Bram MacKinloch has been a prisoner of the British for seven years when he escapes, determined to rescue his brother from their ruthless captor. Nairna thought her young husband was dead, but when he arrives to reclaim his wife, it‘s a second chance for their love. She helps Bram readjust to life as his clan’s leader and to soothe his nightmares. Together they must build a new life, but the past and Bram’s obsession with freeing his brother make it difficult.
Nairna brings back the women who fled to safety during the last British attack, organizes the castle and raises needed funds. Yet until the day his brother is free Bram will not rest and Nairna vows to do whatever she must to bring them peace. (HARLEQUIN, May, 300 pp., $5.99)