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Highland Belle (Devereux Family #1)

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Flame-haired Brigette Devereux had the face of an angel and the spirit of a wildcat. Wed by proxy to a savage Scot, the willful ward of Queen Elizabeth fled...straight into the arms of a wickedly handsome stranger, his eyes dark as midnight, his soul dark as sin. His scorching kisses, his unhold caresses ignited a blaze of forbidden desire. Only once she h
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Published February 4th 1991 by Dell (first published January 1st 1991)
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Carol Storm
Jan 13, 2014 Carol Storm rated it liked it
This was Patricia Grasso's first book. And it's pretty good. But DESERT EDEN is her best ever. Oh, and the fox on the cover is not just there for decoration -- he's an important part of the story. Foxes are my favorite animals aside from frogs and deer. They're sexy!
A bela espevitada, sem-papas-na-língua e esperta Brigette tem seu casamento arranjado com o Escocês Iain MacArthur, que por conta dos seus deveres como herdeiro, já que o irmão mais velho morreu, envia seu irmão Percy para representá-lo e ela se sente indignada e se casa de luto e é a partir daí que essa tumultuada relação se desenvolve. A caminho para a Escócia, ela foge e é encontrada por seu marido, que dá nome outro nome e logo se veem envolvidos em uma louca paixão. E ele, exercendo seus di ...more
Dec 12, 2014 Onelovestorie rated it did not like it
Shelves: middle-ages, horrible

The book was so horrible, I created a new shelf for such books in the future.

The writing was awful. The author uses so many modern words it gets to the point where I don't even feel like I'm reading a historical, (minus all the scots burr, which was just as atrocious).

The h is TSTL. If TSTL had a baby and the father was an airhead, this would be the result of those two genes merging. And thats about all in her corner.

The H is a somewhat more meatier than TSTL, but not that far off. His characte
Jul 05, 2015 bell rated it it was ok
There was just so much going on in this book that it became unbearable. It could have been so good, but the writing just wasn't there. The heroine was a spoiled brat who's personality changed like the wind. The entire plot was basically her running away and getting caught by enemies every other chapter. You would think she would learn the first few times.
Her husband hits her numerous times,(which growing up on 1980's romances, doesn't bother me, its just a book for crying out loud) but even I f
Regan Walker
Apr 29, 2016 Regan Walker rated it liked it
Shelves: scot-highlander
Adventures in 16th Century Scotland

This is one of those books that begins rather well with a heroine betrothed to a man she does not want to wed and the prospect of Scotland was a plus but this heroine was troubling and the story dragged in places. I put it down several times.

First published in 1991, this is the first in the Devereux family series. Set in 1564, when Mary Queen of Scots was engaged in some controversial behavior, this is the story of Brigette Devereux, daughter of an English earl
Jul 16, 2014 Hillary rated it it was amazing
one of my favorites
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good read
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Shelves: romance, highland
I wasn't sure about this one at the begging but in the end I liked it very much.
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My first brush with the romance genre happened in my high school junior year. I discovered Gone With the Wind and hid it behind my American history book to read during class. (The Civil War is American history.) The ambiguous ending left me dissatisfied, though. Rhett and Scarlet needed a happily-ever-after. Believing in happily-ever-afters
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