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Taken By The Laird (Regency Flings #2)

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A bride on the run...

A young lady escapes to Scotland in the dead of night, desperate to avoid the horrid marriage her guardian had arranged. Traveling alone, fearing for her safety, Brianna Munro finds shelter at the imposing Castle Glenloch. She intends to stay for just one night...but then Brianna encounters Hugh Christie, Laird Glenloch, and all her best-laid plans van
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Mass Market Paperback, 384 pages
Published September 29th 2009 by Avon (first published January 1st 2009)
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On the run from an evil guardian and a disgusting betrothed, the heroine finds shelter for the night in a run down castle only to be found by the laird. He's returned to his keep, reluctantly because of memories of his less then satisfying first marriage, to get to the bottom of some money that's gone missing from his bootlegging business. A snow storm secludes the pair in his castle. Alone due to a ghost that haunts the place so that no servants will stay the night, the two quickly become lover ...more
Jessica
Apr 10, 2013 Jessica rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
I was very much torn while reading this book.

I found it to be incredibly entertaining and easy reading-wise which is always a plus. I couldn't help but be compelled to continue past each chapter's end, just to see if the Brianna would finally figure out the Glenloch ghost or that Hugh would let her leave the castle.

On the other hand, however, there were some definite flaws with Maguire's writing. Firstly, she was quite redundant; I feel the book could have shed 50 pages or so based on the amount
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Liz Stevens
Dec 01, 2014 Liz Stevens rated it really liked it
This novel starts off with an heiress hell bent on escaping ANY marriage, but currently the one arranged for her, to a corset-wearing lecher, who runs into a smuggling satyr hiding from conniving ladies, but with no issues debauching virgins of a lesser class.
Cue aggravation and wanting to choke the crap out of the male lead, because at this point, you can't REALLY call him the hero, he's more the hemorrhoid on the asshole of who should be the hero.
Cue background. The story morphs into a frust
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Allyse
Oct 16, 2015 Allyse rated it liked it
Whoa this book was steamy! It had a ridiculous plot that I loved.
Amanda
Feb 24, 2016 Amanda rated it really liked it
I kept going between 3 stars and 4...but settled on 4.
I would defiantly read more of Margo Maguire's books.
The storyline moved along at a good pace with one exception - the ghost part was interesting but it dragged, there were times that it seemed to deliver no new information and was just stuck in the chapters as a filler.
If you like Scottish historical romances, you should look this author up.
I_love_a_happily_ever_after
Mar 17, 2013 I_love_a_happily_ever_after rated it really liked it
Oh My Margo! I have said before that your books were a bit on the spicy side for me, and this one was no different. ;o) However, I still LOVED this book. The story is fantastic. I loved the element of the ghosts and I loved the setting of the dilapidated Scottish Castle. Your characters come alive on the pages and have realistic goals and modivation.
manic_reader
Mar 23, 2011 manic_reader rated it did not like it
I really did not like this book. Hugh basically seduces Brianna, after her insistent No's because shes a governess and I quote -"Her talents were wasted in the schoolroom" p151.
He is a spoiled child who gets mad at her when he finds out shes a lady and he has to marry her. I started skimming after they get married.

Dont recommend it.
LInda L
Mar 05, 2016 LInda L rated it liked it
Pretty good, but not fantastic. I love the Scottish genre, but this was not one of the best. It was probably a 3 on a scale of 1 to 5. Not terrible, but not all that good either.
Terree
Nov 25, 2011 Terree rated it really liked it
I really liked this book. I liked the characters, the story line, and I like the little mystery too. it was a good read :)
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Nov 20, 2009 Misfit marked it as abandoned
This is so bad I can't take it. I've bailed at page 25 and am not going back.
Jackie
Simple formula and plot but still an engaging read.
Helen
May 06, 2010 Helen rated it it was amazing
I loved this book another great story by Margo
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Jan 22, 2013 Jessica Ocegueda rated it it was amazing
This book was a very great read.
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As a nice, sane break from the drama and fast pace of working as a registered nurse in an intensive care unit, Margo Maguire returned to college to study history, and fell in love. Writing about the historical characters she encountered in her classes was a good way to unwind from a crazy day in the unit. She soon started creating her own fictional characters and putting them into historical setti ...more
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