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The Barbarous Scot

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The Heartless Heartbreaker

Lady Drewe Carlisle's beauty was as legendary as her conduct was scandalous. She was famous for making the most highborn lords her humble suitors, and infamous for dashing their hopes.

It seemed a simple mater for the dazzling Lady Drewe to win a wager by making a London newcomer like Lord GlenRoss her latest victim. Too late she learned that this
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Paperback, 224 pages
Published December 1st 1991 by Signet
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Elizabeth Nelson
Feb 16, 2017 Elizabeth Nelson rated it really liked it
Romance novels are a bit of a guilty pleasure for me, so I'm still getting into the genre, but this was a lot more satisfying than most of the ones I've read before, and the writing style was more interesting too! They get married a little before the halfway mark, and there's a sharp decline in steamy bits (such as they were) to be replaced by History Lessons, and it was wonderful. Then your typical misunderstanding that almost Ruins Everything, and a beautiful ending.

(my one issue is that Drewe
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Carol Storm
Aug 21, 2012 Carol Storm rated it it was ok
During the final flowering of Signet Regencies in the early Nineties, Dawn Lindsey wrote two Desert Island Keeper classics, REBEL LADY and AN INDEPENDENT WOMAN. They were set in Scotland and featured tons of outdoor adventure and Scottish lore in place of the usual Regency comedy of manners. They were passionate, rousing, heartwarming, and completely entertaining reads.

Dawn Lindsey invented a unique Regency formula.

Problem is, THE BARBAROUS SCOT is like a test run. The hero is plainly a "rough
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I liked it. The Scots brogue was not too heavy-handed. Probably a keeper.
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A Regency/Historical author. In 1978, Doubleday published The Duchess of Vidal; in 1979, Playboy Press reissued it, in paperback.
Dawn Lindsey continued to write Regency romance throughout the 1980's and 1990's.


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