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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

HFVBT Review: The Highlander's Sin by Eliza Knight

Title: The Highlander's Sin
Author: Eliza Knight
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Self-published
Publish Date: October 23, 2013
Source: HFVBT

Why You're Reading This Book:

  • You're a romance fan.
  • You're a historical fiction fan.
What's the Story?:

From "He stole her away... But she set him free... They called him The Priest. Maybe because of his billowing black robes and the steel crucifix that hung around his neck. Or perhaps it was because those who met him were compelled to pray. But Duncan Mackay was anything but a saint. He was a sinner-a paid mercenary. Until he met her, and she made him want to change his ways. Lady Heather Sutherland, has never been compelled to follow rules. And this time, she's gone too far. Following in the footsteps of her brothers and cousins, she chooses to join the fight for Scottish freedom-and gets herself abducted by a handsome, rogue warrior, whose touch is sweet sin. Duncan's duty was clear-steal Heather away from Dunrobin Castle. What he didn't expect, was to be charmed by her spirit and rocked by her fiery kiss. Now, he doesn't want deliver her to those who hired him, instead he wants to keep her all to himself."

My Two Cents:

"The Highlander's Sin" is the sixth book in The Stolen Brides series by Eliza Knight. As with the other books in this series, this book is a stand-alone book but you will find out the outcome of some of the other characters in the other books so better to read those books first. This is a fun series and you will not regret it!

This book takes up the story of Lady Heather, the sister of some of the heroes from the previous Stolen Brides books. She has seen her brothers fight for Scottish freedom and is moved to take up her own fight. Unfortunately as a woman, she is very, very limited in what she can do and still be considered appropriate. Duncan is on a very different path. He is a warrior but also a priest (which was a really fascinating combination that I enjoyed reading about).

At first, Heather and Duncan butt heads but they eventually fall for each other. I enjoyed reading about the romance in this book. It wasn't quite as good as some of the other installations in this series but I still really enjoyed the romance and the hot streak in this book. I'm looking forward to the next installation!

Overall, this was a pretty good romance! 

Follow the Rest of the Tour:

Monday, February 24
Review & Giveaway at Peeking Between the Pages (The Highlander’s Reward)
Tuesday, February 25
Guest Post at Broken Teepee
Wednesday, February 26
Review at My Not So Vacant Shelf (The Highlander’s Reward)
Thursday, February 27
Review & Giveaway at Peeking Between the Pages (The Highlander’s Conquest)
Friday, February 28
Interview at Dianne Ascroft Blog
Monday, March 3
Feature & Giveaway at Reviews by Molly
Feature & Giveaway at Historical Fiction Connection
Tuesday, March 4
Review at My Not So Vacant Shelf (The Highlander’s Conquest)
Wednesday, March 5
Review at A Bookish Affair (The Highlander’s Reward & The Highlander’s Conquest)
Thursday, March 6
Review at Historical Fiction Obsession (The Highlander’s Conquest)
Review at A Bookish Affair (The Highlander’s Lady & The Highlander’s Warrior Bride)
Friday, March 7
Review at A Bookish Affair (The Highlander’s Triumph)
Review at A Chick Who Reads (The Highlander’s Sin)
Review, Excerpt & Giveaway at Swept Away by Romance (The Highlander’s Reward & The Highlander’s Conquest)
Monday, March 10
Review & Giveaway at From L.A. to LA (The Highlander’s Reward)
Tuesday, March 11
Spotlight & Giveaway at Passages to the Past
Wednesday, March 12
Review at My Not So Vacant Shelf (The Highlander’s Lady)
Thursday, March 13
Review at A Bookish Affair (The Highlander’s Sin & The Highlander’s Temptation)
Friday, March 14
Guest Post & Giveaway at A Bookish Affair
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