It Happened in the Highlands by May McGoldrick is book Two in "The Pennington Family" series. This is the story of Lady Josephine 'Jo" Pennington and Captain Wynne Melfort. We did meet Jo in the first book 'Romancing the Scot' but feel this can easily be a standalone book.
Jo and Wynne had been engaged about about to get married when Wynne broke things off. After Wynne left to go to the Royal Navy Jo retried from society to do charitable work. Wynne reasons for breaking things off that help somewhat to understand he thoughts behind hurting Jo. Jo who has always had feeling of upset from being adopted because she never her new her blood family but having Wynne break off their engagement just added to that sorrow.
Years later Wynne is retired from the Royal Navy along with his friend and they go forward to open up a place for people with brain injuries or mental issues to be treated. There Wynne learns something related to Jo that brings them forward in meeting again.
But can past hurts be forgiving and can what Jo is learning about herself help in moving forward?