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Savage Destiny (The Hearts of Liberty Series, Book 1) [NOOK Book]

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Hunter is a Seneca brave and a renown scout for the Virginia Militia. But a white-woman's betrayal sent him back to his Seneca ways, with a vow to never return.

Alanna Barclay lost her family in an Indian raid. When her cousin gives birth to a half-breed baby, then dies, Alanna faces a choice: turn her back on the motherless child or convince his Seneca father to claim the ...
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Savage Destiny (The Hearts of Liberty Series, Book 1)

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Overview

Hunter is a Seneca brave and a renown scout for the Virginia Militia. But a white-woman's betrayal sent him back to his Seneca ways, with a vow to never return.

Alanna Barclay lost her family in an Indian raid. When her cousin gives birth to a half-breed baby, then dies, Alanna faces a choice: turn her back on the motherless child or convince his Seneca father to claim the babe as his own.

Hunter wants nothing to do with the infant; a painful remainder of his white-mother's betrayal. But Alanna's compassion and bravery is seeping into Hunter's heart, forcing him to face a love he'd rather deny.

Previously Titled: Beloved

REVIEWS:
"...the intricate plot shines..." ~RT Magazine, 4-stars

THE HEARTS OF LIBERTY, in series order
Savage Destiny
Defiant Destiny
Forbidden Destiny
Wild Destiny
Scarlet Destiny
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781614174721
  • Publisher: ePublishing Works!
  • Publication date: 9/16/2013
  • Series: The Hearts of Liberty Series , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 11,850
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling author and former kindergarten teacher, Phoebe Conn firmly believes all matter of story conflict and mayhem can lead to an Happily Ever After. Inspired long ago by Ricardo Montalban's commercial for romance books, Phoebe remains enthusiastic about writing and giving her beloved characters happy endings.
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Customer Reviews

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2013

    can't wait to start the next one in the series!

    I really liked this book. I love historical romances and the details were great. Ironically, our family just visited Williamsburg a couple of weeks ago so it was very timely! The story was very engrossing and the characters were vivid. The only reasons I did not give it 5 stars were 1. Melissa's character hung around too long even after Hunter and Alanna were together. I would have liked Hunter to miss Alanna more before she came to New York. and 2. the HEA ending was reduced to a page or two. After all the time invested in these two and the wonderful details of their problems and sacrifices earlier in the book, I felt cheated at the end because it felt rushed. But I would give it 4.5 stars out of 5.

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 14, 2013

    Great historical romance of an interracial love between WF/NA, A

    Great historical romance of an interracial love between WF/NA, Alanna and Hunter.  
    This story kept and held my attention from the beginning of Hunter
    meeting the rest of Barcley family, the war,along with the pejudice
    of some people. It also told the story of how, two people who
    love each other decided to deal with and handle the pejudice of others.
    400+pgsof. An excellent happy ending. *vrnb* 

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2013

    Enjoyed

    400 pages good book but it was a little slow for me in the beginning, all in all it was a good read

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 19, 2013

    Excellent story

    I couldn't put this book down. This story had so many turns you didn't want to put it down just so you can learn what happened next.
    Excellent story. I can't wait to start reading the rest of the series.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2013

    Loved it

    Excellent historic romance!!!! THOROUGHLY ENJOYED THIS NOVEL!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 24, 2013

    great read, don't miss out on this one.

    great read, don't miss out on this one.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2013

    Just read it

    Loved it. Words cannit explain how good it was.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 1, 2013

    Very good

    I didn't want to put this down! This was a good read, characters were great, and I'm looking forward to reading more by this author.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2013

    Good

    This was an interesting read. Started off so dry, mostly consisted of a history background so I guess for history buffs this book will read like a wet dream, for me not so much. I skimmed through about the first 200 pages because quite frankly I was bored. The book got interesting once Alanna and Hunter's interaction and romance began, from there it flowed pretty well.

    Melissa was a spoiled brat who enjoyed playing with people's emotions, her parents were just racist and ignorant, as were most of the characters in the book, but that was all part of the story. Alanna started off annoying but grew into a strong, courageous, young lady. I enjoyed her character the most. Hunter...well he was as alpha as they come.

    Overall it was a good read, not just my cup of tea.

    SR

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 20, 2013

    Ok

    For a free book

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 5, 2014

    Haphazard

    An ok book. Nothing to write home about. Graphic sex was a negative - geuss sex sells books when the writing is lacking. Turns me off.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 26, 2014

    A little frustrating.

    There were times the main male character was just a dick! I also thought the war scenes could gave used some additional editing. Too long. All and all the story felt very scattered.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 8, 2014

    A must read

    Totally enjoyed put the rest of series on wish list

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 8, 2014

    Destiny fur bio

    Age: 22 moons
    Rank: leader
    Looks: red and white fluffy fur with blue eyes
    Personality: sweet, loving, strong, perfect leader
    Mate: no mate or kits
    Gender: she-cat
    Mother: sunlight eyes
    Father: skunktail
    Siblings: sparrowclaw, amberpaw, and gossling
    Theme song: game of love by daft punk

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2014

    Good historical romance

    This was one of the first romance novels that I have seen that is over 300 pages. I was intrigued. This story did not disappoint. The characters were well-enough developed that I could read this yarn easily. There is not too much smut for those of you who are as interested in the plotline as I am. However, I beleive that the middle was a stumbling block. She becomes way too attached to her savage, to the point of losing her mind (really?). What she faces as the social pariah was drawn out to accomodate the battles that bring the story to its rightful conclusion.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2014

    Well-written

    Great plot, depicted true prejudiceness of era, romantic, can't wait to read next book of series

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  • Posted February 14, 2014

    more from this reviewer

    This book was very well-written.  It's obvious that Phoebe did a

    This book was very well-written.  It's obvious that Phoebe did a lot of research on the time period, and it's a true testament to her talent that she was still able to incorporate her fictional characters into America's history.
    The plot took several turns that just weren't my cup of tea. Again, everything about the book seemed appropriate for the time period, including the "not so sunshine & roses" parts of the story. 
    I would absolutely read another book by Phoebe.  While Savage Destiny didn't quite turn out the way I thought, I still could not put it down until I knew how it ended!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2014

    Drags.

    Does not live up to its potential. I really wanted it to pick up but it just got worse. Only made it to page 120 out of 400 domething. I am always reluctant to give up on a book but it was dragging terribly. Could have been agood romantic story.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2014

    Drama

    Drama i did not care for

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2014

    Too dramatic

    This was an interesting book, but it was too dramatic for my taste. And I felt that the relationship between Alana and Hunter was force. But I am glad that at the end Hunter makes the right choice.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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