What happens when a lady smuggler meets a ruthless pirate?
Caragh Pedrick is used to men on the wrong side of the law since she runs her Cornish village’s smuggling ring. Fishing no longer feeds their families in her coastal village, so she puts her resourcefulness and bravery to use. But she’s unprepared for the pirate captain who captures her during a raid. Whisked away on a pirate ship, Caragh soon discovers that her pirate captain’s form of command is anything but unsavory. Tempted by his piercing blue eyes and powerful manner, Caragh finds herself giving in to the Blond Devil. Can Caragh leave her smuggler’s life behind for life on the high seas?
What happens when a pirate captain tries to tame the fearless woman he mistakes for a lad?
Rowan MacNeil was forced from his home on the island of Barra and into a life of piracy. Now the captain of his own ship, Rowan expects obedience from the minx he unwittingly captures. When he raids the quiet village of Bedruthen Steps, Rowan decides Caragh, dressed as a lad, would make a fine cabin boy, but it’s not long before Rowan discovers the curves that lay beneath her disguise. While he likes her spirit, his palm itches to lay down the law with the woman who’s invaded his cabin and his life. The question is: will she give in to the Blond Devil?
When misunderstanding and distrust threaten his burgeoning relationship, Rowan must put his faith in his lady smuggler. With a choice to make, Caragh must decide if she can forgive her pirate lover and make a new life with him. Can Rowan put his painful past behind him to save his burgeoning relationship? Can she curb her independent spirit in exchange for an adventurous new love?More info →
The seven seas may be his home, but this pirate is ready to drop anchor…
Kyle MacLean set sail on a life of adventure with his brother Keith when the twins were still lads. Orphaned with no choices left, Kyle and Keith find themselves aboard one pirate ship after another. When Kyle inherits the Lady Charity from the Dark Heart, he earns his deadly reputation as the Red Drifter for leaving his captives with only a wooden board. But when he attacks the ship holding a woman he’s admired from afar, Kyle’s heart is the one set adrift.
Love hides in the most unexpected places aboard a pirate ship…
Lady Moira MacDonnell flees her home and her duplicitous brother in the dead of night to avoid being betrothed to a vile man. Smuggled aboard a ship on her way to freedom, Moira discovers the man she once admired is now the man holding her captive. Tired of being forced into silence, Moira unleashes her rebellious streak...which lands her over the Red Drifter’s knee. When her emotions aren’t the only thing tied up, Moira must make a desperate choice between a dangerous life as a pirate queen or the safety she seeks with the reformed pirates, the Dark Heart and the Blond Devil, and their families.
As danger lurks along the Irish coast, Kyle and Moira find their budding romance challenged by the very men Moira fled. Separated at sea, Moira and Kyle fight on land to make their way back to one another. But can a pirate and his lady learn to rely on one another or is their love doomed to the bottom of the Irish Sea?More info →
Dedric Hartley wants to make a new life in Scotland after years of service to King Edward I, but the English king insists on one last mission. When Dedric is sent to spy on his mother’s clan, the MacLellans, the knight is forced to choose between the oath he swore to the man who stole him from his clan and the country that calls him home but where he knows no one.
A Scottish lass in love with an English knight...
Isabella Dunbar has served Robert the Bruce’s court for eight years as a lady-in-waiting and a peace offering from her border laird father to a king he once challenged. When Isabella has two chance meetings with Dedric, they recognize an undeniable attraction that could place them both in danger. Questionable allegiances threaten to drive a wedge between the young couple as their lives take them back to the Scottish-English border and into the heart of a war for Scottish independence.
Will either side accept their union, or will a battle between two kings tear them apart?
Dedric Hartley and Isabella Dunbar must trust one another enough not only to make their relationship last but to stay alive when two kings try to tear them apart.
Welcome to Robert the Bruce’s Highland Court, where the ladies in waiting are a mixture of fire and ice. The Highland Ladies, the STEAMY spinoff series from Celeste Barclay’s The Clan Sinclair series, returns to the Medieval royal court for love and intrigue.
Old enough to love, too young to wed...
Sixteen year old Magnus Sinclair did not realize when he stumbled upon thirteen year old Deirdre Fraser he was meeting his soulmate. Three years of meeting at Highland Gatherings and Royal Hunts, along with countless letters, build an unbreakable love between Magnus and Deirdre, and they secretly pledge themselves in a handfast. When Deirdre’s parents discover their daughter’s actions, she is whisked away to become a lady in waiting to the queen as her parents’ status grows within the royal court.
