After his brother is executed for treason, Ailig MacLeod returns to Castle Assynt bearing a heavy heart and a grim message: the Scottish king has ordered Ailig’s father to forfeit the clan chiefdom - or face deadly consequences. But before he can reach home, Ailig encounters Morainn MacRailt, a beautiful young widow living a solitary life in the glen. He is taken by her quiet confidence and the powerful connection that sparks between them, but his duty lies at Castle Assynt, where his clan is in turmoil.
Determined to bring the MacLeods to order, yet wary of whom to trust, Ailig makes a fateful decision: he offers Morainn the protection of the castle in return for becoming its chatelaine. Clever Morainn quickly becomes a valued advisor, and as the trust between them grows, so does an undeniable passion. Together they endeavor to restore the MacLeod legacy - and discover a once-in-a-lifetime love.
©2012 Laurin Wittig (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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Critic reviews

“Wittig truly captures the essence of the Scots - their deep passion for freedom and justice, love of their homeland and fierce pride - in her remarkable characters and their colorful, historically accurate, highly romantic love story.” ( Romantic Times)
"Laurin Wittig has proven with Daring the Highlander that she is a force to be reckoned with. This is a fantastic book.” ( Romance Reviews Today)
“With factual historic details, compelling characters, and the combined stories to betrayal and new love, Daring the Highlander is another winner.” ( Romance Junkies)
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4 out of 5 stars
By CAROLYN on 25-08-12

Another entertaining Scottish Saga from Ms Wittig

This book transports the listener to the Highlands of Scotland in the times of Robert The Bruce and the clans he ruled. This is a sequel to Charming The Shrew, and tells two stories in one tale - the battle for Ailig MacLeod to claim the right to become the Chief of the MacLeod's as ordered by his King and overthrow his father - whilst also trying to win the heart of Morrain who has captured his heart.

Slowly, through patience, trust and respect we see that, even the impossible, just might become possible for Ailig who is a kind and honourable hero that you just can't help routing for (not your usual arrogant Alpha Highlanders). This has a great blend of characters, good and evil, all adding to the story which is enjoyable but won't have you sitting on the edge of your seat in excitement.

Worth a credit? Because of the price I'd say no just buy it and save your credits for a more creditworthy and costly book, or perhaps put it in your Wish List and wait for a Sale, but worth a listen? then it's a yes.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Belinda on 24-01-13

book 1 & 2...GREAT

I was enchanted by books one and two in this series. Will be glad to see the next one......etc.

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