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Taming a Highland Devil

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Laird Magnus Sutherland loves women. His prowess in the bedchamber has earned him the name Devil of Dunrobin, but no woman has ever stirred his heart. Magnus needs to provide his clan with an heir, which is the only reason he agrees to marry the neighboring chieftain's sister. When his betrothed arrives, he discovers the chieftain has two sisters. If Magnus must bind himse ...more
ebook, 65 pages
Published February 9th 2011 by Ellora's Cave Publishing, Inc.
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Vishous
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Well this was.... hmmm... don't know hahaha

I was expecting it to be a good, safe, short choice about HIGHLANDER!
Obviously my expectations were high... too high...

"He’d built up his stamina over the years which had earned him the name Devil of Dunrobin."

The book started... well i didn't mind the start so much (his whoring with maids) as i found really disgusting what followed.

When his betrothed arrives, he discovers the chieftain has two sisters. One is in the bloom to deliver him lots of
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Louise
...Ye've bewitched me body and soul


AYE! me too I'm bewitched by the book...Its like melted chocolate with a pinch of salt...which make it all the more sweet:)
the chocolate would be the love scenes and passion and the great chemistry between the H/h you just want them to be together forever and the salt would be the deep pang feeling I felt when something is totally wrong you gonna cry which make you hook up with the story...I wish this would have been a novel yet it still affects me in grea
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Melanie
Um... Okay...

Not really sure what to say about this novella. It's not really all that well written and the "hot" factor is not particularly "hot" IMO, nor is the romance even all that believable. All in all, pretty darn forgettable!

Kathleen
Mar 21, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I usually don't care much for short stories but I LOVED this one. I clicked 5 stars but really it's 4 1/2 because at 65 pages it was just not long enough for me. This could have been an Amazing book, I wish Kimberly would have spent more time to make this a longer story. What I did get from this book was a fast HOT easy read that kept me very interested. I liked both of the H&h in this story and it had a HEA.

If you read this review Kimberly please write your fan's another regular sized roma
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Jae
Oh.My.Laird. This book was so hot, I needed an oven mitts just to hold it.

I loved Magnus the sexually advanced highland Laird. Well what not to love considering he was very wicked and very creative.

This was just a short story, but I felt that it was very sufficient. Don't wanna ruin it by being too much..
Brenda
Dec 30, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Brenda by: The Translation Abbey
It was surprisingly good! An entertaining and passionate short story :)
twelvejan [Alexandria]
*Received and ARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review*

3.5 "I like it but don't love it" Stars!

For a novella, I thought Kimberly did a great job in ensuring equal parts plot and smut. Sexy time started right on the first page but before the end of it, I was much more intrigued by the story itself. Having said that, since it's a novella, things had to happen fast. Meaning to say, insta-ttraction and falling in love after talking for a few hours. If finding love was that easy, I would h
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Sofia Lazaridou
Mar 18, 2013 rated it liked it
I need to read a full length historical romance book. Taming a highland devil made me realise that. This was set in 1480 (or somewhere mear that time). I disliked that the book started with a threesome (Magnus and two maids) and then Magnus had sex with Vanna, Effies sister. If I put aside that I have to say that the book was hot
Wendy
A spicy little tumble in bed with a laird? Yes please! Short quickie read, with just enough heat to warm those tootsies.
Gina
Jul 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Gina by: Kathleen
Shelves: highlander
This was short, intense and STEAMY!!!! So wonderful to get my highlander love satisfied! Feeling happy happy happy!
~~ Angie ~~
Jan 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
OH yes!!! This will be a book I'll read again and again

The first chapter had me shocked! I wasn't expecting such a hot scene. I did not like this over sexed Hero :(. Then the sisters (one is his betrothed) come in and meet this "Devil". He finds out the brother was hiding one of the sisters and he kindof likes her....boobs that is. Then he demands to meet with each sister one by one.

There Is a scene in the book that angered me......however, I continued to give the book a chance, fighting the urg
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Erin Burns
I received an ARC of this book from the Publisher, via Netgalley, this does not affect my opinion of this book or the content of my review.

