Warriors of Strathan
To keep his sister and parents safe from Rome’s persecution, Kell has been forced to lead his elite cavalry on constant campaign against the enemies of the Republic. Now at thirty-seven, he is weary of sens...more
I have read Marilyn Lakewood's other stories and thoroughly enjoyed them so buying Warriors was an easy decision!
This book is filled with mystery that draws you deep into the story, just like Kell is drawn to Strathan. Ms Lakewood creates a magical world that seems to good to be true. And Kell soon discovers there's a catch. I was gripped by this story. It is the first historical romance I've read and it was fantastic. Warriors, de ...more
A great story I can highly recommend.
(I beta read this story in adv ...more
Okay, I lied...I do have these favorite lines:
* “You do not impose—you are crucial here.”
“I, alone, cannot win your cause, Torr.” Why these people thought him vital to the upcoming battle, he could not reason.
“You will aid it.”
Kell faced Torr. “If you t ...more
Another good outing from Marilyn, this book captured me from the first chapter. Kell a warrior in the Roman army, who's fighting for his family back home and years for a woman of his own, stumbles upon a mystic place when out searching for horse thieves. Discovering Strathan and the mysterious women there will test Kell's stances on finding and keeping a woman all to himself as he discovers the passions that rule and the secrets of ...more
When I first started reading this book, I figured it's another historical romance with the blood and treachery associated with Ancient Romans. A hero would prevail but obstacles would have to be overcome first.
Well, let me tell you that this book surpassed what I was expecting! It blew me away. Historical Romance, Treachery, Brotherhood, Bondings, Paranormal themes, Erotica, BDSM themes (which were a bonus and huge surprise) abound in this boo ...more
This is a suspensful fantasy that was a very enjoyable read. In fact, I could not put it down.
It can’t get much hotter when you meet Kellus. Forced to take up arms with the Roman soldiers to protect his family from harm, he fast becomes a very vital part of the ...more
A strange book but amazing story indeed!
At first I question myself, what have I been into arguing to read the ARC of this book? It is not my cup of tea but I still read it to show my respect to the author and to the person that does the blog tour.
I am glad that I did read this book of Ms. Marilyn Lakewood. What a strange book but amazing story indeed. I find myself enjoying the story as I read along. It shows the story of ancient romance and warriors willing to fi ...more
I was given a copy of this book for an honest review free of persuasion from the author or anyone else affiliated with this book.
CONTAINS SOME SPOILERS
**WARNING** Not intended for readers under the age of 18. Explicit sexual scenes and some violence.
The story begins in Britain in 70 BC. Rome is trying to claim this land for their own. They search for treasures and slaves.
Kellus Aquitar is drawn into the ancient enchanted land of Strathan where he find the love he craves, a challenge he cannot re ...more
I felt Kell was strong and determined, while Leis was kind hearted but was lack something to me. I’m not sure what. Kell is forced to fight a war for Rome when he would rather live a life of peace and comfort with a wife and kids. He learns t ...more
Kell is a high ranking soldier in the Roman army. He only serves because his family is hostage in Rome. While hunting horse thieves he stumbles across a hidden valley. The people who live in the valley must fight a monstrous foe every month.
Leis is drawn to the outsider, but she needs two warriors to bond with to complete her magic.
Torr and his twin brother Taic. both want the beautiful L ...more
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Move over Spartacus, say hello to Kellus! I was pulled in and didn't want to let go. Great read for anyone who loves to delve into Rome's occupation of ancient England and it's Isles.. ...more