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A Warriner to Rescue Her

(The Wild Warriners #2)

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  208 ratings  ·  54 reviews
Tempted by the damsel in distress!

Captain James Warriner is startled to find a curvaceous beauty caught up a tree in his orchard! Despite his shattered leg, he rescues Miss Cassandra Reeves, then is determined to have nothing more to do with the enticing vicar's daughter.

Except when Cassie seeks Jamie out to apologize, they find themselves persuaded to work together on h
Mass Market Paperback, 288 pages
Published June 20th 2017 by Harlequin
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Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've given this an A- at AAR, so that's 4.5 stars rounded up.

When I read the first book in Virginia Heath’s Wild Warriners series, A Warriner to Protect Her I was instantly smitten with Captain James Warriner – Jamie – the second eldest brother and former officer who is no longer able to serve due to a debilitating injury to his leg. In that book, Jamie emerged as a taciturn man who will do anything for those he loves, whose outwardly gruff manner hides the heart of a romantic and the soul o
Jun 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Gosh, I really liked this one.

I selected A Warriner to Rescue Her because of the high marks awarded this author’s work by my fellow reviewers, who, I’m happy to say, didn’t steer me wrong!. The four Warriner brothers are outcasts in their community due to the sins of their forefathers and no matter how hard they work to redeem the family’s name it’s an uphill climb. Things are made worse when a militant reverend moves into their town and is set on making an example of the scandalously Wild Warri
Apr 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The second in a four-book series this story is every bit as good as the first.

When a story makes your heart race, makes you cheer, laugh and cry, makes your stomach churn, makes you dream about the characters, makes you want to reach for the book as soon as you wake in the morning and every spare moment after that, you know the author has a winner on her hands.

Such a book is A Warriner to Rescue Her. Jamie and Cassie are wonderful together. Both are damaged by their experiences in life – Jamie b
Rose Blue
Jun 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars as reviewed at Roses Are Blue:

Jamie Warriner is one of four brothers who had been trying hard to bring their farm back to prosperity, and to eradicate the stain on their family name after years of cheating, neglect, and waste by their now deceased father. When older brother, Jack, married an heiress, their financial problems were solved, and Jamie now had time to go back to something he loves – painting beautiful scenery and wildlife. As a child, Jamie suffered t
Sweet traumatized hero and lovely heroine

Jamie is a war veteran that was severely hurt on the leg. He has traumas from his childhood that were accentuated during the war and he considers himself unworthy. Cassandra is pure sunshine. She is bright and beautiful inside out. She has an abusive father but, to escape from her harsh reality, she writes sweet stories for children where animals talk. Jamie has an artistic talent and ends up illustrating her story. Two soulmates that have to overcome the
Sep 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An enjoyable, quick read with humor, charm, and a romance I believed in.
Gwessie Tee
Apr 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Received this arc in return for an honest review , 3 😊 on the naughtiness scale , 5* as I Utterly loved this amazing book.

I literally could not put this awesome book down, was completely drawn in to the story and emotions of the characters as they unfolded having read #1 which I loved I knew what I may expect but it still blew me out of the water and I so very much enjoyed it, definitely cant wait to read #3 in the near future as the characters unfold more definitely adore this series and the au
Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book about the Warriner brothers and I loved it. James, aka Jamie, was badly wounded fighting Napoleon and lives in pain with a bad leg. His black stallion is as grouchy as James. While out riding, he comes across a dun pony with no rider. He discovers a young woman, Cassie, stuck in the tree that she climbed to get apples for her pony. Unfortunately, the tree limbs weren’t strong enough and they end up falling out of the tree. Cassie is the daughter of the new vicar who is no ...more
Jul 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017
As the song goes … “Holding out for a Hero …” and along comes Captain James Warriner and all our wishes have been granted. Virginia Heath has created the most unpretentious hero I’ve ever read about and I was swooning over Captain James, Jamie, with every page. Captain James was a wounded soul, a young man of 27 not long since returning home after fighting in the Napoleanic war and then being held captive for months and during his escape he was shot several times leaving devastating injuries to ...more
Feb 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviews, favorites
Today I finish the 2nd book in Virginia Heath's Wild Warriners series, "A Warriner to Rescue Her". And... I loved it!

