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Beware a Scot's Revenge (School For Heiresses #3)

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"Someone's going to call your bluff someday, Venetia -- you'd better hope it's not a handsome man."
-- Mrs. Charlotte Harris, headmistress


Lady Venetia Campbell's visit to her childhood home in Scotland takes a dramatic turn when she's kidnapped at pistol point by her father's sworn enemy. Sir Lachlan Ross is widely feared in his guise as The Scottish Scourge, but Venet
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Paperback, 384 pages
Published May 22nd 2007 by Pocket Books
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Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
This one is my favorite of the series so far. I loved the highland scott stealing his bride. I loved Venetia and Lachlan. They had great chemistry and I loved their relationship build up. I also loved the secondary characters. The plot was great and the ending was very sweet! Loved it!
Julie
Nov 19, 2012 rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Historical/Regency Romance Lovers
Sir Lachlan Ross, heir to a Baronetcy in Ross Shire Scotland, and aka the Scottish Scourge, has made it his life's goal to take back what had been stolen from his father and their people. Even more than that, he had a single-mindedness to attain revenge against the man responsible for all the loss and humiliation he had suffered. He was determined to complete this revenge even if it meant becoming a thief and scoundrel himself. So, since the source of all his vexation had chosen to remain absen ...more
Julie (jjmachshev)
Oct 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2008-reads
Reviewed for queuemyreview.com

My, my, my. Sexy highlanders in kilts! “Beware a Scot’s Revenge” is another winner in Sabrina Jeffries ‘School for Heiresses’ series. Ms Jeffries provides another enticing glimpse into the late Regency period in Scotland--with a braw and rowdy highland laird, a Scottish ‘princess’ who yearns to return to her beloved homeland, and a 16-year-old tragedy that almost derails true love!

Venetia Campbell is thrilled to be back in Scotland. It took all her wiles to convince
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Janja
Apr 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Sweet and lovable story with humorous dialogs and characters you can feel :)
Krista (I remember you, Min) (Critical)
This is definitely the best Sabrina Jeffries book I've ever read.
Those who are familiar with her know her books are on the light, fluffy side, so you have to keep that in mind before you pick this up.

I LOVE when villians in previous books become the hero, so of course I was excited that this one was to be about the Scottish Scourge, who had previously tried to rob Amelia and Lucas, the main couple from the first book.

Okay, so...

Characters:
Lachlan. I LOVE him, even more than I expected to. It w
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Avid Booker
Jul 09, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People Who Like Cute Moments with Some Amount of Boredom
I didn't hate this book but I didn't love it. I liked it. The plot seemed more interesting than it ended up being.

The letters at the beginning of each chapter were not needed. I know it furthers a story within this series or whatever, but I don't think we needed it.

The hero, Lachlan Ross, he was the next door neighbor of our hero. They havent seen each other in 16 years since the heroine's father ran away from Scotland and stayed in England. Our hero kidnaps the heroine while she was visiting Sc
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MelissaB
Oct 10, 2008 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: readers who enjoy Scottish historical romance
Cute Scottish historical romance with likable leads. Not the usual time period for Scottish historicals, it was nice to see Scotland a few generations after Culloden. The romance was sweet, I like how the hero never treated the heroine badly even when he was very angry with her father. Check this out if you like Scottish historical romance!
Lover of Romance
Venetia Campbell goes for a visit to her childhood home in Scotland, but at a ball she meets a stranger at the masque ball, and dances with him who rouses up her senses after sharing a sensual kiss that makes her melt into him. But then when she finds herself kidnapped by Sir Lachlan Ross, whom she knew as a young girl. Now the one who is feared as the Scottish Scourge, she still finds him tempting as chocolate, only much more wicked. Lachlan, knows that despite him knowing Venetia as a youth, h ...more
Robin
Jun 24, 2016 rated it really liked it
Sir Lachlan Ross has tried to collect on a debt owed by the Earl of Duncannon for years, but has never had any satisfaction. So, he decides to take matters into his own hands and kidnaps the Earl's daughter, Lady Venetia Campbell. He'll hold Venetia at his home in the highlands until the Earl brings him the ransom money. But things don't go as planned. Lachlan thought Venetia would be a spoiled brat, but she turns out to be a warm caring woman that Lachlan likes right away. As they travel throug ...more
Katherine 黄爱芬
Lachlan Ross bukan sembarang pria Skotlandia. Ross mampu bangkit dari kematiannya dan menuntut balas kpd musuhnya. Maka Ross menculik Venetia, putri Duncannon, musuh bebuyutannya. Yg mungkin tidak diprediksi Ross adalah kemampuan manipulasi Venetia setara atau bahkan melebihi kecakapan yg dimiliki Ross. Dengan pesona Venetia yg luar biasa, dia mampu membuat bertekuk lutut semua orang yg dihadapinya.

