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A Highlander's Obsession

(Highlander's Beloved #1)

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Two wandering souls discover that true love needs no words in this explosive, fantastical novel from Vonnie Davis.

Somehow able to telepathically communicate with animals, Paisley Munro has found meaning in her so-called gifts by working as a veterinary assistant. But while traveling to Scotland for a relative’s funeral, Paisley fears that she really has lost her mind. Out
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Kindle Edition, 268 pages
Published August 19th 2014 by Loveswept
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Claire Robinson
Jan 30, 2015 rated it it was amazing
4.5 - Beloved Stars!

I absolutely loved this book. I didn't have massive expectations going in, I was just looking to be entertained for a few hours. I love a man in a kilt and a gravelly Scottish burr, hits me right in the knicker elastic, and it was pinging all over the place with this Highland treat.

Add into the mix Shape-shifting bears, a few friendly ghosts, a lot of giggling and a little sniffle, and I fell in love with Laird Creighton Masterson, and his brothers Ronan and Bryce. Paisley
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Lover of Romance
I had just discovered this title a few days ago, and when I saw a recommendation for this one, I knew I needed to try it out, especially since it was at a discounted price...and it was well worth the price and more!! I was actually surprised by how much I enjoyed this story...and if you like sexy highland shifter were bears...than this is a story you HAVE to check out.

A Highlander's Obsession is the first book the series, and it starts out with Paisley Munro, who is accompanying her grandmother,
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Maida»-(¯`v´¯)-»
Feb 25, 2016 rated it did not like it

RATING: 1 I can't even with this... Hearts! :/
Ally
Nov 12, 2017 marked it as dnf
Apparently, I'm hard to please

This was a little too predictable. A little too hard to care about the characters. A little too boring. Quit at 30%.

grrr
Laurie
Dec 17, 2014 rated it did not like it
Shelves: kindle, paid
I started this one as part of the Low Angst groups TBR challenge. I made it to almost half way before giving up. The h was unbelievably dense and things were just getting worse as I got more into it. A huge issue I had with Paisley was she was engaged to a man she didn't like, her beloved grandmother hated, and who she knew was using her for a cash gain. He also talked down to her and didn't respect her. WTF? As her feelings for the H grew, she continued to fight it over loyalty to a man who des ...more
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This book is certainly a surprise. I knew that it had magic and romance. I didn't know that it would also have humor. I like it! :)

THE PLOT

The plot is supposed to be quite simple really, an animal communicator meets a Scottish shapeshifter... It's predictable that they should fall for each other and bam! Happily ever after. However, it's not that simple. There are other factors... like a fiance back home waiting for the heroine, a curse that'll doom the hero's fate and a greedy man who's action
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Michelle the Romance Witch
3.75 stars... wow really loved this story and think i found a new go to author! hilarious and sweet, passionate and with just the hottest alpha bear you could wish for... though some dialogue got a tiny bit repetitive, it was still a great read.
Gaele
Aug 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: net-galley
I can’t actually believe just how much FUN this title was to read: combining kilted Scotsmen and shifters in the Highlands of Scotland, wrapping it all around a tale of destined romance and adding an all-bark-no-bite bluster to the hero and Vonnie Davis has brought a lovely story.

Paisley and her Gran, Effie are heading to Scotland for a relative’s funeral. What neither know is that this is a destined journey for Paisley: her ability to communicate with animals make her a perfect veterinary assi
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Linda
Book provided through Netgalley and Loveswpt publishing for an honest review,!

Ms Davis has penned a witty, magical, funny highland romance with a paranormal edge that putting down was a complete challenge.
Paisley Munro and her Gram come to the Scottish highlands to attend a family member funeral , much to the chagrin of her Fiancé And boss Alex; Paisley is a veterinary technician with a special gift, she can communicate with animals , though Paisley prefers to keep her talent private . Paisley
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Nicola
Jan 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
When you're a sucker for a Scottish man in a kilt and the odd shape-shifter, discovering a series that features both is no bad thing. And never has a title been more apt, because A Highlander's Obsession is exactly what we get; Creighton Matheson is an intense, protective man, who wears his heart on his sleeve and is nothing but honest...most of the time.

"Ye'd do well to be afraid of me, for I want ye naked, beneath me like I've never desired another woman before."

