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The Scottish Bride

(Sherbrooke Brides #6)

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3.89  ·  Rating details ·  3,275 ratings  ·  89 reviews
This New York Times bestselling author knows her brides.

A vicar, widower, and father, Tysen Sherbrooke is unprepared for the courageous spitfire who comes into his life when he becomes a Scottish baron.
Mass Market Paperback, First Edition, 358 pages
Published January 9th 2001 by Berkley Books (first published January 1st 2001)
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Missy
Nothing exciting.
kookyquinn
Looooooove! I almost got in trouble at work because I kept trying to sneak in a few chapters here and there! I thought Tysen's arc was perfect and loved Mary Rose she was the best heroine for him no doubt.

So excited for Meggie's book next! She almost stole the show several times :)
Shea
Oct 27, 2008 rated it really liked it
This was my favorite book of the Sherbrooke Bride series. I enjoyed the characters of Meggie and her father, Tysen. Meggie reminds me of me as a child and my first Cabbage Patch doll's name was Meggie. Tysen, a vicar and a widower, meets a woman who brings joy into his life. When he is with Mary Rose he is no longer the stern and serious man he once was. He fears this change of attitude means he is no longer serving God as he should. Tysen then must decide to proceed with his life. I thought it ...more
Sara
Dec 06, 2008 rated it really liked it
This was a really funny book...i just loved the scene in which they were all fighting naked!!! hilarious! must read!!
Amy Sanders
Dec 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: love-story
I loved this story the best. Tysen and Mary Rose's story was delightful. He is traditional and honorable. She is the shame of her family.

I loved reading Tysen's point of view. His struggle as a vicar and a man was believable and added depth to their story.

I liked them together. The author did a great job showing you how they got to know each other. You believed that they were compatible, and was able to enjoy it before the story ended.

Sinjun and Colin were great in this novel as well. I look
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Joy H.
Added 11/24/13.
This is probably considered chic-lit (romance genre, historical fiction) but I'm enjoying it because it's an escape to a different place in a different era (around 1815). Catherine Coulter usually tells a good story. Wonderful light reading.
Jan
Feb 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Tysen Sherbrooke is a standout from his lusty, worldly brothers. He is a bit of a prig, a humorless vicar always thinking of duty. When he inherits a title and a Scottish estate he is duty bound to inspect it and provide for its security.

Upon arrival in Scotland, he discovers that his 10-year-old daughter Meggie has accompanied him as his tiger. She knows he is just too unworldly to manage on his own. He is appalled at the danger she exposed herself to.

He is further shaken when he saves a
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Katy
Feb 25, 2018 rated it really liked it
Definitely an early writing from Ms. Coulter. I read it because I had read an Scottish Bride novel o f hers earlier. This one didn't disappoint me either.

A young, widowed vicar of a social standing in his beloved corner of England learns that a distant relative died and left behind no heirs. He is now the duke of this man's legacy. When he first arrives to learn about his new-found fortune, for which he has no wish to have, he is thrown around and verbally abused by some of the locals and even
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Nadia
Wanted to read something positive. I think this book is much lighter on a romance part than first books of the series. Although I was reading it in translation so maybe it is not and things were just edited. You never know with those things till you read the original text and even it could be edited in some editions. Well, this is totally out of topic.
I liked it. Heroine was never in any real anger even when she was. All relatives appeared in quite the right time not to let anything real bad
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Pj
I loved this story. Tysen and Mary Rose's story was delightful. He is traditional and honorable. She is the shame of her family.

I loved reading Tysen's point of view. His struggle as a vicar and a man was believable and added depth to their story.

I liked them together. The author did a great job showing you how they got to know each other. She showed that they were compatible, and it was fun to enjoy it before the story ended.
Kat
Jun 27, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Meggie is the real MVP here. Her and Tysen’s sarcastic outbursts, which I personally found very funny. He definitely did not act like a man of god, beating up men and shit. The plot, honestly, was pretty boring and I found myself skipping through parts. If sexy time is what you are into, doesn’t happen until at least halfway, which is long as hell for a Catherine Coulter book ...more
Cathy Weber
May 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Well-designed romance

If you are familiar with the Sherbrooke series, you'll be pleased to know Catherine Coulter has at last developed Tyson Sherbrooke into a well-rounded character. Priggish Tyson has inherited a title as well as a castle in Scotland. While investigating his new holdings, he encounters a maiden in distress and determines he must rescue her.
Blue Rose
Aug 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What can I say? It was as fantastic as the previous books. I did like that Tyson finally got his own happily ever after; I wasn't so sure of that with his first wife. All the complex relationships in this story were handled with dignity and an appropriately fond humor. Lovely character development.
Dalia Sollenberger
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fun and romantic.
Brenda Allen
Aug 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Love the Bride series, Can't put them down and when I'm done i want more.
Audrey Cobb
Sep 16, 2019 rated it did not like it
Didn't get super far. Wasn't getting into it or interested enough in the characters.
Cindy Miller
Apr 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Just loved Tysen, he sure came a long way from the previous books which makes me appreciate his story. Great read!!
Dail Sams
Apr 24, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Great continuation of the Brides series, featuring the youngest Sherbrooke brother, Tysen.
Tonileg
Another Sherbrooke romance... This is about the boring Tysen, the youngest brother who is father to three children, widowed, a vicar; all at the young age of 31 years old.
His eldest child, ten year old Meggie has definite ideas much like her aunty Sinjin the younger sister to Tysen, her father. Tysen suddenly becomes Baron Barthwick with a domain Kildrummy Castle in Scotland.
I totally am sympathetic to Tysen when he didn't notice that his daughter was hanging on the back of the coach disguised
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Cherie
May 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is the first book I've read in this series and also my first Catherine Coulter.

