Friday, June 9, 2017

Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London, Highland Grooms Series, Book #2, 5 Kilts. Celtic Barb says this is another winner!

Book:Sinful Scottish Laird by Julia London
Series:Highland Grooms, Book 2

Reviewed By:Barb Massabrook Tartan Book Reviews, Purple Tulip Reviews and Blogger for Celtic Barb’s Tartan Book Review Blog

Heat Rating:Hot

Overall Rating:5 Stars and 5 Kilts

Scottish Highlands, 1743

The heroine is Daisy Bristol, Lady Chatwick an English widow having  being married three times and she wasn't even thirty! Just to preserve her son Ellis’s future and inheritance. Yet,  if she does not marry she will lose her son’s inheritance. Daisy does not want another unwanted marriage as it is rather exhausting!

Just at the right moment she receives a letter from a former beau, her first love! This gives her the excuse she needs to avoid another unwanted marriage!  Daisy goes to her estate in Scotland waiting for her first love goes to Scotland under the disguise to fix up her son’s inherited estate in Scotland.

Once she meets Cailean MacKenzie, Laird of Arrandale, the attraction is immediate for Daisy. Daisy is no shrinking violet when she wants something or someone! This someone happens to be Cailean as she flirts aggressively. It is hilarious his reaction of embarrassment and fluttering, not used to a titled women behaving so ß”.forward.  Even if she wasn't English he could never marry her being a known smuggler to the English Navy. Plus he realizes Daisy’s first love was the Captain of The English Navy who  previously shot at Cailean!  Yet the more her gets to know Daisy the more he desires her. Soon he realizes he can't let her marry this Captain of the English Navy. So his only

 The attraction her new shy Scotland neighbor Laird Cailean is instant! As it had been him too until he finds out she is another Sassenach! This is right on the heels of the Jacobite cause!  Plus the future  blood bath of Culloden that will change Scotland forever!

Julia London has returned to Scotland. This reader lass is verra verra happy she has, as I always love her Scottish historicals.

This is the second book in her Highland Grooms new series. What is wonderful about this novel is: you can read them as a stand alone book. I loved the first book and the second book follow as another magnificent read that serious historical readers will love.

 I love the heroine is the pursuer and the hero is the shy and a bit timid. It was refreshing to read this reversal in the roles. I loved sinful Scottish Laird and looks forward to book 3 which is about this book’s brother.

I highly recommend you read this brilliant book as I absolutely loved it. As this Austin, Texas author has always been a huge favorite of mine.

I received a an advance reader copy from the publisher. I voluntarily agreed to do a fair review and blog through netgalley. All thoughts, ideas and words are my own.

Author Julia London and blogger Celtic Barb

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