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My One True Highlander

(No Ordinary Hero #2)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  914 ratings  ·  243 reviews
Rugged highlander Graeme has one thing on his mind—take a stand against the horrible Englishman Lattimer and he will be rewarded with enough money to be set for life. But when his reckless younger brothers take it one step too far and kidnaps a young woman on her way to see Lattimer, Graeme has to intervene. He cannot send the lady back without his kin getting in trouble. ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 310 pages
Published April 4th 2017 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
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Stacey is Sassy
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***3.5 Stars***

My One True Kidnap victim…

Why is it always so much more disappointing when what you wished for is granted…and not all it’s cracked up to be? In My One True Highlander we meet Marjorie, the Duke of Lattimer’s sister. Now Marjorie hasn’t been a duke’s sister for long. Well, she’s always been Gabriel’s sister, but Gabriel hasn’t been a duke for long. What she thought would be an escape from a life as a well-educated Lady’s Companion to a life as a successful lady herself, hasn’t turn
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Mei
Feb 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: netgalley, historical
This book was so much fun!!!


...not exactly like this, but I coulnd't resist... LOL

This is essentially a story from enemies to lovers, but it is marvelously done! Usually I find annoying if there're many instances of inner musings, but here they were planty but excellent.
They were somewhere between endearing, hilarious and serious. What an excellent mix!!!!

I loved Graeme and his honour! He's desperately trying to do the right thing, but his opponents are his brothers and the woman they've kidnap
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 Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books)
This was like a nice book vacation to the Scottish Highlands. I like that Marjorie is practical but dreamy and Graeme is a good guy who has dedicated his young life to taking care of family. I personally don't get tired of Scottish books, although I can get bored with Regencies, a little. Nice that this has plenty of the Scottish vibe to give it some pizazz. Plus the kids were a lot of fun.

Reviewed for Affaire de Coeur Magazine. http://affairedecoeur.com.
Lover of Romance
Mar 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This review was originally posted on Addicted To Romance Summary
Marjorie, had the shock of her life when she learned that her brother had inherited a title and she went from servant to lady of the Ton overnight. Marjorie, however, never truly found acceptance among society but she was determined to be accepted even if it killed her. When she hears word from her brother that he is engaged. Marjorie is tired of never seeing her only family, so in an effort to surprise him travels to Scotland
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WhiskeyintheJar/Kyraryker
2.5 stars
Beatriz
Feb 22, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: arc
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Words could not described how happy I was when I received an ARC of “My One True Highlander” by Suzanne Enoch. I mean, Enoch’s one of my favorite authors of all times and I’ve been reading her books since I was fifteen, so I had high expectations towards this book.
Unfortunately, I couldn’t finished “My One True Highlander” because I find it to be really boring. I think this book had a really good start, the beginning was very entertaining and I found myself curious
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Annie (Under the Covers Book Blog)


MY ONE TRUE HIGHLANDER is the second book in the No Ordinary Hero series by Suzanne Enoch. Now I’m a huge fan of Suzanne Enoch’s Historicals. I think if you’re a fan of Lisa Kleypas, Julia Quinn, and even Tessa Dare, then you’ll probably like Enoch as well. However, this book does have a different feel to it than some of her other books. While the others tend to be a little more witty, this one has a greater intensity to it. I say that mostly because of the hero. As you can expect with the tit
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Lily (Night Owl Book Cafe)
Apr 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley, reviewed
Lady Marjorie is on her way to the Highlands in order to surprise her older brother and his soon to be wife. What Marjorie did not know was that she was stumbling right into the middle of a clan war, and her brother is involved.

Graeme is a chieftain of clan Maxton. When his chief of Clan Maxton asks him to stand against Lattimer and be rewarded. Graeme finds a lot of trouble on his hands. First, he is unsure if he wants to kill the new Duke, but he is also aware that their money is running low a
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Esther
Mar 26, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, netgalley, family
ARC provided by NetGalley and Publisher for an honest review.

While I thought the writing was good and pacing started off well, a third into the book I found myself losing interest and became disengaged from the characters. It could have been me and just not really in the mindset for this setting.

Marjorie Forrester, is a governess/lady maid until her brother becomes a Duke and she then becomes Lady Marjorie. Hoping and thinking London society will accept her, she finds the opposite is true and t
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Zoe
Feb 18, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Suzanne Enoch's highlanders are usually not real highlanders. They were mere shadows of their ancestors, the "tamed" version, so to speak. One could look at Suzanne Enoch's "highlander stories" almost as regency stories, just featuring Scottish heroes or heroines. Think ballgowns with a brogue.

