The Bodyguard - Joan Johnston
- Author: Joan Johnston
- Publisher: Island
- Year: April 1998 (ISBN 0-440-22377-6)
- Setting: Regency Scotland
- Amazon Listing: The Bodyguard
When the tall, rugged stranger stepped out of the shadows and rescued her from her fate worse than death, Katherine MacKinnon knew she had found her bodyguard. With this steely arms and reckless courage, he would shield her from her clansman, who refused to accept her as laird, and from the hated Duke of Blackthorne, who controlled her family's lands. As her desire grew for the mysterious man who was constantly by her side, she had no idea that she was falling in love with the enemy himself...
- #3 of the Captive Hearts series.
- introduces Michael O'Malley and Clay Bannister, the Earl of Carlisle, heroes of The Bridegroom