The Highlander’s Passion (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 3)

The Highlander’s Passion (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 3)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

An Independent Young Lass, A Soldier With A Penchant For Trouble, And An Ambitious Man Who Wants It All...Seonaid McCarrick is an independent and subtly beautiful young lass who has lived her whole life on the quay side of Leith, where her father is a merchant captain. Captain McCarrick introduces her to a fellow merchant captain on the hopes of her wedding him so he can be assured of her safety and security before his next voyage. Seonaid does her best to please her father and learn to care for Alec, but when she meets Everett McDowell, and rescues him from an angry mob, things take an unexpected, and dangerous, turn.The kind and intelligent captain's daughter finds herself on the run for her life with Everett after they are both attacked by a group of unknown men. Seonaid and Everett must flee Leith and seek refuge with her father's long time friend. When they tries to get home to try and find the thugs who attacked them, they are attacked yet again, where Seonaid is abducted.A Loyal ProtectorEverett McDowell has reason to mistrust the puppet-king Baliol and is trying to raise an army to rebel against him when he is rescued from certain trouble by the beautiful Miss McCarrick. Unable to forget about her, he goes back into Leith repeatedly, just to try and see her. During one of his visits, they are viciously attacked in an alley near her home while seeing her back home, and the only way to protect her is to quickly get her away from town. While on the run, Everett makes Seonaid his bride.When she is abducted upon their return, Everett must quickly find where Seonaid was taken and mount a speedy rescue. Severely injured, and using newly found information as much needed leverage, they make a final attempt to gain freedom from the calculating ambition of Captain Westford, and save her father from his thieving ways as well.A Fiery LoveFinally free of Alec Westford, and his group of hired thugs, Everett and Seonaid are able to focus on repairing her damaged relationship with her beloved father. They can also finally allow Everett's battered body to heal from all of his numerous injuries sustained from the attacks. Life, and love, will not be easy for an independent Lowland lass and a strong-willed Highland lad with danger lurking in every dark alley.Can Seonaid trust a troublemaker – or will she acquiesce to the cold heart of the captain?
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The Highlander’s Widow (Blood 0f Duncliffe Series Book 8)

The Highlander’s Widow (Blood 0f Duncliffe Series Book 8)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

Love Long In The Grave, A Lonely And Broken Soldier, And A Ruthless And Greedy Uncle...For Dowager Countess Amalie Inverkeith, life has been sad for the last five years, broken only by the joy of watching her young son turn into a man. Now he’s run off and joined the Jacobites, soundly defeated at Culloden, and received a grave wound for his trouble. If he’s to survive to take over the estate of his father, the late earl of Inverkeith, he must have help…and soon.In a frantic rush to find only the best healers, Amalie heads to her friends at Duncliffe Manor. They will know what to do. When she arrives, and after ensuring that her son is in good hands, she soon spots something awry, and wonders if they will all face death soon.A Wounded SoldierIn more ways than one, Bronan Ludlow has known what it is to be wounded in life. He grew up in a home filled with abuse, especially toward his mother, who abandoned him years before to his abusive father. Now he’s a soldier, well-trained and battle-hardened, but a gunshot wound leaves him at the mercy of the elements. He knows all too well that he must escape the crush of the Hanoverians, who have just won the war, it seems, because they will show no mercy now.Wounded, bleeding, and desperate, he stumbles upon what he believes to be a castle, and finds himself swept up by healers—and fever. His wound is grave, but they are relentless, as is the angel who helps tend him during his delirium. When he recovers somewhat, he wonders if he will ever learn the identity of the beauty who so delicately brought him from the brink of death itself…and is stunned when she is a very-much alive woman.Danger At Every TurnFor Amalie and Bronan, theirs is a love forbidden by the Highlands. She is a thirty-five year-old widow of an earl, mother to a fifteen-year-old son, and he is several years her junior, of no social status whatsoever. The gap is insurmountable, and they know that the instant attraction must be ignored, no matter what their hearts say.When the odds are against them at every turn, their love continues to find a way to survive, and thrive, in the wilds of Scotland. Even a ruthless duke intent on ruling everything cannot stop true love, or fate—if only love can survive the swing of a sword!Will Amalie give in to the desire of her heart—or are the demands of society and the best thing for her son more important than even the call of true love?Should Bronan forget the beauty who has captured his heart, knowing that she’s far above his station? Or should he pursue her with the same passion that he can no longer hide within his heart?
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A Highlander's Gifted Love (Blood 0f Duncliffe Series Book 9)

