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Duncan MacElgin, of the devil's own reputation and sinful past, has been forced to return home to his crumbling Scottish castle -- only to be ambushed by a woman! Worse, the tartan-clad female is impertinent, unrepentant, and beautiful.

Convinced Duncan is the enemy, Marsali Hay orders her bedraggled clansmen to attack the powerful chieftain. She never dreams he is the in
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Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 1st 1997 by Pocket Books
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Saadia
Jul 30, 2008 Saadia rated it really liked it
Jillian Hunter creates very complex characters for the hero and heroine, accompanied by multiple secondary characters including a pair of ghosts. It is busier than a Shakespeare comedy with the minor characters providing diversions, creating scenes and generally carrying the lovers towards a satisfying ending. The heroine is a reluctant magician with a colorful family and clan connections. The dark brooding warrior finds love and happiness upon multiple confrontations with the heroine. Rather ...more
Kathrynn
This book was hilarious! I laughed all through it. There is abit of paranormal in this Scottish historical, too.
Loved the falcon! Nice, gentle romance.

Sarah Eiseman
Aug 28, 2012 Sarah Eiseman rated it liked it
This is my first time reading a novel by Jillian Hunter. This is an older book within her collection that was given to me by a friend when I attended RomCon in 2010. It’s a relatively quick read for the size book that it is, and it’s historical, if that’s your pleasure. Plus, there are men in kilts, which is always a good thing.

Duncan MacElgin is a soldier returning to his home in Scotland after serving in the military for a number of years. He’s a reluctant chieftain for a bumbling clan in a cr
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Leah
Jan 14, 2016 Leah rated it really liked it
This was like picking back up with an old friend. It's sat on my keeper shelves since '98 and kept begging me to pick it back up and revisit this story that touched my heart so many years ago. When I would think of this story over the years, one thing kept coming to mind and that was laughter... chickens...a woman who was such a free spirited lass and a man who was continually trying to keep up with her and keep his sanity in tact. HUGE smiles here.

Duncan has life long scars that haunt him each
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Debbie
Jan 23, 2013 Debbie rated it liked it
"Fairy Tale" by Jillian Hunter was a fairly enjoyable historical romance with comic and fantasy elements. It seemed to struggle with knowing what it was and the plot and characters kept taking rather strange turns. I've read other books by Jillian Hunter and I will probably read more, but I don't think I would recommend this book because there are so many other really great romance novels.
Noy Monaco
May 21, 2010 Noy Monaco rated it it was ok
My sister bought this book for a thrift store. So my sister finish reading the book and about to throw away the book. I asked my sister if i can have the book. And I read the book and I just thought the book was ok but I will be reading it again because it have been a long time since I last read the book.
Rachel Paulson
Apr 19, 2011 Rachel Paulson rated it it was ok
It was just... okay. I don't think it was written very well, there were a lot of spelling errors that took me out of the story. The story itself seemed to drag on and I found myself skimming through pages and skipping parts all together.
Elizabeth
Her books usually only take me about a couple of hours to read but I had the hardest time getting into this one. I had to keep putting it down as it just felt boring to me. Also Jamie talking about himself in the third person was quite annoying.
Kellet
Mar 20, 2015 Kellet rated it did not like it
I really did not like this. I read it because of a good newspaper review, but it was just a tiny virgin story with an especially dense hero.
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Jillian Hunter is the bestselling author of over twenty historical romances. She lives with her husband, three daughters, a pug and a poodle in Southern California. She loves anyone who can make her laugh, which means she is in love with Mike Myers and Tyler Perry.
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