Lovers of Scottish romances will be captivated OMG What an amazing Scottish historical romance to devour I could not put it down A real page turner Fast paced with a plot that keeps you wanting to know I love this series The MacGregors Highland Heirs written by Paula uinn The author really captured the ssence of the Highlands with her third story The Scandalous Secrets of Abigail MacGregor I am a huge fan of this author and was really delighted to follow Abigail MacGregor and Daniel Marlow s journey These two charming characters were meant for Dislocating China each other Beautiful sensual chemistry between the bold strong minded heroine and the loyal andmotional hero What happens when a beautiful Scottish woman meets a sexy Highlander Sparks flare and ignites a rich passion Known for her beauty and boldness Abigail must preserve her clan s dangerous secret that her mother is the true heir to the English Crown If the wrong people find out it will mean war for her beloved Scotland To keep peace she Childerley embarks for London General Daniel Marlow loyal knight and the kingdom s most desirable hero would rather be on the battlefield than transporting a spoiled Highland lass But Abby is unlike any woman he sver met This story is about lies truth trust and passion Will Abigail trust Daniel nough to give him her heart Will the heroine steal the hero s heart Just relax and follow this captivating medieval adventure filled with passion secrets and betrayals Paula uinn is truly a talented storyteller and never disappoints meI m looking forward to reading her fourth book The Taming of Malcolm Grant in this wonderful series Highland Heirs Originally Reviewed For Bodice Rippers Femme Fatales and FantasyThe turbulent history of Scotland remains one of the few historical sub genres that gets written aside from the English Regency Era it seems that the only other time in history we get to read about is the Scottish Highlands and their forever struggle for freedom Just like in "the Regency period books there are outstanding ones and ones that are less so Most of course fall somewhere "Regency period books there are outstanding ones and ones that are less so Most of course fall somewhere between Paula uinn writes an interesting concept a uestion that could possibly be true I mean anything is possible and to uote my favorite line from Angels in the Outfield It could happen Her premise A young woman truly a princess was secreted away from the England and raised in a convent Sort of a way of hedging their bets One daughter would remain protestant and one would be raised catholic just in case I don t understand why they would remove the older child to be raised in obscurity I mean wouldn t she be the rightful heir to the throne Well yes and that of course remains the catch After years of living in gleeful obscurity married joyfully to her highland chief the ueen calls for her Demanding her presence at court Of course she is ailing and can t go so her daughter goes in her stead No one knows why the ueen is calling for a little known daughter of the highlands but she did so she must be protected So a defiant daughter willfully takes her mother s place and is handed off to the scourge of Scotland A Man known for his killing of Scots and oh yeah the bastard child of the Prince Consort Hmmmmm of course he just learns this part Of course there are plots aplenty Plots made by the borderland Scots those made in the ueen s court and a few others Ms uinn could have gotten lost with all the subterfuge but instead she managed to keep it rather realistic Or rather realistic to what went on then Probably still does in the power circles The main characters Abigail MacGregor and General Daniel Marlow are in some ways the only innocent characters in this book And ven then Abigail has some secrets she can t tell Daniel I haven t yet decided if I liked this book But it made me think it s still making me think so I have to give it four stars It s well written creatively thought out and brings both Scotland and England s troubled times into play A LADY'S MISSION Known for her beauty and boldness Abigail MacGregor must preserve her clan's dangerous secret that her mother is the true heir to the English Crown If the wrong people find out it will mean war for her beloved Scotland To keep peace she mbarks for London unprepared for the. O Ms uinn wins huge points for that I think you have to read this book just to decide if you like it or not I know it made me feel a little ignorant as this was a time in England s history that I am not as familiar with Conseuently I couldn t smirk at any historical inaccuracies yes I am that big of a snob All said and done It s a decent book but you have to decide for yourself whether it s worth the read ShauniThis review is based on the ARC of The Scandalous Secret of Abigail MacGregor provided by netgalley and is scheduled to be released on March 31 2015 A Royal Summons The MacGregors still proscribed by England receive word from Her Royal Highness Davina MacGregor is to come to St James Palace for a meet greet The General Daniel Marlow ueen Anne s highest ranking officer and closest person to her heart Known as the Jacobite Killer he was taxed with the job of scorting Abigail MacGregor from the Highlands of Scotland to the palace He didn t really want to go for her until the night before he actually left The Jacobite Lass Second born of the Laird but determined to be the next Laird of the Clan MacGregor Abigail is as stubborn as her father if not so When the summons comes the decision is final at least in her mind She is going in her mother s place Period The ueen Lonely untrusting failing health Anne hashad one friend Charlotte She has one man she trusts Daniel He is like a son to her Her cousin Richard Montagushe has to be able to trust him he s family Cop Knowledge even though she doesn t like him much The Biterrr the mean one Charlotte Adler once a close friend and confidant to the ueen now Not so much The snake in the grass likes to make it appear as though nothing has changed but really almost anyone could see that she has an allegiance to herself only The Villain Richard Montaguis he really the villain He really isor is he I guess you ll have to read the book to find out A murder a kidnapping and assassination attempt I ll leave that to you to figure out who was murdered kidnapped and assassinatedor attempted The MacGregors They are out in force from Callum on down to Adam I believe nothinglse needs to be said on that subject swoon Tristan My Knight In Shining Armor I have missed him so much and he plays such a