A Highlander's Gifted Love (Blood 0f Duncliffe Series Book 9)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

A Gift Disguised As Madness, A Soldier With Dreams 0f The Impossible, And A Father Who'd Do Anything To Get His Way...Chlodie Invermore has been blessed with the gift of Sight, but her father has always perceived it as madness, and after long years of hearing this, she now hides her visions. A vision of a wounded soldier leads her to a handsome ruffian who needs her help. When he saves her life, any thoughts of avoiding him are forever silence, especially when the two spend time alone and she realizes that they must now wed.The beautiful Highlander knows that her father will never approve of the match, and when they are separated by circumstances beyond their control, she must make a hard decision. Then visions of a young boy in danger spur her to action, and the two meet again, as if Fate has destined them to be together. However, his honor takes priority over love, and she wonders if they made a mistake when they married.Duty-Oriented SoldierDomnall Dunning is the son of Baron Dunning, and dedicated to service as a soldier. It’s his dream to redeem the Highlands, even after the terrible defeat at Culloden, no matter the personal cost. When he accidentally meets the love of his life, everything changes, but he’s still bound by honor to do whatever he can do to rid the Highlands of the hated Hanoverians if possible.Wounded, separated from his new bride, and facing insurmountable odds yet again, Domnall must choose between duty and love. His heart is pulling him one way, but the life of a soldier leads in a different direction…and he must decide quickly. He’s been pressed into service by a superior officer, and even though he may well be a madman, Domnall must follow orders.A Love That LastsNow that Domnall and Chlodie have wed, they are tied together for life, body and soul, but it seems that everything is working to keep them apart. They must find a way to be together, even if their families do not approve, even if it costs them everything. For a soldier constantly on the move, and a woman with the Gift, life will not be easy—and death is around every bend in the road!Can Chlodie choose between madness and love—or are her visions of the future leading her deeper into the depths of insanity?Will Domnall find a way to follow his heart when duty and honor lead him in a different direction—or should he ignore the longings of his heart altogether?
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The Highlander's Brave Baroness (Blood 0f Duncliffe Series Book 10)

The Highlander's Brave Baroness (Blood 0f Duncliffe Series Book 10)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

A Wwidow's Kindness, A Soldier Nearing Death, And An Uncle Who Wants It All....Lady Adeline was married off to the Baron of Dunrade when she was a teenager. Now, years after his death, following the defeat of the Highlanders at Culloden, she has chosen to aid the fallen soldiers and help see them back to health. When she finds a wounded soldier and brings him back to her own Manse, she becomes intrigued by him.When the dowager baroness' uncle-by-marriage suddenly arrives and makes surprising demands on her, Lady Adeline makes a hard decision. Danger brings them back together again, and they both realize their love for the other is stronger than the adversity.A Grieving SoldierAlexander McRade is the son of the late Baron of McRurie, but was not able to claim his inheritance due to his grieving drunkenness after the death of his beloved wife. While lying wounded on the battlefield, he has a vision of his beloved Brenna, who tells him it is not his time yet. Rescued by the dark haired baroness, he quickly finds that she is in danger.Barely back on his feet from his wounding, Alexander must flee for his life. However, he's not even gone for a day when Tam, the heir to the barony and Adeline's teenage son, must send for him to aid in the search for Lady Adeline. As a man of his word, Alexander quickly rides back into danger to rescue her.A Love That HealsAfter finding refuge in a monastery, Alexander and Adeline find that their love cannot be denied, and that their place of refuge is not as safe as they thought. Before her uncle can destroy everything, they make a hasty decision and return to her home separately, right back into danger. They must discover a way to send her uncle and his cohorts away from her home, even with death and danger lurking around every turn.Can Adeline choose between safety and love—or is she destined to a life with the man of her uncle's choosing?Will Alexander find a way to rescue her and keep his word—or is he going to return to his memories and grieving?
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Protection By Her Deceptive Highlander (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 5)

Protection By Her Deceptive Highlander (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 5)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

