When Connor MacKenzie rides into Pictland on a mission for his king, he never expects to be captivated by a beautiful Pictish widow. Drawn under her spell, yet unaware of her identity, he risks everything for one passionate night in her arms.
Aila, princess of Pictland, long ago turned her back on her goddess, and swore she would never marry again. But after meeting Connor, her frozen heart thaws and she imagines a future filled with love.
When he delivers the royal message, Aila becomes a pawn in a deadly game of politics. Her heart belongs to Connor, but she must marry the prince of Dal Riada – his half-brother. But as dangerous secrets unravel, both Connor and Aila must find a way to outwit their enemies and face the shadows of their past if they want a chance of surviving, together, in this fractured new world.The Highland Warrior Chronicles is a projected seven-book series, which follows Scots warriors from Dal Riada as they find unexpected love in their marriages-of-convenience with pagan Pictish princesses. Each book follows one couple and is guaranteed a HEA at the end of their story.