Treachery rules the Highlands of 1423. With their king captured by the English, Scottish nobles plot to ransom James behind the back of the brutal regent holding their land in his iron grip. But not every clan wishes to see King James back on his throne…
Sitting atop this powder keg of bloodthirsty rivalries, Malcolm of clan MacKintosh takes the mysterious, lone maiden he finds along his road as a bad omen…though an undeniably beautiful one. When he attempts to save her from a rogue within his own garrison, she deftly brings Malcolm to his knees. Who is this willful lass who has so quickly laid siege to his heart?
Alethia Goodsky has met all kinds working at the New York Renaissance Festival, but no one like the fortune-teller who tasks her with a cryptic life-saving mission and flings her into the fifteenth century. Now Alethia must rely on her wits to unravel the mystery in this violent land. Malcolm has sworn to protect her, but her gifts may soon make her his protector. With enemies closing in, Alethia must choose between finding a way home…and remaining true to her Highlander.
This book is set in Scotland and has many humorous characters so you know I just had to read it an I never regretted one bit of it! I loved the part where Alethia and Malcolm’s first encountered each other, how she fought him off and bit his lip, she sure put up a good fight that’s for sure. Afterwards Malcolm takes her back to his castle and sees it as his responsibility to look and see after her which then he soon starts to like her and tries at every moment to steal a kiss from her. He even tells her that she that she can’t accept flowers from another swain, even though she requested them for herbal usage. I loved their relationship, it was highly humorous and fun to follow. I will definitely be reading this again – yes it was that good!