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In Bed with a Highlander (McCabe Trilogy #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

Fabulous start to a new series - Must read!

Maya Banks has done it again!! This is a fabulous start to a brand new series from this talented author. I enjoyed this book from beginning to end and can't wait for the next installments to release, thank goodness that is back to back in Sept. & October or I may have ...
Maya Banks has done it again!! This is a fabulous start to a brand new series from this talented author. I enjoyed this book from beginning to end and can't wait for the next installments to release, thank goodness that is back to back in Sept. & October or I may have gone scooters having to wait. One of the things I like most about Maya Banks writing is that she doesn't spend 20 pages explaining one setting or one event drawing it out to the point my eyes glaze over. She keeps a good pace with good dialogue which in turn keeps me entranced until I realize I've read the entire book.
This book is Ewan McCabe & Mairin Stuart's story. He is Laird, eldest of the 3 McCabe brothers and a fierce warrior. She is the illegitimate daughter of the king who's been in hiding since she was a mere child. They are ultimately brought together by his son Crispen (who you just have to love) and initially wed to gain her dowry and lands. As she finds her footing and place within the McCabe clan she frequently causes a ruckus and disobeys her husband. It proves to be quite humorous as she has the habit of speaking out loud the thoughts in her head. Avoiding a ton of spoilers and in turn outlining the entire book I will leave off saying that this is a worthy read that will leave you wanting more!

**I would like to thank Maya Banks for this Advance Reader's Copy it has been a pleasure to read and would happily do so anytime in the future**

posted by cinful1121 on July 23, 2011

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22 out of 29 people found this review helpful.

I already own this book- written by Julie Garwood!

As I read this book, I kept thinking I had read it before. I had- it's called The Bride by Julie Garwood. Almost everything was the same- though the details that Ms.Garwood wrote about were charming, actually were pretty flat in this book. There were a few difference...
As I read this book, I kept thinking I had read it before. I had- it's called The Bride by Julie Garwood. Almost everything was the same- though the details that Ms.Garwood wrote about were charming, actually were pretty flat in this book. There were a few differences, but not enough to matter. Save your money, and buy The Bride instead.

posted by BubblesBaubles on September 30, 2011

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  • Posted June 19, 2012

    Very confused reader

    I have to say that this book sounded very familiar to me right off the bat and I soon realized that Maya Banks's Highlander Series is almost identical to the Seduced by a Highlander Series by Paula Quinn. I literally went to my archives to find my Paula Quinn book, just to make sure I wasn't mistaken, I wasn't. Since Paula's book was published in 2010, I have to assume Maya copied her style, right down to the brothers and their own story. Wow, come on, I would have liked to give this book a great review, but I already gave Quinn a 5 star rating for more or less, writing the same thing!

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  • Posted January 31, 2012

    I usually LOVE Maya Banks!

    I think Maya Banks needs to stick to writing contemporary novels. I read this entire trilogy and the language seemed forced. In her contemporary novels dialogue and description seem to be effortless, not the case in her highlander series. It read like a first novel (as in first ATTEMPT at a novel). Knowing how she typically writes, it could have been so much better.

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