Stealing the Bride
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Stealing the Bride

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  152 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Acclaimed author Mary Wine proves that romance is never hotter than amid the rugged castles of distant Scotland. . .Brawny and brave, Hayden Monroe is a laird in need of a wife and the beautiful Elspeth Leask shall be his. But he must bed her to wed her--and fully satisfy her deepest desires. . .

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ebook, 128 pages
Published April 1st 2012 by Kensington Publishing Corporation (first published January 1st 2012)
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3.5 stars (rounded up to 4 stars, because I'm sucker for a Highlander and Hayden was a hot one)
** 3 1/2 stars **

Short so not as much story and character development but still a decent read.
Jenna Anderson
Since this was my first Highlander romance it is possible a novella was not a good choice. I have lots to learn: traditions, clans, lairds, church rules etc.

The author used aye, nae, lass, and even ye’re. Ye’re?

A fun example of this genre. Sexy, hot scenes. I think I may like men in kilts.
This book was a little disappointing. They fell in love too fast. And the book got over even faster.
An adequate but unexciting typical highlander story that probably would have been great as a full blown novel but suffers from the typical problems associated with the novella format: rushed romance and abrupt ending. The leads, particularly the hero, were very likeable though.
3.5 - I wish it was longer and more developed...
I think I'm picking books with the cheesiest covers lately! It's one was a bit racy at times, but a good story more or less. It was a short book, only about 150 pages, so a quick read. My only criticism was at I found their speech annoying ("aye", "nae", "ye"), but I guess it's more authentic when they speak that way.
Nicole Laverdure
A beautiful romance story rich with Mary Wine's characters, Hayden and Elspeth, a beautiful strong woman.
If you are a fan of Ms. Wine and then you have read this book. I love this author for her style of writing. You will enjoy every minute with this charming and wonderful story well written again by Ms. Wine.
Even for a sort story I would have liked a deeper development of character personalities and a more believable natural progression to their relationships. Seems after a few hours and a kiss they were in love. Personalities of supporting characters was unrealistic to the period in my opinion.
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kapağı beni aldattı sanırım. hikaye güzelde bu tarz içeriği daha çok dolu kitap okuduğum için mi çok beğenemedim yine güzeldi
Kenna La Pointe

I love a good Scottish historical and Mary Wine is one of the best
Lissette Hicks
No real chemistry with characters. Felt rushed.
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Mary Wine has written over twenty novels that take her readers from the pages of history to the far reaches of space. Recent winner of a 2008 EPPIE Award for erotic western romance, her book LET ME LOVE YOU was quoted “Not to be missed…” by Lora Leigh, New York Times best-selling author.

When she’s not abusing a laptop, she spends time with her sewing machines…all of them! Making historical garment...more
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To Conquer a Highlander (Highlander, #1) Highland Hellcat (Highlander, #2) In Bed With A Stranger (McJames, #1) Highland Heat (Highlander, #3) In The Warrior's Bed (McJames, #2)

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