Walau awal cerita berlangsung agak lamban, tapi alur cerita dan twist-nya tetap makin menarik hin
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Cheryl
Solid 5 star book!!
What is it about this book that deserves a 5 star rating from me? Let me tell you...

First of all you have the hero Sir Lachlan Ross, a Scottish Laird who is also secretly the Scottish Scourge, a thief and blackguard! He is out to get justice for the wrong that was done to his clan and get the money returned that is owed his family. The person who owes him this- Quentin Campbell, the Earl of Duncannon, also known as the former friend and neighbor of Lachlan's father. Duncannon
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Serap
Feb 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Another happy novel. I want to cut short. Sooo Lachnan aka Scourge was not enough Scot for my taste, I could easily think him as an a little bit lawless English if it's not for the " lass, laddie , ya ken?". He is a total gentleman, in this novel Venetia our heroin is super sexy and kind of a badass, so I like her more. Through the novel mrs. Harris and cousin Micheal argue a lot. And I just think that all these books are lessons for Charlotte coz it seems like that. In every book Charlotte lear ...more
Eviltwinjen
Feb 09, 2008 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Fans of smutty Regency with brainy heroines
Shelves: romance
I was rather hoping for a dark and dangerous "enemies brought together by passion" kind of story (why do I like that sort of thing? Lord knows), but any tension or suspense quickly fizzles out in this pleasant but nonsensical book. Not that the characters aren't fun--Lady Venetia is a good, intelligent sort who takes control of her supposed kidnapping pretty early on. The trouble is, any actual dangers or consequences are airily waved away as the plot wraps itself up in a bow. Still, if you're l ...more
Mary Kathryn
May 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Loved this book!! You have to love a book when a Scottish man kidnaps a lady! I loved Lachlan. He was strong but very kind. My kind of hero! Also I really liked Venetian she wasn't needy or whiney.
Sue
Jan 06, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: romance
Sabrina Jeffries and a hunk wearing a kilt -- what more needs to be said? Enjoy.
Shelly
Jun 25, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance
I'm changing my previous review from 4 stars to 5! And this is my new favorite of the series! First, let me start by saying, yes, these are light-hearted historical romances that Ms. Jeffries writes, but it doesn't make them any less worthy or enjoyable. In fact, I'd argue with anyone who says writing these are easier than the darker more angsty stuff. Just because they are easy to read and maybe not as serious as others would like doesn't mean it's not well done. The story still has to flow and ...more
Missy
Dec 03, 2017 rated it it was ok
2.5
Inshirah Kamal
Jul 02, 2017 rated it liked it
You walked into that ball like a queen dressed as a peasant, and I wanted you
ies
Feb 26, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Masa ya, gw nginget2 judul novel ini sampai lama banget kaga inget2 hahahaha.. dan sangat berambisi untuk ngasih 3 bintang, apa karena gw lagi ga mood baca kali yak, padahal nungguin terbitnya lumayan lama dan yah.. mbuh lah, malah culhat begini hahahaha

Lady Venetia Campbell, salah satu muridnya Mrs.Harris, di buku2 sebelumnya keluar sebagai cameo si. Venetia ini sangat mencintai Skotlandia meski bapaknya sebel banget sama tu negeri, tapi Venetia seneng banget dan punya cita-cita mau balik ke s
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Amanda
Aug 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
I've read a few Sabrina Jeffries books before, and while I liked them and everyone said she was awesome, I got it with this one.

