He has sworn he will never marry.
Lachlan Cameron is honor bound to see a wounded lass to safety, although he has well learned women are deceivers, and this lovely maid harbors a wealth of secrets. But ...more
Lachlan and Maggie were so endearing and I really cared about their budding relationship. The storyline drew me right in and held my attention all the way through.
Maggie Murray, dressed in men's clothing, is on the run. Running from h ...more
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Reviewed: by Barb Massabrook
Heat Rating: Smokin Hot
Overall Rating 5/5 star
Release Date: 8/22/2016
Background with historical detail:
Setting in 1642 Scotland was on the cusp of Another religious civil war or a third Bishops wars, as it was called. As the Covenanters who were committing atrocious crimes against innocent Catholics as they feel everyone should be worshipping the Protestant faith! Conal Erskine, Maggie Murray's betrothed was one of those peo ...more
Highland Deception (Highland Pride, Book 1) by Lori Ann Bailey. WOW! What a captivating and seductive Scottish Romance set in 1642 Scotland. Hard to believe Ms. Bailey is a debut author!
Thqis is the story of Lachlan Cameron, Laird of Cameron and Maggie Murray, betrothed to a brutal, abusive man. The only thing left for her, is to run for her life and enter a convent for protection. But, she runs right into the path of Lachlan and his men. Swore to protect her, but afraid of her deception, for he ...more
Lachlan has sworn to never marry after the woman he was betrothed to since they were kids betrays him. Maggie has run away from home as her father planned to marry her off to a sadistic, abusive man.
Maggie is on the run, dressed as a boy. Her plans are to get away and go to a Convent for the rest of her life. Lachlan and his men are trying to get home and meet with other clan chiefs as they have a letter that is proof of treachery in a very ...more
I was in the mood to escape and that is exactly what I did in this romance set in the historical Scottish Highlands. Maggie is running from a brutal life she sees no other escape from. Her plan may not have been well thought out—with her bag of healing balms and a stolen horse her only possessions—but luck is with her when she finds Lachlan…
“She’d probably found the only man in all of Scotland who could find his way into her soul.”
I re ...more
Maggie dresses as a boy and leaves her father's keep. When she stumble upon a battle and sees a man hurt, she doesn't hesitate, she grabs her heal ...more
Scotland, August 1642
Maggie and Lachlan must fight their growing attraction, battling suspicion and intrigue as religious and political turmoil threaten to tear their clans apart.
He has sworn he will never marry.
Lachlan Cameron is honor bound to see a wounded lass to safety, although he has well learned women are deceivers, and this lovely maid harbors a wealth of secrets. But Maggie's free spirit and charms enthrall him while he works to discover if she is innocent…or a spy scheming ...more
Maggie was a strong female character fleeing from her home in order to escape a disastrous marriage set up by her father (who did not have any redeeming qualities himself). She runs into Lachlan, who is the complete opposite of man she h ...more
This book was provided by NetGalley for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
I think the universe is telling me Scotland is the place to be. Having just finished Outlander, I needed to curb my new obsession with another Scottish tale and I happened to have Highland Deception awaiting on my Kindle. It's safe to say that fans of the aforementioned book will love this historical romance set in seventeenth-century Scotland.
This is the story of Lachlan Cameron and Margaret Murray, they both have issues, he has been hurt and betrayed by his betrothed and doesn't trust women and ...more
Laird Lachlan Cameron is returning home from Edinburgh with evidence of a dangerous conspiracy and a boy that needs to be protected. The need ...more
Highland Pride #1
Lori Ann Bailey
Big alpha male; kick-ass female; exhilarating romance!!!
He wanted-no, needed to see those blue eyes filled with pleasure, her head tilting back as she accepted his body into hers. by Lachlan
Great cover! I can see the book in it after reading, I can guess is in Scotland, the title is pertinent to the book, the red on the grass backdrop is beautiful.
This book had a great plot. Everything was perfect! Clean (no typo mistakes), ...more
The Story- Maggie is set to marry a rapist/murderer/real jerk, so she decides to run away and join a nunnery. On the road, she unwittingly falls in with a group of men from another clan while showcasing her healing skills. Fearing ...more
After watching season one of Outlander, I was in the mood for some Scottish historical romance, and Lori Ann Bailey’s novel, Highland Deception, certainly fit the bill. Maggie Muray fled her home to avoid a political marriage to a man who not only she doesn’t love, but who is also abusive. Maggie decides that the only way to escape is to run away, and join a convent, despite secretly dreaming of someone who will love ...more
Maggie is our spunky heroine, desperate for freedom from her father's rule and her betrothal to a man who has promised her a marriage that would be nothing short of torture. Her escape attempt leads her to our hero, Lachlan, a fiercely loyal leader who has been burned by love before and swears he'll never fall for a woman again. They hold tight to each of their own secrets, trying to protect themselves and ...more
Lachlan is going through to get home when he finds Maggie on the side of the road.
He takes her in and tries to figure out where she is from. She won't tell him anything. She is hoping that by not telling him who she is she is keeping him safe.
I thought this story was ok I had a hard time following it. It is not a genre I usually read. I thought I would try something different.
** I received a copy from NetGalley ...more