Anna Durand

Biography

Anna Durand is an award-winning author of sizzling romances, including the bestseller Dangerous in a Kilt, recipient of a 2016 National Readers' Choice Award and an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Readers' Favorite Book Awards. The Hot Scots series emerged out of a love for all things Scottish she inherited from her late father. While she researching a planned Scottish historical romance, she realized she really needed to write a hot Highlander romance ASAP. A new series was born!

Anna loves writing about spunky heroines and hunky heroes, in settings as diverse as modern Chicago and the fairy realm. Making use of her master's in library science, she owns a cataloging services company that caters to indie authors and publishers. In her free time, you'll find her binge-listening to audiobooks, playing with puppies, or crafting jewelry.

Smashwords Interview

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I don't know if it was the first story I read, but I still remember the picture book I read about a tiny toy Indian riding his canoe down a stream and all the adventures he has. I can't recall the title or author, but the story has stuck with me.
How do you approach cover design?
Since I write steamy romances, I always want a hot guy on my covers -- preferably shirtless. Who cares about the title or author's name. Just gimme a sexy man!
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Where to find Anna Durand online


Where to buy in print


Series

Hot Scots
What happens when the MacTaggart men land in America? Cultures clash, sparks fly, and even the feistiest American girls can't resist the allure of a Highlander. Take a wild ride across continents with the bestselling, award-winning Hot Scots series.
Dangerous in a Kilt
Price: $4.99 USD.
Wicked in a Kilt
Price: $4.99 USD.
Scandalous in a Kilt
Price: $4.99 USD.
Gift-Wrapped in a Kilt
Price: $4.99 USD.
Undercover Elementals
Love steamy paranormal romance? Stir in suspense and humor, and you've got the Undercover Elementals series. A pragmatic human thrown into a world of magic meets an immortal sylph enslaved by magic. Their powerful, passionate bond may be all that can save them from the evil beings determined to conquer both worlds, the mortal and the elemental.
The Janusite Trilogy
Price: $4.99 USD.
The Mortal Falls
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Mortal Fires
Price: $3.99 USD.
The Mortal Tempest
Price: $0.99 USD.
Psychic Crossroads
Spunky women. Hunky men. Mad scientists and psychic terrorists. Welcome to the Crossroads, where romance and the paranormal collide -- and average humans discover the shocking powers hidden within them.
Willpower
Price: $2.99 USD.
Intuition
Price: $3.99 USD.
Kinetic
Price: $3.99 USD.
Reborn
Dawn woke up drowning, inside a tank in a laboratory straight out of a science fiction movie. Blinded by amnesia, she has no choice but to trust in the alluring stranger who pulls her out of the tank, but Jake Maxwell knows more than he cares to admit. Now Redeo Biotech, the company responsible for Dawn's resurrection, is hunting them both. As their passion for each other blossoms, Jake and Dawn must outwit their enemies and rediscover their past lives. But when their greatest foe rises from the ashes of ancient Egypt bent on vengeance, only Jake and Dawn's eternal connection has the power to save them.
Reborn to Die
Price: $0.99 USD.
Reborn to Burn
Price: $2.99 USD.
Reborn to Avenge
Price: $2.99 USD.
Reborn to Conquer
Price: $2.99 USD.