When American, Paisley Munro
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Amy
Mar 27, 2014 rated it it was ok
Highlander's Obsession by Vonnie Davis was a 2 1/2 star read for me. This is the first book I've read by this author and the book description had me so excited to read - Highlander, bear shifter and compared to Shelly Laurenston = one click. While I loved the concept of this book and all the characters but one, that one was major. The heroine Paisley Munro is a mousy doormat who needs a faucet to turn off her constant tears. I tried to see how many times Paisley cried in this book but either my ...more
April   ♥"LOS" ♥
Sep 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I thought this book was such a sweet story. There’s nothing I enjoy more than Highlanders and shifters so when they come in the same book I am already hooked.
Angela (Angel's Guilty Pleasures)
~ 4.5 Beloved Stars ~

ARC A Highlander’s Obsession

A Highlander’s Obsession is book one in a Highlander’s Beloved series by Vonnie Davis. I can’t believe how much fun this read was for me. Ms. Davis has created a delightful magical tail full of humor and sweet romance. We get kilted Scotsmen and shifters in the Highlands. Who can resist a sexy Scottish shifter in a kilt?

Paisley Munro, human with a gift for talking to animals, but when she goes to Scotland for a funeral she hears a distinct human
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Kathie (katmom)
HAPPY RELEASE DAY!!!

This was my first Vonnie Davis book. It won't be my last. I'm fond of shifter stories, and these bears are a handful. I quite liked how Ms. Davis created her world and kept to the rules she created.

Paisley can hear animals. I've always thought that would be a really cool "super power" but I can see how it could be a hard thing, too. She's quite shocked when she hears a human mind for the first time. She figures that's it, she's finally gone totally nuts.

Creighton, on the ot
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Kelly Moran
May 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: my-reviews
NetGalley Review:

Paisley Munro has found meaning in her life by working as a veterinary assistant. Her gift of being able to communicate with animals has felt more like a curse. While traveling to Scotland for a relative’s funeral, Paisley fears that she really has lost her mind. Creighton Matheson is the clan leader of shape-shifting bears who have been roaming the land freely for centuries. Now Paisley may inherit his home, putting his kind in grave danger. His mistrust only deepens when he re
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Chele
Aug 24, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Magic and Kilts and Bears Oh My....
I just finished reading this wonderful story .This the first book by this author that I have read and I look forward to more.
Wonderfully written characters and storyline.
Paisley and her Gram come from America to The Scottish Highlands for a funeral and a will reading,and get so much more than they bargained for.
Paisley has a gift that many wouldn't understand and think her crazy for admitting to .When she meets Creighton she thinks she's loosing her mind,for
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Katya
Not a bad little story. I enjoyed it. Not enough angst for me. I love highland historical s better than contemporaries but that is just a personal preference. What I liked about this is the heroine could talk to animals and fell in love with a shifter with an inner bear. How cool is that?
Lindsey
NOTE: Contains slight spoilers!

Oh man, after loving and devouring Vonnie Davis' earlier Red Hand Conspiracy series, I was so excited to hear that she was releasing a new book in A Highlander's Obsession. And to hear that it would involve Highlanders and paranormal elements? Talk about being ecstatic!

In A Highlander's Obsession, Paisley and her eccentric grandmother, Effie, travel to Scotland for a distant relative's funeral, and where she is staying, Paisley meets a mysterious hunk of a Highland
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Emsy Van Wyck
A Highland shape shifter, an American animal communicator, an eccentric grandmother - all add up to one of the most enjoyable reads I've had in a very long time.

Vonnie Davis' A Highlander's Obsession, the first book in her new A Highlander's Beloved series, is just one of the most perfect stories. It doesn't hurt that the bear shifters have brogues and wear kilts, that there's a bit of mystery and suspense, some steamy love scenes, a great deal of laughter. Yes, this is a book that I highly rec
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Jackie
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Expected publication: August 19th 2014 by Loveswept (first published August 18th 2014)
ASIN B00ILX9WC0
edition language English
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BOOK SYNOPSIS


Two wandering souls discover that true love needs no words in this explosive, fantastical novel from Vonnie Davis.

Somehow able to telepathically communicate with animals, Paisley Munro has found meaning in her so-called gifts by working as a veterinary assis
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Trish R.
Dec 07, 2015 rated it liked it
OK..

I loved the Dr. Dolittle movies so I knew I’d love this book too. Loved Creighton and Paisley from the start. As well as Gram Effie, Fiona, Ronan and Bryce. I knew from the time Paisley talked to Heather Mist, the mare, that I couldn’t wait to see what else she was going to talk to. And to find out who was up the tree when they had arrived at the castle.