It looks like this is a story that was previously published by Ellora's Cave and the rights have since reverted to the author and she is now self publishing it. I don't know, but maybe if I had known it was previously published there, it might have set my expectations a little better. Because, this was not what I was expecting.

Don't get me wrong. This wasn't
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Judy & Marianne from Long and Short Reviews
The Devil of Dunrobin, Highland Warrior and Laird has finally met his match!

To choose between two such stunning sisters as Vanna and Effie, to be his Lady Sutherland, should be simplicity itself. Yet if his Mother, and her brother have their way, it will be to the younger, lush, black-haired beauty, to whom Magnus has been betrothed to for the last six months, that he’ll wed. But when the elder red-haired, green-eyed sister catches his eye too, Magnus decides he will not be rushed, that he’ll t
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Sultry Steamy Reading
I received a copy of this book from Barclay Publicity in exchange for an honest review and as part of the book's blog tour promotions.

This book was originally released by Ellora's Cave Publishing in 2011. I wasn't able to read it then. However, I am glad I got to read it this time. It's a quick, short read that you can easily finish in a few hours. It's also a steamy historical romance. See, those people from yonder days may actually be filthier than modern society.

I liked this book, actually, I
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Samantha
I should start off by saying I love me some historical romance. I mean, really, I love this genre so much. I went through high school reading only historical romance novels so yeah. The overview made me want to read this so I was a bit disappointed when the book was more of a novella than a novel. For the shortness and lack of growth the book lost one and a half stars which leaves it with 3.5 stars.

I liked the characters and the way the story unfolded. A known rouge finally needs a wife and doe
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edzkie♥§*.*§♥
“Think ye because I’m a woman I’ve not suffered the repercussions of war? My enemy’s blade cut a hole in my chest and left my arms empty.”

“I could fill that hole. I could fill your arms and heal your scars.”


Love it verra verra much! Erotic Historical Romance. High steam level with bondage (view spoiler). Likeable characters and interesting plot perfect a short novel. The scar issue was the best part for
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Darla
Aug 28, 2012 rated it liked it
Read this book practically while I worked on my elliptical machine this morning. I had been wanting to read it for some time so I decided to buy it and overall, because it wasn't too bad, I don't regret that decision. Though I was disappointed in the length, 163 Nook book pages, and the price, almost $6 bucks for such a short read! I liked Effie and I really liked Magnus (Maggie as his mother called him!), but how could I not like a Scottish man-whore who excelled in the bedroom!! The book was r ...more
Heather andrews
Jul 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Magnus doesn't like when his orders are not met, he becomes like a woman and takes offense, “leave us,” he cut Sylvie off sharply, and Effie might have thought him a tyrant for being harsh had he not wrapped his own fur around Sylvie’s shoulders before sending her out into the cold. He closed the door and turned his scowl on Effie . “I sent for ye two days past, and ye did not come. I sent for ye again yestereve, and ye ignored my request again. I would know why?” This was a quick read I liked i ...more
Sha Mslvoe
Aug 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing
OmiGOd, such a sexy, steamy medieval romance. I loved it!!!
Lexi Divan
Feb 06, 2018 rated it it was ok
This book was ridiculous beyond words. I can't believe she would take him after he was with her sister. Her sister is a bitch and her brother is a nuisance. This book was a mess of epic proportions. I can't even begin to say.
Paris
Mar 16, 2013 rated it did not like it
Shelves: romance, kindle
Okay, just so we are clear, there was no "taming" of Highland Devil. He is just your usual male who, because of his status, wealth, character and looks, gets more action than your average guy. And due to that fact it is surprising he hasn't fathered any children so far.

And he is not a "Devil" at all. He is kind and considerate. He cares for his land and his people. But he is led by his dick - that is true. He just can't keep it under the kilt.
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Now, the book is short, so maybe the au
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Carmella
Jul 26, 2015 rated it liked it
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review,

Magnus Sutherland loves women and to prove it the book starts out with him and two redheaded maids.

He is also betrothed to Vanna from a neighboring clan. He is reminded constantly by his mother of his responsibility to produce an heir. Vanna has arrived 2 months early, with her brother Ian and sister Effie in tow.