The above is true for this book as well. I have read most of her famous "Scandalous Highlanders" series and only liked the first book. This book reads almost like the old series but honestly if it was don
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Linda
"My One True Highlander" was an absolute treat to read! Ms Enoch provides some truly memorable characters and a storyline that is an enjoyable, effortless read filled with humor , danger and of course what is a romance , without romance.
Our heroine Lady Marjorie Forrester, the sister of the newly minted Duke of Lattimer resides in Mayfair, London home given to her by her brother with all the funds she should need a reversal of fortune for both of them, especially since at the age of eight she fo
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Umaiya ❄️Ramblings of a Scattered Mind❄️
Refer to Mei's review here cause that was all it took to get me reading this.

A first of it's kind for me and not what embodies Highlanders in my opinion but this was so much fun to read. No stops, finished it in one sitting.
Which is also why this is a very short review. There's only so much abuse one's bladder can take. xD
Pamela
Mar 06, 2017 rated it liked it
One "true" thing about this - it started out pretty good and had some cute moments throughout. Unfortunately, I didn't quite feel the romance between our leads. When they first meet, you just know that sparks are gonna fly, but it doesn't quite get there. I also wish that some of these authors wouldn't have the couples hopping into to bed so soon after they meet! Take a little time to at least give us the pretense that they are falling in love.
I did love Graeme's interaction with his brothers th
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Sissy's Romance Book Review
Review For : My One True Highlander 'My One True Highlander' by Suzanne Enoch is book Two in the "No Ordinary Hero" series. This is the story of Graeme and Marjorie. Marjorieis Gabriel the Duke of Lattimer's younger sister. Lattimer we meet in the first book "Hero in the Highlands". Marjorieis on her way to visit and attend her brother's marriage when she is stopped by Graeme younger brother and is kidnapped. Marjoriehas been a lady's companion and then after her brother inherited the Title and ...more
Elaine
This is a historical highland escapade with clan disputes, daring younger brothers and danger as well as romance. Following her brother unexpectedly becoming the Duke of Lattimer, Lady Marjorie Forrester is still coming to terms with her new station in life and members of the ton seem reluctant to accept her newly elevated status. Her brother has moved to his new estate in the Highlands and, when Marjorie learns that he is planning to marry, she decides to surprise him by leaving London to visit ...more
Donna
Feb 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in Suzanne Enoch’s No Ordinary Hero series and I enjoyed it more than the first. It is a wonderful story with lots of humor and romance.

The heroine, Marjorie Forrester, is tired of London. When her soldier brother, Gabriel, inherits a dukedom and moves to Scotland he leaves her the mansion in London. But the “ton” doesn’t accept a former companion as a lady and she is lonely. Upon hearing Gabriel is to be wed, she and her companion, Hortensia, head for Scotland. While sto
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Erin Kelly
Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fave-historicals
“My One True Highlander” by Suzanne Enoch is perfect catnip for lovers of the Scottish highlander subgenre of romance. I’ll admit it: I’m addicted to this genre. There’s something inherently romantic to me about the Highlands and a kilt, a brogue and a tall Highlander. If you are like me, and enjoy these things along with a great, funny plot and a sassy heroine, you will totally enjoy this book as much as I did.

The Story-
Marjorie was trained to be a lady’s maid or a governess, but when her brot
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Edwina " I LoveBooks" "Deb"
ARC KINDLY PROVIDED BY NETGALLEY FOR A HONEST REVIEW!!

My One True Highlander is a Historical Romance written at its best by Suzanne Enoch. I have been reading Ms. Enoch HR for about 15 years and this is one of her best stories. Its hitting all cylinders that Historical Romance readers love.

Lady Marjorie Forrester is the sister of the newly minted Duke of Lattimer, Gabriel Forrester. She is traveling with her Lady's Companion Hortenia Giswell to be with her brother when he marries. The two stop a
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Douglas Meeks
Apr 01, 2017 rated it liked it
Let me be clear on something, I don't care what the situation, when you are having sex with someone you kidnapped and are holding prisoner it is a form of rape in my small mind. Just because it may seem consensual I see Stockholm Syndrome, call me odd but it is a bias I am not ashamed of at all.

