The Hellion and the Highlander (Devil of the Highlands Series #3)

The Hellion and the Highlander (Devil of the Highlands Series #3)

by Lynsay Sands

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“You can’t help but fall in love with Lynsay Sands!”
—Christina Dodd


Once again, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lynsay Sands displays another side of her extraordinary talent with The Hellion and the Highlander, a sensuous and wonderfully witty love story set in the breathtaking countryside of Scotland. The tremendously popular author of the Argeneau paranormal vampire romance series, Sands is equally adept at historical romance, as she demonstrates in her third Highland romp, perfect for fans of Julie Garwood, Jill Barnett, and Teresa Medieros—and a delightful companion to her own Devil of the Highlands and Taming the Highland Bride.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061344794
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/23/2010
Series: Devil of the Highlands Series , #3
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 88,435
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 6.82(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Lynsay Sands is the nationally bestselling author of the Argeneau/Rogue Hunter vampire series, as well as numerous historicals and anthologies. She’s been writing since grade school and considers herself incredibly lucky to be able to make a career out of it. Her hope is that readers can get away from their everyday stress through her stories, and if there are occasional uncontrollable fits of laughter, that’s just a big bonus. Please visit her on the web at


London, Ontario

Place of Birth:

Leamington, Ontario

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Hellion and the Highlander 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 154 reviews.
harstan More than 1 year ago
Averill Montgagne nurses comatose Kade Stewart who saved her brother Will when both were prisoners for three years. When Kade talks to her, she knows he is healing after two weeks of being unconscious. He got them along with his cousin Ian and two others out of the Infidel prison and to England only to be hurt when their boat crashed. He learns three men have rejected his nurse; her dad has arranged for another oaf to meet her. She has red hair and the devil's mark on her cheek as well as she stammers when nervous. Will tells Kade the English reject her due to her stammer and hair color. Kade likes Averill, but she lacks the spirit he needs when he challenges his drunkard dad for the laird of Stewart. Her dad hides her hair and mark and makes her drunk so she will not stammer when she meets Lord Seawell who is nasty to Averill. When his mom calls her ugly and he agrees, she punches him in the nose and pukes all over them before leaving. Kade tells Will he will marry Averill. He tells her she is pretty and they agree to marry. After the wedding, she is nervous over the bedding so he uses fruit to relax her before they make love. They leave for Stewart with Will and his men as their escorts. The place is a disaster as his father and two brothers are drunks. Averill adds drops to their whisky making them puke whenever they drink while someone tries to kill Kade, but had not counted on his ferocious wife. The story line is exciting and fast-paced as the lead couple is a nice pairing since he enjoys her clever mind. The humor involving to tup or not to tup adds fun to an entertaining historical although the villain once revealed proves to be a weak character. Harriet Klausner
FFC70 More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed very much, Highly Recommend!!!
historicalbooklover on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A great book to curl up with for a few hours. The heroine of this story is refreshingly funny in her ignorance and honesty. The naive things she does while trying to take advice from many others had me laughing out loud
reesa00 on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
By far my favorite of the series so far. The development of the relationship between Averill and Kade is well done. Some of the mystery is pretty obvious but the characters in the book are very enjoyable.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thank you Mrs Lynsay Sands, you never disappoint. This is my second time reading this book, and won't be the last.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Good story
tigerlilly_liz More than 1 year ago
The Hellion and the Highlander is book three in the Devil of the Highlands series by Lynsay Sands. This novel can be read as a stand-a-lone, so you don’t have to read in order. I had an enjoyable time with this historical romance. It was nice to move out of my comfort genre zone and try something different. It’s a little funny in that every time Averill and Kade tried to have some sexy time, things kept interrupting them, and they couldn’t fulfill what they started. Eventually they get to have their time, but all those interruptions where funny. We do get a little mystery on who is trying to kill of Kade and Averill finally lets her true self come out to the world. This novel was an ok read. It was relaxing, a bit funny, and a quick read. Rated: 3 Stars
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Enjoyed all 3 books in this series!
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Momof4IN More than 1 year ago
OMG this book was HILARIOUS! The whole discussion of the "piffle" had me crying I was laughing so hard! I have dubbed poor Averill "Calamity Jane"...the more she tried the worse the situations became. (much to my delight and amusement!) This book just makes me LOVE Lynsay all the more!(
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Kippikub More than 1 year ago
I'd like to start by saying that I'm typically a massive Sands fan and have read pretty much everything she's released since her first Argenou novel. However, this book was just kind of so-so for me. While I found the beginning of it quite sweet and I really enjoyed the beginning parts of their falling for one another, once they've actually married, the story kind of fell flat for me. I felt like the whole 'someone is trying to kill him everywhere he goes and it's someone you know' is getting kind of over-killed in this little trilogy she has. (ie the first book of the series "Devil of the Highlands") I didn't feel connected with the characters after they left, or the plotline. It felt kind of like a sweet love story and then like the plot line was an after thought, and when it got thrown in, the romance was forgotten. Sands' normally steamy scenes were pretty much gone for me as well. I don't know if it's because I've read so much of her work that it's just seeming repetitive or if it was just simply bland, but I was fairly disappointed by the end of the book. It was an okay read, but not worth re-reading for me. (I also wish I had gotten it from the library rather than bought it)
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kronan1 More than 1 year ago
Charming.......................................................... Sweet story-----------except for the fact someone is trying to kill him. And he's from a highly dysfunctional family. But not to worry she has his back. Pretty good read. I'd try the rest of the series.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was such a good and funny read! *spoiler alert!*: I hope Ian's story is next!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago