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My Review of This Title:

Captured by a Celtic Warrior

Reviewed at Netgalley on 16 Feb 2016

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A USA Today Bestselling Anthology!

by Kris Kennedy,  Eliza Knight, Vonda Sinclair, & Jennifer Haymore

$0.99 in eBook Format at:

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Bestselling and award-winning authors bring you four never-before-published novellas of searing passions that span the ages. Four fierce warriors from Ireland and Scotland… Four heroines determined to resist them… One dagger steeped in the blood and treachery of kings.

Publisher’s Description:

The King’s Outlaw, by Kris Kennedy

(4 stars4-star-rating)
1193 – Outlawed and on the run, Tadhg O’Malley has one mission: escape with the valuable dagger of Jerusalem before a brutal nobleman hunts him down. Trapped and almost cornered, his plan is simple: kidnap the innocent merchant with the long hair and complicated eyes. Igniting a raging passion is not part of the plan. Neither is falling in love. Both endanger their lives, his mission, and with it, the kingdom.

Taken by the Highlander, by Eliza Knight

(My Favorite of this Collection ( 5 starsrating5star5)

1306 – A week before Lady Rose Munro is to wed a neighboring laird, she is abducted on the road by a wicked and dangerously handsome stranger. Highland warrior, Malcolm Montgomery has been ordered by King Robert the Bruce to steal Rose and her son from the suspected traitor she is about to marry—gifting him with an ancient and much sought after dagger as payment. Rose shouldn’t trust her captor. Shouldn’t feel her body heat at his simple touch, or allow him to press his fervent lips to hers… Malcolm shouldn’t be seducing the woman he is sworn to protect. Shouldn’t desire her, for she’s not meant to be his… Succumbing to passion threatens them both, and falling in love is absolutely not an option.

Stolen by a Highland Rogue, by Vonda Sinclair:

(4.5 stars four-half-stars-for-brent-weeks )

1619 – When the infamous dagger is stolen from Highland chief, Dugald MacKerrick, he will do whatever it takes to reclaim it, even abduct the wife of the aristocratic thief, but what if his beautiful French hostage isn’t who he thinks she is? Deep in the rugged Scottish Highlands, Dugald discovers not only is his captive, Camille Bouchard, more than he expected, so is the passion raging between them, threatening everything he thought mattered to him.

Her Wicked Highlander, by Jennifer Haymore :

(Very Engaging and at times funny (5 starsrating5star5)

1816 – Maxwell White is the newest member of the Highland Knights, an elite mercenary group sworn to protect the Crown. His first assignment is to keep independent and spirited Aila MacKerrick safe from a madman determined to get his hands on a treasure she unwittingly possesses. But Aila isn’t going to simply allow some Highlander—as handsome as he might be—to capture her and whisk her away to an abandoned castle. She’ll fight to the death for her freedom…as soon as she rids herself of this pesky, insistent desire that makes her far more inclined to run into his arms than away from them….

MY THOUGHTS:

This is a collection of stories by four different authors carrying a mutual theme of a Ruby Hilted Dagger over a span of 500 years. I enjoyed all of the books (novellas) but some more than others. That’s why I gave it an overall score of 4.5 stars (four-half-stars-for-brent-weeks).

I have rated the stories individually at the end of each title above. I have read all authors involved previously and again have liked what I have read.

I received a complimentary digital ARC of this title to read and review.

This in no way affected my opinion.



Twice Upon A Time

The Celtic Legends Series Book 1

by Lisa Ann Verge

Digital List Price: $3.99

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51ms7bx40llIntroducing book one in the CELTIC LEGENDS SERIES, from the RITA-nominated author of seventeen passionate, magical romances, Lisa Ann Verge

“An enthralling tale of magic and enchantment and a love that transcends time. Utterly wonderful!” — RT Book Reviews

“Step down Marylyle Rogers, you’ve been unthroned!” — The Talisman

“A love story that transcends all boundaries.” — The Medieval Chronicle

Legendary warrior Conor of Ulster defies his people to make the exiled Brigid of Morna his queen—until a shattering act of treachery destroys their world. Driven to the ends of the earth, Conor lives a thousand lifetimes in the fading hope that—one day, somehow—he’ll find Brigid once again.

Finalist “Best Time Travel” — RT Book Reviews
“One of the Year’s Best Reads” — The Readers’ Voice
Finalist, three categories, Affaire de Coeur Reviewers’ Choice Awards


Heaven In His Arms

by Lisa Ann Verge

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“An absorbing, exciting romantic adventure!” –RT Book Reviews

“Lisa Ann Verge breathes fresh life into the romance genre.” — Affaire de Coeur

Struggling to survive on the streets of Paris, Genevieve agrees to a dangerous masquerade: She switches places with a King’s Girl, a young noblewoman about to be shipped to the colonies. It’s a risky venture with a high price—once overseas, Genny must marry a stranger….

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