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Beloved Impostor

(Beloved Trilogy #1)

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From the acclaimed author of Dancing with a Rogue comes a brand-new trilogy about three brothers bound by a dark legacy in the Scottish Highlands. In this enthralling novel, Rory Maclean risks it all by letting the enemy into his heart...

Felicia Campbell can't believe her bad luck. In a fortnight, she's expected to wed a brutal man more than three times her age. She has no
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Paperback, 416 pages
Published September 7th 2004 by Berkley Sensation (first published September 2004)
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Felicia Campbell, has just found out her guardian and uncle has betrothed her to marry a man thrice her age and has been known to be abusive to his past wives. Felicia lost her parents when she was young, and she and her cousin became as close as brother and sister. But he is in London, so she must find a way to escape and get to London. So Felicia creates a plot to escape with her brothers fiancee aiding her, and as she is escaping her uncle's men, she is captured by their families enemy, the M ...more
Abby
Jan 03, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I picked up this series as a Black Friday special. Sometimes the soul just needs a little tilted love. I read this one right after The Highwayman. It fulfilled my need for a little Highland romance.

I enjoyed the addition of a curse between the McLean's and Campbell's. It was nice to have an actual reasons for the two clans to be feuding instead of just relying on "they have fought for as long as anyone can remember" line that is common.

Felicia was extraordinarily brave the time period. She foug
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April
BELOVED IMPOSTOR by Partrica Potter is an interesting Scottish Historical Romance set in 1511 Scotland. #1 in the "Beloved" Trilogy. Intriguing, and interesting. While, a bit slow, in the beginning it picks up nicely. A century-old curse, danger, treason, a dark legacy and romance, makes for an intriguing story. The Clan MacLean has been cursed by the Campbell clan for centuries, but can true love, friendship and the coming together to find a traitor, mend the clans and finally bring peace and b ...more
Sarah
Jan 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A real page turner. I am ready for the second in the series.
J Jares
Jun 04, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2012
After reading the Amazon reviews for this book, I went to check if maybe I was looking at the wrong book. No ... I guess I see this a bit differently.

I love Scottish stories, but this one seemed very ho-hum; I've heard it all before. Unfortunately, Potter seemed to tell me too many times that there was a curse, Rory didn't want to bury another wife and Felicia didn't want a Maclean.

If she had stopped telling me each of those things a total of 3 times, I could have tolerated it. But, no, the auth
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Virginia Tican
Jun 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The first book about 3 half~brothers (all first~borns and born of different mothers)... the Macleans of Inverleith. This is the middle brother's story. Rory Maclean was forced to leave the sea and his ship (The Lady) when Patrick, the eldest and heir went missing for 3 years in France and Lachlan, the youngest, could not or would not take the reins of the Lairdship for his older brothers leaving the clan without its laird. Having found Rory, the 2 foremost trusted elders/retainers schemed for an ...more
Barbee
Jul 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
1511 Scotland
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Beloved Imposter - Book one, The Scottish Highland Trilogy

Felicia Campbell is being forced to marriage by Uncle and King to marry a man three times her age and with an evil reputation and his last wife died under user mysterious and shady circumstance that look like he might of done the deed himself and murder his own wife!Felicia is a smart lass and act calm so she can plot her escape with the help with Felicia's beautiful friend Janet Cameron whom was in fact betrothed and in
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Carmella
Apr 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
Rory MacLean has just returned from the sea. His oldest brother Patrick left 3 years ago to fight in France and his youngest brother has no interest in being the clan leader. Rory doesn't want to be clan leader either, he wants to return to the sea, so his hopes are that Patrick returns home.

Felicia Campbell finds out that her Uncle has betrothed her to a horrible man, a lecher 3 times her age. If she can get to her cousin Jamie, he will help her Felicia arranges to leave under the guise of her
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A Klue
May 09, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
(This review is based on ARC e-book provided via NetGalley in exchange for an honest opinion.)

Having read Beloved Stranger, book #2 of Patricia Potter’s Beloved Trilogy, first, I can vouch Beloved Imposter (book #1) is a standalone with its own HEA. As with most series, the plots and character development are more established and enjoyable when these three books are read in serial order, but certainly not necessary. As an avid fan of Scottish romance, I did enjoy Beloved Imposter. Ms. Potter’s w
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Amanda Richardson
This book wasn't a favorite. The Campbells and Macleans hate each other, ever since a Maclean chained his Campbell wife to a rock to drown her in high tide. The Maclean's wive's were cursed from that point on.
Felicia Campbell does not want to marry the man her uncle has picked out for her. She decides to escape the keep dressed as her cousin's betrothed, but she is kidnapped by the Maclean's believing she is a Cameron. Rory Maclean has been gone for 10 years and has buried two wives that he care
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Liz Black
Apr 20, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
I enjoyed reading this book. I liked the way the characters were formed and how Felicia wasn't just a helpless girl who succumbed to whatever everyone else wanted. I loved the character of Rory as well and how he struggled with his own desires, his past and his wish for peace between the clans. Even the smaller characters Lachlan and Jamie were interesting.
I enjoyed reading the book and would recommend it to other lovers of the genre.
Kathleen Crowell
3.5 Fun read. Good attention to historical details. I enjoyed the idea of Rory being a sailor and Lachlan a reluctant laird. Felicia was a fun female lead. Lots of spunk. My free NetGalley copy had a lot of typos, but I suspect it was due to a rush before final printing.
Farshana
Jan 22, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: nool-lib
the story was poignant and sweet. Loved the way love develops between Rory and Felicia.
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