Chief Torrin MacLeod vows to possess and wed the spirited lady who stole his heart the previous winter. But Lady Jessie MacKay wants naught to do with the dangerous warrior, no matter how devilishly handsome and charming he is. When Torrin arrives unexpectedly at Jessie's home, along with Gregor MacBain, a man Jessie was formerly handfasted to, she is thrown off-kilter. She never wanted to see either man again, but now they are vying for her hand. Torrin promises to protect her from the devious MacBain, but how can she trust Torrin when she has witnessed how lethal he is?
The more time Torrin spends with the strong and independent Jessie, the more determined he is to win her heart. Once she allows him a kiss, he feels her passion flame as hot as his own. After she knows Torrin better, Jessie finds herself falling for the fearsome Highlander. But the odds are stacked against them. The sinister MacBain is bent on kidnapping Jessie, making her his bride and killing Torrin, while Jessie's conniving younger brother, Haldane, is determined to use Jessie to take over the castle in his older brother's absence. Jessie fears she can never be with the man she loves, while Torrin will do everything in his power to ensure they are together forever. In his heart, she is the only lady for him.
Really liked this Scottish romance. Liked it enough to read many in this series and others by the same author. They didn’t disappoint.45
Vonda has teamed up with Dave Gillies to bring us an amazing rendition of Book 5 in Vonda's wonderful Highlander series. I have read and adored all of the books in this series and was eagerly awaiting the audio to be released. Dave does a masterful job of breathing life into Vonda's exciting characters, I have bought all the audios in addition to o purchasing the books. Torin was one of my favorite male characters introduced in one of the earlier books. I love how Vonda carries her characters through the series and weaves the stories together. Dave Gillies just makes the characters pop out of the book and into my home with his amazing ability to breath life into such a variety of characters using his distinctly different voices and sexy brogue. If you have read the book, don't think you don't need the audio version. They are entirely different experiences. It's great for the audio learners as well. It makes the story come alive in our heads.55