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Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Review: My Wild Highlander by Vonda Sinclair

My Wild HighlanderMy Wild Highlander
by Vonda Sinclair
250 pages
Published August 26th 2011 by Vonda Sinclair
Courtesy of author
Lady Angelique Drummagan, a half-Scottish, half-French countess, has suffered much pain and betrayal in her past. She wants nothing to do with the sensual Scottish warrior that the king has ordered her to marry because the rogue could never be a faithful husband, but she has little choice in the matter. Dangerous, greedy enemies threaten her from all sides and she’s in dire need of his protection. 
Sir Lachlan MacGrath, known as Seducer of the Highlands, possesses a charming wickedness and canny wit which has earned him much popularity. After the king decrees that he wed the fiery hellion, Lachlan discovers there is one woman who can resist him—Angelique. Can he break through her icy façade and melt her heart, or will the dark secrets lurking in her past not only cost them their future together, but their very lives?
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My Thoughts:
Vonda Sinclair delivers up another smashing Scottish historical romance with My Wild Highlander

Play boy and younger brother, Lachlan MacGrath, is living it up as the honored guest of the King, but when His Majesty seeks to reward him with a bride Lachlan’s fancy free world gets turned upside down. Seeking a place in life though, Lachlan see’s his new matrimonial and Chieftain status as a way to prove his worth and responsibility, the intense attraction he feels towards his new wife is just an added bonus. Lady Angelique Drummagan isn’t falling for his roguish charms though and refuses to believe him to be an honest man. Although when danger threatens, Angelique must rely on Lachlan to protect her and their clan position. Can Angelique learn to trust Lachlan though with more than just her body before it’s too late? Or will an enemy from the past destroy their fragile marriage before it even has a chance to begin?


Action and adventure, emotion turmoil and sexual tension, humor and romance – My Wild Highlander has it all! 
If you loved My Fierce Highlander or just drool over Scottish romances in general then I recommend you reading this book. It’s a wonderful addition to the first novel in the series but can be read as a standalone without a problem. Vonda Sinclair has exceptional writing skills, grabbing you right on the first page and plummeting you into the story, not letting you go until the very end. And even then you’re left wanting more! I became so attached to Lachlan’s character that I literally wanted to smack Angelique numerous times for not giving him a chance and always expecting the worst. It drove me crazy how icy she was towards Lachlan no matter how sweet and understanding he was in return. But getting so worked up about a character is a sign of great writing! Most importantly, Vonda gives readers another beautiful ending that had me smiling when I closed my book…err…reader. Lol I’m looking forward to Dirk’s story next and it can’t come soon enough! Vonda Sinclair is an author to keep your eye, I have a feeling we will be seeing a lot more amazing works from her! 


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Rating: 4 Wine Glasses - Loved It!

Sexual content: Have you ever read a Highlander romance that wasn't HOT HOT HOT? Nope? Me either and this one is no exception! 


1 comment:

Tena @ Crazy Book Slut said...

I love a good highlander story, added!
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