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About Alyson McLayne
Alyson has been nominated for and/or won several Romance Writers of America contests, including The Holt Medallion, The Golden Heart, The Golden Pen, The Orange Rose, Great Expectations, The Molly's and The Winter Rose.
Alyson and her family reside in Vancouver with their sweet but troublesome chocolate lab named Jasper.
Please visit her at www.alysonmclayne.com and look her up on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AlysonMcLayne) or Twitter (@AlysonMcLayne). She loves chatting with her readers!
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Captured by a brooding Highland laird? These tried-and-true tips are sure to turn him kilt over heels in love and give you exactly the HEA every Scottish lass deserves:
- Save his son and protect the boy as your own;
- Fiercely square off toe-to-toe with your scowling captor at every opportunity;
- Never, ever let him know you've fallen in love.
Laird Gavin MacKinnon is a changed man—and not for the better. Ever since his young son, Ewan, disappeared two years ago, Gavin has grown callous and bitter. Scouring the countryside, his search leads him to a mysterious woman who maintains the boy is hers. He decides to take them both and ask questions later.
Deirdre MacIntyre will go with the brooding laird if it will keep her son safe, but she meets fire with fire at every opportunity, letting the Highland brute see just how fierce she can be. Gavin has to admit that the beautiful lass has a bond with Ewan—not to mention an allure he can't deny—and things aren't adding up. Maybe it wouldn't hurt to give her the benefit of the doubt. But when Deirdre's clan comes to claim her under threat of war, Gavin has a choice to make: fight to keep Deirdre at his side or let go his one true chance of ever knowing peace.
A sweeping Highland romance full of adventure, passion, and sexy Scots. When forced to choose between duty and honor, this Highland laird will find a way to have both.
Laird Darach MacKenzie promised never again to let a woman near his heart after his betrothed betrayed him. It sparked an intense feud between his clan and the Frasers. With all-out war on the wind, Darach can't be distracted—not even by a sweet and charming lass who desperately needs his help.
When Darach rescued Caitlin MacInnes from the clutches of vile Laird Fraser, she vowed to never let men or misery rule her life again. With Darach and the MacKenzie clan, Caitlin finally feels safe. But when Laird Fraser shows up to claim what's rightfully his, or go to war, Darach will have to use all his brawn and brains to protect Caitlin—even if it means losing his heart.
What People Are Saying about Highland Promise:
"Suffused with witty banter, adventure, and passion, Highland Promise is a thrilling debut novel Scottish romance readers will fall in love with!"—ELIZA KNIGHT, USA Today bestselling author of the MacDougall Legacy series
"Alyson McLayne heats up the Highlands in Highland Promise."—AMANDA FORESTER, acclaimed author of My Highland Rebel
"Heartwarming and tender beyond measure, Highland Promise will brighten your spirit."—MARY WINE, acclaimed author of Highland Hellion
A captivating Clan MacLeod Highland romance featuring:
- A broken betrothal
- A son determined to find a traitor in his clan
- A love threatened by treachery
Laird Callum MacLean vowed to marry Maggie MacDonnell. But when his father's apparent suicide makes him Laird of his clan, Callum must unmask his father's killer before bringing Maggie into his dangerous new home.
Maggie's home isn't any safer. When Callum fails to return, Maggie does what any resourceful Highland lass would do. She escapes—and finds herself toe-to-toe with Callum, who's determined to fulfill his promise. Maggie can't bring herself to trust him with her heart again. But with a traitor still at large, they must rely on each other in every way, or their clans—and their love—will be destroyed.
Praise for McLayne's Sons of Gregor MacLeod:
"Witty banter, adventure, and passion!"—ELIZA KNIGHT, USA Today bestselling author
"Raises the bar of Scottish-set historical romances."—BookPage
"You'll be captivated by the humor, passion, and adventure."—RT Book Reviews
"Expertly crafted... [a] page-turner."—Publishers Weekly
Readers love Alyson McLayne's beguiling Scottish romance. This healer will go to extraordinary lengths to protect her clan...even if it means seeking the help of a fierce Highlander.
HE WAS LOOKING FOR VENGEANCE
Laird Lachlan MacKay never planned on leading his clan, but when his older brother was murdered, he was left with no choice. His vow to avenge his brother has led him to the MacPherson clan—and their bewitching healer, Amber.
INSTEAD HE FOUND HER
Amber MacPherson is desperate. Dressed as a boy to escape her clan's treacherous leader, she runs right into Lachlan—who orders her detained. At first she causes him nothing but frustration, especially when she blackmails him into helping her clan. But when she's threatened by the same man who murdered his brother, Lachlan will do whatever it takes to keep her safe—and by his side.
From Holt Medallion and Golden Heart finalist Alyson McLayne, comes a new second chance romance set in sizzling, sexy, Santa Barbara.
A year after being dumped by her long-time friend turned lover, Sarika Dkany has decided to move on. No more waiting for Rafe to come back. No more putting her life on hold. She’s done trying to make him love her.
She wants a home and family, and she’s going to get it with someone else—as soon as she finds him.
But then Rafe shows up, and it takes every ounce of strength she has to keep her hands to herself and keep saying no…even though she’s waited half her life to say yes!
For all of Rafael Fabrizio’s trappings of success—his wealthy family, multi-national company, and movie star good looks—he’s a wounded man afraid to take what he really wants: his grandmother’s goddaughter, Sarika. The only woman he's ever loved.
So when his nonna falls ill and he has to bring Sarika back home to see her, he’s determined to keep his distance. Except Sarika says she’s over him.
Now, faced with losing her for good, Rafe realizes he can't let that happen, and he sets out to convince her he’s changed—before she marries someone else.
**Grab your copy today and lose yourself to the Sexy Sizzle of Santa Barbara!**
From Holt Medallion and Golden Heart finalist Alyson McLayne, comes a new, surprise-pregnancy romance set in sizzling, sexy, Santa Barbara.
It was only supposed to be one night…
Ever since self-made man Santo D’amici and heiress Elena Berrucci sneaked off for a tryst at their best friends’ wedding, they’ve been trying to break up.
The affair should have ended with the light of day, but something keeps pulling them back together—into his bed, the shower, the backseat of the limousine—anywhere they can retreat from Santa Barbara society’s prying eyes.
One night that turned into months…
Now Elena’s threatened by a potential kidnapping and Santo insists on staying close, even though Elena believes it’s a hoax. If that weren’t bad enough, a pregnancy test confirms their wild nights have had permanent consequences, and Santo sets out to convince Elena marriage is their only option. But having survived the crossfire of her parents’ terrible relationship, Elena has vowed to never—ever—walk down the aisle.
Can Elena put her past behind her and give her relationship with Santo—give their family—a chance…and turn one night into a lifetime of love?