Ian wants this marriage so that he will have help going after the Ross Clan, whom he feels is responsible for his fathers death. Magn
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Sharon Tyler
Sep 19, 2015 rated it it was ok
Taming a Highland Devil is a novella by Kimberly Killion. Laird Magnus Sutherland loves women. His prowess in the bedchamber has earned him the name Devil of Dunrobin, but no woman has ever stirred his heart. Magnus needs to provide his clan with an heir, which is the only reason he agrees to marry the neighboring chieftain's sister. When his betrothed arrives, he discovers the chieftain has two sisters. If Magnus must bind himself to one woman, he intends to discover which is best suited to be ...more
Maureen Lubitz
Aug 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
I received this book from Netgalley/the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

I am a big fan of historical romances. I tend to prefer the Regency era, but after watching the first half of Outlander on DVD, I am definitely not opposed to the Scottish/Highlander genre. Taming a Highland Devil takes place at the end of the 15th century, so almost 300 years before Outlander, but a rogue in a kilt is a rogue in a kilt.

Taming a Highland Devil is a novella by Kimberley Killion. Magnus Sutherland
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Sharrice
Jul 15, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, netgalley
Laird Magnus Sutherland is a ladies man. He loves pleasuring women and his a bit of a reputation for being a loose with the ladies. After signing an agreement with another clan to marry the chief’s sister he knows he’s going to need to settle down so he can produce an heir. The problem is he doesn’t want the sister he was promised he wants the older sister Effie. Effie doesn’t want anything to do with Magnus because she knows he’s supposed to be with her sister. However, when she finds out her s ...more
Tamra LeValley
Sep 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book.

Short sweet and finished. Typical story line but the author did a really good job at writing it out.

NetGalley free book
bookaholic ge
Aug 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Laird Magnus Sutherland is known for his skills in the bedroom. Although he has had his choice of women he can't help but want more than a pretty face when he selects his wife.

When his betrothed arrives, he discovers the chieftain has two sisters and no one is more surprised than him who his number one pick is...Lady Effie Reay

Lady Effie Reay has come along with her family to escort her sister into the arms of Magnus. It never occurred to her that Magnus may be interested in her because she is
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Morwa Pal
Apr 22, 2011 rated it it was amazing
‘Tis good to be king! Men to command, land to own and women to bed! Aye, ‘tis good!

Laird Magnus Sutherland particularly enjoys the carnal pleasures of the women. Known as the Devil of Dunrobin castle, he fi nds his duties in the bedroom more to his liking than war.

Ian, head of Clan Mackay, negotiated the marriage of his younger sister to Magnus for a clan alliance to war against the Clan Ross. The Clan Mackay arrives earlier than expected with Magnus’ betrothed, the beautiful Vanna. But it is th
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Kiltsandswords
Jul 20, 2015 rated it really liked it
Within this book is a good story. A story that I found interesting and would have liked to spend more time exploring. Magnus is an interesting character with many challenges in his past. Now as Laird of his clan, he leads as his father and brothers did before him. Strife and warfare are rampant in the Highlands and it is his responsibility to ensure the clan’s survival.
He is to marry to bind the clans and to support his new brother in law in his feuds. When the party arrives, he looks over the t
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Debbie Glenn Brown
Aug 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
The Taming of the Highland Devil is the first book I’ve read by Kimberly Killion and it will not be the last one. I normally do not read short stories because they do not have enough time to develop the characters and I simple like longer books to read for a few days not just a couple of hours. The story was about a battle scarred warrior who is marring to provide his clan with added protection with an alliance with Clan Mackay. The Laird Magnus Sutherland, is the Devil of Dunrobin, he’s quite t ...more
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Award-winning author, Kimberly Killion, has been hailed by Romantic Times Magazine as an author who writes “captivating romance with excellent pacing and characters who are honorable, intelligent and full of humanity.” Her debut book, Her One Desire (Kensington 2008), was nominated for the romance-publishing industry's highest award of distinction, the RITA® Award. Her One Desire won the 2009 Book ...more
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