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Supernatural Smack Down: Donna Grant’s Arran MacCarrick


Arran MacCarrick

Name: Arran MacCarrick

Book Series: Dark Warriors

Job: Immortal Highlander/Defender of good

Height: 6’2″

Weight: 210

Hair Color: Long, dark brown hair

Eye Color: Honey-colored eyes

From (Location): Scotland

Significant Other: Dr. Veronica (Ronnie) Reid

Signature Move: Cold and ice manipulation

Kill Highlights: Using the snow and/or ice to kill his enemies

Enemies: Droughs (evil Druids)

Favorite Pastime: Ending evil


Supernatural smackdown, huh? I doona know exactly what that is, but as a Highlander and a Warrior, I’m all about battle. With a primeval god inside drug up from the bowels of Hell, few would dare to take me on.

But I’m willing to go against any who dare.

I spent decades locked in the Pit of Cairn Toul Mountain after a drough found me and unbound the god passed down to me through my bloodline. That same drough used her not inconsiderable magic to torture me time and again in the hopes that I would break and fall to her side. I suffered through it all.

Then, when the time came, I helped others rise against her and we made our escape. I battled against her, never relenting, even when it meant that Druid magic sent me forward in time to present day Scotland so I could help kill her. It took far longer than any of us liked, but I wasna alone. There where the other Warriors – my brethren – and the Druids who had all come together to fight.

We lost friends, fought in battles that will never be recorded in history books, and felt magic strong enough to knock you off your feet. Never did we relent.

Until she finally lay dead.

There was no rest, however, because there was another drough ready to take her place – this one more deadly that we anticipated. We were no’ prepared for his devious attacks. Each of us Warriors has our own special ability given to us by the gods we house.

Mine – Memphaea – gives me the ability to control snow and ice. I use it to smother, to hamper vision, but there’s nothing like a spear made of ice as an effective weapon. Up close and personal or in a battle hundreds of yards apart, there is none who can withstand my assault. I see farther, hear more, jump higher, and move quicker than any human or animal. I can sense the magic of Druids and even determine if the Druid is mie or drough by the feel of their magic. I have claws sharp enough to decapitate with just one swipe, and fangs ready to rip out your throat.

The evil will never end. Other Warriors who have married want to bind their gods, but no’ me. I know my destiny is to fight the evil that would take over the world. I might have a monster inside me who turns me into a beast, but I willna ever stop fighting for the side of good. For I am a Highlander, a Warrior.


(Arran pronounced: Air-ron)The steadfast one. Arran knows death follows him, waiting for a time fate turns against him. The need for vengeance against Deirdre runs deep in his veins. It will lead him down a road that will either save him. Or condemn him.
Born: July 1348
Turned: 1367
God: Memphaea, god of malice
Warrior Color: White
Abilities: Control over snow, ice


About Donna:

Donna Grant is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than forty novels and novellas spanning multiple genres of romance.

She was born and raised in Texas but loves to travel. Her adventures have taken her throughout the United States as well as to Jamaica, Mexico, and Scotland. Growing up on the Texas/Louisiana border, Donna’s Cajun side of the family taught her the “spicy” side of life while her Texas roots gave her two-steppin’ and bareback riding.

Her childhood dream was to become a professional ballet dancer and study under the amazing Mikhail Baryshnikov. Though she never got to meet Baryshnikov, she did make it to New York City and performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Later, Donna’s love of the romance genre and the constant stories running through her head prompted her to sit down and write her first book. Once that book was completed, there was no turning back.

Donna sold her first book in November 2005 while displaced from Hurricane Rita, a storm that destroyed portions of the Texas Gulf Coast. Since then, Donna has sold novels and novellas to both electronic and print publishers. Her books include several complete series such as Druids Glen, The Shields, Royal Chronicles, Sisters of Magic, Dark Sword, Dark Warriors, and her new series, Dark Kings.

