rival clan. To live, she must save the laird's son. But if she fails … she'll be burned at the stake.
Sirona is a well-known healer of the Cleary Clan. But she must live alone in the forest to avoid the fear and distrust of her people. Her lonely existence makes it easy for the rival clan Comyn to kidnap her away to their keep. There, she's given a fearsome task--save one of the laird's three warrior sons from a mysterious and deadly ailment. If she fails, the Comyns will burn her as a witch. Entranced by his handsome face and powerful form, Sirona must choose to save her enemy, or die herself.
Rhain Comyn knows he deserves to burn in hell for the sins he's committed on the battlefield. But though the mighty warrior lies on his deathbed, an angel with fiery hair will not let him slip into darkness. Beguiled by her healing touch and beauty, Rhain finally has someone worth living for. But to protect her from his conniving brothers, he must help her escape back to warn her clan of impending attack. Is his passion for her worth betraying his clan?
When the fleeing couple are discovered by the Comyns, will their allies arrive in time to side with them in a battle to the death?
Don't miss this thrilling, sensual tale of warring Highlanders—get your copy of Sirona today!
And check out the other books in the GODS OF THE HIGHLANDS Saga:
Prequel ~ Mask of the Highlander (Ty and Kenna)
Book 1 ~ Camulus (Camulus and Màili)
Book 2 ~ Sirona (Rhain and Sirona)
Book 3 ~ Tanis (Tanis and Kiah)
Book 4 ~ Lucan (Lucan and Neala)
Book 5 ~ Solid as a Rock (Michael and Ellie ~ October 2016)
Book 6~ Rock My World (Coming 2017)
Book 7 ~ Rock the Kasbah (Coming 2017)
Book 8 ~ Between a Rock and a Hard Place (Coming 2017)
“Adele Ashworth…is certain to become one of Romance’s most beloved writers.” —Lisa Kleypas The first of three dashing, daring, and utterly unforgettable dukes takes the stage in The Duke’s Captive—book one in an enthralling new historical romance series from USA Today bestseller and Rita Award winner Adele Ashworth. An author whose novels have been called, “exquisitely written and brimming with emotion” by the inimitable Julia Quinn, Adele Ashworth enchants again with the breathtaking story of a duke’s revenge undone by the power of passionate love.
Helen Banks is going to die. When her twin brother gambles away their fortune, she must save his life and take his place in a duel to satisfy the honor of a man her brother couldn’t pay. Disguised as her brother, Helen faces the one man she’s admired from afar, a widower with a dark past and eyes that scorch her very soul.
Since Gareth Fairfax lost his wife, the darkness in his heart continues to grow. Lashing out at anyone who opposes him, Gareth is stunned to face a lovely young woman opposite his dueling pistol. After discovering Helen’s deception, he offers her a choice: become his mistress or her brother dies.
Their devil’s bargain turns into a slow, sweet, intoxicating seduction. With each passing hour, Helen uncovers Gareth’s secret heartbreak and yet she can’t help but fall for the man who has ruined her. With Helen in his arms, Gareth wonders if he might yet be saved. All it takes is one passionate embrace, a kiss from the depths of his soul and a night of wild abandon.
Being sold to the Earl of Melton, a member of the Clan Stewart, cannot match the horror Helen Rivenall endured residing in her uncle's house. As Sebastian Rockwood's property, all he asks is her participation in a harmless charade. But as their web of lies grows, so does temptation and the knowledge that sensual pleasures and sin are often one in the same.
Haunted by a dark past and a secret he cannot reveal, Sebastian values control above all else--refusing to relinquish his heart to anyone. However, Helen might just possess the power to usurp his control as he succumbs to an obsession more powerful--love.
But when Helen is taken by a madman, it's up to Sebastian to find her. Set against the backdrop of Jack the Ripper's horrific murders, this sultry historical romance is the tale of two damaged souls, struggling to find each other despite the pain of their pasts.
WARNING: Contains a sexy, uptight earl with a secret that haunts him, and a heroine determined to have her independence while overcoming the dark pain of her past. Two people trying find their way to each other in Jack the Ripper's London,where deeply buried passions explode in a world gone mad with terror.
This book is the first in the Reckless Rockwoods series of Victorian historical sexy romance books that are filled with suspense, the paranormal, villains, and alpha males who hold sway over the women they love. The Reckless Rockwoods series is a family saga about men and women whose motto is to never refuse a challenge no matter what the reason. Whether it's scandalous seductions, wild, wanton pleasures, suspenseful intrigue with ghosts or psychics, or tragedy of one sort of the other, each book focuses on a relationship with that love everlasting HEA.
Hell will freeze over before Miss Philomena Aubrey willingly marries the insufferable Honorable Luther Whyte. Her mother had angled Mina’s quite hefty dowry in front of the vicar and secured him, but Mina still resisted. When Mrs. Aubrey threatens to force her into the marriage, Mina’s father hides his daughter with a friend of his as he leaves for an extended business trip.
A wounded war hero, burdened by guilt after inadvertently sending his French fiancée to death, Lord James Darling keeps his family as far away from his tormented heart as possible. But as he keeps bumping into his mother’s new lady’s maid, he grows suspicious—is she a spy?—and sets out to expose her, only to find himself mesmerized by her feistiness and her warm heart.
Maya Rodale's captivating new series introduces London's Least Likely—three wallflowers who are about to become the toast of the ton . . .
Lady Emma Avery has accidentally announced her engagement—to the most eligible man in England. As soon as it's discovered that Emma has never actually met the infamously attractive Duke of Ashbrooke, she'll no longer be a wallflower; she'll be a laughingstock. And then Ashbrooke does something Emma never expected. He plays along with her charade.
A temporary betrothal to the irreproachable Lady Avery could be just the thing to repair Ashbrooke's tattered reputation. Seducing her is simply a bonus. And then Emma does what he never expected: she refuses his advances. It's unprecedented. Inconceivable. Quite damnably alluring.
London's Least Likely to Misbehave has aroused the curiosity—among other things—of London's most notorious rogue. Now nothing will suffice but to uncover Emma's wanton side and prove there's nothing so satisfying as two perfect strangers . . . being perfectly scandalous together.
The pleasure of your company is requested at Warbury Park. Four lovely ladies will arrive… but only one can become a duchess.
James, the scandalously uncivilized Duke of Harland, requires a bride with a spotless reputation for a strictly business arrangement. Lust is prohibited and love is out of the question.
Four ladies. Three days. What could go wrong?
She is not like the others…
Charlene Beckett, the unacknowledged daughter of an earl and a courtesan, has just been offered a life-altering fortune to pose as her half-sister, Lady Dorothea, and win the duke’s proposal. All she must do is:
* Be the perfect English rose [Ha!]
* Breathe, smile, and curtsy in impossibly tight gowns [blast Lady Dorothea’s sylph-like figure]
* Charm and seduce a wild duke [without appearing to try]
* Keep said duke far, far from her heart [no matter how tempting]
When secrets are revealed and passion overwhelms, James must decide if the last lady he should want is really everything he needs. And Charlene must decide if the promise of a new life is worth risking everything . . . including her heart.