The Highlander's Reward

The Highlander's Reward

by Eliza Knight

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Overview

BOOK ONE: The Stolen Bride Series

She belonged to another... But was destined to be his...

Lady Arbella de Mowbray abhors the idea of marrying an English noble occupying Scotland. When she arrives in Stirling, she is thrown into the midst of a full battle between the Scots and the English. Besieged by rebels, she is whisked from her horse by a Highland warrior who promises her safety. But when he kisses her she fears she's more in danger of losing herself.

The last thing Magnus Sutherland wants is to marry the beautiful English lass he saved. As the laird of his clan, he has a responsibility to his clan and allies. But when Arbella is attacked by one of his own men, he determines the only way to keep her safe is to make her his. A decision that promises to be extremely satisfying.

Magnus brings Arbella to his home of Dunrobin Castle in the Highlands. And that's where the trouble begins... Their countries are at war and they should be each other's enemy. Neither one considered their mock marriage would grow into a deeply passionate love. What's more, they were both unhappily betrothed and those who've been scorned are out for revenge. Can their new found love keep them together or will their enemies tear them apart?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478259541
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/19/2012
Pages: 262
Sales rank: 920,061
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Eliza Knight is the multi-published, award-winning author of sizzling historical romance. Visit her at www.elizaknight.com or www.hisoryundressed.com.

