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Highland Redemption

(Duncurra Legacy #1)

4.36  ·  Rating details ·  212 ratings  ·  19 reviews
Tomas's life changed forever when at the age of seven he was adopted by Laird and Lady Maclan ending the abuse he'd suffered at Ambrose Ruthven's hand. He'd never looked back and never intended to

But fate had other plans...

Now, nineteen years later, he runs headlong into his past. The Ruthvens are in trouble and Tomas is in a position to help them. But can he set aside h
Kindle Edition, 203 pages
Published June 27th 2017 by Duncurra LLC
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Sep 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
The fates had other plans and plot twist for Tomas's life. Sending him back to place of hell that he left nineteen years ago. He loves Lady Vida Ruthven, daughter to Laird Ruthven. Who had abused young Tomas at the tender age of seven. Can Tomas get past the hate for the father, and win the love of the daughter?
Aug 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Book: Highland Redemption
by Ceci Giltenan

Series: The Duncurra
Legacy, Book One

Reviewed by: Barb Massabrook (of)
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Heat Rating: 🔥
Overall Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Back story: In Ceci Giltenan’s debut book “Highland Solution” : 19 years earlier Katherine “Kate” Ruthven,was nearly beaten (whipped) to death trying to protect seven year old Tomas. Then her wicked Uncle Ambrose forces a marriage on her-to a highlander, f
Ann (Fanni Ann)
Jun 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Ceci Giltenan's stories are like a fine wine, they get better and better.

If we can remember back to the first ever book she wrote Highland Solution, you will remember Kate's uncle, Ambrose Ruthven and what a horrible person he was, and how he beat Kate when she was protecting Tomas, and when they left Ruthven, Kate and Niall adopted Tomas, well it's now seventeen years later and on the way back from Court, Tomas and his entourage encounter a hold up, after rescuing them Tomas realises that he ha
Trudy Miner
Jul 13, 2017 rated it liked it
Returning to Duncurra after delivering taxes Clan MacIan owed the crown, Tomas MacIan and his party came upon another party under siege by bandits. After dispatching the attackers and rescuing the young woman, Tomas discovers that she's the daughter of his old nemesis Ambrose Ruthven who nearly beat his adopted mother to death while she was protecting him years ago and stole her clan from her. Ambrose doesn't recognize Tomas and asks Tomas and his warriors to stay and train his warriors. This br ...more
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
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To begin with, sometimes people do change. And there is, perhaps, such a thing as fate. If something bad must happen to drive events to a good conclusion, that is fate.
This book, ultimately, revolves around fate.
The redemption of the villain is only a side trip in the plot. The majority of the book revolves around the things that result because of just one set of his actions. The book is entertaining, full of beauty, and descriptive landscapes. The characters are well-b
Helen White
Nov 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Highland Redemption

This is the story of Tomas and Vidia. The continued series of Duncurra novels. The two met when Tomas saved Vidia from a kidnapping. When Tomas learns that her father is the man who beat him when he is was a young boy working as the father's stable hand. When he left with Lady Kathryn after Ambrose (The Father of Vidia and the uncle of Lady Kathryn)has stolen Kathryn's legacy of the castle and the clan which was hers from her father. Tomas was adopted by Kathryn and Nial . He
Jun 27, 2017 rated it did not like it
I started reading this and had to stop because frankly the story made me want to puke. Giltenan did to good a job on making Ambrose a villain in the other book. I did not want him to be redeemed. I wanted him to die a horrible death. He abused children. Family. Not to mention terrorized his clan and stole his nieces inheritance. The man was brutal. But hey he loved his wife and child so all is forgiven. Not by me. Hated this book. This was a KU book. Wish I had paid for it so I could demand my m ...more
Kat Green
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed the book, thought the plot was different, in a good way, and lie that it subtly stressed calmness instead of jumping the gun for vengeance. It showed how greed can ruin lives, it covered the importance of forgiving as apposition to striking out in anger causing the issue to escalate. That is one of the things I enjoy most about your writing... you subtly point out the correct behaviors, consequences for bad behavior and reactions, and wrap it all up into a happy, successful endi ...more
Judith Sherrod
Sep 15, 2017 rated it really liked it
Highland Redemption

So Tomas finally got his revenge, sort of..... Marrying the daughter of the man that had beat him with a whip when he was seven years old was the ultimate revenge. Wasn't it?? Tomas had a very difficult time trying to reconcile the man now to the one of old. However due to his upbringing by the MacIans, he was able to forgive past hurts and agree to lead the Ruthven clan..

Susan Ritter
Jun 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Another wonderful book by this author!Her characters are amazing, with depth, strength. A fabulous story of good vs bad, "some" redemption, suspense and love! You can't help but fall in love with Thomas (Hot Highlander) and Vida (Beautiful and Smart).
I felt I was transported to Scotland with this vivid tale! Also, wonderful words of wisdom from Thomas's parents. I love them, I loved this book!

Sheila Martin
Jul 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Loved Highland Redemption by Ceci Giltenan! Book held my attention for hours, hated to put it down. One of my favorite authit's. Right up there with Hannah Howell and Kathryn Le Veque.
intriguing story just like the previous serie.just want to keep on reading.the romance was more plain.they both were down to earth, respectfull,honorable,hard working,generous and forgiving which is fantastic but their characters don't really grow in the story.and they're not so passionate
Marcia Oziah Neudauer
Mar 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
It had a few twists I wasn't expecting.
Apr 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
An excellent addition to the Duncurra series. A triumph of love and responsibility for clan over rengeance. The villains were interesting.
Aug 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Ending was my favorite and beautifully done. So much I loved about this story. Excellent characters. I laughed, was angry, and cried...and couldn't put it done.
Lea & Sandra Kanae-Diocson
Jun 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Wow, great story

Highland Redemption is a story so well written that it is hard to put down. The storyline weaves a spell around the reader.
Ann Gonzalez
Jul 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Great series

This series is wonderful. Ceci is a talented author and does an amazing job on her characters. I recommend this series.
Izzie d
Jun 27, 2017 rated it liked it
A sweet story. A blast from the past, the stable boy who fled with Lady Katherine in an earlier book to escape being whipped by the evil Laird.
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