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Surrender to an Irish Warrior (MacEgan Brothers #6)

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An Irish warrior with a thirst for revenge...
Trahern MacEgan -- his body is honed for fighting, his soul is black and tortured. Women want to tame him, but he has loved once, and now is lost.

A woman who has suffered in silence...
Morren O Reilly -- she has known pain and shame, but holds her head high, even though she shrinks from a man's touch.

Their passionate redemption
Paperback, Harlequin Historical #1010, 288 pages
Published September 2010 by Harlequin (first published January 1st 2010)
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UniquelyMoi ~ BlithelyBookish

Surrender to an Irish Warrior is the story of Trahern MacEgan and Morren Ó Reilly who, during a completely unexpected and viciously brutal Viking raid, each lost something very dear to them. For Trahern, it was his beloved betrothed, and for Morren it was her innocence, when she was callously used for the raider’s pleasure that night. This is an emotional story, one that had my heart aching for the pain these two people endured, and at the same time, had me feeling such hope for them. They were
Dec 19, 2013 Kathleen rated it it was amazing
Read this one last summer. Loved it!! Totally loved it and re-read it again several times.

Everything worked for me. Strong character development, to-die-for hero, vulnerable but strong heroine, strong supporting cast, suspense that kept me wondering until the end, and plenty of steam! Yummy Trahern.

I really sympathized with both Trahern and Morren and wanted them to be happy. The heroine, especially, went through the worst kind of abuse. The author portrayed Morren's broken-ness admirably, but n
Sep 24, 2010 SheLove2Read rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2010
Although this is the 5th book in the MacEgan brothers series, this is the first book I've read. I had no trouble following along and I didn't see any part of the story that was dependent upon reading the others.

The story starts with Trahern MacEgan, youngest brother, traveling in the cold bitter wind of Northern Ireland (late fall?) in search of the ones who killed his betrothed and her clan in a clandestine nighttime raid. Along the way he encounters a young girl on foot who leads him to a smal
Aug 12, 2012 Mati rated it it was amazing
michelle'in macegan serisinin son kitabı, ailenin macegan olmayan üyesi
diğer kitaplarına göre daha duygusal geldi bana. Her iki kahramanının da duygusal olarak yaralı tipler olması, acılarının birbirlerine ilaç olması çok güzeldi... Ama trahern'in macegan olmadığını anladığımda çok şaşırdım, yazar daha önceki kitaplarda hiç ipucu vermemişti. Sonunda verilen mesaj (bence) güzeldi, aile demek sadece kan demek değildir, acı mutlak değildir, unutulmasa bile taşımak giderek kolay olur
Jan 24, 2012 Kathleen rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
I love this book. There is so much emotion. Two people who have had some very bad experiences find one another. Trahern MacEgan feels the need to protect Morren O’Reilly and Morren badly needs to learn to trust again after some horrible experiences. As we are first introduced to these lovely individuals they are hanging by a thread to their shattered lives. The two come together and live through an extremely frightening experience. As the days progress both Trahern and Morren are trying hard to ...more
Jan 22, 2011 May rated it really liked it
Trahern MacEgan is a medieval Irish bard whose fiance is brutally murdered during a Viking raid. Swearing revenge, Trahern is in the midst of tracking down the raiders when he rescues Morren Ó Reilly, a woman who has been brutalized by the raiders and desperately needs Trahern's help to save her sister and herself. Will he be able to fight past his anger and blood lust to help Morren?

