Author Charlie Richards - Giving love and imagination free reign
Journey back in time and indulge in tales where kilted warriors meet shape-shifting dragons - Highland Dragons
M/M Historical Paranormal Erotic Romance
 

 
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For a Dragon's Touch
Highland Dragons: Book One
 
When men from the northern town of Brock come to Adencass, sharing tales of a dragon, Ian MacGree thinks it’s a ploy to get out of sending their share of support. His father, Chieftain Goth, sends Ian to discover the truth. Never does he think the stories of a dragon terrorizing the area would be true until he runs into Roark, who claims to be a dragon hunter. Ian’s attraction to Roark is almost instantaneous, but as the second son of the chieftain, romance has no place in his life, for his father plans to wed him to another to seal an alliance. But, he’s not the only one with secrets. When he discovers Roark’s, will their secrets bring them together or drive them apart?  Read More
 
 
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For a Dragon's Protection
Highland Dragons: Book Two
 
When Elder Combs--leader for the gray caste of dragons--discovers Ewan MacNiery dying on the side of the mountain, he's instantly smitten. Helping the human regain his health comes first, followed closely by seducing him and making him his own. Except, Ewan claims that he's not interested in males and fights their attraction. Between the danger Ewan's appearance in the valley represents and the human's own resistances, can Combs figure out how to convince Ewan that staying and building a life with a male dragon will fulfill the desires of his heart?
 
 

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For a Dragon's Treasure
Highland Dragons: Book Three
 
Thom McDoffrey is shocked when he's waylaid outside camp by Kaiser, the strange warrior he'd fought a few nights before. He listens as Kaiser speaks of treasure and adventure and freedom. Being the youngest son of a known thief, Thom has worked diligently to live honorably, choosing the hard life of a mercenary in Chieftain Goth's employ. This, however, is an opportunity too good to pass up. Especially when Kaiser promises that the treasure would be freely given, because the owner needs a boon. Giving in to temptation, Thom agrees. Upon arriving in Karstelle Valley, Thom discovers that he in the boon...Kaiser completing the favor of bringing a human to a dragon. Feeling betrayed, Thom flees. When the dragon tracks him down, will Thom give in to curiosity, see why the dragon wants him, or keep running?  Read More
 
 
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For a Dragon's Forgiveness
Highland Dragons: Book Four
 
Ciendon McDoffrey just had his life turned upside down. Everything he thought he knew about himself, his brothers, and his place in the world has been stripped away. Not only did he lose his brother, Ronin, Ciendon learned that he'd been manipulated by him for years. His other brother, Thom, had never hated him. Instead, Thom convinced his dragon to save his life, even after trying to steal from him. As penalty for his attempted thievery, Ciendon is assigned to a dragon named Paigon, who puts him to work tending livestock and caring for crops. In Ciendon's opinion, it's a light punishment compared to what he thinks he deserves, especially since he gets to spend time...  Read More


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For a Dragon's Redemption
Highland Dragons: Book Five
 
Ross McCord will do anything to fulfill his mother's dying wish...protect family above all else. He does his best, keeping their sheep herd healthy and strong as he watches over his crippled father, Achaius, and his pretty, but dim sister, Skena. When Chieftain Goth notices Skena's beauty, he demands to use her as a bride-price to complete an alliance with a neighboring clan. Attempting to keep his sister from being heart-broken, Ross embarks on a dangerous mission to earn a boon from Chieftain Goth. He heads north in search of a secret way for his chieftain's warriors to attack the clan who took in Goth's son, Ian. Much to Ross's distress, he's captured by the brawny redhead, Ziethman. He expects to be killed for trespassing, but Ziethman offers a much more pleasurable...  Read More
 

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For a Dragon's Healing
Highland Dragons: Book Six

