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Author: Heather McCollum

Heather McCollum is an award winning, historical and contemporary YA paranormal romance writer. She earned her B.A. in Biology from the University of Maine, much to her English professor's dismay. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and was a 2009 Golden Heart Finalist. Ms. McCollum has four full length historical, paranormal romances released in both electronic and digital formats. She also has one short novella released in electronic format.

When she is not busy writing and answering calls of "Mom", she can be found educating women about ovarian cancer. She is a teal warrior herself and just finished slaying the ovarian cancer beast.

She currently resides with her very own Highland hero and three spirited children in the wilds of suburbia on the mid-Atlantic coast.

More information about Ms. McCollum and her books can be found at www.HeatherMcCollum.com.

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A Rose in the Highlands - Highland Roses School, #1

A Rose in the Highlands
  • Number: B07FS9ZSJH
  • Release: 2018-09-24
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, #FirstInaSeries
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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1684, Scottish Highlands

Englishwoman Evelyn Worthington is resolved to build a school for ladies in her brother's newly purchased Scottish castle. But when she arrives, not only does she find the castle scorched by fire, but a brawny Highlander bars her entry.

Clan chief Grey Campbell would rather die than see his family home, Finlarig Castle, fall into English hands, so Grey must win the battle of wills with the beautiful Sassenach who flashes a bill of sale before him.

When the war between Evelyn and Grey escalates, passions flare. But outsiders have their own plans for Finlarig. After secrets are revealed, and muskets are lit, the fates of the Campbell Clan, the school, and a possible future for Grey and Evelyn are in as much jeopardy as their lives


The Devil of Dunakin Castle - Highland Isles, #4

The Devil of Dunakin Castle
  • Number: B076PNTYC7
  • Release: 2017-11-13
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Englishwoman, Grace Ellington, has made a home in Scotland, but to escape from the meddling people around her who seem to think she needs to wed right away—because women need saving, right? —she volunteers to journey north to aid a friend in childbirth.

Keir MacKinnon, the younger brother of the MacKinnon clan chief, has been raised to strike fear in people, on and off the battlefield. Trained to uphold MacKinnon law, he has hardened into a lethal warrior. Caught in a Highland blizzard with the feisty Grace, Keir realizes the beautiful woman who saved him can also save his nephew’s life.

Sparks fly when he takes her against her will to his home, and Grace’s courage is put to the ultimate test. Is Keir MacKinnon the passionate, kind man she saved in the Highland blizzard, or is he truly the cruel executioner who seeks to solve all issues by the sword?

Each book in the Highland Isles series is a STANDALONE story that can be enjoyed out of order.

* The Beast of Aros Castle

* The Rogue of Islay Isle

* The Wolf of Kisimul Castle

* The Devil of Dunakin Castle


The Wolf of Kisimul Castle - Highland Isles, #3

The Wolf of Kisimul Castle
  • Number: B0746MLXR4
  • Release: 2017-08-14
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Mairi Maclean is kidnapped on her wedding day by the enemy of her dead husband. Taken north to the water-surrounded Kisimul Castle, she is held captive in the name of retribution. But The Wolf of Kisimul Castle soon learns Mairi is not a docile pawn in this game of war between neighboring Scots. Nor will she be frightened into walking down the aisle to wed the fierce Highland chief.

Alec MacNeil is set on revenge. When he finds his enemy dead, he takes his wife to replace the one that was murdered. An eye for an eye. A bride for a bride. But Mairi is more tiger than kitten and refuses to bend to his will. Set stubbornly against one another, the passion that flares between them threatens to tear Alec's strategy to shreds.

Each book in the Highland Isles series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.


The Rogue of Islay Isle - Highland Isles, #2

The Rogue of Islay Isle
  • Number: B07169K9TT
  • Release: 2017-05-15
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Cullen Duffie, a Highland warrior and charming rogue, is the new chief of Clan MacDonald. Determined to prove he’s not his father, Cullen works to secure his clan against the English. When a woman washes onto Islay’s shores, Cullen protects her from his uncles’ schemes.

