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Short Synopsis
A beautiful but humble lass tries desperately to prove to her chieftain that she is the woman he needs in this fourth novel of award-winning author Margaret Mallory's Return of the Highlanders series. Contains mature themes.

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Connor, chieftain of the MacDonalds of Sleat, holds the fate of his people in his hands. Rival clans are plotting to take over his lands, and duty determines whom he will fight, trust . . . even marry. Seeking guidance, Connor turns to Ilysa, a young lass with the gift of foresight, who reveals an approaching danger—and a passion that burns only for him. But the warrior must make a powerful marriage alliance, and Ilysa's bloodline is far too humble.

With her powers to heal and see evil where others cannot, beautiful Ilysa dresses plainly, speaks softly, and loves her chieftain from afar. Yet when Connor finally stokes the embers of desire that have so long burned within her, Ilysa feels bliss unlike any she's ever known. Now as he is forced to place duty before happiness, Ilysa senses Connor is in grave peril. Can she find a way to prove she is the woman he needs by his side?

"Mallory's latest in her Return of the Highlanders series is a must-[listen] for Scottish medieval fans." ---RT Book Reviews

"[Fans] will appreciate the well-developed romance, historic detail, and red-hot passion as they root for two strong protagonists who bravely face danger at every turn." ---Publishers Weekly

The Chieftain

Author Margaret Mallory

Narrated by Derek Perkins

Publication date Aug 19, 2013

Running time 10 hrs

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