Valan MacLeod’s wicked first wife betrayed him. Her death haunts him like a wraith in the night, making it impossible for him to trust any other woman. One stormy evening fate thrusts an intriguing, young girl into his life. He saves Aria Morrison from a vicious assault and learns she is running to avoid an arranged marriage to Baron Eduard Ramsay, Valan’s sworn enemy.
Valan and Aria take refuge for the night in a cottage by the sea. Her sweet innocence enchants Valan into believing he might be able to love again, and he offers to marry her in the baron’s stead. Her father refuses the match. He uses Valan’s dark past against him and forces Aria to uphold the marriage contract.
Months later Aria’s husband dies, and she comes to Valan begging for sanctuary. Seeing her again, Valan realizes he still loves her, but the naïve girl has changed into a woman with secrets, reminding him of his deceptive first wife. Did she kill her abusive husband? Can Valan trust Aria with his heart?
Desperate to escape an arranged marriage, Aria Morrison flees in hopes her actions will bring her father to his senses, but her plan goes awry. Alone on the trail Aria is accosted by miscreants bent on having their way with her.
Out of the gloom, a shadowy figure comes to her rescue. She soon learns her savior is none other than Laird Valan MacLeod, one of most powerful men in the Highlands. Valan becomes the champion of her dreams. Aria is thrilled when he offers to marry her to protect her from the baron.
Her father thwarts their plan, telling her Valan stood by and allowed his first wife to be murdered. The dark forces at work in Laithclach Castle send Aria running to Valan to ask for sanctuary. After all that happened between them, can she find a way to regain his trust?
Protector of the Highlands is a perfect historical romance that will take its readers on an unforgettable, charming, thrilling journey in which the reader won’t be able to resist falling in love with this incredible story. The reader in Protector of the Highlands will feel compelled to read very early on book thanks to the novels wonderful author, Connie C. Scharon; her talented, poignant words will keep her readers turning the pages with haste. Scharon wonderfully captures her reader’s imagination effortlessly, and so I would implore all of you lovely readers to read this wonderful book!
Protector of the Highlands is an incredible novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the book, Valan MacLeod. Valan has had a tough time recently thanks to his first wife’s betrayal which in turn made him not be able to trust another woman. However on ‘one stormy evening’ a young woman turns up, a woman called Aria Morrison, and he can’t help but fall for her and her kindness. Aria sought shelter at Valan’s as she had just escaped an assault from the man she is supposed to have an arranged marriage with, who also happens to be Valan’s worst enemy. I do not want to spoil what happens next book lovers but what follows is a thrilling and captivating story that should not be missed book lovers!
The story of Protector of the Highlands is an incredible, special one that took my breath away on more than one occasion; the pacing of this story was wonderfully written and plotted so that I did not get bored at any given time. I always measure my likeness of a book on whether I find myself looking at the page number; if I do in fact do this I know that the novel is taking its toll… but Protector of the Highlands was different. Never once did I find myself referring to the page number and that is a sure sign that this book is a compelling piece of work that draws the reader in and captivates them to the end!
Connie C. Scharon writes with elegance and beauty, her words stunned me and inspired me. I loved reading her work, it feels so natural and such a breeze, generally, with romance novels, I get bored after a period, but Scharon never bored me once, she kept me entertained from beginning to end and for that I admire her. Scharon’s beautiful, descriptive, flowing words were stunning, and I believe she would be able to inspire these thoughts in you too if you choose to read this delightful novel.
The author of this exceptional book, Connie C. Scharon is quite the wordsmith extraordinaire. Scharon has a talent of knowing how to entertain her readers, this book of hers is written in such a way that speaks to the reader and puts a spell on them, I felt trapped because I could not put this book down! Her relentless assault of action too was a delight; I adore being thrown into the midst of things, and it is so important for historical romance novels to be this way, so Scharon truly is a talent!
To summarise my thoughts on the perfect Protector of the Highlands, I would say if you are looking to read a beautiful, moving, entertaining novel that will keep you guessing until the end then this wonderful book is for you! Protector of the Highlands gets five stars from me! Be sure to have a read of the preview below book lovers and also keep an eye out for my spotlight for Connie C. Scharon which will be live soon!
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