A boy grown into a man determined to never surrender his love again...
Seven years of separation have not lessened Magnus’s love but have made him taste the bitterness of rejection. Sent to court as the Clan Sinclair’s representative, the last person Magnus thought to find is Deirdre Fraser, and the last thing he thought to learn is she will soon be betrothed--to a man other than him.
A girl grown into a woman willing to disobey to regain her lost love...
Deirdre has served the royal court ever since her parents pulled her from Magnus’s arms. She has been a dutiful daughter and dutiful companion to the queen, but she never let go of her love for Magnus or her hopes that they would be reunited. Stunned to find Mangus walking past her, Deirdre’s heart calls to him despite her parents’ political ambitions.
Caught between expectations and desire, Magnus and Deirdre must work together to find a way to finally build their life together.More info →
A confirmed bachelor with no intentions of settling down...
Tavish Sinclair cannot imagine life with only one woman, not when so many catch his eye. As the third son of Laird Liam Sinclair, he has two older brothers and their children ahead of him for the lairdship. Tavish is stunned when his father informs him the king has arranged his marriage to a woman from the most notorious clan in Scotland, and one he has never met. Drawn as much to her intelligence as her looks, Tavish is unprepared for his spunky bride-to-be when she goes toe to toe and head to head with him at every turn. Can he protect Ceit from herself as much as the dangers that lurk at court?
A spirited lady-in-waiting with no plans to change...
Ceit Comyn is the niece of one John Comyn and the cousin of the other, making her a member of the most despised clan in the country. Sent to the royal court as a peace offering to mend torched bridges, Ceit is forced in the king's services just as her uncle would control her for the same purposes. She has no interest in marrying a rogue, but when the kind-hearted and honorable warrior champions her, she may discover he's more saint than sinner.More info →
Lost and pursued, searching for protection...
When Brighde Kerr collapses in his arms at Castle Dunbeath in the middle of the night during a Highland thunderstorm, Alexander Sinclair does not hesitate to bring her inside to receive medical care and shelter. Hiding secrets that she is sure will only bring danger to the Sinclairs if revealed, Brighde struggles against her growing attraction and affection for Alex. She attempts to keep her identity a secret, but it does not take long before Brighde realizes that Alex could be the one person to save her.
Steadfast and determined, willing to protect...
Alex dedicates himself to nursing this mystery woman back to health and offers her the security of the Sinclair Clan. Alex's ongoing support and determination to protect Brighde fuels their growing passion but often puts them at odds when Brighde is not convinced they have a future together.
Both in need of love...
When the source of Brighde's fears shows up at their gates, Alex proves that he will not give up on Brighde no matter the risks or consequences. Now can she accept that Alex's pledge for protection or will she keep fighting the inevitable?More info →
Unwanted and unloved...
Siùsan Mackenzie has spent a lifetime feeling unwanted and unloved after her mother dies in childbirth and her father abandons her for a new wife and new family. Forced to start her life in her clan's village and then brought to the castle as no more than a servant, Siùsan longs for the chance to escape her clan and the hurt of being ignored. When her father, the Mackenzie chief, unexpectedly announces her betrothal, Siùsan is filled with fear that her father is sending her off to an ogre who will treat her no better or possibly even worse. When she discovers who her intended is, she seizes the chance to leave behind those who sought to punish her and manipulate her.
Could Siùsan's father finally have done right by her? Will Siùsan find happiness in her new home, or is her future only to repeat her past?
Unaware and unready...
Callum Sinclair, the heir to Clan Sinclair, knows that he will one day have to marry to carry on his clan's legacy. He just did not know that his bride-to-be would arrive less than a week after his father announced the betrothal. Enjoying the company of women has never been a struggle for Callum, but as are all the men of Clan Sinclair, he is committed to being a faithful husband. When Siùsan arrives, Callum is unprepared for the gift his father has given him in his soon-to-be wife. Callum is eager to get to know his fiery haired bride who barely comes up to his chest, and Siùsan is tempted by Callum's whisky brown eyes and gentle nature.
But if only it were that easy.