Waking up not knowing who she is or where she comes from, Rose is at the mercy of the man who found her. Unable to speak from the swelling around her throat from a rope tether, she learns as much as she can about the new world around her and the powerful, sword-wielding Highlander who has sworn to protect her.

Through dreams and flashes of her past, Rose begins to rebuild her memories. But the more she recalls about the horror she escaped, the more she realizes the jeopardy she is bringing to Islay, Clan MacDonald and the Highlander who has captured her heart.

Each book in the Highland Isles series is a standalone story that can be enjoyed out of order.

Series Order:

Book #1 The Beast of Aros Castle

Book #2 The Rogue of Islay Isle


The Beast of Aros Castle - Highland Isles, #1

The Beast of Aros Castle
  • Number: B01MRBH8PJ
  • Release: 2017-02-20
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Ava Sutton is on the run from a dangerous man and makes her way safely to Scotland. Masquerading as a titled, English lady, she must convince the darkly handsome chief of the Macleans of Aros to wed her before she is tracked down.

Tor Maclean, the new chief of Aros Castle, has sworn off marriage. Despite his efforts to scare away the Englishwoman his father arranged for him to wed, Tor is nonetheless drawn to her passion and beauty. But he doesn't know if he can forgive the untruths that have come to light for a chance at a once in a lifetime love...


Sacrifice - The Dragonfly Chronicles Book 5

Sacrifice
  • Number: 9781509206599
  • Release: 2016-03-30
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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Raised by twelve demons and one dark wizard, Drustan MacDruce is cursed with the power to kill all living creatures with his touch. A soon-to-be Lord of the New World, Drustan lives in self-imposed isolation in the Highlands of Scotland. Urged by his demon family to rule the temporal web, his greatest wish is to change his past and remake his life.

Anna Pemberlin, a no-nonsense Victorian-era doctor from London, is the only person immune to Drustan’s magic. Visiting the Highlands, Anna is sucked into in a world of magic, where a darkly sexy man is the only thing standing between her and a group of demons. When Drustan calls her his queen in his plans to take over the temporal world, Anna fights her fate and her attraction to him. She must convince Drustan that love is the only thing strong enough to break the curse of his past.


Siren's Song

Siren's Song
  • Number: B019WQ3POK
  • Release: 2015-12-27
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Young Adult, * Fantasy
  • Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
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Jule Welsh can sing. She enthralls people with her bel canto voice. But it takes more than practice to reach her level of exquisite song; it takes siren's blood running through her veins. Jule is starting her senior year at Cougar Creek High when her relatively normal world begins to resemble a roller coaster flying through a carnival scare house. Her mother is diagnosed as insane and committed, a psycho-stalker is snapping pictures of her to put into his homemade Jule-shrine, her voice is suddenly putting people into comatose trances, oh and the gorgeous new guy in town, Luke Whitmore, is interested in her . . . but also wants to kill her.


Surrender - The Dragonfly Chronicles Book 4

Surrender
  • Number: B00UK7I9RO
  • Release: 2015-03-31
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc.
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To save her father, Kailin must control her magical gift of telekinesis and unearth the cryptic Orb of Life in nineteenth-century Egypt. Only one man can help her, a treasure hunter with an agenda of his own. Besides battling demons, Kailin must also battle her attraction to the handsome American cowboy aiding her search.

Jackson Black desperately wants the Orb, an artifact said to have power over life and death. But to get it he must ignore his conscience and do things he never thought he'd do. Falling for Kailin will only jeopardize his mission.

Only Kailin's complete surrender to Jackson, the one man who can mute her powers, will save her life. But when she discovers his secret, it will take more than magic to save her heart. It will take trust and the ultimate treasure--love.


Masquerade - The Dragonfly Chronicles Book 3

Masquerade
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: B00UK7I9SS
  • Release: 2015-03-31
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: AmazonEncore
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Orphanage director by day, jewel thief by night. Using her magic to rob from the rich to keep the orphanage running seems like the perfect solution until Kat steals from the wrong man, a man who sees through her magic, a man who can see the scars she hides from the world.