I had found Captain James Warriner very interesting when I read about him in the first book, and I was so excited to read about him in this book because I truly felt there was something really special in his heart and he deserved love too.

The book starts with Jamie finding Miss Cassandra Reeves stuck in a tree and in need of help to get down. Which meant that Jamie had to climb th
Aug 15, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Mar 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: from-library
4.5 stars. This book was a fucking delight. I could not wipe the smile off my face reading this.
The hero and the heroine are both two precious cinnamon buns I want to smother with icing. They both have mega daddy issues and low self esteem and just can't figure out how much they both mutually love each other. Their bonding over writing and illustrating the book was so freakin' cute I could barely stand it.
The only criticism I could give is that their "she/he can't possibly love me" shtick went o
This is a sweet romance. Watching them fall in love over the children's stories they are working on together was adorable, and even though they both have some dark secrets they are dealing with, there is a gentleness about the way they fall in love that lets you see how they would be together after they've dealt with their scars.

Also, I was totally imagining his drawings as David Small illustrations.
Maggie Whitworth
May 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Two people , needing love more than they realise , each with their own problems, their own fears and worries , can they help themselves and in return each other .
Virginia gives us all another wonderful book with the Warriner Brothers , this time it’s Jamie and Cassie , and it’s brilliant and beautifully told .

Mar 08, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: e-book
I had high hopes in the beginning for this one because Jamie was a wounded military man and I tend to like that trope. There's physical and emotional healing to write about. The heroine, too, had promise. Her father is the new local vicar and a stern fire and brimstone type. Jamie is afraid of the dark because of time spent in a French gaol and Cassie is afraid of being enclosed in a dark room because her father's punishments are to lock her in her room without light so they have demons in commo ...more
Frankie (Chicks, Rogues and Scandals)
Move over Heathcliffe there is a new gruff, monosyllabic, tormented hero in town in the form of Captain Jamie Warriner. Oh my word! I was warned I would love him and he has more than lived up to the hype, he really is something special. He is a proud man who after serving his country with courage facing down more horrors than any man should face he is back and he is in pain, not just physically but he is trying adjust to civilian life but like a lot of soldiers today poor Jamie is struggling. I ...more
Well, I appear to be in the minority here but this book was just okay for me. So many glowing reviews...I was expecting much more. Perhaps it was not a good idea to read it after reading a book by wordsmith Meredith Duran. This seemed simplistic and the writing almost seemed at a juvenile level. I hate to sound so snarky when I have no idea what it would take to write a novel but I basically had to force myself to finish the book. Pages and pages were devoted to the meaning behind a kiss. Both t ...more
Feb 22, 2018 rated it really liked it
The beauty which Virginia Heath writes with will leave any reader wholly satisfied. A Warriner to Rescue Her is tautly written, generously vivid, and captivatingly intense with a wry wit beneath a healthy dose of dramatic goodness. Nuanced, engaging characters soar off the pages with expressive grandeur and the compelling plot had me swooning throughout the romantic bits. James has such a fragile soul. Beneath his tough veneer is a man haunted by the ghosts of his past. But who better to turn hi ...more
Nov 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance-regency
Villain alert! A Warriner to Rescue Her has one of the most disturbing villains I have seen in a long time. But more on that later.

It’s time for the hero with a limp to step forward. Yes, our hero has a limp, and he is hiding from the world. He grunts when he talks. He is surly. One day churlish-Jamie is riding through the Warriner’s apple orchard. He sees something. There appears to be some plump feminine legs dangling from a branch. Upon closer inspection, there seems to be pink garters decora
Nov 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I had written that the previous book, A Warriner to Protect Her, was supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, how could A WARRINER TO RESCUE HER compete? Am I allowed to use the same superlative? It is as spectacular!