I have talked to many people that have read historical romance for years (I tend to avoid it) and have no problem with swooning heroines and kidnapping so obviously it must happen a lot in this genre whic
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Stacy Reid
I read one book and enjoyed so much, I highly anticipated book 2. My One True Highlander can be read alone and was just as delightful as the first. Despite the unorthodox way they met each other Graeme and Marjorie's relationship developed wonderfully. The pacing was a bit slow in the beginning. However, the simmer made it even more worthwhile when things started to heat up between them. Graeme's brother Connell was a delight, and he made the overall story even richer. All secondary characters m ...more
Jessica Grogan
Feb 20, 2017 rated it it was ok


This title wasn't really my cup of tea, but I did enjoy the beginning.

Marjorie Forrester is a recent woman of means intent on traveling to Scotland to visit her brother and attend his wedding. Graeme is a highlander trying to take care of his younger brothers, keep their home, and keep from angering their clan chieftain. When his brothers kidnap Ree, Graeme believes the only alternative is for him to marry Ree.

Honestly, the best part of the book is the beginning. I was fully invested after
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Jennifer
Feb 06, 2017 marked it as to-read
Shelves: arc-to-read
ARC courtesy of publisher in exchange for an honest review


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Sheila Melo
Apr 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
"My continued well-being would seem to be at your whim, sir," she returned. "I wouldn't call that level ground for an argument."

A slight smile curved his mouth. "Ye do have a point."

Arrogant man. Smiling at her as if he knew exactly how handsome he was and meant to use that to sway her weak little feminine brain into thinking him charming. Ha. And ha again. "I know I do."

FINAL DECISION: My enjoyment of this book grew as the story continued. By the end, the relationship between Graeme and Ree was
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Jaci
Apr 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I have always loved Suzanne's books and this one is going on my keeper shelf along with all her other books.

This is the second book in The No Ordinary Hero Series.

Graeme, Viscount Maxton is a genuine rugged handsome highlander. He takes care of everyone who looks to him for protection. He is raising his three younger brothers as best that he can. Teaching them what they need to know so that they can survive in the Highlands where loyalty is essential and treachery is always close by. Graeme is
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Debby "Piene Raven"
May 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: authors-e-f
My One Tue Highlander is the second book in the No Ordinary Hero Series by Suzanne Enoch. The story introduces Lady Marjorie Forrester who is the sister of the Duke of Lattimer (the Hero in the first book in the series). These siblings were not of the aristocracy but inheritance enabled them to gain unexpected titles that changed their lives.

Graeme Maxton who is a viscount raising mischievous brothers who wind up kidnapping Lady Marjorie and create problems for Maxton and Lattimer. Held captive
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eyes.2c
Witty, hilarious and understated. A love story with a difference!

The major part of this novel takes place in the raw Scottish Highlands of 1812. Graeme, Viscount Maxton, is struggling to keep his crofters and land together. His young brothers decide to take things in hand, by kidnapping the sister of their new neighbour, the Duke of Lattimer, and coincidentally, the deadly enemy of their clan chief, the Duke of Dunncraigh. A clan chief Graeme constantly bumps up against, a man he doesn't like or
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Frankie Reviews
This is such a fun and entertaining story, the chemistry between our two leads is electric whether that is when they are bickering or when they let themselves succumb to temptation. For a good portion of the book they are bickering or snipping at each other but it is so funny, especially when Graeme shackles Marjorie to the bed because of a jam episode – you have to read it.

This is my first dip into Suzanne Enoch’s work, I have read so many good things about her books that I knew that I had read
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J. Haney
Jan 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
I enjoyed My One True Highlander tremendously. This book was so much fun to read. I've come to love Scottish stories. I started rooting got Marjorie and Graeme from the beginning of this story. Their backstories were just so hard, and I hoped for happiness for the both of them. Enoch has a beautifully written story with this one.
Hollis
When a cloth went over her mouth she wasn't surprised, but she was furious. A woman should never be kidnapped once -- much less twice.

While I had not come across Enoch's books in my fairly recent but ever-growing love for historical romances, when I saw that this particular plot featured a strapping highlander and a kidnapped englishwomen, I couldn't resist dipping my toe into MY ONE TRUE HIGHLANDER.

And one toe eventually became my whole foot, leg.. well, you get the idea. I fell right into this
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“No class in boarding school or finishing school had ever dealt with how to avoid or fight against a kidnapping. And wrestling and fighting were so completely unacceptable they weren’t even mentioned. Several headmistresses would be receiving a sternly worded letter if she survived this.” 0 likes
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