Upon learning from his son that his chieftain plans to force his daughter to wed a stranger, Achaius McCord flees with his family. In order to escape, he spends hours clinging to a dragon's neck, aggravating his crippled thigh muscles. He spends the first few days in his new home flat on his back, and when he finally regains his feet, he's constantly asked if he needs help...with everything. All Achaius wants is for everyone to stop coddling him. While he knows he's no longer in his prime, he's not an invalid. Then, he learns the true reason everyone is being so nice. He is what the dragons consider an asda, a human capable of bonding with a dragon, affording them status and companionship. Having lived as a cripple for nearly a decade, Achaius knows he's looked down on and pitied by his fellow man. Why would anyone want him as their companion?   Read More


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For a Dragon's Persuasion
Highland Dragons: Book Seven
 
Perth has worked under Kaiser, the black dragon caste's best spy, for decades. While he respects the man's ability to gather information, Perth doesn't share his mentor's love of sharing his body with his sources to get it. When visiting strange clans, that leaves Perth with plenty of time to wander. Stopping at the stable, he finds his attention arrested by the young stable hand, Aodhan. While the male is nineteen summers, he's still slender, gangly, and growing into his body. As a dragon, Perth doesn't care about all that. He is attracted to the human's smell and finds himself returning often, appreciating Aodhan's quick wit and shy smiles. When Perth is framed and forced to flee, he persuades Aodhan to join him. On the run, Perth must reveal that he is a dragon. Will his young human have enough faith to accept that he is still the male he has come to know?   Read More


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For a Dragon's Seduction
Highland Dragons: Book Eight
 
Kaiser of Pratt prides himself on his ability to do his duty. Being part of the black caste of dragons, he has performed tasks that ranged from infiltrating a clans inner circle, to escort duty, to acting as a herald for his people. He's willing to use every weapon in his arsenal to get a job done, including his body. While visiting clan MacDuffan, Kaiser catches the scent of the human Seumas Maxton. While he recognizes Seumas as an asda, a human able to bond with a dragon, he's met asdas before and has always been able to resist their scent's allure. This time, Kaiser finds his thoughts consumed by Seumas. Knowing the human has valuable information, Kaiser thinks a fun romp with him might be just the thing to glean what he needs and scratch his itch. Except, Seumas somehow knows...  Read More


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For a Dragon's Enthusiasm
Highland Dragons: Book Nine
 
Doughall Maxton heads into the unknown, rocky terrain west of his clan home in search of his brother, Seumas, who is a scholar coerced into traveling by a silver-tongued herald. Needing to be certain he remains well, Doughall uses his tracking skills to follow him. He finds a massive burned out area and tracks he's never before seen. Following the strange markings, he comes to a river crossing and stumbles upon a blue...dragon. Doughall does what any warrior would do. He attacks. The beast traps him, but doesn't kill him. Instead, he talks, calling himself Simeon, and offers his aid. What the dragon wants in return shocks Doughall, but he's not completely opposed to...  Read More


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For a Dragon's Control
Highland Dragons: Book Ten

Ryder MacGree is the first born son of Chieftain Goth MacGree and the heir to the clan. Over the years he's watched his father's need for vengeance against Ian--Ryder's younger brother, who chose banishment instead of wedding the woman Goth wanted--and the Karstelle Clan which took in Ian, consume him. The chieftain has become hell-bent on wiping out those in Karstelle Valley and taking their lands, and it has begun to cause tension between themselves and other clans. Ryder knows his father is no longer fit to lead but has yet to discover a way to wrest control from him without fracturing his clan's loyalty. Tricked into meeting a herald from the Karstelle Clan, Ryder still jumps at their offer to a way to end the fighting. The terms could prove difficult to fulfill, however. On top of that, he discovers the people of Karstelle Valley are hiding something...something that could be dangerous to his people. Can Ryder figure out the best way to care for his clan before it's too late?  Read More



WIPs for Highland Dragons
Yes, these are subject to change...
 
Nothing Pending - I currently consider this series complete...