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Tempting the Highlander (The McTiernays #4)

4.06  ·  Rating Details ·  1,221 Ratings  ·  44 Reviews
Of the seven bold brothers born to defend their Scottish Highlands, Crevan McTiernay is the most restrained. But that doesn't make him any less passionate. . .

IT BEGINS AS A PLOY. . .

When Raelynd Schellden and her sister are caught in the stables with the notorious McTiernay twins, her father sees not scandal, but opportunity. The future of his clan is uncertain, and a dou
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ebook, 352 pages
Published September 6th 2011 by Zebra (first published January 1st 2011)
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Lori McD
Sinclair is one of my guilty pleasures. I'm always sad when I read her latest offering in a single day. But it's too difficult to put down!

And she's done it again!

Craig & Crevan are twins - 2 of 7 McTierney men - and determined to remain bachelors, despite the happily-married status of their 3 eldest brothers: Conor, Colin, and Cole. The eldest 3 are not only cheiftans and leaders of various clans (Conor leads the McTierney clan. Colin a clan in the southern Highlands, and Cole has united se
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The Window Seat
I confess... I have become a stalker of the McTiernay Clan. Well, not the real one, just the one that lives in the mind of Michele Sinclair. I have a piece of paper tucked in a safe place with the names of the brothers and a little check by their name when they get their HEA, and the name of their bride. I just can’t help myself. I also have a soft spot for a man who has been misunderstood or had great trauma, causing them great difficulties in their adulthood. So when Crevan McTiernay’s book ca ...more
Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
HILLARIOUS MADCAP HISTORICAL ROMANCE!!

What do you get when you mix 2 sets of twins Craig and Crevan McTiernany and Raelynd and Meriel Shchellden. Add a reaching cousin Cyric and a shy plan but pretty cousin Rowena and all of them in love with the others betroth and trying to protect there siblings and cousins feelings. Then you add a conniving father determined to marry off his twin daughters with the help of the sister in law of the twin brothers and you have one crazy madcap historical romance
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Claudia
I love the McTiernays and I think Crevan nearly uprooted Colin from his spot as the most loved of the brothers. the only thing which kept that from happening was that we did not see as much as I wanted from Crevans POV.

Reylinds transformation is well done and although she was spoiled at the beginning I really liked her, which only increased during this book

two small points of criticsm: there was still no Colin and Makenne (I know, this is a standing complain from my side, but I just loved them t
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Danielle
I did like this story. Not as much as the previous installments in the series, however. The style was different and I disliked the h and her sister and the story dragged in someareas due to their immaturity and petulance. I did like the secondary romance a lot and I am REALLY looking forward to Conan's story! I hope Craig's story does a little more with the main characters and the h grows up a little and we get more from Crevan and Raelynd... since their romance was watered down with all of the ...more
Jenny
Jan 06, 2012 Jenny rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Loved him, but the book was NO romance. It was all about how a castle runs. WHO CARES!!
The book started out good, but went downhill from there.
I usually love Michelle Sinclair, but not this time.
Beichy
Aug 22, 2011 Beichy marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Can't wait to read this story. I read the other stories of the brothers and can't wait to read the rest of them. I loved each story and I love these brothers. I pre-ordered and can't wait
Elis Madison
Never have I seen a story so laden with manipulative, passive-aggressive and controlling people.



The premise: Crevan and Craig McTierney are twins.



Craig, the firstborn, is well liked and a skilled warrior, so he’s seen as the obvious leader. Crevan is quiet, thoughtful, and he stutters People don’t turn to him for direction, even though, in truth, when Craig leads he succeeds only because Crevan runs things in the background. Craig assumes that Crevan doesn’t want to be a leader, so he never ma
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Amy Johnson
Having read all the books in this series leading up to this one, I was pretty intrigued when I read the synopsis for this book. I wasn't sure how it would all play out, but since I liked the others so much, I was ready to see where this one lead us. I did enjoy the story and would recommend it to others that are in the middle of this series, but it wasn't my favorite. There was a little too much going on and not enough at the same time. I found myself frustrated at the story line and the "pairin ...more
Bookaholics
Sep 03, 2011 Bookaholics rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Tempting the Highlander by Michele Sinclair
Historical Romance – Sept. 6th, 2011
4 stars

When Raelynd Schellden escapes from her own sixteenth birthday celebration, she did not expect to bump into one of the McTiernay twins. Bespelled by this gentle, charming man, she vows to find him again. Unfortunately, she has the wrong twin in mind. Crevan, stuttering, quiet, and enamored with Raelynd, ended up betrothed to Raelynd’s twin Meriel, while his twin (the wrong one) Craig was matched to Raelynd. Fo
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Terree
Oct 09, 2011 Terree rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I confess... I have become a stalker of the McTiernay Clan. Well, not the real one, the one that lives in the mind of Michele Sinclair. I have a piece of paper tucked in a safe place with the names of the brothers and a little check by their name when they get their HEA, and the name of their bride, I just can’t help myself. I also have a soft spot for a man who has been misunderstood or had had great trauma, causing them great difficulties in their adulthood. So, when Crevan McTiernay’s book ca ...more
Kate
Jun 06, 2014 Kate rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Romancing the Book
Reviewed by Bri
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Review originally posted at Romancing the Book

I’ve read the previous three books in this series. My favorite was the first. That in itself is what is hurting the rest of the series. I find myself constantly comparing every other book.

