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Untamed Highlander (Dark Sword #4)

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Druid-born and magic-blessed, Isla is one of the deadliest she-devils ever to serve the forces of darkness. As an immortal Highland warrior, it's up to Hayden Campbell to destroy her and her kind. But for Hayden, Isla is more than a sworn enemy. She is temptation…

Taking Isla captive, Hayden hopes to avenge his kinsmen who died by Druid magic. But when he looks into Isla's...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published April 26th 2011 by St. Martin's Paperbacks (first published 2011)
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Donna turned up the heat in this book and I LIKED IT! I definitely plan on continuing this series.
LWB Marissa
4.5 stars

Note: For your overall reading enjoyment I suggest strongly to read this series in order because of the ongoing plot and world building.

My Review:
In a world where the forces of darkness plot to rule the world with black magic, a small group of warriors refuses to align themselves with this evil. These immortal Highland warriors all have an archaic god inside them, each has a different power, and they were turned by the forces of darkness but escaped. Now they have joined forces to defea...more
Annette Clair
It is IMPOSSIBLE to read one of Donna Grants highlander books & not fall in love w/ the Hero. Impossible. I dare anyone of you to read this series and then tell me you do NOT want to marry these highlanders & have their babies... PFFFFT, never happen. C'mon August! Want book 5!
This installment of the Dark Sword Series was about Hayden and Isla.

Hayden is a very passionate warrior with intense loyalty to the ones he considers family. He has incredible strength and the ability to control fire. Isla is one of the most powerful she-devils ever to live. She has spent over 500 year unwillingly serving Deidre until an attack on the mountain left her injured and alone. She is rescued by Hayden and taken back the the MacLean castle. Hayden and Isla have combustible chemistry t...more
Wendy *Sebella Blue* Mitchell
Thinking they had finally rid the world of the great evilness that was Deirdre, Warriors Hayden Campbell and Fallon MacLeod are searching the area around Cairn Toul looking for survivors of the last battle. It seems to be a lost cause when Hayden comes upon a grievously wounded young woman. Determined to save this woman that he feels a compelling attraction to, Hayden brings her to the MacLeod castle for healing. It is there that Hayden discovers his foundling is none other than Isla, the Drough...more
The fourth book in the Dark Sword series. I was really looking forward to Hayden Campbell's story and his match with Isla, an evil Druid, and therefore, sworn enemy. Hayden finds Isla injured and has an immediate and confusing connection to her. He takes her away to the MacLeod castle to recuperate and they both learn that they have feelings for each other that could be very dangerous.
I loved Isla's strength of character and her intelligence. Hayden is, of course, beautiful but conflicted. When...more
I had a great privilege to receive an ARC of this book and OMG how happy I am!
I think it's the best of the series so far.
Hayden is a tormented hero who is torn between his past and his heart desire.
Isla as a drough has a choice to make and it is not an easy one.

Great read and flawless story. Humor and action with hot hot love scenes :) Everything you might want - great story, sexi hero, strong herione and great read :)
Loved it and thank you Donna for an opportunity to enjoy the book.
Another great addition to the series! I couldn't get enough of Hayden and his wicked ways! Yum! His love interest in this book was a surprise and the passion between the two was hot!

Had a great ending and as the saga continues I am anxious for the next book about Galen.
Another fantastic book!!!!! the stories just keep on getting better and better
Lisa Renee Jones
This series rocks!
I never expected to like this story because I didn't care much for Hayden and Isla, but they're too conflicted among themselves and towards each other I can't resist but read on.

Hayden is living in angst for centuries and he hates droughs for what his family suffered. Isla is an unwilling drough, she's a victim in the grand scheme of things, being made to do evil things against her will, with both her sister and niece as Dierdre's leverage.

When Hayden and Isla first made love, it's not all sunsh...more
Lori McD
Well, surprise surprise - Deirdre is still alive! Or at least her spirit is, almost like Voldemort in the Harry Potter series until he regains his body.

This book is about Hayden, the blonde giant Warrior who hates all drough Druids, because the drough killed his family. Drough Druids undergo a ceremony at a certain age where they cut themselves and give themselves and the blood shed during the ceremony over to evil. The blood is usually bottled and hung around the drough's neck; it's called The...more
Hayden and Isla’s story was amazing. I am finding that these books get better as we go.

I wasn’t sure how I’d like their story. But Donna Grant really does an excellent job of putting them together. They are two tortured souls coming together and learning to trust.

Hayden hates Droughs and has hated them since losing his family. Finding Isla hurt, Hayden is immediately protective, unknowing that she’s a Drough. Once Hayden finds out that she’s a Drough, we go through all of his struggles in accept...more

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untamed-highlander-dark-sword-donna-grantHayden Campbell was forever scarred when he came home to find his family had been decimated by a drough. Since then, Hayden has sworn to avenge his family’s death, and has killed every drough he has come into contact with. So imagine his surprise when the beautiful female he rescued from Cairn Toul turns out to be one of the vile creatures.

Hayden feels an instant connection to Isl...more
This is the fourth book in Donna Grant's Dark Sword series and it seems to just get better book by book for me!
This is the story of Hayden and Isla. Hayden is an immortal highland warrior who shares his body with a god, he finds Isla in the freezing remains of an evil druids mountain and brings her home to be healed what he doesn't realise at the time is that she is drough which is the ones thing he hates more than anything as they killed his family.
Isla has been a slave to an evil druid named...more
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Isla had the perfect and peaceful life living among her druid friends and family. That all changed one faithful day when out of no where, men on horses dressed in black snatched Isla, her sister, and her niece. They are all taken to one of the most horrific places on earch, Carin Toul Mountain. A evil Drough lives and operates Carin Toul on the Mountain, her name is Deidre. Deidre, like most evil creates of her ilk, dreams of nothing but more power. She will stop
Lisa Jo
A passionate and striking tale, Untamed Highlander by Donna Grant is a fantastic read. Fans of her Dark Sword Series should be eager to read this latest installment!

