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  • Posted August 24, 2014

    Please read these in order. I bought the Highland Brides Bundle

    Please read these in order. I bought the Highland Brides Bundle, and the character's flow nicely from book one through book 4. I fell in love with Broc from the previous books and why he acted the way he did in the previous books was explained in his story in book 4. Book one and three are my favorites of the 4. This is the shortest of the 4, but it was nice to have the other couples visit and I really liked our H/h. Not as much action, but it is full of passion, love and romance. There is lovemaking, that is tastefully written, not vulgar. I am not going into the premise of the story, as it has been written, just know the bundle is the way to go. (ljb)

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  • Posted December 9, 2008

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    for die hard medieval fans

    Elizabet knows she is nothing since she is from the wrong side of the sheets. Adding to insult to Elizabet is that her penniless father remarried and his new wife threw out the old, including her. Elizabet believes she has only two hopes of survival. She can become an aristocrat¿s mistress or she can pray that her Scottish cousin Piers de Montgomerie welcomes her into his home. <P>Broc MacKinnon kidnaps Elizabet when he thinks a deadly assailant perils her travels. He wants to keep her safe. As they begin to know one another, they fall in love. However, the assailant informs Piers that Broc not only abducted his cousin, but also killed her brother. With Piers after Broc and the real killer after Elizabet, this couple¿s relationship seems in jeopardy due to a very short life span. <P>Tanya Anne Crosby is one of the better authors of medieval romances, but her latest tale lacks the heart and soul of her previous novels. The story line moves fast, but lacks depth because the characters, including the lead duo, never feel real. The hyper-speed of the plot reduces key scenes to express lanes with no time to savor the scene or the moment. Hard core sub-genre fans will enjoy Lion Heart, but most historical romance readers will prefer some of the author¿s tastier tales. <P>Harriet Klausner

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  • Posted September 12, 2013

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    Loads Of Laughter! Broc lost his family and clan to a massacre

    Loads Of Laughter!

    Broc lost his family and clan to a massacre by the English when he was a child. He swore to never open his heart because it hurt too much to lose someone you love. His only commitment was to his clan that had taken him in when he lost his family.

    Elizabet was born to a courtesan mother. When she dies, she goes to live with her father. Several years later, he remarries and sends her and her step brother, John, to his cousin, Piers, because his new wife wants them gone. Elizabet has a dog named Harpy who is her constant companion. She is determined to never be bound to a man or be dependent upon them like her mother was, She doesn't want children or a man.

    Elizabet is looking for her dog who ran off when she finds Broc with her dog. She thinks he is trying to steal Harpy when he is only trying to rescue it. They get in a tit for tat argument. He thinks her a sassy shrew and she thinks him a ruthless barbarian. While they're arguing he spies an Englishman in the woods with an arrow notched and he realizes it's aimed at her. He sees the man loose the arrow and he hurls himself on her, knocking her to the ground. They get up, he with a knife, and she starts screaming. Her brother John comes to rescue her only to be knocked out by Broc. He doesn't understand why one of her own is trying to kill her so he pretends he is abducting her. He wants to keep her safe until he can figure out what's going on. She doesn't realize she is in danger.

    When two deaths occur, the English try to blame Broc. He hies Elizabet off to a friend's old home that's no longer in use and tries to keep her safe while unraveling this mystery. They find themselves falling hard for each other but will a secret that Broc holds come between the love she has for him?

    This story had me howling in laughter many times. The banter between Broc and Elizabet is top rate! One of the funniest parts is when he comes back to the cairn to find her gone and goes looking for her. Warrior woman, indeed! LOL! One of my favorite quotes is,&quot; Aye, well, simply because you are possessed of a proud cock does not mean you can leave it to crow in every barn!&quot;

    Tanya Crosby never fails to move me with her words. This series has left it's footprint on my heart and has brought some wonderful characters to life for me.

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    Posted June 26, 2013

     

     

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 6, 2013

    Least favorite of the four

    There was a lot of repetitive writing over Broc's dilema. The characters were not well developed...especially Elizabet's. Rather hard to believe her change of heart toward Broc.
    It was nice having the characters from the other three books present, but beyond that i found it lacking.

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  • Posted January 1, 2013

    Brocs story is the last in this highland brides series. I liked

    Brocs story is the last in this highland brides series. I liked it well enough, a damsel in distress finds herself a sexy highland protector.

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    Posted April 8, 2013

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