Highland Crown

The Royal Highlander Series

Scottish pride, persuasion, and passion…  

The Radical War of 1820 is tearing Britain apart. In Scotland, cries of liberty, equality, and fraternity ring out in the streets, and the planned visit of the newly crowned British king fuel is fueling the Rising.

In this new series, three extraordinary women must find the courage in the Highlands to fight for the future of a nation.


Inverness, 1820

Perched on the North Sea, this legendary town is a place where Highland rebels and English authorities clash. Among the fray is a lovely young widow who possesses rare and special gifts.

WANTED:  Isabella Drummond

A true beauty and trained physician who has inspired longing and mystery in a great many men, Isabella is being hunted by Englishmen and Scottish rebels both. She’s escaped to the Highlands in search of survival.

FOUND:  Cinaed Mackintosh

Cast from his home as a child, Cinaed is a fierce soul who answers to nobody but himself. . .until Isabella saves his life—and adds more risk to her own. Now, the only way Cinaed can keep her safe is to return to the place from which he was banished. When the truth of his past comes out, what will these two ill-fated lovers sacrifice to be together…forever?

Available April 30, 2019

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“Highland Crown is steeped in the history of Scotland in the 1820s and lays a solid foundation for the intense romance built on top of it....Where history stops, imagination takes off, and McGoldrick seamlessly blends real history with her invention of connections, people and events. Against the fierce action of capture and escape, Cinaed and Isabella’s story of hope unfolds....Highland Crown is one of the best Regency-era books I have read in recent months, and it is a worthwhile addition to your home library.”
– Keira Soleore, Frolic Reviews

”This new series opener...is a fast-paced, well-written trip through a fictional Scottish landscape loosely based on historical events. Readers will soon be caught up in Cinaed and Isabella’s love story.”
– Library Journal Booklist Review

”The characters are well developed, as well as the conflict that surrounds them …. fighting for what they believe in and finding solace in each other’s company .... Highland Crown is an enjoyable well written historical that I would recommend.”
– Veronica, Affaire de Coeur Magazine Review

“An amazing, fascinating historical romance. This story has provided readers with glorious characters and now Highland Crown is on my favorite book list….A beautiful tale of Scottish history and full of emotion.”
—Hieu, GoodReads Review

“*swoons* This book did so many wonderful things for my romantic heart. Rich in history, romance and action this book will have you hooked on all fronts.”
—Fae Crate, GoodReads Review

“Isabella and Cinead are thrown together in a truly interesting adventure culminating in a satisfying ending. This is one of the best tales of Scottish history. I could hardly put the book down.”
—Patricia Solla, GoodReads Review

“I’m a big fan of Scottish Highlander stories, like Outlander, and they tend to be my go-to when I’m not sure what type of read I’m in the mood for. This story weaves fiction and history, bringing events and political intrigue to life in the Scottish Highlands….Isabella and Cinaed’s story is packed with drama, action, humour, sexy times, suspense and some wonderful secondary characters like Jean that you grow to love as well.”
—Suzanne, GoodReads Review

”This sweeping Scottish Historical romance is filled with historical pageantry at its best.
In the vein of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander Series, this is a ‘can’t put down’ read....A winner!...Not to be missed by fans of history woven with mythic Scottish romance.”
— Brenda, GoodReads Review


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