Romance and revenge brew in the 16th century Scottish Highlands. Alistair Munro returns to Scotland after six years of exile in France to find his wife, son, and estate in the hands of another man. Alistair determines to regain his property and child. The beautiful sister of Clan Munro's chief, a distant cousin to Alistair, attracts his attention and captures his heart; however, Davina must solve conflicting issues before her affections can belong to the handsome warrior. Can the two overcome adverse circumstances to love again?
A Highland Bride, an inspirational Scottish historical romance, is the fourth book in the Highland Treasures series.
Alistair returns from six years of exile in France, to find his betrothed, Bridget, married to Struan Sutherland. Alistair's and Bridget's son, five-year-old Blane, is heir to the Munro estate of Contullich with its vast holdings and wealth. Bridget and Struan keep Blane from Alistair. He wants the estate and his son, but Bridget is not willing to give up either. Alistair is tempted to kill Struan, but falls in love with Davina, a distant cousin.
Davina's English husband died of a fever and her brother, Andrew Munro, Chief of Clan Munro, sent men to bring her from London home to Fàrdach Castle in the Scottish Highlands. Davina dislikes Scotland in the wintertime and tries to persuade Andrew to let her return to London. Andrew refuses her request, but promises to send her with an escort in the spring when travel conditions are better.
Davina is very attracted to Alistair, and coaxes him to give up the quest for revenge on Bridget and her husband, Struan.
Andrew Munro becomes ill. He makes Alistair promise to take the chiefdom since Gavin, Andrew's brother and clan tanist, will not accept the position. As a favor to the chief who secured his pardon and brought him back to Scotland, Alistair accepts. Alistair makes Davina his, bana-mhanaidsear or female manager, to keep her close.
Davina asks Alistair to accompany her to London, but he refuses. The clan needs him. He wants her to give up the London quest and become his wife. Davina is in a dilemma, she desires the new chief, but longs for the exciting life of London society.
An unusual snowstorm on the couple's journey to Dingwall makes them reexamine their hearts and relationship. Will Alistair and Davina overcome the obstacles to their love?
About the Author
Brenda and her husband make their home in beautiful East Texas where they enjoy spending time with family and friends, traveling, and working in Bethabara Faith Ministry, Inc. She crafts stories about the extraordinary lives of ordinary people in her favorite place overlooking bird feeders, bird houses, and a variety of blooming trees and flowers. She sincerely thanks all who purchase and read her books. Her desire is that the message in each book will touch the heart of the reader as it did hers in the writing.