Author: Adrienne Basso

I began my career in 2000 under the name Debbie Raleigh, writing traditional regencies and now as Deborah Raleigh writing regency historicals.

Moving to paranormals has been a dream since I watched my first episode of Buffy. I hope everyone enjoys the Guardians of Eternity series.

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No Other Highlander - The McKennas, #2

No Other Highlander
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781420137699
  • Release: 2017-02-28
  • Author: Adrienne Basso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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Scottish Highlands, 1334: The McKenna clan flourishes under a family of warriors, fierce and righteous, faithful to their own until the last. But to produce an heir, the widowed eldest son must risk his heart again . . .

Lady Joan Armstrong Fraser was once the indulged and pampered daughter of a laird. But marriage to a brute changed her. When he sets her aside, she has only her wits and her beauty to protect herself and her child from the chaos of her former home. She will have to find another husband—a man whose strength is more than a weapon against the weak. A man she can trust . . . if such a man even breathes.

Sir Malcolm McKenna has known Lady Joan since her childhood, a spoiled princess as dangerous as she is lovely. But when she steps forward to protect him against a false accusation, he discovers a character stronger than he guessed—and an attraction he yearns to explore . . .


The Highlander Who Loved Me - The McKennas, #1

The Highlander Who Loved Me
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781420137675
  • Release: 2015-12-29
  • Author: Adrienne Basso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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A Highlander Is Always Worth Waiting For

Scottish Highlands, 1329. Sir James McKenna, second son of the powerful McKenna Chief, knows he has found his destiny when he falls in love with sweet Lady Davina Armstrong, niece of the Armstrong Chief. Orphaned in childhood, Davina has always felt like an outsider, and with James finally feels that she belongs. But their plans for a happy future are shattered after a brutal attack by a band of rogues. Horrified, Davina's overprotective family quickly shelters her from everyone--including James. . .

Five years later, James is a changed man. His fighting skills sharpened to perfection, he is hardened by the war and destruction he's endured as a Scottish knight--and by the loss of Davina. Weary, he returns home--and is shocked to find Davina there. Is it too late for them to start anew, or will the past dare to lay claim to their future once more?. . .


Bride of a Scottish Warrior

Bride of a Scottish Warrior
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781420129045
  • Release: 2014-07-01
  • Author: Adrienne Basso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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A union born of duty. . .

Newly knighted Sir Ewan Gilroy needs a dowry and a wife, in that order. Though the widowed Lady Grace plans to enter a convent, squandering so much lush beauty--and such a fortune--would surely be its own sin. Grace will not be easily wooed, despite her family's urging and Ewan's famed charm. She challenges him as no woman ever dared, proving his equal in spirit and in passions. . .

Forged by desire. . .

To atone for her past, Grace vows to never remarry--least of all a brash and reckless warrior. Yet whether defending her honor or stoking desires she hardly knew she possessed, Ewan is a man beyond compare. And as their fragile trust is threatened by treachery, Grace must decide whether to reach for the happiness within her grasp--and fight for the love of her bold Highlander. . .


How to Be a Scottish Mistress

How to Be a Scottish Mistress
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  • Number: 9781420129021
  • Release: 2013-07-02
  • Author: Adrienne Basso
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Zebra Books
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She’s his in every way…

When newly widowed Lady Fiona Libourg flees to Scotland in need of protection, Lord Gavin McLendon is powerless to refuse the British beauty. Especially when she offers herself in exchange. Now the brooding Scottish warrior can think of nothing else but ravishing his delectable new mistress, even though he’s dutybound to marry another…

But one…

Fiona is shocked when Gavin accepts her scandalous offer—and fretful at the thought that he will discover how little she knows of seduction. But when Gavin proves to be a skilled and achingly sensuous teacher, Fiona doesn’t want their passionate arrangement to end. Now she can’t help but wonder just what it would take to go from Scottish mistress…to Scottish wife.