This one had four main characters a set of twins, Crevan and Craig, McTierney. These guys are great. Different from most alphas by far and both presenting the opposite of what they are. Truly complex characters
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Angie
I gave this story 3 stars, and I want to be clear that it is based solely on my opinion of the story line and not Sinclair’s writing style.

I was very disappointed in this book, it was more about a young women becoming an adult then the typical romance\adventure Sinclair has written with the series. I felt the hero did not meet his full potential, although the book was good enough that I did not throw it across the room. The romance felt uninspired and rushed for me, kind of like it was stuck in
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Ely May
Apr 22, 2016 Ely May rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's funny and slightly different from most romance novels in that it encompasses the views of multiple individuals in the story. I normally do not like that in a book unless absolutely necessary for the plot, but it was cute and lively. I would recommend this book to anyone. My only criticism is that I would have liked to see more relationship building and excitement between the two main characters. The switching between views got annoying during exciting parts and at times were unwelcome. Howe ...more
Rose
Oct 15, 2011 Rose rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kobo-purchase
My least favorite of the series so far. I didn't feel a connection between the characters. There was very little passion between the characters and very few romantic scences to even build a romantic relationship. I kept thinking of them as children. There was also alot of different story lines within this book that I felt received so much attention that the main characters got lost.

I originally thought this book should only get 2 stars but the epilogue was worth one star. It was the best chapte
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Fairy Tale Junkie
My least favorite in the series.
Although the story is a good one, Raelynd was an awful protagonist.
And Laurel, although she was helping Rae grow up, came out bitchy and annoying to me.

There are too many side stories to this book, it felt like not just Crevan and Rae's book, but Craig and Meriel + Cyric and Rowena.

All in all, I liked Cyric's story than the actual main characters'.

Thinking twice now about reading the next one.
Sha Mslvoe ♥♥♥
Sep 10, 2011 Sha Mslvoe ♥♥♥ rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Carolyn Hughes
Laurel, Brenna and Braeden were the ones who makes this story more interesting. Don't get me wrong. I truly love the story but the ending was rushed and I feel there was more to be told. I wish to see more romance between Crevan and Raelynd.

I want to give 3 stars to this story but the epilogue deserve additional 1 star for the best epilogue.

I will read her writing again and I can't wait the next book about Craig.
Rebecca (everyday reader)
Twins of the McTierney family are asked to enter a betrothal just for show with the Schellden laird's twin daughters. The twin they are set with is not the twin they want, and it seems like musical chairs. Everything they know about each other is lacking and the original reasons behind the weddings have changed. Great read!! Love the McTierney's!!
❆ Crystal ❆
I think this book is worthy of 3 stars... The writing was choppy in places and there were times that I wasn't enjoying it, but then there were other times that the book was really good. So, for the book overall, I give it 3 stars. I'm not sure I'll read anymore in the series. I think I'm maxed out on the characters.
Lenore (Biblliolatry Me!)
I loved Tempting the Highlander by Michele Sinclair. I have not read the other books in this series, but after this one I will!

read full review http://www.nocturnereads.com/Tempting...
Marie
Apr 22, 2012 Marie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed this McTiernay book above the others. With the McTiernay twins getting involved with the Shelldyn twins. Then the Shelldyn male cousin getting involved with the Shelldyn female cousin. So many relationships to look and enjoy their development.
Sam
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Diana Tucker
Jan 01, 2016 Diana Tucker rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved it.

Great story and really enjoyed the continuation of the family saga. Reading the next book this afternoon. I plan to finish the series
Felicia
Aug 31, 2013 Felicia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Heroine was super annoying along with her sister. The heroine eventually matured a bit and I was satisfied with the ending.
Monica
Oct 12, 2011 Monica rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this as well as her others from this series but there wasn't nearly enough romance as in the other McTierney books!!!
Tina
Oct 03, 2015 Tina rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: scots-highlander
Bah. I had to force myself to finish it. Typical formula that would have worked well if the characters were more interesting. *sad face* Disappointed.
Siobhán
This book in the series gets credit for not having a completely unnecessary fight scene at the end, which made it way more enjoyable, all things considered.
TJ
2.5/5.0

For a complete review, visit Affaire de Coeur magazine, hard copy or online, http://affairedecoeur.com/ - September 2011 issue.
Highland-dreamer
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In need of a creative outlet, I began writing novels after my second child was born. A voracious reader of romance books and a constant dreamer of romantic plots, I was encouraged to put my ideas to paper. I soon found out I loved it...all of it!

I am a member of the Romance Writers of America and of the Georgia Romance Writers.

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