Heart of the Highlands: The Beast - a Historical Romance by April Holthaus


A historical romance filled with adventure, intrigue, passion, and unexpected twists. Check out the new series: Protectors of the Crown starting with book one: Heart of the Highlands: The Beast.

In a divided world between politics and religion, the young King James V faces the threat of his own people rebelling against him. As civil war breaks out among the Highland clans, James recruits a secret group of warriors for protection. He calls them the Protectors of the Crown.

Laird Ian MacKay, leader of the king's protectors, has one mission; to hunt down one of the most dangerous men in the Highlands. But when Keira, the daughter of an enemy, enters his life it's his heart that becomes captured instead.

During her travels to a new home, Keira's carriage is attacked and she is taken hostage by a ruthless man. Caught in the middle of a war that she does not understand, will Keira's secrets be safe, or will she succumb to the Highland Beast who now threatens to capture her heart?