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Highland Master (Scottish Knights Trilogy #1)

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  544 Ratings  ·  43 Reviews
When eighteen-year-old Lady Catriona Mackintosh discovers a wounded man in the forest near her Highland home, little does she know that he has sworn a sacred oath to kill her father and other members of the powerful Highland confederation known as Clan Chattan. Nor does she realize that she has met her soul mate. Independent, competent, intelligent, fiercely proud of her h ...more
Paperback, 400 pages
Published February 1st 2011 by Forever (first published January 20th 2011)
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Quetzi Fernald
Sep 11, 2011 Quetzi Fernald rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
HIGHLAND MASTER by Amanda Scott was the first book I've read in the Scottish Knights series. I was pleasantly surprised to find this book so addictive. It starts out with a battle between two clans. In this battle, Sir Finlagh Cameron, also known as Fin of the Battles, promises his dying father to avenge his clan against the Mackintosh clan! While he barely escapes this battle, he finds his way to a beautiful maiden Lady Catriona. She takes him back to her castle to attend to him promising his s ...more
Aug 20, 2012 Alixendra rated it it was ok
Honestly?? I am STILL trying to get past my extreme disappointment after reading this. There was no story to this book what so ever. By no story I mean: where was the hero's and heroine's love!? where was their fight to get to one another or what ever the obstacles the usual historical romance, or any romance, novel has in it. All they did was talk, suddenly admit they had feelings for one another, and the ENTIRE time the enemy clan knew who the hero's family was! WTF!
That doesn't make a story.
Mar 15, 2013 Yumru rated it did not like it
Bu kadar sıkıcı bir kurgu olurmu,bırakayım diyorum ama bir yandan da belki ilerledikçe düzelir bir umut diye devam ediyorum.Verdiğim parayamı acıyayım zamanamı bilmiyorum ama ben bir daha bu yazarın kitabını almam ancak çok emin olduğum kişilerin yorumuyla belki...
Konuya gelirsek özet ilgi çekici olmasına rağmen her ne kadar diyalogların çokluğunu sevsem de kişilik gelişimi kitabımı okuyorum yoksa felsefe kitabımı okuyorum anlamadım.Bayan karakter ile erkek karakterin diyaloglarına akıl sır erdi
HIGHLAND MASTER by Amanda Scott is a delightful Scottish historical romance set in 1401 Highlands.It is written with depth,details,twists and turns. It is Book One in the "Scottish Knights" trilogy. It has love,romance,sweet sensuality,Scottish clans,Highlanders,family,intrigue,vengeance,fierceness to protect the ones you love,working together,compromise,communication,Scottish dialog,trust,survival,loyalty, honor, and secrets. The heroine, Catriona, is beautiful,sexy,intelligent,"a wildcat",
Book Review Diva
Jan 11, 2012 Book Review Diva rated it really liked it
Shelves: highlanderbooks
“Highland Master” by Amanda Scott

Fin of the Battles and Lady Catriona are two unlikely lovers. Fin is a "Cameron" and Catriona is a "Mackintosh." Both families are rival enemies. When Catriona brings and injured Fin to her grand dad's castle, she is surprised to learn that Fin is an enemy of the family. Even though she now knows this, she still can't seem to put Fin out of her mind. Catriona also learns that her brother Ivor and Fin know each other and happen to be very good friends.

