From amazon.com: In 1527, the Earl of Angus arrives to take his five year old niece Molly Gordon, the Maid of Dunsithe and her infant sister Bessie away from their home. The little girls have no protector as their father just died and their mother is helpless to stop her brother, who plans to control the wealth of Molly, an heiress. Before being separated from her two children, Molly's mother uses a heated ring to burn a mark onto her daughter's chest so she can recognize her if they ever meet as adults.
Twelve years later, Sir Finlay "Wild Fin" Mackenzie comes to the Isle of Skye to take his king chosen betrothed/ward Molly away with him. Fin has two reasons to marry Molly. His people can use her legendary riches though no one knows where they might be and he wants to enact revenge on her previous guardian Donald of Sleat who killed his father. As the wee people interfere, Fin and Molly are attracted to one another, but dangerous enemies want Molly and Fin dead rather than united in love.
Molly Gordon, the Maid of Dunsithe, was the wealthiest lass in Scotland--or she would be if anyone could find her fortune.
Sir Finlay Mackenzie--known as Wild Fin--is a hot-tempered warrior who has been granted possession of the Maid of Dunsithe. Armed with the right to marry her or barter her, he must deal with a proud woman who resists his passion and defies his commands. As they wrestle with danger and desire, neither will see the ancient, mystical bond that connects their fates...until Wild Fin and Molly open their hearts to magic and love.
This is the first in a series. A Highland romance assisted by or hindered by the "little people"
Good read, great Scottish history.
Molly Gordon searches for her fortune and a s sister in Scotland.