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There will be no post tomorrow due to the

Fourth of July Holiday

I will return Wednesday July 5th!



MY NEW RELEASE REVIEW of

The Highland Commander

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by Amy Jarecki

Publisher’s Description:

She cannot resist the man behind the mask…
As the illegitimate daughter of a Scottish earl, Lady Magdalen Keith is not one to partake in lavish balls or other frivolities. Yet at her father’s urging, she agrees to dance with the battle-weary officers at this year’s holiday masquerade. It’s practically her civic duty! But when one such officer-whose dashing good looks cannot be disguised by a mere mask-sweeps her off her feet and into his arms, the innocent lass can’t help herself. Her lips are his for the taking.But will he betray his country for a kiss?

Navy lieutenant Aiden Murray has spent too many months at sea to be immune to the charms of this lovely beauty. Even after he returns to his ship, she lives in his dreams. But when he discovers Maddie’s true identity-and learns that her father is accused of treason-will the brawny Scot risk his life to follow his heart?

Lords of the Highlands series: The Highland Duke,The Highland Commander,The Highland Guardian.

My Thoughts:

Amy Jarecki has crafted another well written story. It begins like many stories of young love but leads us on a convoluted journey to it’s end years later.

It was difficult to read some parts of this story with the brutality that was involved. I’m certain that Amy softened some of that by not going into greater detail.

This part of the story reminded me of the difficulties of Jamie Frasier in the Outlander novel.
It sickened and brought this reader to tears but is an intricate part of this tale.
Maddie and Aiden are destined for one another but will their travails end in death or a lasting love?

I gave this book 4.25 of 5 stars for storyline and character development and a sensual rating of 3 of 5 flames. This story has more strife than passion therefore the lower sensual rating.

I received a complimentary digital ARC of this book from the publisher via NetGalley to read. This in no way affected my opinion of this story which I read and reviewed voluntarily

Lord of the Highlands Series:

  1. The Highland Duke
  2. The Highland Commander
  3. The Highland Guardian – Coming December 19, 2017
  4. The Fearless Highlander – Prequel to come

 

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

WE7y-1Lm_400x400Amy holds an MBA from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland and now resides in Southwest Utah with her husband where she mostly writes historical romance. When time is available, she lectures on writing topics at conferences across the US.

Amy’s first published novel, now titled Boy Man Chief, won the League of Utah Writers award for Best Manuscript, and the St. George Spark Book Award. Since then, she has won many other writing awards, including hitting Amazon’s Top 100 Bestseller List, an Amazon All Star Author, as well as being a “crowdsourced” winning author through Amazon’s Kindle Scout Program for A Highland Knight’s Desire. In 2016 she won a RONE award from InD’tale Magazine for BEST TIME TRAVEL for her novel Rise of a Legend.

In addition to historical romance novels, one of Amy’s passions is romantic suspense. Stay tuned for her action packed ICE Series (International Clandestine Enterprise) to be announced in the coming months!

 



Pretending You’re Mine

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Regency Romance Suspense

Heroic Rogues Series Book 1

by Marie Higgins

Current Digital Price: $0.99

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or Read FREE With KindleUnlimited

**REVISED story. As of 6/12/17, this story is no longer a Colonial Romance. Instead, it’s a Regency Romance Suspense). Previously titled “Take My Heart”.

Publisher’s Description:

Mercedes Maxwell is devastated when her twin sister is driven to take her own life by none other than her husband, William Braxton. Determined to make her brother-in-law pay for the injustice, Mercedes travels to Dorchester, England to find him. She is shocked to find that William is unaware of his wife’s death, and when Mercedes is mistaken for her sister, she decides to pose as her twin to glean some answers. Mercedes embarks on an adventure she never dreamed of in hopes of bringing justice to her sister. Instead of justice, Mercedes uncovers a plethora of secrets and mystery. As she works to unravel the mystery and discovers who she can trust, Mercedes finds that all is not as it seems, and that William Braxton may be the one man she can trust.


After the Loving

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Regency Romance Suspense

Heroic Rogues Series Book 2

by Marie Higgins

Current Digital Price: $0.99

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**REVISED story. As of 6/12/17, this story is no longer a Colonial. It’s been revised to be a Regency Romance Suspense. Previously titled – “Falling In Love Again”.

Publisher’s Description:

Marcus Thorne wears several masks in his life—playing retired pirate, Captain Hawk, is his favorite, but if his secret is discovered, he could die. Captivated by his enemy’s daughter, Marcus kidnaps her, but in turn, she captures his heart…until he discovers Isabelle is one of Napoleon’s spies with the power to endanger his life and the lives of his friends.

After her release, Isabelle can’t stop thinking about her masked abductor and how he’d stolen her heart before ridding her of his presence. Betrothed to a man who strangely reminds her of the man whose kisses set her ablaze, she marries him, only to discover he’s not who he seemed to be as is withholding secrets. But then…so is she.

Books 1, 2 & 3 in this series have been revised as of 6/12/17.

They are all currently priced at $0.99 each and all four are available to read FREE on KindleUnlimited.

Heroic Rogue Series:

  1. Pretending You’re Mine
  2. After The Loving
  3. Wonderland By Night
  4. Worth Fighting For

 




Heroes of Medieval Wales

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Daughter of Time/Cold My Heart

The Good Knight/The Last Pendragon

Four First-in-Series Romances

by Sarah Woodbury

Digital List Price: $8.99

FREE For a Limited Time at:

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Publisher’s Description:

Time travel, mystery, magic … four historical romances, each the first installment in series of adventure and romance set in medieval Wales.

51ANeHHeeTLDaughter of Time (novel):

Time travel to medieval Wales … A medieval man with an uncertain destiny and a modern woman with a troubled past. Only by working together can Llywelyn and Meg navigate the shifting allegiances that threaten the very existence of Wales-and create their own history that defies the laws of time.

51FFOI6x8xLCold My Heart (novella):

Myrddin and Nell, two of the king’s companions, have a secret that neither has ever been able to face: each has seen that on a cold and snowy day in December, Saxon soldiers sent by Modred will ambush and kill King Arthur. Together, they must decide what they are willing to do, and to sacrifice, to avert that fate.

51xtT+mOMnLThe Good Knight (novel):

Intrigue and rivalry among princes casts a shadow on the court of the king of north Wales. When a royal groom is murdered on the way to his wedding, the bride’s brother tasks Gareth and Gwen, his two best detectives, with bringing the killer to justice.

510SVJUwl3L__SY346_The Last Pendragon (novella):

Rhiann knows that demons walk the night. She has been taught to fear them. But from the moment Cade is dragged before her father’s throne, beaten and having lost all of his men to her father’s treachery, he stirs something inside her that she has never felt before. When Cade is revealed to be not only Arthur’s heir but touched by the sidhe, Rhiann must choose between the life she left behind and the one before her–and how much she is willing to risk to follow her heart



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