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Just in Time for a Highlander (Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands)

Just in Time for a Highlander (Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands) - Gwyn Cready
Book Info

Mass Market Paperback, 320 pages

Expected publication: February 3rd 2015 by Sourcebooks Casablanca

ISBN 1492601934 (ISBN13: 9781492601937)

edition language English

series Sirens of the Scottish Borderlands #1

other editions None found

Source:Netgalley EARC


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BOOK SYNOPSIS


It's tough being a woman in a man's profession, especially for Abby Kerr, the unexpected chieftess of Clan Kerr. Loathe to marry but in need of a strong arm, Abby wishes for a Scots warrior and gets . . . Duncan, the historical reenactment hobbyist.

Wall Street Impresario Duncan MacHarg isn't bad with a fencing foil, but he's no Highlander. When a misdirected spell plucks him from the 21st century, he lands in 1705 Scotland at the feet of the fiercest woman he's ever laid eyes on...

My Thoughts


The Scottish time travel twist is one of my favorites, what is not to like about reliving a bit of history with a fiery leading lady and a sexy leading man!

Unlike so many of the other books that have availed themselves of this particular venue am happy to say that this time around the time traveller was a man who actually went back 300 years in time rather than a scantily clad female who was than forced to accept the help of the clan chief in whose arms she landed.

I enjoyed watching Duncan find his way amongst the members of clan Kerr, he may not have been exactly what Abby thought she needed in a man but she found out that he was exactly what she wanted and he found out that she was the one he longed to spend forever with if only that were possible.

There was no one thing in this story that really stood out as different from what have enjoyed before but with a twist here and a twist there it added up to an enjoyable foray into one of my preferred settings of time and place in historical romances, the back and forth banter that the characters indulged in also added to the story as did the bickering that led to Abby and Duncan indulging in sexual encounters of the utmost intensity.

The way in which things played out with the unexpected source of the method to travel back in time was poignant as well as romantic, the finale to this first installment in the series leads me to hope for Undines story soon.

A fish out of water, historical time travel romance which introduces the series and which happily promises the beginning of many hours of of pleasurable reading.

[EArc from Netgalley in exchange for honest review]