Tysen is an interesting character because he is not an alpha male. He is not even a strong beta. He's the last born and was given a position as vicar by his brother, the earl. He is dour and serious. This is a challenge for a writer but she accomplishes it.

He meets Mary Rose by accident, literally. He becomes her champion. The sparks he feels when with her awaken his lost inner child. One part I didn't like was
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Linda
Jul 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Loved this one because of Tyson Sherbrooke's spirited daughter, Meggie! She decides her widower father needs her to keep the ladies away from her father, so she sneaks onto the back of the carriage to accompany him to Scotland. That part is a bit implausible because she goes 5days without eating, drinking..etc.? But, we will leave that to the novel writing Gods. As 20th century woman, it boggles my feminist mind that there was a time when it was okay for a man to order his daughter to marry the ...more
Jessica Horne
Jan 25, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015_books
I'm normally not the one to like romantic books, and this one was a little hard to get into at first due to some of the old language, but overall this is a very good book and I could definitely see it turning into a movie if it's not one already. Good storyline, funny moments, serious moments, you finish the book feeling like you know the people. I'm glad I chose to read it. It's written third person from multiple perspectives. After English widower Pastor Tysen inherits a Scottish castle, he ...more
Miss Lily
Apr 07, 2009 rated it really liked it
Enjoyed this book right up until the last tiny bit-- I thought the resolution was entirely too pat. But I enjoyed finally hearing a story about the distant and rumored Tysen, and an extra set of appearances by his sister. (Whom I refused to call "Sinjun" in writing, that just bugs me to no end... see prior reviews...) Listened to the Audio CD version, and the narrator was, simply put, wonderful. I really wish she'd narrated the other books in the "Bride" series, I like her narration SO much more ...more
Lynne Tull
May 08, 2011 rated it liked it
Shelves: regency-romance
I almost gave this one four stars. I agree with Ms. Coulter; it is probably the best of the four books in the Bride Series*. I like the Romance Genre because I know there will always be a "happily ever after" conclusion. This book had "happily ever after's" throughout the entire book. There were several anxious moments and all was well. What made me down grade it by one-star? I will not be giving anything away, but the worst moment was saved to the very end without too much warning through out ...more
Anne Marie
Dec 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was a good historical romance book. A victor from England, Tysen, must go to Scotland to visit Kildrummy Castle, which he has inherited. While there, he helps a woman, Mary Rose, who had fallen into a hole, trying to get away from a man who is after her. Tysen helps her again when she shows up at his castle, soaked after jumping into a river to get away from the man again. Tysen nurses her back, and decides they should be married. The other man just wanted to marry her for her money which ...more
Emily
May 30, 2016 rated it it was ok
2.5

It started off strongly, but slowly went downhill honestly. By the end, I just skimmed through it.

I started this book with the mindset that this would be an easy, quick -smutty- read. To my surprise, it wasn't really the case. I mean I didn't have any high expectations per say as I'm no stranger to the usual caliber of chick lit novels.

The Scottish Bride was a well-written novel with no.. plot. Many times I found myself questioning all the inaccuracies and inconstancies in the plot and
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Rebekah
A widower with 3 young children not marrying for 6 years? I’m not sure I believe it. - - Ok so he does not want to marry again. But it is not really for love of his late wife but because it appears he had a bad experience. And yet every time he thinks of Mary Rose he feels as though he is being disloyal.

Tyson really just needs to spank his daughter good. Meggy is a very naughty little girl. How dare she put herself in danger by traveling with her father as a tiger (footman) when she was
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Debfiddle
All the Sherbrooke clan are alive, well and in rip-roaring spirits in August of 1815. Two months after Napoleon's defeat the Waterloo, Tysen Sherbrooke, the youngest of the three brothers, now 31 year old, a vicar, widower, and father, Tysen Sherbrooke is unprepared for the courageous spitfire who comes into his life when he becomes a Scottish baron, Baron Barthwick of Kildrummy Castle in Scotland. Young red headed, Mary Rose Fordyce, 24, a bastard, but raised along with her mother in the mother ...more
M.A. Levi
Aug 09, 2011 rated it really liked it
I really Liked this book. The Characters are amazingly written and the plot is good. This book was wonderful. The Vicar torn between God and his Scottish Bride. The Bride both stubborn and lonesome, in a sense. The "Mad" women. Then of course there is the stupid people you just want to smack!! It didn't keep you on the edge of your seat but it made you want to keep turning the pages! :) This book had action, "Ghosts", comedy, romance, and of course True Love :) I say that this is a Great read.
April
Jun 29, 2011 rated it really liked it
I liked the Scottish Bride. It was nice to see the vicar find his true love, even though she was the bastard child of ?????????????? He had lived as a single parent for 7 years after the death of Melinda Beatrice, the prude. Oh my, she didn't like sex. Good thing Mary Rose does, so their will be futher Sherbrooke blue eyes.

At least the good vicar told his new bride of her 3 step children to be, before the wedding.
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