A Kind Farmer's Daughter, A Thoughtful Son 0f An Earl, And A Jealous Uncle With A Deadly Competition…Barra Hume grew up on a poor farm in the Dunbar region, which has recently lost a bloody battle with the English. Because of this, she finds the woods surrounding her home full of both enemy soldiers and men seeking to aid in the uprising. Due to the activity, she is not overly surprised to find a wounded man in the woods, however, she is surprised when it is Brodgar, a man she and her father have helped before. After his rescuing her from certain death, and rescuing him in return, Barra finds herself traveling with him, and learning more about him then she bargained for.After quickly realizing there is more to him then she knew, Barra finds herself being taken along to his ancestral fortress. When she finds out the extent of his deception, Barra must decide for herself if she can trust the dark and thoughtful Brodgar, and in the love that seems to be blossoming between them, before the decision is made for her.A Determined ProtectorBrodgar, son and rightful heir of the late earl of Blackheath, has joined the band of Scottish rebels determined to defeat the English attackers. However, he has not been completely honest with those he is fighting with and met along the way by not telling them the complete truth of his identity, allowing them to believe he is just a simple farmer like they are in order to build his reputation as well as hide from his conniving uncle. That all begins to change when he is injured in the woods near the Hume farm. When he and a small band of his soldiers are attacked, along with Barra Hume, he must return to his ancestral fortress and his deceptive uncle.Trying desperately to thwart his nephew, Brodgar's uncle does everything to prevent him from taking his rightful place as Laird of Blackheath, even to the point of betraying his own soldiers. After a surprise ambush under questionable circumstances, Brodgar is even more determined to protect Barra within the perceived safety of the fortress, and win back her trust and affection.A Love So DeterminedReturning to the fortress, and finding it under siege, Barra and Brodgar create a plan using a secret tunnel known only by a few to gain access to the fortress, and save the people left within it's walls. Rousting the attackers, and finding the truth behind the ambush, they are finally able to allow their rising love. Life, and love, will not be easy for a kind farmer's daughter and the quiet rightful laird with danger coming from both their English invaders and his jealous uncle.Can Barra forgive his deception and learn to trust him again – or will it destroy the love building between them? Can Brodgar protect her from the English invaders, and his jealous uncle – or will his own choices separate them forever?
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The Highlander's Honorable Savior (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 4)

The Highlander's Honorable Savior (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 4)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

An Untamed Refugee Lass, A Quiet Sailor Recently Returned, And A Manipulative Carter Set On Betrayal....Bonnie Argyle grew up in a village near Berwick-upon-Tweed with an abusive and neglectful foster mother. When the invading English troops attack and raze the village, she is forced to flee, but not before seeing and experiencing firsthand what the soldiers can do to the innocent villagers. Finding refuge in the port town of Dunbar, Bonnie quickly finds herself in danger once again from men focused on her beauty. Doing her best to escape two such men, she is rescued by the brave Arthur Radley. Unsure if he is trustworthy, or also after her for her beauty, she does her best to get away from him as well, only to find him coming to her rescue yet again.The fragile and wise Highland lass finds herself on the run for her life with Arthur after a surprise attack at a seemingly unused barn quickly escalates. Bandaged and bruised, Bonnie and Arthur are able to find transportation with a carter, only to realize he is not what he seemed to be at first and they must flee for their lives once again.A Brave RescuerArthur Radley has just returned from a lengthy stay on the Continent to discover his homeland in the midst of a bloody war with the English. After rescuing a beautiful lass from two drunken attackers, he does everything he can to see her out of Dunbar and to safety, and just in time, as the English mount a surprise attack on the port town and raze it soon after Arthur and Bonnie make their escape. Once he sees her settled with a farmer and his daughter, Arthur joins a band of resistance fighters making their way North, only to be attacked before getting there.After the attack on his small band of resistance fighters, Arthur makes the decision to return to the farm, and Bonnie. However, trouble follows in the form of a cold and calculating carter they had had a run in with before. When the manipulative carter abducts Bonnie, Arthur can do nothing else but set out after them and save her once again.A Love So PatientAfter being rescued from danger once again by Arthur, Bonnie is returned to the relative safety and quiet of the Hume family farm. There they are able to quietly repair the friendship growing between them, and allow it to deepen to something further. Life, and love, will not be easy for an untamed Highland lass used to independence and a recently returned Lowland sailor thrust into the uncertain dangers of a war with their English neighbors.Can Bonnie learn to trust a man–or will her past abuse destined her to a life alone?
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The Highlander On The Run (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 1)

The Highlander On The Run (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 1)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

