Mallory’s Return of the Highlanders series continues in this riveting story with great depth and sensuality. Her vibrant characters are so real readers will feel they are experiencing everything with them. As Mallory explores the healing of an abuse survivor, readers will be completely caught up in the beautifully crafted and compassionate love story.
Duncan MacDonald has never forgotten his first love, Moira the chieftain’s daughter. He has no idea that she carried his child when she was forced to wed another. Returning seven years later, Duncan has been asked to infiltrate the enemy’s castle to find a weakness in their defenses. He breaks in as Moira is attempting to get away from her murderous husband. In the fracas, Moira’s husband dies. Fearful of men and distrusting Duncan for abandoning her, Moira is wary. It is after he rescues her son that she knows Duncan is the one man she can trust with her heart. (FOREVER, Nov., 400 pp., $7.99)