A sweet and clean version of this story is available as "The Scot's Vow."
She will have her freedom, no matter the cost…
Victoria Brighton refuses to be a pawn played by her stepfather, who will stop at nothing to access her inheritance - including marrying her off to the cold and calculating Duke of Lansing. She escapes across the sea to the western prairies, unknowing what is ahead of her but intent that she will never again allow a man to dictate her future.
He will honor his promises and hold his family together…
Callum McDougall, future chieftan of the McDougall clan, is journeying to the Northwest Territories to determine what has become of his missing cousin. Once his mission is complete, he will honor the family tradition and return to Scotland to lead his clan.
Together in the new world, what will the future hold?
Callum and Victoria fight their intense attraction to one another, as Callum must return to Scotland while Victoria vows to remain true to herself. Soon, however, they find themselves unlikely allies in their respective predicaments. With a future continents apart, will they succeed in denying their growing feelings for one another, or will love prevail?
"Hearts of Starlight" is for readers 18+ due to some steamy love scenes. If you would prefer to read a sweet and clean version of this story, look for “The Scot's Vow” by Audrey Adair.