Bound by Fire is the second book in the Cauld Ane series. This book is about Connall and Pepper. Connall is traveling in the United States when he detects his mate. Her pain draws him to Pepper who is being terrorized by a stalker. Pepper an American working two jobs and training her horse is being stalked by someone. Connall through the bond feels her pain and confusion. How will Pepper accept the bond and deal with a wealthy lifestyle that she knows nothing about? Pepper may surprise you.
Book 2 gives us a little more background of this race. The bond of a mate across distance is a magical thing. Our characters are well written and they seem well suited to each other. As in the first book our heroine is swept off her feet and thrust into a new life, but in this story we have a stalker to give the story an extra twist.
The book is a true follow-up to the first book and needs to be read after book one, don’t skip ahead or you will be lost. Characters from the first book make an appearance and strengthen the story line. A recommended read if you have read the first book and if not get the first book then read this one.
Pepper Brooks has always dreamed of escaping her small town life and her alcoholic mother. Working double shifts at her dead-end waitressing job, she saves every penny in order to join her best friend in Scotland. Her plans are threatened, however, when she finds herself alone and in danger with no apparent way out.
Connall Gunnach is traveling to the United States to attend the wedding of his brother when he is bombarded with panic. However, the panic is not his own. He realizes his destined mate is in peril and he must find her before it’s too late. But when he does, he discovers she already has a champion and a massive chip on her shoulder…and he is a man of many secrets.
Will Connall be able to convince her to trust him and him alone?
Will Pepper be able to put aside her past hurts in order to fully embrace her destiny?