Despite the deadlines and her voracious reading, Donna still manages to keep up with her two young children, four cats, three fish, and one long haired Chihuahua. She’s blessed with a proud, supportive husband who loves to read and travel as much as she does.

You can visit Donna around the web here: Website | Blog |Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from Donna Grant?

Dangerous HighlanderForbidden HighlanderWicked HighlanderUntamed HighlanderShadow HighlanderDarkest HighlanderHighland MistHighland NightsHighland DawnHighland FiresHighland MagicMidnight's MasterMidnight's LoverMidnight's SeductionMidnight's WarriorMidnight's KissMidnight's CaptiveMidnight's TemptationMidnight's Promise (Dark Wa...Dark CravingNight's AwakeningDawn's DesireA Dark GuardianA Kind of MagicA Dark SeductionA Forbidden TemptationA Warrior's HeartShadow MagicEchoes of MagicDangerous MagicSeized By PassionEnticed by EcstasyCaptured by Desire


This contest is provided by Donna Grant

One lucky winner will receive a Tote Bag, Water Bottle & signed copy of Midnight’s Warrior

Available June 4, 2013 from St. Martin’s/Macmillan

About this Book:

Bound by the gods. Champions against evil. The Dark Warriors have taken their battle from ancient Scotland to the modern world—where a woman’s love is the greatest danger of all…

Dr. Veronica Reid is a world-renowned archeologist whose Druid abilities help her to unearth ancient magical items. The arrival of the all-too-attractive and charismatic Arran MacCarrick puts her on the defensive when he begins to question how she really finds her artifacts…until an unknown foe attacks and Ronnie discovers that Arran has a secret as great as her own. Together, they unleash an all-consuming passion that won’t be denied…

Immortal Warrior Arran is on a mission to find the spell to bind the god within him. But one look at the impossibly beautiful Ronnie and he knows there is more to her than meets the eye. With danger lurking around every corner and an undeniable hunger that grows with every kiss, Arran must reveal who he is to keep Ronnie from his nemesis. Now he is left with no choice but to fight—or fall—for the woman he loves…

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15 Responses to “Supernatural Smack Down: Donna Grant’s Arran MacCarrick

  1. erinf1No Gravatar

    Sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. Sebella BlueNo Gravatar

    I adore this series as well as her Dark Sword series. She really has a knack for creating interesting, sexy and loving heroes.

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  3. Viki S.No Gravatar

    I love it. Donna has great characters.

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  4. LeKeisha ThomasNo Gravatar

    The first I’ve heard of this series. I think. Looks really good. Love the covers.

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  5. RachelNo Gravatar

    ok this is the third time i’m leaving a commment.(for some reason it’s not showing up) Love the series. Can’t wait for the new books. I have read through all the series. Very addictive!!

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  6. JuliaNo Gravatar

    For some reason I cannot get my comment to show up!! Love the Dark Kings and am gobbling up the Dark Knights as fast as I can!
    Thanks so much!!!

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  7. Marie LiskNo Gravatar

    I have followed all of Donna’s series and have not found one I would not reread in a heart beat. Keep bringing them on. Marie moc.oohaynull@6691ksilem

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  8. Ashley ClarkNo Gravatar

    Love this series! I have read almost all of Donna’s books! :)

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  9. Nicole LaverdureNo Gravatar

    third attempt
    I love all of Donna’s books specially her Dark Warriors!

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  10. Donna GrantNo Gravatar

    Thanks everyone! :)

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  11. NatashaNo Gravatar

    I have not started this series yet, but I hope to really soon!
    It sounds amazing!!

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  12. Christine HNo Gravatar

    I’ve heard great things about this series! I’m looking forward to starting it.

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  13. Janie McGaughNo Gravatar

    I haven’t read any, yet. This one sounds great!

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  14. Jolene ANo Gravatar

    Love Donna Grant!! Thanks for the chance to win

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  15. Michele ANo Gravatar

    Sounds like a really great series. Can’t wait to read it.

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