I absolutely loved the sexual attraction that went on between Creighton and Paisley BUT the talking during it all was a little silly and un
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Kim O'Daniel
Jul 10, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is an absolutely wonderful book that shows love has no bounds and when you truly love someone you accept them the was they are. Vonnie Davis is such a talented writer if i had not been asked to read this book i would have missed out a great book I do not know how i have over looked her books I love a good paranormal romance and this one delivers a hell of a ride U was up for over 24hrs streght as i could not put the p book down this story is about Paisley Munro and Creighton Matheson and do ...more
Megan
Jul 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Paisley Munro travels with her grandmother, Effie, to Scotland for the will reading of a distant relative. Paisley has a unique skill, she has the ability to communicate with animals. While it comes in handy for her job as a vet tech she is afraid that if other find out they will think she's crazy or a freak. To her surprise when she arrives at the castle they will be staying at, she is able to read the Laird's thoughts. Creighton Matheson is a bear shifter the Laird of his clan. He takes his re ...more
Jennifer Hines
Jul 28, 2014 rated it really liked it
*I received this book free from NetGalley on behalf of Random House Publishing Group – Loveswept in exchange for an honest review*

Large sexy shifter men in kilts with yummy accents…Yes Please!

Paisley has a secret…she can communicate with animals telepathically. It’s something that has been more curse than gift. People shun her and make her feel like a freak because of her abilities, and because of the fear of how someone will react she doesn’t share her secret with just anyone.

Creighton has a se
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Farrah
Aug 09, 2014 rated it liked it
Full of magic and romance, A Highlander's Obsession was a lovely read. I liked this book. It was an enjoyable romance.

Paisley was a good heroine. She started out as a hesitant character whose issues with rejection made her a doormat with her idiotic fiance. But, as the book went on, she grew more confident and became a much better character. My only real complaint about her was that her trust issues made her a bit frustrating, with her tendency to either run away or assume the worst. Otherwise,
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Amy Rumler
May 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Paisley-A veterinary assistant with a gift that can be a curse.

Creighton-A bear shifter Highlander that needs to break a curse.

When these two meet up, you know the sparks will fly.

Paisley can communicate with animals telepathically and has made use of this gift by helping animals. But her fiancee wants to exploit her gift while she prefers to hide it. She doesn't want to be rejected and viewed as different when people find out about her gift.

Creighton is leery when Paisley and her Grams show u
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Calisa
Sep 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: finished-it
A Highlander’s Obsession by Vonnie Davis

What can I say about this book? It’s by Vonnie Davis. For me, that pretty much says it all because she's done it again. But for those who haven’t read any of this author’s fabulous writing I’ll say more. A Highlander’s Obsession is a fun story with a range of characters. Good guys, bad guys, lovely women and pink hair. A funeral, talking animals, and laughter to shake your belly. I loved this story.
What’s hotter than a bear shifter? How about a Scottish be
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Lori Meehan
Sep 01, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014
At first I thought it was a historical because of the cover (which I love) but it's a PNR contemporary. I love shape-shifters and I LOVE highlanders so I had to read it. I enjoyed this book. Creighton Matheson is Laird to the clan of shape-shifter bears that have roamed that area of Scotland for centuries. Paisley Munro has come to Scotland to accompany her Gram for the reading of a will. Paisley is an animal communicator. Upon meeting Creighton she hears his thoughts and faints at his feet. Cre ...more
Rhonda Mackay
Jul 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I just had the privilege of reading Vonnie Davis' newest novel "A Highlander's Obsession" and let me tell you it doesn't disappoint! FIVE STARS all the way. The very first page had me laughing out loud which is something I never do reading a book. The main characters are Paisley Munro who can communicate with animals {which helps in her job as a veterinary assistant} and Creighton Matheson a Scottish laird. Paisley accompanies her Gran to Scotland to attend her Uncle's funeral. Lots of twists an ...more
Michelle
Jan 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

I loved the story concept. Little magic, some hot Scottish shifters, kilts...all good things. Paisley Munro goes to Scotland with her grandmother for a family funeral only to find herself drawn into a family of bear shifters. Paisley is able to talk to animals and hates telling people about it because most times they think she's crazy. But the Matheson family has secrets of their own, bigger secrets than hers.

The main problem I had with this book was the sheer number of times Creighton
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“In early cultures, it was thought pearls were born when a single raindrop fell from the heavens and became the heart of the oyster. For me, ye have become the pearl, the beat of me heart. The sapphires and emeralds signify me tartan and how I will always surround ye with love, Creigh.” 3 likes
“Gram walked between the brothers, and slipped an arm through each man's bent elbow. When she glanced over her shoulder at Paisley, her eyes gleamed with pleasure. "These two are mine, sweet pea. The next man in a kilt is yours. In Scotland, it's every woman for herself.” 2 likes
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