A Hairdresser With Access To Secrets, A Freedom Fighter With A Flair, And An Observant Baron With A Calculating Mind…Adelberta McMurrie, known by her friends as Addie, is an intelligent lass working for the master of her father, Lord Baliol, whom the King of England has chosen to place on the empty Scottish throne. Thrust into the employ of the King of England, Addie finds herself in the midst of danger and uncertainty. Many of the nobles abhor Lord Baliol and despise him as future king over Scotland. Addie, however, supports him wholeheartedly, until she meets Alexander Raeburne.The intelligent Highlander finds herself in a precarious position when Addie discovers she may be with child by Alexander out of wedlock. Hoping to reverse her mortal sin and assuage her guilt, Addie chooses to return to the castle, regardless of the danger to herself, in order to aid Alexander in bringing freedom to Scotland from the control of the King of England.A Determined Baron-Turned-Freedom FighterAlexander Raeburne has come to Berwick Castle to free Scotland from the English King Edward I, and removing Lord Baliol from power, by whatever means necessary. While on a spy mission, scouting out the castle, Alexander has a chance encounter with Addie, one that will forever change his life. After that, he cannot get her out of his mind, or his heart. Especially when he finds that she is possibly in danger.When Alexander can no longer contain his love for Addie, he rescues her from the castle, only to have her return when she believes she would be nothing but a hindrance to him in his cause. However, the courageous Baron will stop at nothing to get her back, especially when he discovers she could be the object of a village spectacle. Determined to stay with her, and still fulfill his mission of killing the King, Alexander formulates and tries to execute, plan after plan, only to have something stand in the way of his success every time.Love At LastLove finally wins for Addie and Alexander when Addie must flee one last time from Berwick Castle, or risk both her own life and the life of the bairn she carries. A chance encounter on a forested path gives Alexander a place for them both to find sanctuary, and allow them to be wed before her pregnancy becomes known. For an outlaw determined to see the King removed and a hairdresser in royal employ, life, and love, will not be easily won – with danger around every corner.Will Addie be able to choose between her love for Alexander and atoning for her sin – or will she have to beg for mercy from uncaring relatives?
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Her Highland Protector (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 2)

Her Highland Protector (Iron 0f The Highlands Series Book 2)

Emilia Ferguson

Romance / Historical Romance

A Beautiful Lady With A Problem, A Horse Trainer With Keen Insight, And A Marriage To A Man With A Violent Temper…Irmengarde de Warren is trapped in a loveless marriage to a cruel man who is of English descent. His complete hatred of all Scots causes him to be especially brutal towards his wife. Irmengarde feels bound by duty to remain in her marriage, until his brutality escalates and he threatens her beloved horse. Feeling the emotional turmoil of her rider while they are on a ride with Clovis, Irmengarde's horse bolts...and nearly tramples a man walking on the path, who happens to be a horse trainer looking for work.The quick-witted baroness suggests to hire the horse trainer to retrain her horse, which Clovis agrees to, but only on a trial basis. With her horse temporarily protected, Irmengarde must turn her attentions towards her own safety. After a brutal attack by her husband, she decides she must leave before he can kill her. However, don't always go according to plan.A Gentle ProtectorWhen Brogan Covell left the family farm to find work as a horse trainer, he did not expect it to find him quite so suddenly. Quickly realizing the source of the emotional distress of both the beautiful woman and her gentle mare, he accepts the task of “retraining” the horse, if only to save it's life. It doesn't take long for Brogan to ascertain that the horse is not the only thing in need of his protection, and vows to do all he can to protect Irmengarde as well, since he has fallen in love with the strong Lady Irmengarde, despite the fact that she is married already.When Irmengarde makes the decision to flee her husband, Brogan makes a quick decision to see her to safety, even at the expense of his life. In a bold move, Brogan rescues Irmengarde from Clovis after he captures her on the path to the abbey. However, Clovis does not let her go very easily, and Brogan must challenge him to a sword fight to free her, where he not only injures Clovis greatly, but also gets injured himself.A Love That EnduresNow that Brogan and Irmengarde have made it safely to Edinburgh and the Bishop, they have one last test of their love: to see if her marriage to Clovis will be annulled. After receiving the annulment, Brogan wastes no time in making Irmengarde his for life. For a woman married to a brutal Baron and a gentle stable hand well below her station, love – and life – will not be easy and danger lurks around every bend!Can Irmengarde find her freedom in love – or must she remain with a man who would brutalize her?
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