Not sure what it was about this one that did it. The kilts, probably. And imagining what lies beneath.

What? Like YOU'VE never done it?

I should get bonus points, though, for being able to guess the deep dark secret. I didn't necessarily guess the extent of it, but I totally figured it out before one of characters spilled the sordid tale. I'm just awesome that way.

You kno
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Heather
Dec 02, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Sir Lachlan Ross wins the award for book hero I most wish was real! A hunky Scotsman with a sexy accent who will protect his clan at all costs. After being beaten and left for dead at the order of Venetia Campbell's wicked father, he devises a plan to pay the cruel man back for his wrong doings. In addition to owing his clan an incredible sum of money and for turning out the tenants in the beloved highlands, Lachlan knows he will stop at nothing to destroy his beloved Scotland. His clan is suffe ...more
Pam
This was a wonderful book. I loved the banter between Venetia and Lachlan. I loved the way the story had lots of surprises and twist and turns. It was a straight forward revenge story at first but wow...it didn't stay that way for long. When they arrive at his estate it get's even better. Lachlan's mother get's in the middle of his plans and takes Venetia under her wing and protects her. The whole clan falls in love with her and she falls in love with all of them. She shows Lachlan just how much ...more
Olga
Feb 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Just beyond amazing. I fell in love with lachlan and Venetia. <3
Lani ⚔⚔  the Destroyer ⚔⚔
4.5 stars

Love a sexy highlander and Lachlan was that and more. He made me laugh many times - not the least when he tricked Venetia into marrying him and then didn't know how to come clean about it. It was too funny. Venetia was a great, strong heroine too. The audio was really good too. I wasn't so enamoured of the first two in the series but now I think I'm keen to read more from Sabrina Jeffries.
Virginia
Nov 28, 2011 rated it liked it
I do enjoy a good kidnapping love story. Nothing like Stockholm Syndrome as the basis of true love. Heehee. Plus, I do love a Scottish brogue!

I must say, this series is getting more enjoyable because I've read the later ones and it is fun to see the setups and appreciate the inside jokes all the more.
Stef
Jun 13, 2009 added it
The author refered to the heroin's sex as her honey pot. At that point each time the male character was mentioned, I had that vision of Winny the Pooh with his furry legs and butt sticking out of a pot of honey. Creepy. Couldn't finish the book....
Sonia
Jun 09, 2016 rated it did not like it
Shelves: r-historica
Llevaba siglos en la estantería y podría haber seguido alli tranquilamente porque menuda patata mal cocida.
Dayannys Pérez
Feb 16, 2015 rated it liked it
De los seis libros que tiene esta serie debo decir que éste fue el que más me gustó. Recomendado si te gusta leer romance de época victoriana.
Kit
Mar 14, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: adored
I loved this sweet story. I actually cried at the ending (of course it was almost 2 am, I couldn't put it down)
ChocoholicReader
Aug 22, 2017 rated it really liked it
Venetia finally gets to return to Scotland, and she could not be more excited. She understands why her father moved them to London after the death of their mother, but she has wanted to go back to her home for a long time. Unfortunately, due to the Scottish Scourge, her father will not let her actually go back to their estate but only go to Edinburgh. The Scourge plagued her father by robbing their friends, so he won't risk her safety, even though the Scourge is reportedly dead. While at a maske ...more
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"So is my reticule. Unfortunately, it also has more personality, and nearly as much intelligence.”
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