Toren MacCallum is cursed. An old witch tore him from his sixteenth century world and threw him into the twenty-first century. But he’s found an ancient dragonfly necklace to bait the witch to return him to his time. For he must find a way home to save his sister and his clan from disappearing off the pages of history.

When a mysterious woman steals the necklace in front of a hundred witnesses, the witch, followed by a storm of demons, sends Kat and him to Elizabethan England. Toren agrees to return the necklace, but he won’t give up the greater prize, the thief who’s stolen his heart.

This is a new release of a previously published edition.


Magick - The Dragonfly Chronicles Book 2

Magick
  • Number: B00UK7IA14
  • Release: 2015-03-31
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: AmazonEncore
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Fury and guilt assail Hauk, a fierce Viking warrior, after he allows false healers to cure his family to death. When he’s ordered to capture the Great Witch of the Woods in Northumbria, he doesn’t anticipate that his hatred for all things magick would be challenged by a long-legged beauty with sparking brown eyes.

Even with her great healing powers, Merewin’s fear of failure nearly cripples her resilient spirit. Strong wills clash as Merewin and Hauk battle their instant attraction. Can Hauk trust a healer with his remaining family and with his heart? Can Merewin conquer her own pride to love this powerful man who possesses an unacknowledged magic of his own? In the end Merewin and Hauk must put their faith in each other and in their love. For love is the only magick that can heal someone’s soul.

Tag line: Only love's magick can heal someone's soul.


Prophecy - The Dragonfly Chronicles Book 1

Prophecy
  • Number: B00UK7I9S8
  • Release: 2015-03-31
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Speculative / PNR
  • Publisher: AmazonEncore
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Serena Faw must shut out the barrage of thoughts from everyone around her. Her telepathic powers reveal the darkness and true intentions behind every false smile. When her adopted brother is accused of murder, the only man who can help her is the one person she cannot read. Can she trust him with the life of her brother? Can she trust him with her heart?

Keenan Maclean is the younger brother to the new chief of the Macleans. A dark prophecy shadows him. One brother will live wed to a witch and one will die. Keenan is raised to defend his clan and die.

Serena and Keenan hunt a loyalist murderer before the Battle of Culloden and fall in love despite the prophecy’s warning that she heralds his death.

This is a new release of a previously published edition.


Crimson Heart - Highland Hearts, #3

Crimson Heart
  • Stars
  • Number: B00FUWKLHU
  • Release: 2014-06-24
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Elena has spent her entire life hiding her family name while walking the thin line between lady and servant in a Protestant household. Keeping the secret of her lineage has been a success for years, but now, with a new, fiercely Catholic queen on the throne, Elena's Protestant caretaker is being targeted. And when Bloody Mary discovers Elena's true identity, she must not only flee to Scotland for her freedom, but also for her life. 

Highland warrior, Searc Munro, has secrets of his own. In a family of healers, his own dark, killing magic must never be known. But when his father's life is threatened, Searc unleashes his lethal power to save him. With his clan's suspicious glances and whispers plaguing him, he sets off alone, only to find another use for his magic in saving a beautiful lass being attacked in the forest. 

Teaming up as exiles, Elena and Searc head toward Edinburg to find refuge. Yet, with a series of ritual killings haunting the city and a traitor attempting to assassinate Scotland's regent, suspicion turns to Searc. As word of another British heir reaches the country, the two must find a way to trust each other, despite their secrets, before it's too late.


Untamed Hearts - Highland Hearts #2.5

Untamed Hearts
  • Number: 9781622665686
  • Release: 2014-04-21
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Will Wyatt has always played the part of pirate, but now he’s a fish out of water in the Highlands of Scotland. With a bounty on his head, he’s laying low by helping his sister and a troop of abandoned children journey to a new home. He didn’t count on a spunky Highland lass stealing his breath after he steals a kiss.