While the story was entirely too predictable at times, both Trahern and Morren are simply endearing and you can't
Aug 12, 2012 Yumru rated it really liked it
Uzun uzadıya romanlardan sıkıldığınızda bence bu seriyi okuyabilirsiniz.Çok muhteşem değil belki ama ben keyifle okudum,yazarın kalemi iyi bence sıkmıyor sizi.
Océano de libros
Jul 19, 2016 Océano de libros rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Como me dejó intrigada el personaje castigado de Trahern MacEgan era obvio que terminaría leyendo su historia, y es que Trahern uno de los hermanos MacEgan esconde una gran historia.
Trahern ha perdido a su prometida en el ataque a la aldea del clan Ó Reilly y solo busca venganza, en su camino se encuentra con Morren Ó Reilly precisamente una de las jóvenes que estuvo esa noche en el asalto y que también oculta un secreto.
De nuevo su autora nos envuelve en ese ambiente medieval con sus costumbres
Ceren Ünlü
Nov 11, 2012 Ceren Ünlü rated it it was amazing
Michelle Willingham'ın yazdığı MacEgan Olmak kitabı okundu bitti.... Ya niye bittin sen hemen? :'(
Mükemmeldi... Mükemmel, Mükemmel, Mükemmel.
Bu yazara bayılıyorum. Bu seriye bayılıyorum. Soluksuz, heyecanla, pür dikkat okuyorum. Ağlıyorum, gülüyorum. Asıl oğlana sinir olup, kıza saf gör artık diyorum. Bu yazara bayılıyorum ya bunun ötesi var mı ? :)):))
Aslında bu kitabı Temmuz'da Ayça Yılmaz'ım almış bana. Ama seri bitecek diye okumaya kıyamamıştım. Kitapta bir gün de okundu, bitti. Şimdi öyle k
Jan 30, 2012 Ambyr rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites, romance
I love love love this book. Such detail, thought, and emotion. I only wish the story went on longer. Then again, I did forcefully plow through it in an about 24 hour time frame.

I loved how the characters were presented as wounded and strong, damaged but drawn to one another to heal and be healed.

I've read another of Willingham's books, not even realizing they were in a series. That's one of the many beauties... you can pick a book, any book, and enjoy it without having to have read the others
Apr 23, 2011 Crystal rated it really liked it
Before you read this book be prepared for the very adult content dealing with miscarriage and rape. It's fairly graphic and if you have trouble with those topics you probably won't be comfortable with this book in the series.

That said, I applaude Willingham's effort to take on such difficult subjects. She did it with grace and confidence while not belittling the aftereffects of such traumas showed how the FMC was able to rise above them.
For those of you who think that there is a lack of great historical romances being written look no farther than this utterly wonderful series.

This book is devastating good. It doesn't sugarcoat what war means. It deals with rape in a realistic and powerful way. Both of these characters have great grief. They are also simply wonderful with each other and gain great love.

I highly recommend this romance.
Oct 17, 2010 Dancer rated it liked it
The development was uneven in this Willingham novel. She allowed her reader to not feel the tension building consistently in the piece. The ending was a bit rushed, which will happen when a publisher sets a word count for the novel. Despite this not being my favorite Willingham novel, I would continue to purchase her works.
Summer Parks
Aug 29, 2011 Summer Parks rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I absolutely loved this book. Surrender to an Irish warrior is the first book I have read by Michelle Wellingham an definitely will not be the last. At the time I did not realize it was part of a series, therefore I will be going back and reading about the four other brothers. Yay! I love it when I find a good one.
Tara (box5angel)
Sep 08, 2010 Tara (box5angel) rated it really liked it
What a great book! It was sweet, it was sad, it was funny. I cried, I laughed, I got mad.

In the end, it was a great romance. :)
Natália Eduardo
Aug 14, 2016 Natália Eduardo rated it really liked it
Bela história de amor e superação pessoal. Amei os dois protagonistas : são perfeitos juntos .

Jan 17, 2011 Deanna rated it really liked it
I loved the way the hero and heroine helped to heal each other from their pain.
Oct 15, 2010 Nicole rated it liked it
Not my favorite time in history, but still good.
Jan 24, 2014 Lorelle rated it liked it
Sweet story.
Melania Ramona
Dec 03, 2016 Melania Ramona rated it really liked it
Not an easy book to read, but I liked it.
Jul 29, 2014 Cris rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: escocia, espadao, medieval
Historicão com espadão!
Uma das coisas que eu gosto na escrita da Michelle Willingham é a sua atenção para a época. Se ela escreve romances medievais, ela realmente situa os personagens nesse período, com todas as suas dificuldades e perigos. Não fica inventando um reino encantado cheio de bondade e sabedoria onde todos vivem felizes e com todas as comodidades modernas.

Trahern é um bardo, e um dos irmãos MacEgan que aparecia nos outros livros, sempre com o cabelo ruivo e barba compridas, contand
The Eleventh Hour
The story is pretty average Harlequin Historical stuff. It’s, more or less, modern people running around a fantasy version of historical Ireland, circa some random Hollywood Medieval year. So, the plot: Morren’s village was attacked by a Viking clan. She was raped and left for dead. She’s now having a miscarriage in an abandoned cottage where Trahern, the hero, is trying to save her life. The only reason that Trahern is in this part of Ireland is because he has come to avenge his fiancée, who ...more
İnci Puyan
Mar 11, 2013 İnci Puyan rated it it was amazing

MacEgan Kardeşler serisinin altıncı kitabı MacEgan Olmak...