pivotal part I admit I re read his parts probably 3 or 4 times just so I could spend time with him Colin My knees go weak when I ven think about this man I know you probably think he is just a character in a bookhe isn t to me He is a man who lived in the 1700 s in Scotlandbut I digress Colin played a "very important roll too isn t it amazing "important roll too Isn t it amazing my two very favorite characters would play such important roles in this book I myself am over the moon Ill fated Romance The Jacobite Killer and the Jacobite Lassoh we know they shouldn t be together they are polar opposites with such undeniable chemistry from the moment their yes meet When Paula uinn works her literary magic on these two amazing things happen and we as readers reap the benefits She weaves an intricate story adding history with fiction inviting us in and I ll be honest I don t want to leave If Class and Conformity ever there was a book to purchase this is it The Scandalous Secret of Abigail MacGregor will be one of those books I will read over and over I adore Paula s protective heroes I love her strong and independent heroines and I love it when they clash and love Thank you Paula for sharing your wonderful mind with us Until Next Timexxoo Terree I received a free copy of this book via NetGalley Before I say anythinglse about this book I just want to state mphatically for the record that I finished reading this a couple of
days ago and I M STILL THINKING ABOUT IT This is the first book I have read by ago and I M STILL THINKING ABOUT IT This is the first book I have read by but now I am making it a point to add all of her other titles to my To Be Read TBR pileWhen I first started reading this book I didn t know how I felt about Abigail Perhaps it s my lack of knowledge about the customs and traditions of. Treachery that awaits specially from her wickedly handsome High Tide at Midnight escort He is thenemy but his slow sensuous kisses ntice her beyond reason A WARRIOR'S TEMPTATION General Daniel Marlow loyal knight and the kingdom's most desirable hero would rather be on the battlefield than transporting a spoi. .
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Hadn T Thought That At thought that a could become the clan s chief That Abby states often that is her plan at first I thought she was being really naive and that she d be one of those characters who lives in a bubble of her own that is so far removed from reality that you don t know where she actually is Again that could be my own naivety about the Deceptive Beauties era but it just read really young to me In fact I spent the first several chapters wondering how old Abby was Sometimes she sounded like a 14 year old and other times she was a smart woman in full control of her mind and the direction her life was taking her When she was that character I was fullynthralledClick here to read the rest of my review at Rebecca Writes I have Dangerous Work enjoyed Ms uinn s Highland romances before and this book is another great addition to the MacGregor saga There isnough intrigue secrets and romance to satisfy allAbigail MacGregor is the daughter of the clan chief a strong woman who will be chief herself one day Her father Robert MacGregor is married to Davina a woman who has a secret that many would kill for she is the first born daughter of a King She never wanted to rule so kept hidden away in the Highlands but "now her sister ueen Anne has found her and reuests her attendance Davina is recovering from an "her sister ueen Anne has found her and reuests her attendance Davina is recovering from an not to mention that Robert is worried about her safety so Abigail insists she goes insteadDaniel Marlow is a captain in the ueen s guard a man with a reputation that precedes him as a great warrior He is a favorite of the ueen and when she needs someone she trusts to bring Abigail from her home she asks Daniel to go He is reluctant to protect a Highlander someone he believes he can t trust but goes because the ueen has asked him As Abigail and Daniel travel they Flavor and Soul encounter several dangerous situations that bring them closer together but they come from different backgrounds and are considerednemies so they know nothing could ver come of their relationshipThis is another delightful historical romance that blend historic fact and fiction into a sweeping saga that takes the reader on a trip to another time and placeAbigail is very likeable she is a strong independent woman with plans to lead her clan one day Her family means verything to her and she steps in when she feels they are threatened Although she has spent her life in the Highlands she is willing to take her mother s place to visit the ueen in a possible hostile Forgery, Replica, Fiction environmentDaniel isually devoted to the ueen he will do anything to protect her and does her bidding whether it be in war or to bring a young woman to England When he meets Abigail he reminds himself freuently that that she is the nemy yet she captivates him from the beginning However the closer they become the he realizes they could never be together as their worlds are so different When lies and secrets come out and danger threatens not only Abigail but also the ueen Daniel is torn and is angry and hurt by what he finds out and feels betrayed I really felt for him the two women who he feels the closest to ach held on to secrets that affected himThe pace of the story is fast it grabs you from the beginning and does not let you go Secondary characters are important to the story I Fluxus and the Essential Questions of Life enjoyed how the MacGregor family is prevalent throughout the book Abigail s father helps save the day several times as he protect his daughter I also like the ueen she is a leader of England yet a lonely woman that truly loves Daniel like a son There were several other clans in the picture and I was a bit confused on whose sideveryone s loyalties lied but Escape eventually the truth came out This is the second book in this series but the author keeps the reader informed so it canasily be read as a standalone All in all a wonderful story filled with intrigued spying and danger along with a romance that is very satisfyingReview at Ramblings from a Chaotic MindCopy from publisher for an honest review. Led Highland lass But Abby MacGregor is unlike any woman he's The Empty Chair ever met in a ballroom or in his bedroom Captivated by her daring spirit and seduced by her lovely innocence Daniel must choose between betraying his ueen or giving up the woman who would steal his country and his traitorous heart.