Set on the eve of the Scottish Restoration, this first book in award-winning author Patricia Potter's Scottish Star Series is a heart-stirring tale of star-crossed love The clans of cherished childhood friends Patrick Sutherland and Marsali Gunn have decreed that the two will wed. Before he goes off to Ireland to fight Cromwell's armies, Patrick promises he will return in ten years to claim his bride. When Marsali begs him to leave something behind, Patrick chooses a star in the sky. Marsali promises to look for it every night. But when Patrick finally comes home, he is an outlaw in Scotland. A bitter blood feud has turned the two families into vengeful enemies, and now Marsali is to wed the cruel chieftain of a powerful clan. She didn't reckon on Patrick staying true to his vow to honor their betrothal at all costs. As they finally give in to their long-denied passion, the Highlands erupt into a savage clan war. Now Marsali must choose between loyalty to her family and a love that demands the ultimate surrender.Starcatcher is the 1st book in the Scottish Star Series, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.