Seriyi geç de olsa bitirdim ve son bir kitabı kaldı o da henüz çevrilmedi ne yazık ki... Ama genel olarak MacEgan erkeklerinin kitapları bitti. Ve hepsine ayrı ayrı bayıldım.

Trahern'in hikayesini birazıcık Bevan'ın hikayesine benzettim. Aslında konu olarak benzerlik yoktu ama Bevan'da karısını kaybetmiş onun yasını tutarken başka bir kadına aşık oluyordu Trahern'de sevdiği evlenmek istediği kadını
Morren is pregnant and on the run from raiders, who have destroyed her clan. Trahern is hunting down the same raiders because they killed his beloved. Trahern stumbles upon Morren in an abandoned cottage and helps her through her miscarriage. Morren was raped by the raiders and is leery of Trahern. The first half of the book was Morren and Trahern getting to safety and figuring out who the raiders were. Second half, I liked better, it was Morren and Trahern growing closer together and working ...more
Maggie Hesseling
Jun 06, 2016 Maggie Hesseling rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
Reading Willingham's novels is always a treat as I'm never quite sure what I'm going to get. This is definitely not one of my favourites but it has a lot of aspects that I really liked. The most interesting part of the novel was the relationship between the two sisters. I really wish the novel had been more character driven by them. The internal politics was also an interesting aspect. I didn't really expect the last section of the novel. I was pleasantly surprised, but at the same time really ...more
Jan 27, 2014 Nesli rated it really liked it
Shelves: in-my-library
Son MacEgan kardes, Trahern'in hikayesini anlatıyor kitabımız. Şair ve ozan, sesiyle hikayeleriyle, esprileriyle herkesi kendine hayran bırakan bir Trahern tanımıstık serinin diger kitaplarında. Ancak burda Trahern'in yaşamak bile umrunda degil, tek istedigi intikam. Sevdigi kadını öldüren Vikingleri bulup intikamını almadan rahatlayamıyor. Evinden sırf bu yuzden ayrılıyor. Ancak kader peşini bırakmıyor. Aynı viking baskınında duygusal ve fiziksel olarak yaralanmış bir kadın, Trahern'in derdinin ...more
Oct 14, 2012 Jessica rated it it was amazing
This is probably the most emotionally intelligent MB romance novel I've read, let alone historical fiction one. The developing romance between Trahern and Morren inspite of the emotional damage they've both suffered was beautifully developed and woven throughout the story like a fine tapestry. The story-lines of both the main characters stood out and had me hooked from the start. I can't imagine the author had an easy time of tackling the difficult subjects she choose to deal with. Still she ...more
Mar 05, 2016 Nessa added it
I have never paid much attention to Traherne in the previous books but his phenotype makes me imagine of a sexy Vin Diesel, but perhaps less bulkier.

I like Traherne's character. Unfortunately the plot didn't seem as captivating and the heroine didn't appear fetching to me, seems like she's too stubborn most of the time it becomes annoying.

I really wished I could like this book even a little but sadly no it didn't work for me. Seemingly, Ms Willingham's book is a hit or miss for me. I realise I
Rachel Hill
Mar 18, 2014 Rachel Hill rated it it was amazing
Is anyone else as in love with Trahern as I am? Not only is the cover model beyond gorgeous!!!!! But the story is rely good and moves into the Vikings series really usual I loved this book. Michelle Willingham is one if the best writers in her genre! Read this book & the whole series, you won't regret it!
Sep 26, 2013 Rachel rated it really liked it
The author mentioned in the preface that this was a very hard book for her to write. In turn, I found it a very hard book to read. This isn't a "feel-good" read. I had to force myself to read some parts, in fact. That said, I thought it was a really emotionally empowering book and I was very satisfied with the ending.
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Rita Award Finalist Michelle Willingham has published over twenty books and novellas. Currently, she lives in southeastern Virginia with her husband and children and is working on more historical romance novels. When she's not writing, Michelle enjoys baking, playing the piano, and avoiding exercise at all costs. Visit her website at: or interact with her on Facebook at ...more
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