Hayden Campbell is scouring wreckage from the Warrior’s latest battle when he spots a young woman, barely alive, in need of help. He immediately takes her to MacLeod Castle and soon realizes she is the thing he has spent most of his existence despising. Isla is a drough, the evil that brutally murder Hayden’s family and what he has d...more
The warriors have escaped Deirdre’s grasp. Now that she has been defeated for the current moment. While checking for survivors, they come across an injured woman. Hayden for some unexplained reason feels very protective of this woman. Though, when he learns that she is a druid, Hayden’s feelings toward her are still of lust but he also is guarded around her. His family was destroyed by druid magic.

Isla is a druid but she was just a prisoner of Deirdre’s as the MacLeods and the rest of the warri...more
These books just keep getting better. As much as I enjoyed books 1 and 2, I enjoyed books 3, and now 4, even more. Hayden is your typical stubborn warrior and Isla is just as headstrong but together they complement each other and are a perfect match. Hayden hates all droughs (druids who have given themselves to the devil and black magic) and has sworn to kill them. Isla, of course, is a drough, although not by choice. They are a romance novel "match made in heaven".

This book brings back all of...more
Dani Salinas
In book 4 of Donna Grant’s Dark Sword series turned into a great surprise. Finally the story of Isla is revealed giving us much information concerning Hayden. I enjoyed this story immensely because of the characters themselves. It is rather rare to discover characters that want to believe so strongly in a world that is only black and white. I discovered this is the world Hayden had chosen to live with since his family was destroyed and his world turned upside down.
I understood Hayden’s way of th...more
Bridgette Bandell
Begun reading Untamed Highlander the same day as I finished Wicked Highlander... I could not stop myself! This book kept me on the edge of my seat from the very beginning. Hayden Campbell and Isla, the From Hayden saving Isla on Cairn Toul all the way (view spoiler) at the end. Hayden, having his entire family killed by a drough and his vow to find and kill the drough that did it did not warm up to Isla very easily at all. (view spoiler)...more
Barbara ★
The MacLeods (and friends) have finally defeated Deirdre...or have they?

Hayden Campbell's entire family was slaughtered by a drough (an evil Druid) and he has spent his immortality killing drough. Hayden finds Isla half buried and half dead on Deidre's mountain after the battle. Hayden has an instant connection to Isla and transports her back to MacLeod castle....only to find out that she is a drough. Isla knows that Deidre is alive and with their connection, she knows that she isn't safe and ne...more
Michelle the Romance Witch
I loved this latest installment of the series and can’t wait for the rest of the series. Hayden and Isla’s relationship is problematic from the beginning but by the end we are reminded that sometimes the most different of individuals can come together into an explosive and fiery union, destined to last forever. Hayden and Isla’s story was definitely one of my favorites of the series. Ms. Grant is definitely a master at taking two characters with troubled pasts, intensely suspicious natures, and...more
Alexia Chantel
Highlanders with tortured souls finding their solace in the women that love them. This is not an unheard of plot line but Grant delivers a well-written series despite it. It showcases an author’s talent when they can take a known evil/hated character and make you see their side of the story and wish them the best.
Isla truly has a good heart despite all the evil things she has been forced to do. And although it takes a long time for Hayden to overcome his perceptions her good heart is part of wh...more
The best so far in the series. I like Islas struggle and the prejudice Hayden holds seemed very plausible. The resurgence of Deirdre, however, disappointed...I think a new protagonist could have been created...and I could have done without the devil's involvement...it just calls into question how she was defeated in the first place.
Maggie Bermann
Okay this series has got me totally hooked.. so much so i havent started new JD Robb book yet and thats unheard of for me!

Now discovered that they are four more books that take up this story when it moves to present day, but with same warriors. .. i have to read Dark Warriros now after this lot lol

I so want a HEA for everyone bar Deidrie off course!

This was Hayden and Islas story. I liked how even though Isla had spent so many years was it 300? with Deidrie at heart she was still a good person....more
Liss Martz
Me gusta como se desarrolla la historia junto con la evolucion del amor que encuentra cada uno de los guerreros. Lo que senti en este libro fue que se enfoco mas en la historia de Hayden y de Isla que en Deirdre. Fue mas lento por ello en comparacion a los demas, pero siempre muy bueno.
What a read. The brothers get revenge, but is it really over? Read as more warriors join the fray and love abounds!!!!!!!!!
YES YES YES!! My favorite in the series by far. Hayden intrigued me from the get-go, but man oh man am I in love with him now. GET IN MY BED, HAYDEN! Isla is freaking amazing too. I love them both hard. This book elicited a lot of emotions from me, from tears to anger to completely melting in a puddle. It was just fantastically well done. We learned so much about Hayden and Isla's pasts, and the lengths Diedre has gone to, in order to achieve things. I hate her so much. She's a great villain, bu...more
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Donna Grant is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than forty novels and novellas spanning multiple genres of romance.

She was born and raised in Texas but loves to travel. Her adventures have taken her throughout the United States as well as to Jamaica, Mexico, and Scotland. Growing up on the Texas/Louisiana border, Donna’s Cajun side of the family taught her the “spicy” si...more
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