Will the Ca
Feb 26, 2013 HÜLYA rated it did not like it
Böylesi bir konusu olan İskoç romanında bu kadar hayal kırıklığına uğrayacağımı tahmin etmiyordum..Arkadaşlarım söylemiş ama inanmamıştım...
Vaktime yazık oldu..Yayınevinin bu kadar iyi yazarları varken niçin bu tip bir seçim yaparak bu tür kitapları yayınlar..Dönemi politik olaylar ile işliyor..Aşk filanda yok ne zaman aşık oldular anlayamadım...Bu yazara yaklaşacağımı da sanmıyorum...
Apr 10, 2013 Kari rated it it was ok
I really wanted to like this book but the political strifes greatly overshadowed the romance to the point where I was struggling to finish the story. I will try another book by this author and see if it was just me and this book that did not mesh...
Jul 02, 2014 Laura rated it it was amazing
Very good. I liked the part where Fin was being taken care of in the aftermath of his injury.
Sep 10, 2012 Amanda rated it it was amazing
Amanda Scott gives great detail and takes you on a wonderful Highland ride.
Kristi (Books and Needlepoint)
Feb 28, 2011 Kristi (Books and Needlepoint) rated it really liked it
The story opens on a battlefield in Perth, Scotland in 1396. The battle is between the Mackintoshes (Clan Chattan) and the Camerons. Clan Chattan is the victor as only one Cameron is left alive. This survivor, Fin, swears an oath to his dying father, the clan leader, for vengeance against Clan Chattan. One of Clan Chattan's members approached him at this point and they recognized each other and realized they could not fight, so he motioned for Fin to go for the river so he would survive. It wasn ...more
Jan 03, 2011 Bookaholics rated it really liked it
Highland Master by Amanda Scott
Historical Romance – Jan 25th, 2011
4 stars

Amanda Scott's latest, Highland Master, is a wild Scottish historical that captures the treacherous politics of the times and sweeps you back to the past.

In this story, Sir Finlagh Cameron swore to his father that he would avenge his death and seek vengeance against the Clan Chattan's war leader. Years later, Fin has been shot down by an arrow and is saved the impetuous and spirited Lady Catriona. But Fin soon find out her
Patti TheLoveJunkee
Jan 16, 2011 Patti TheLoveJunkee rated it liked it
Shelves: historical
Although I've seen her name on the shelves at my local bookstore, this was actually my first Amanda Scott read. I've been in a highlander state of mind and with a title like "Highland Master" I couldn't resist ;) In the afterward, Ms. Scott tells us the book was based on an actual Scottish legend!

Catriona Mackintosh is a young highland lady, smart and spunky and full of life. She's wandering through the forest one morning and comes across an injured stranger. She comes to his aid and brings him
Feb 12, 2012 Dawn rated it really liked it
Highland Master is the first book in the Scottish Knights Trilogy. Fin of the Battles, or Sir Finlagh Mackintosh (Cameron) was the sole survivor of a clan war who made a vow to his dying father on the battlefield for vengeance. On an errand from the Prince of Scotland, he is badly injured and finds himself at the mercy of the Lady Catriona. Very soon Fin comes to find that those who aid him in his healing are the very same clan on which he seeks vengeance. To complicate matters, he is developing ...more
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“Highland Master” by Amanda Scott

Fin of the Battles and Lady Catriona are two unlikely lovers. Fin is a "Cameron" and Catriona is a "Mackintosh." Both families are rival enemies. When Catriona brings and injured Fin to her grand dad's castle, she is surprised to learn that Fin is an enemy of the family. Even though she now knows this, she still can't seem to put Fin out of her mind. Catriona also learns that her brother Ivor and Fin know each other and happen to be very good friends.

Will the Ca
Feb 16, 2011 Sherri rated it liked it
Shelves: read_2011
3.5 stars out of 5

Although Amanda Scott is one of the most prolific highland romance writers around, this was the first book of hers that I have read. Besides, the cover is just plain gorgeous and there is something hypnotic about the guys eyes that I just”had” to read this one.

Highland Master is based on Amanda Scott’s interpretation of a real highland legend that occurred between these clans in the 1400’s. The book is heavier on the historical history of the times compared with some historical
Feb 19, 2011 Christie rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2011
Sir Finlagh Cameron finds himself swearing an oath of revenge after a bloody battle that left him the sole survivor of his clan’s side. When he unexpectedly comes in contact with the daughter of the man he promised to kill, he finds that carrying out that oath might be difficult considering he is falling in love with the daughter of his enemy.