Jonet Montgomery has longed for a chivalrous knight her whole young life. Instead she found herself wed to a cheating scoundrel and left a widow. Giving up on love, Jonet turned to helping the orphaned children of her clan, but when a lusty, silver-tongued rogue opens a crack in Jonet’s routine life, she’s tempted by his offer to taste adventure of the most pleasurable kind.

Will’s heart of gold shines through despite his infamous past, making Jonet risk her reputation once again. But can she possibly be enough woman to keep this sexy pirate from straying? With her past embarrassment haunting her, she risks more than just her reputation this time. She risks her heart.


Tangled Hearts - Highland Hearts, #2

Tangled Hearts
  • Number: B00FOAJ8V8
  • Release: 2014-01-28
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Growing up on a pirate ship, every day was full of adventure for Pandora Wyatt. It was also the perfect place for her to use her magic without persecution. But after her surrogate father is imprisoned in the Tower of London, Pandora leaves the safety of the vessel to rescue him before he's executed. She expects her mission to be difficult, but what she doesn't expect is to have her life saved by the sexiest man she's ever met.

Highland warrior Ewan Brody always wanted a sweet, uncomplicated woman by his side, but he can't fight his attraction to the beautiful enchantress who's stumbled into his life.  He quickly learns, though, that Pandora is not only a witch, but also a pirate and possibly a traitor's daughter--and though she's tricked him into playing her husband at King Henry's court, he's falling hard.

Soon, they begin to discover dark secrets leading to the real traitor of the Tudor court, the one Ewan was hired to capture. Now, Ewan and Pandora must uncover the truth before they lose more than just their hearts.


Highland Heart - Highland Hearts Novella

Highland Heart
  • Number: B00BFQANUK
  • Release: 2012-12-17
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Alec Munro, chieftain of the Munros, has captured the Englishman who swindled his father. Set on retribution, he's caught off-guard by the thief's beautiful daughter, a lass whose beauty and spirit leave him questioning the value of revenge.

Rachel Brindle has a secret: she can heal people with her magic. While journeying with her father and sister into the Highlands, she becomes a prize sought between two warring clans. She must use her cunning and her healing magic to prevent the same slaughter that started the blood feud a century ago. But when her secret is exposed, will it condemn her in the eyes of the barbarian who has capture not only her family, but also her heart?


Captured Heart - Highland Hearts, #1

Captured Heart
  • Number: 9781620610572
  • Release: 2012-09-11
  • Author: Heather McCollum
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Fleeing with only her bow, horse, enormous pet wolf, and the cryptic clues hidden in her mother’s medicine journal, healer Meg Boswell gallops north towards freedom, running from the man who falsely accused her mother of witchcraft. Cursed with magical healing abilities, Meg knows that if she’s captured, she will die like her mother?atop a blazing witch’s pyre.

Winter winds rip across the Highlands, pressing Chief Caden Macbain forward in his desperate plan to save his clan. He’s not above using an innocent woman to bargain for peace if it keeps his clan from starving. But Meg isn’t who Caden thinks she is, and when she kills a man to save the clan, he must choose between duty and her life. For although he captured her to force a peace, Meg's strength and courage have captured Caden's heart.


Book Library

  • A Rose in the Highlands A Rose in the Highlands
  • The Devil of Dunakin Castle The Devil of Dunakin Castle
  • The Wolf of Kisimul Castle The Wolf of Kisimul Castle
  • The Rogue of Islay Isle The Rogue of Islay Isle
  • The Beast of Aros Castle The Beast of Aros Castle
  • Sacrifice Sacrifice
  • Siren's Song Siren's Song
  • Surrender Surrender
  • Masquerade Masquerade
  • Magick Magick
  • Prophecy Prophecy
  • Crimson Heart Crimson Heart
  • Untamed Hearts Untamed Hearts
  • Tangled Hearts Tangled Hearts
  • Highland Heart Highland Heart
  • Captured Heart Captured Heart