BOOK REVIEW: Highland Scandal

Posted on May 10, 2009. Filed under: 1 |

An Enjoyable Romance!

An Enjoyable Romance!

Highland Scandal involves “the rake” , Jack Haines, who is on the run from the Prince of Wales for allegedly having an affair with the Princess. A highland lord offers him shelter and protection if he handfasts or marries the lord’s niece. When he meets Lizzy Beal, he is surprised by the fact that she is beautiful until she speaks and reveals that she is a women with intelligence and not afraid to use it. Lizzie has plans of a marriage of her own making and not involving Jack.
I loved how the fireworks flew between Lizzy and Jack. It was definitely moving how they went from loathing to just lusting after each other to really falling in love with each other. I also enjoyed the side story of Lizzy’s sister Charlotte overcoming her obstacles. There was also a true plot in that Lizzy and Charlotte’s uncle is trying to keep Lizzy from marrying because of the land they live on.

I can recommend this story because the plot flowed smoothly along and nicely intertwined with the few romantic scenes. The characters are believable and it is easy to become lost in the actual story of the book. I can safely say that this is enjoyable candy without being too sickly sweet. Those who are not particular followers of romance could find enjoyment in this story, so it gets my big thumbs up.

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