I was absolutely taken with the setting and characters in Highland Master. Catriona aptly nicknamed “wildcat” was a pleasure to get to know. I loved her sa
Nov 10, 2014 Gamze rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition

Sevgili yazar ile yazmış olduğu 55. kitapla tanışma şansı buldum. Eğer her kitabı bunun gibi yazdıysa ve bu kadar satış yapıp ödül aldıysa, bu duruma inanamıyorum.
Birincisi yazar bence kendi yazdığına da tam olarak inanmamış olacak ki okuru olarak yazdığı hikayeye inanamadım.
İçine giremedim, her şey havada kaldı. Fazlasıyla sıkıntı yarattı bende.
İkincisi, kitaba 25 lira yerine 8 lira verdiğim için çok mutluyum. Aslında sanırım bu bile kitap için fazla olabilir ya neyse..
Tarihi aşk romanları a
Okuduğum kötü yorumlara rağmen iskoçtur okunur deyip duruyordum kendi kendime ama yok yani.Kitap gitmiyor yahu.Son sayfaya kadariçimde bir umut vardı.En azından üç alır benden diyordum ama iki bile etmedi.Bu kitap ancak bir alır benden.Siyasi konuların çok fazla yer tuttuğu ve aşkın çok az olduğu romanları sevmiyorum.Buda onlardan biri.Bitsin diye gözünün içine baktım kitabın ve Allahıma bin şükür zorda olsa bitti.

Vallahi verdiğiniz paraya yazık.Bu sözü kitaplar için çok nadir kullanırım ama bu
Jan 19, 2011 Sandy rated it really liked it
Was finally able to read this. I really liked the characters and the setting is one of my favorites. It seemed a little long with the historical facts around the middle of the book. I like a romance novel that is heavy on the romance and not on the history. A really good book.

I actually received this around the 9th of Feb. I have had a death in the family and have not been able to read this yet but I can't wait.
Beta Miller
Jan 16, 2011 Beta Miller rated it really liked it
i'm really glad i read this book. it's not a book i normally would have read, but now i have a new favorite author. I love the way they talk with that Scottish accent. The romance, so hot and filled with passion. I like the way Cat is out of the bow so to speak, compared to how the woman in that time frame were supposed to be. there's trouble, romance, and mystery. Love it.i would recommend it.
Apr 26, 2012 Rae rated it really liked it

'I finally got back to this book and enjoyed it. It took me sometime to get used to the Scottish phrases being thrown in. All in all it was good. The most disconcerting thing about this time and place was all the names one person could go by thus making it hard took keep track of who is who....
"It doesn’t get any better when reading a highland story, Highland Master is a delicious treat."

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Michele bookloverforever
The heroine is feisty but not really all that active. She is overwhelmed by love. She does help the hero save the good guys. The hero is decently drawn but I was disappointed in the heroine.
Jul 25, 2014 Ali rated it did not like it
I appreciate the historical accuracy, but it was just boring.
Robin R
Jan 30, 2011 Robin R rated it it was ok
Enjoying the read.
Jan 20, 2011 Amanda marked it as to-read
Shelves: first-reads
I won this book on First-Reads and am waiting to receive it.
Kate Forsyth
Jan 14, 2013 Kate Forsyth rated it liked it
An enjoyable historical romance
Laurie Garrison
Won at Jessica Rabbit corner.
June Louise
Sorry folks, but I got to page 215 and refused to read any further.

I really wanted to like this book. Rugged Scottish scenery, knights, clan rivalries, valour - the knight-in-shining-armour heroic stuff. That's what I had hoped this book would be full of. I don't think it helped that I read this straight after an Elizabeth Chadwick knights story which WAS full of all of the above (minus Scotland!). Instead it is full of plots I can't get my "head round", fluffy romance and hard-to-engage-with c
Jan 20, 2011 Cheryl rated it it was ok
This is another book I got for free through the Goodreads Firstreads program. Maybe I just wasn't in the mood for a romance novel, but it was just okay. It wasn't bad, it was fine, but not impressive. The characters never came to life for me. It had a promising beginning with a good hook into the story, and I did like the political machinations going on in the background. I was aggravated with the 15th century attitudes about women, although I am sure they were historically accurate. They galled ...more
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Amanda Scott, USA Today Bestselling Author and winner of Romance Writers of America’s RITA/Golden Medallion (LORD ABBERLEY'S NEMESIS) and Romantic Times’ Awards for Best Regency Author and Best Sensual Regency (RAVENWOOD'S LADY), Lifetime Achievement (2007) and Best Scottish Historical (BORDER MOONLIGHT, 2008), began writing on a dare from her husband. She has sold every manuscript she has written ...more
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Scottish Knights Trilogy (3 books)
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