Books

Insatiable in a Kilt
Series: Hot Scots. Pre-release—available August 27, 2019. Price: $0.99 USD. Language: English. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
The Highlands have never been so hot... One steamy night in Paris, I had a quick and dirty fling with a Scotsman who wouldn't tell me his name. Ten months later, my boss sends me to Scotland to broker a business deal with tech mogul Evan MacTaggart. There's just one problem. The seductive billionaire is the man from Paris, and I still can't resist him.
The Janusite Trilogy
Series: Undercover Elementals. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 333,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
She wields the powers of a god, but she's only human. Passion, magic, destiny, and suspense collide in The Janusite Trilogy. Follow Lindsey and Nevan's epic journey from wary allies to star-crossed lovers and beyond. This steamy trilogy includes three complete novels plus exclusive bonus content found nowhere else.
The Mortal Tempest
Series: Undercover Elementals, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Action/adventure
The day Lindsey Porter married the sylph king Nevan should've been the best day of their lives. But nothing ever goes as planned for the mortal gifted with the powers of the Roman god Janus. An earthquake splits the ground open, heralding Janus's return from his millennia-long imprisonment — and he wants his powers back. Things can't get any worse, right? Until time itself shifts…
Notorious in a Kilt
Series: Hot Scots, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 109,180. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
In college, Rae Everhart had her future mapped out — until one night of forbidden passion with her much-older professor cost her everything. Iain MacTaggart abandoned Rae, never knowing he'd given her a daughter. Thirteen years later, he storms back into her life. His easy smile tempts her, but his sensual seduction may be her undoing.
Gift-Wrapped in a Kilt
Series: Hot Scots, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
When an American ex-Marine falls for a Scottish lass, the sparks are explosive. When Gavin Douglas botches his proposal, Jamie MacTaggart is hurt and angry. She makes a different offer: sizzling sex with no strings and no intimacy. He'll do anything to get her back, because he hasn't traveled halfway around the world to give up without a fight.
Kinetic
Series: Psychic Crossroads, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,880. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
For five years, Sean Vandenbrook has struggled to recover from the shocking truth about his psychic gifts and his late grandfather, a mad scientist who tried to rip the powers from Sean's mind. When a bombing leaves his closest friend in a coma, Sean will do anything to uncover the truth. Desperate for answers, he kidnaps the beautiful, telekinetic who claims to have unwittingly set off the bomb.
The MacTaggart Brothers Trilogy
Series: Hot Scots. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 285,850. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Three hot brothers, two countries, one steamy collection... What happens when the MacTaggart brothers land in America? Cultures clash, sparks fly, and even the feistiest American girls can't resist the allure of a Scotsman. Take a wild ride across continents with the bestselling, award-winning Hot Scots series and the three novels that started it all — plus exclusive, sizzling bonus scenes.
Scandalous in a Kilt
Series: Hot Scots, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,880. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Free-spirited American Emery Granger collides with uptight but sizzling-hot Scot Rory MacTaggart, and one night of scorching passion leads to a marriage of convenience. When Rory’s ordered life explodes, the reluctant husband may just have met his match in the passionate, adventurous wife he swears he will never love.
The Mortal Fires
Series: Undercover Elementals, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,990. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
As dire events converge on Lindsey and Nevan, her only hope for saving her immortal lover and herself may lie in the ragtag allies they assemble to battle their most frightening enemy yet.
Wicked in a Kilt
Series: Hot Scots, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,070. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Calli Douglas is bound by a promise she never should've made to a man she doesn't love. Now, he refuses to let her go. When she leaves her backwoods hideaway to attend her cousin's wedding, Calli has no intention of meeting a man. But fate has other plans--in the form of one scorching-hot Scotsman.
Fired Up
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 84,030. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Burned by love, Mel Thompson has resolved to avoid sex and romance. When overindulgence in champagne leads to a steamy attempt to seduce her best friend, firefighter Adam Caras, a long-suppressed passion is exposed. As best friends become lovers, they must risk everything for a chance at happiness. If they can overcome their past mistakes before it tears them apart...
The Mortal Falls
Series: Undercover Elementals, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,190. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
When pragmatic human Lindsey is framed for murder and thrown into a world of magic, her only hope for redemption is Nevan, an immortal sylph enslaved by a magical bargain. The passion flaring between them is beyond forbidden, but the fate of two worlds depends on the star-crossed lovers--if dark secrets from their pasts don't tear them apart.
Dangerous in a Kilt
Series: Hot Scots, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,900. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Romance » Erotic
Erica Teague is out on bail, framed for her ex-lover's crime. Her desperate bid to experience one wild night, before her trial and certain conviction, lands her in the arms of Lachlan MacTaggart, a hot Scot with a secret past. She can't resist his offer of one month of sizzling sex with no strings. But when their hot fling gets personal, can their passion free their imprisoned hearts?
Passion Never Dies: The Complete Reborn Series
Series: Reborn. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,690. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Dawn woke up drowning in science lab. Blinded by amnesia, she has no choice but to trust Jake Maxwell, the sexy stranger who rescues her. Hunted by the company that resurrected her, Jake and Dawn must outwit their enemies and rediscover their past lives. When their greatest foe rises from the ancient past bent on vengeance, only Jake and Dawn's eternal connection has the power to save them.
Reborn to Conquer
Series: Reborn, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,950. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
In their past lives, Dawn and Jake's illicit love affair destroyed them both -- but passion never dies, and love cannot be contained. Now, with their ancient foe dead, the worst should be over for Jake and Dawn. Yet the curse their enemy set in motion lives on, and it hungers for vengeance. Their scorching passion for each other may be all that stands between them and total devastation.
Reborn to Avenge
Series: Reborn, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,640. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A passion that outlasts time itself… Dawn and her lover Jake Maxwell share a sizzling bond even death can't sever, reunited after three thousand years. But Anton Vahl, the scientist responsible for Dawn's resurrection, is hell-bent on reclaiming her to mine the secrets of her rebirth. Now she and Jake must battle for their lives and their souls, determined to vanquish an evil that knows no bounds.
Intuition
Series: Psychic Crossroads, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 106,980. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Torn apart by their haunted pasts, Grace and David struggle to reclaim their passionate bond and defeat an enemy who wields unspeakable psychic power.
Reborn to Burn
Series: Reborn, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,350. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Newly resurrected from death, Dawn is thrust into a battle for her life when the scientists responsible for her rebirth vow to own her at any cost. Her only ally is Jake Maxwell, a grad student with an unusual talent for evading bad guys. As their enemies close in, they discover passion and a bond deeper and stronger than time itself. But can they outrun the past before their future is shattered?
The Falls: A Fantasy Romance
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,220. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
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When Lindsey stumbles onto a dead body, she thinks her day can't get any weirder. Then she sees a gorgeous naked man fleeing the scene and, naturally, she pursues him -- straight into another world, where romance and revelations abound.
Reborn to Die
Series: Reborn, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,500. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
A young woman wakes up inside a glass tank in a scientific laboratory, with no memory and no one to trust except the enigmatic man who rescues her. But a relentless enemy wants her dead. . .
Willpower
Series: Psychic Crossroads, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,440. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Paranormal, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Grace Powell awakened one day with no memory of the previous eight months. Now a relentless enemy hunts her, but why? Terrified to trust anyone, Grace has no one to turn to. Except for the sexy stranger who appears out of thin air--literally. David Ransom sacrificed his freedom to protect Grace, yet now he's a stranger to her. But will unearthing the truth about Grace's past destroy them both?

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