Cassandra “Cassie” Reeves is stuck in a tree while fetching apples for her pony Orange Blossom. Captain James Warriner hears her cries of distress. He rescues her in what is one of the most funny, sensual and delightful opening scenes I have ever read, and it only goes uphill from there!
Amy Ella
May 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Our hero, Captain James, ‘Jamie’ Warriner, is an ex-soldier, skilled in the acts of violence but an artist with a delicate touch. The ghosts of war and an abusive father still haunt Jamie. He believes he is dangerous; a broken man, not only physically but mentally and spiritually.

Jamie is the very essence of everything male with splashes of ‘feminine’ insightfulness and sensitivity that make his character multifaceted and incredibly rich in depth. He is scarred and he is beautiful. If only someo
Hilary Mack
May 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
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Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaw. What I liked most about this was the lack of focus on sexual attraction. While it was there, the author draws attention to so many other things that pull the leads together, particularly their creative pursuits which added a much-needed, light-hearted touch. I felt like I could really picture Jamie's illustrations and I loved how much of a mark of pride they were to him despite his father's attempts to belittle him about it

I already loved Jamie from the first book in th
Oh my another fabulous story from author Virginia Heath and another Warriner brother to love! This is the second book in The Wild Warriners series and is based on Captain James Warriner.

Jamie has returned from the war a broken man, physically and mentally. He has trouble sleeping and limps from a gunshot wound. His insecurities are at an all time low and feels no woman would want him broken as he is.

Cassandra (Cassie) Reeves is the only daughter of the newly appointed vicar, who happens to be
Rachel Burton
Jun 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely adored the first Wild Warriner book and the second one definitely doesn’t disappoint.

Captain Jamie Warriner - back from the Napoleonic wars - is surprised to find the new vicar's daughter half way up an apple trees one spring afternoon. He's even more surprised to find out he's fallen in love with her!

Jamie is proud and embarrassed by his war injuries and terrified by his past and Cassie is gorgeous and hilarious but embarrassed and terrified of her father. Can the two of them ove
May 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Captain James Warriner is a man tortured by his past. Suffering from physical and mental injuries he sustained in the Napoleonic War, he lives his life as a desperate man – fighting against his limitations. When he attempts to rescue Miss Cassandra Reeves from a tree, only to have her fall on top of him, he believes he has met his perfect match. But both people suffer their own private hells that keep them isolated from others. Could they ever be together? Can they move past their own self-judge ...more
Nov 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Really sweet story between Captain Warriner, an injured soldier who despite his hard exterior is romantic inside, and Cassie Reeves, a vicar's daughter. Both have suffered abuse in their lives which makes them doubt themselves and feel they are not worthy. It was so sweet to see them get together and write and illustrate a children's book together. Letty from the first book has a significant role and I just love her.
Aug 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
A very enjoyable romance with two main characters that were believable. I liked this one a lot better than the first book in the series. The only slight negative was the portrayal of the heroine's father, which was a little over the top. He reminded me of the nutty, religion-crazed mother in Stephen King's Carrie.
Diane Peterson
Nov 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Strong 4 stars. What a good story! Virginia Heath created the two most loveable characters in Jamie and Cassie. Both are a little injured, both are a little quirky, and both are super creative. They make a wonderful combo. No, they are not clones. He is more withdrawn and quiet; she is energetic and bubbly. Such a sweet relationship.
Feb 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romaaance
Really sweet - how can a reader not smile and swoon at the adventures of Ms Freckles and Captain Galahad with their horses Orange Blossom and Stanley !!! There is something to be said about an author able to deal with subjects like trauma and abuse with a light but not careless touch, and a vulnerable hero who gets his happy ending.
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When lifelong insomniac Virginia Heath was a little girl, she made up stories in her head to help pass the time while she was staring at the ceiling. She did this every night for over forty years until one day, she decided to embrace the insomnia and start writing them down. Now, to her absolute delight and utter astonishment, her slightly racy Regency Romcoms are published in many languages all a ...more

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