Coming face-to-face amidst battles and danger, a heartless man and a gentle healer begin the first of many impassioned interactions. Seeking to avenge his father’s death, new laird Malcolm Ross declares war. Nothing will deter him from finding and killing the man who murdered his father, especially not a beautiful healer who needs to learn her place. Elsbeth Muir has a kind heart and dedicates her life to caring for those injured in the clan wars. Despite her dislike of Laird Malcolm Ross, there is something about him that calls to the healer within.
Tristan Ross had a long recovery from devastating injuries. Through it all, visions of a beautiful woman trailed him. When he finally sees her again, it’s under the worst of circumstances. In Merida McLeod’s opinion, the only thing worse than being at war with Clan Ross is the possibility of marrying one of them. Although attracted to Tristan Ross, marriage to him means a future away from her family and everything she’s ever known.
Aurora Middleton loses her best friend and a chance of love at the same time. When confronted with how horrible her life will become, she makes a decision that brings a monumental change. Moving west, leaving all she's ever known, will either be a fresh start or the beginning of something worse. Evan Jones left his life of high society firmly back east. Now the small town doctor has a comfortable life in Laurel, Montana. When a storm hits, he offers Aurora Middleton and her friend a place to stay.
If opposites attract these two strangers will collide with the force of a raging storm. Out of options, Wilhelmina Wilkins heads west to marry a total stranger upon answering a mail order bride ad. What could have been a fairytale beginning turns out to be this bride's nightmare. Instead of meeting Wilhelmina at the train station, her husband-to-be is in the center of town brawling.
Warrior Kieran Ross, the youngest son of Laird Ross, is intent on finding his father’s killer and exacting revenge, even if it means losing his own life. While tracking his enemy, an unexpected encounter with a familiar face could ruin all his plans. When village girl Gisela Munro happens upon the same handsome man who insulted her, she is forced to ask for his help. Little does she know; the simple action will wreak havoc on both of their lives.