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The Highlander's Reward 4.2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 68 reviews.
NavyWave62 More than 1 year ago
FANTASTIC!!! I can't wait for October 2012 for the 2nd book in the Bride Series. Not only were the main character's well written, but also the secondary character's had alot of depth too, and this will make the rest of the series hard to wait for. Well worth your time and money on the book. This was my first book by this author, and will not be the last.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read. Waiting for the next in the series
Callie_Hutton More than 1 year ago
Eliza Knight has done it again. The Highlander’s Reward marks the beginning of a new series that already has me panting (no pun intended) for more. Arbella de Mowbray is tempted to ditch her father who is escorting her to her betrothed. She doesn’t want to marry Marmaduke Stewart, an English Baron living in Scotland. Before she’s able to come up with a plan, her party is attacked and she finds herself fighting for her life. In the thick of the battle, Magnus Sutherland, Laird of his clan, spots the beauty struggling with her attackers, and whisks her away to safety. Magnus’s party has just delivered his sister to her betrothed in the Lowlands, and with Arbella in tow, Magnus continues on toward home. An incident with one of his men when they stop for a break, convinces him the only way to keep Arbella safe is to marry her. His promise to marry another, and Arbella’s betrothal, doesn’t factor into his decision. I won’t tell more of the story so as not to spoil the fun. Ms. Knight has just added another wonderful story to her list of captivating books. And the fact this is the start of a whole new Eliza Knight series about Highlanders is exciting. The writing is quick paced and lively. Humor is sprinkled throughout. Magnus is a bear with a puppy’s heart, and Arbella is brave, honorable, and strong. They are a great couple. The Highlander’s Reward was my reward for being smart enough to grab this wonderful book as soon as it hit the cyber shelves. If you’re smart, you’ll grab it, too. Well done, Ms. Knight! Another winner.
Bellafaye More than 1 year ago
This book was a wonderful page turner! I read it in 24 hours and had a smile on my face when I was done. The writing was great and the story flowed smoothly. I can't wait for the second book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
First of all, I paid 99 cents for this book and I am really glad about that - would have been very disappointed if I pa- you get what you pay for. Totally predictable, simply written story, in fact, quite adolescent. Could have been a good story if there was more detail - the story seemed rushed right from the get go. I could not even get a good feel for the characters - not enough description - characters didn't seem real enough. Quick bathroom read - that's the best it was.id a cent more!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The characters have depth and you can almost feel them.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was a great story with strong characters. I really enjoyed it from start to finish. I am excited to read more books in this series as they are published.
Jetches More than 1 year ago
A swoon worthy romance I love me a Scottish romance. And this one was a little different than the many many others that I have read. This time he saves her, than marries her to save her some more. And this time it’s not about rival clans…oh no. It’s the war between the English and the Scottish in the 1200s and a certain Brave-hearted William Wallace ever makes a littler appearance. So it tickled the historian in my a little. Then there were the characters. Arbelle…she willing admits that she can somewhat fight, but that in a battle she may not be that good. But, she still tries. Points to her. Then there is Magnus…the big softy. Or so you think. He is a good man, but then he is determined to woo her. He says he won’t kiss her until she asks, but he likes the process of making her ask. Teasing her at every moment. She has an iron will I tell you. There were some things that I found a little off, like the fact that she falls for him in about two days. However, taking into consideration he time and the fact that he saves her twice and is a complete gentlemen…he’s a keeper and ever woman would know it. There was a lot of swooning going on. Good: Arbella—a fighter, but not a warrior and willing to admit it. But, stubborn as heck. Love it Magnus—a good guy. A softy. A hunk. A Keeper. Also, there was some battle, and promise of more to come Bad:  The time in which they fall for each other seemed a little far-fetched. I guess I’m not a believe of love at first sight. For those that are they will probably love this.  Overall (Writing style, story line, and general): Overall I found the characters interesting and the story line interesting as well. I never had to re-read anything or got confused (expect sometimes trying to remember who was who). Instead I was whisked away to a land filled with hot plaid-covered warriors with warm hearts that, in turn, warmed mine.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The best thing I can say about this book is that it was well edited. The characters had no depth, the setting felt modern even though it was supposed to be Scotland in 1297, and the story was sooooo predictable with no tension or conflict to draw the reader in. I made it to page 360 out of 726 before finally giving up...and I NEVER leave a book unfinished! I typically read a new book every two or three days, most of which are either free or $.99 Nook books. This book was one of the worst I've read in a long time. I can't imagine how there are so many positive reviews, unless they are from friends of the author or publisher. Spare yourself from the disappointment- skip this one!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this book and can't wait to read the rest in the series. It is a page turner. I finished the entire book in two days. I would definitely reccomend this book. If you enjoy this book, you will love "Ransom" by Julie Garwood.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nothing great I am sorry to say
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nice story. Predictable. No real surprises but a nice steady read. Could have used a little editing. Didn't need to be 726 pages. Could have used a little more conflict. The problems they had were too easily solved. But still nicely written.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such great romance and suspense a must read!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
One of those books that you cannot stop reading. Great story. Would highly recommend this book
Annie_Marshall More than 1 year ago
An incredible Scottish Romance from Eliza Knight! "The Highlander's Reward" completely enveloped me into its sensual and passionate storyline from the very beginning all the way through to the end. I can't wait for the release of the next in her series!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I enjoyed this story and look forward to next one in series. I just thought she was childish at times.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The story was really good. Never got bored. But it should have been proof read better. The mistakes took away from the story.
georgia1 More than 1 year ago
The Highlander's Reward is a fast paced adventure that captures the essence of the highlands. Eliza Knight has a gift for snaring the readers attention at the beginning and not letting go until the last page is turned. Traveling through Scotland to meet her betrothed decreed by the king, Lady Arabella de Mowbray is trying to come up with a plan to get back to England. Her party is thrown right in the middle of an English and Scottish battle and she finds herself fighting to stay alive. Magnus Sutherland, Laird of his clan is traveling back home when he sees Arabella and rescues her. Taking her to safety she is attacked by one of his own men and he decides he needs to marry her to keep her safe. As he takes her to his home at Dunrobin Castle, Arabella is determined their marriage will be in name only, but the best laid plans and all that!! With Arabella being English and England and Scotland being at war, how could they get along? But as fate often has it, their union starts to become something else. I loved these two characters. Magnus was such a strong warrior but had such a good heart and Arabella is brave and really strong herself. Fast paced with intense emotions and humor at times, this was a wonderful story that made me long for the rest of the series!! Eliza Knight does it again!! Lori Dykes
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book has drama, intrigue and adventure. I am usually sad when I consider reading stories set in Scotland because England was so brutal toward them; this story did not get deep into that and was really about love and romance. It's love scenes are descriptive
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Predictable. Not in the least believable, even for this genre. You might want to pass on this book unless you like your books VERY LIGHT & FLUFFY
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Really good story
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Entertaining
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A light easy read. Loved all the characters ,the time period,the introduction to a very complicated Scottish history. It was time well spent and I look forward to the next book.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very much enjoyed this book