The Conquered Bride Analysis

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The Conquered Bride series is a sequel to the Stolen Bride series of novel by renowned American author of historical erotic romance Eliza Knight. The series pursues the same themes as stolen bride though with a twist. Set in the familiar backdrop of English versus Scottish wars, the major twist in the series is that the brides are in captive situations and end up falling for their highlander captors. For the lasses under the emotional and physical captivity by the highlanders, the themes of freedom and survival interspersed with strong feelings of desire and passion for their intense highland warrior is prevalent. The highlander warriors in the conquered bride series find themselves captivated by the headstrong yet beautiful ladies that they…show more content…
The series features two protagonists Laird Gabriel MacKinnnon who is a hero determined to get back all he has lost and Lady Brenna who is determined to ensure that he never achieves his goal. After a lowlander takes away his fiancé, it gets worse for Laird Gabriel MacKinnon who then has to save her cousin and her children that are being held captive in a highly guarded and fortified castle. While his charge is a lady facing charges for the commission of some heinous crimes, the Laird does not have any fear of her. What he feels is mild irritation at having been the one chosen to carry out the task of taking the evil woman back to her family. However, the hardened warrior soon finds himself falling for the supposedly evil lady who arouses passions and desires he thought he had long conquered. Lady Brenna knows that she cannot let a cold and battle hardened highlander take away freedom – not when she has fought so hard and endured so many hardships to get to this point. She will do anything in her power to ensure the freedom and safety of her children from any moody highlander. However, while she has sworn to protect her children, she fails to protect her heart at the warriors kisses make her weak. She seems to forget every vow to keep her heart and changes all her beliefs about love when he touches
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