A tangled web of jealousy and deceit is woven when members of Siùsan's clan join forces with outsiders to keep them apart.
Will Callum be able to reach Siùsan to prove to her that she will never be unwanted or unloved again? Can Siùsan put her trust in a man she desires but barely knows?More info →
An undeniable love... an unexpected match...
Faced with a feud with the Sinclairs that is growing deadly, Laird Tristan Mackay is bound by duty to his clan to make peace with the enemy. Tristan arranges a marriage for his stepbrother, Sir Alan, but never imagines that he would meet the woman he longs to marry. When things sour quickly between Tristan's stepbrother and Lady Mairghread Sinclair, Tristan is determined to make her his. A choice that promises to change his life forever.
Raised with four older warriors for brothers and as the only daughter of the Sinclair laird, Mairghread is independent resourceful, and loyal to her family. When her father arranges a marriage to a man she has never met for the sake and safety of her clan, Mairghread tries to accept her fate. Mairghread is betrothed to one man but it is the dark, handsome, and provocative laird who catches her eye. Arranged to marry Sir Alan, Mairghread finds herself drawn to Laird Tristan Mackay. After meeting her intended, Mairghread knows she cannot go through with the marriage, but she must find a way to end the feud that is tearing the two clans apart.
When the wedding is called off by Mairghread's father, Tristan and Mairghread see an opportunity to be together. Neither of them imagined that they would find the passion that grows between them. However, a spurned mistress and a jilted suitor stand between Tristan and Mairghread's happiness. Tristan and Mairghread must fight for the love they have found with one another.More info →
Discover how it all began...
If you enjoy Keira Montclair, Eliza Knight, Emma Prince, and Cecelia Mecca, meet The Clan Sinclair.
A failed first impression...
Liam Sinclair is less than thrilled to be entering into an arranged marriage even if it will end a feud between his clan and the Sutherlands. When his father announces Liam's betrothal to their enemy's daughter, Liam cannot imagine how the marriage can go well. Liam fails to make a good first impression when his temper and tongue get away from him. He may have destroyed his chance for wedded bliss.
Can Liam redeem himself in time to convince his bride to go through with the wedding?
An unassuming beauty...
Kyla Sutherland is not sure what to think of this man when she interrupts his less than flattering description of his unseen bride. Tempted to return to a family where she is the only woman and the unwanted daughter, Kyla must decide whether she can trust a man who does not seem to want her.
Will Kyla come to trust Liam and see past his early faults to find a love match for the ages?
An arranged marriage that creates a family which endures through love, loyalty, and honor.
Brought together in a betrothal made by their fathers, Liam and Kyla find love grows as they get to know one another. However, when a jealous family member tries to tear them apart, Liam proves that he will do anything to protect Their Highland Beginning.More info →
What happens when a ruthless pirate meets the woman who warms his dark heart?
Ruairí MacNeil is one of the most feared pirates sailing the British Isles, but when he rescues a woman from attack, not once but twice, he discovers he can’t resist her when she matches wits without fear. Tempted by a future he never considered before, Ruairí makes an impetuous offer to the widow he discovers working in a tavern. Can Ruairí offer this mystery woman a better life aboard his ship than she has on the tiny island of Canna? Can he protect her from outside danger while he surrenders his heart?
What happens when a widow puts her trust in a notorious pirate known for a heart as merciless as his deeds?
Senga MacLeod Sorley didn’t expect a chance encounter with a pirate to lead to a kiss and an adventure on the high seas. A widow with little to her name, Senga provides for herself by working in a local tavern, but she refuses to earn her living by doing anything other than serving food and ale. When men from the village demand more than she’s willing to give, she discovers the menacing pirate has a protective side he only reveals to her. Will Senga seize a chance at love after one kiss with a brooding pirate? Will she submit to his dominant nature when his form of discipline is anything but expected?
A new life aboard a pirate ship brings Senga an independence she never imagined, but along with that comes danger that puts her life and Ruairí’s at risk. When foreign enemies threaten their burgeoning love, Senga must choose between life as a pirate queen or life as a lonely but safe widow. Ruairí refuses to give up on happiness he never thought possible after running away from home. He must fight to show Senga her past doesn’t have to determine her future when she fears history repeating itself. Can the Dark Heart convince the one woman who brightens his life to stay? Can Senga trust herself enough to accept the love Ruairí offers?More info →