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Captive Heart

3.62  ·  Rating Details  ·  129 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
A warrior born and raised, Helena of Rivenloch is desperate to save her youngest sister from a fate worse than death - marriage. After trying and failing to murder the groom, she does the next best thing. She takes his right-hand knight, the dashing Colin du Luc, as her hostage.
Paperback, 360 pages
Published October 1st 2006 by Forever
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Angelc
Oct 21, 2009 Angelc rated it really liked it
This one was my favorite of this great series! I read this one first, but the first book in the series, Lady Danger, covers the same time period from a different point of view. I read them back to back because I loved this one so much, but Lady Danger seemed too repetitive of this one, and I liked the characters better in "Captive Heart."
Ifigenia
La historia de Helena, se solapa con la de la entrega anterior, la de su hermana Deirdre con Pagan, avanzando un poco más, en el tiempo, ha sido agradable saber un poco más del castillo escocés asediado.

Sigo con la intriga (mentira cochina, porque me lo spoileé) de quién era la sombra, así que en este libro seguimos sin descubrirlo, pero en el siguiente ya lo haremos, por fin.

Aunque todas las historias de tira y afloja con personajes fuertes me apasionan, tengo que decir que al haber leído tanta
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P. Kirby
Jan 19, 2012 P. Kirby rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
As the novel's blurb indicates, Helena is a Warrior Maiden of Rivenloch and the only thing worse than a rusty sword is a husband. When her father arranges a marriage between a Norman named Pagan (yeah, Pagan) and her younger sister Mirial, Helena and her other sister Deidre insist that one of them must marry Pagan instead. Why? I don't know. Apparently, because Miriel is too cute. Obviously, Captive Heart is part of a series (book two) and probably best read as such.

Deidre wins the "honor" of ma
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Sarah
May 31, 2011 Sarah rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, novel, scotland
The Warrior Maids of Rivenloch experience their worst invasion ever ... men ... who want to marry them. In order to save her younger sister from the horrors of marriage, the heroine tries to kill the groom, only to be caught by the poor man's best friend Super Warrior. Somehow the heroine manages to change the tables and kidnaps Super Warrior in the hopes of preventing the marriage. Of course, things don't go quite as she plans, and she spends a little longer than is believable thinking that mar ...more
Kami
Jun 29, 2008 Kami rated it it was amazing
A tale of bravery and romance from a time when romance was not only common, but required to get the girl of your dreams. For all you romantic book lovers, this is a must. I myself am not a big fan of romance novels, but this 3 part series has a special place in my heart. I am not a big review writer, so let me just say that I highly recommend you read this series.
Kathrynn
Jun 14, 2015 Kathrynn rated it really liked it
It's a series and should be read in order. I enjoyed this short Scottish series because the women all new how to defend themselves--they were warriors. Neat read and nice to see something different in this genre from time to time. This author also writes under the name Glynnis Campbell.
Marie
Dec 12, 2011 Marie rated it liked it
Well, it's not the most innovated romance books, or even the most accurate...but I liked it and went ahead and read it in one day. I might try reading the other books, but it might be awhile, it's not a series that makes me want to run out and grab the next one immediately.
Kimchi
Nov 02, 2007 Kimchi rated it really liked it
this book was really great.. Who said women are the weaker sex. Take three sisters one annoying groom, a kidnapped best friend, and a very weird sense of humor. and that is this book... i really liked it.
Alisa
Jul 21, 2008 Alisa rated it liked it
Very funny, and as well written as the first. A page turner.
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Sarah McKerrigan is another pen name of GLYNNIS CAMPBELL. When she isn’t writing historical romance, she’s the voice of several cartoon characters, the wife of a rock star, and the mother of two nerdy kids.

She started her eclectic career as a ballerina in her hometown of Paradise, California, where she became the city’s Gold Nugget Queen. She graduated f
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