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The Mac Gregor Brides: Christmas Fairytales (The MacGregors #6)

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Spend Christmas with Nora Roberts Daniel MacGregor is the clan patriarch. He's powerful, rich ? and determined to see his three career-minded granddaughters married. So he carefully chooses three unsuspecting men, men he considers worthy, and sets his plans in motion! But Laura, Gwen and Julia aren't about to let their busybody grandfather have it all his own way. As Chris ...more
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Published 1997 by Silhouette Book
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Saly
I liked the story about the three grand-daughters. If I had to rank them then Julia would be my least favourite.
Chitra *CJ*
Mar 12, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: safety-first
A lovely anthological addition to the MacGregor series.
The book is about how Daniel, the 90 year old patriarch grandfather interferes in his granddaughters' lives to get them married. Contains stories of three couples.
Laura and Royce
This was the insta love between the lawyer Laura and the security expert Royce.
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Gwen and Branson
Really sweet OTT love story between the doctor and the crime writer. The had the most crazy in love gestures.
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Julia and Cullum
Most passionate of the
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Lydia Perversius
Feb 23, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: the-macgregors
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Claire
Feb 26, 2009 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This wasn't the best book, but it wasn't all that bad. I went into this book kind of expecting what I was getting (thanks to other readers' reviews) and so I wasn't disappointed when the 3 short stories all turned out extremely similarly. I was kind of annoyed that the realizations of the couples all occured at Christmastime, it was just to predicatble by the time I got to the third story (which, by the way, was my favorite of the three). Too bad real life isn't as easy as romance novels make th ...more
Liliflaj
Jul 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Brenda Ramirez
Sep 10, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: all-hr
So Daniel is such a meddiler. but he always know what guy is good for his family. Laura is a lawyer like her parents diana blake and caine Mcgregor. she falls for a security ex-officer named royce. He meets his beloved in her house she's busy hearing music and getting food out of the fridge and shaking her butty when royce finds her she doesnt knowdest until she turn atumatically she gets her knife and warns him if gets any closer she would stab him. He smiles with that crocket cocky smile and t ...more
Lady Raven RAVE!
Here comes the Brides
In the continuing saga of the Macgregors, Nora Roberts introduces us to three grown up granddaughters of the likable Patrioch, Daniel Macgregor. There's Laura, Gwen, and Julia, cousins. All three independent and hard working. Sharing a house, they are very close to each other and family and find that they have now caught the notice of their lovable grandfather. He has decided that they have been single long enough and sets off to put in their paths Mr. Right. What ensues wil
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Alexandra
Feb 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book. It's actually the first book I've read about the MacGregors.
I loved how everyone called the grandpa the McGregor, he really was quite a character and a master manipulator. But it was all done in a loving way. Daniel McGregor has lived a long and happy life with his wife besides him. Now in his 90's. He wants to make sure his three grandaughters are happily married and with families started before he goes.
Laura,Gwen and Julie are all quite busy with there chosen care
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Shannon C.
Jun 13, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humorous
4 stars: Laugh out loud, enjoyable summer read

I really like this light hearted, humorous series. Great characters. Endearing and hard to put down. I've read almost all of the books in this series and enjoyed them.

Not knowing it was a series, I started with this book. It was hiliarous. I was hooked. My favs in the series are the later books (including this one) with three generations of MacGregors and the matchmaking, meddlesome grandfather. I actually think I liked the series more by starting w
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Aspen
Sep 29, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love the MacGregors!!! Can't wait to get started on the MacGregor Grooms! This Book is so fun to read! Each story has its unique qualities and it's similarities. It catches your attention with the first page, and by getting inside Grandfather MacGregors mind with his memoir entries. I love that MacGregor! Mora Roberts has done it again! I will be talking about and recomending her books for as long as I live. Love, love, love them!!
Tbennett
Jul 17, 2012 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
These stories were too RUSHED individually. I would have preferred maybe that they all have taken place at the same time and intertwined with each other. Maybe starting and ending at different points in the book. NOT a favorite in this series.
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I first read The MacGregor Brides by Nora Roberts when I was in college and discovered the Romance genre. I’ve since read this book too many times to count. In fact, if you saw how beat up my copy was, you’d totally understand. There is something about The MacGregor Brides that just puts me in the holiday spirit and makes me feel very warm and fuzzy inside.

The MacGregor Brides is a collection of three novellas about three of the MacGregor cousins. Eac
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Readsandeats
Dec 12, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoy this book. It has all you want for a Christmas read, great characters, snow, romance and fun.

This book consists of three stories, each story follows the life of one McGregor Grand daughter that Daniel McGregor (the Grand Father) thinks should be settling down. Daniel is a great character whom you fall in love with even though he is a rogue (but a loveable one) and who you want to see get what he wants.
He thinks his grand daughters should be finding their life partners but they ar
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Bridget
I am not going to review every Nora Roberts book that I have read in the past because she is quite prolific and it would get redundant and I honestly cannot remember all the plots. I think someone finds someone else attractive but at least one cannot admit it so there is sexual tension, then lots of sex, and then they live happily ever after? Sometimes there is some magic , a family legacy, or a mystery. Certainly not great works of literature (however still 100% better than “the grapes of wrath ...more
Fiona
Dec 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Ok so a Mills and Boon book ( my first ever) and I loved it, I adore Nora Roberts doing Romance so this worked well for me! Laura , Gwen and Julia have a matchmaking grandfather who is determined to see them married off to " good stock" ( hate that phrase lol) and the book is split into three parts, each covering how their romance pans out. Nice easy read, and I think I have a few more of that series kicking about, time to dig them out I think!
Aretha Renia
Jan 07, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The MacGregors are Roberts most beloved family (in my personal opinion). I have read almost all of their saga. The MacGregor is the a real charater. The way he manipulates his family into finding the loves they deserve is priceless.
Ofelia
Apr 11, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
4.5 stars Daniel Duncan MacGregor is at it again. Planning and scheming to get his three granddaughters married off and start making a family. A must read. Cant wait to read the next book
K. B
May 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Thilina, Amna, Siham, Srikari Downey Jr.
Shelves: favorites
Oh, this was a perfect book for a romantic like me.
The MacGregor clan is a perfect family, love and care in everyone's heart for eachother. The three stories here about Daniel MacGregor's granddaughters, Laura, Gwendolyn and Julia are all warm and fuzzy with a pinch of spice. The schemer grandpa, Daniel, have chosen Strong Stock of lads for his beautiful and smart granddaughters. Even though arranged he let them meet and fall in love, for he loves his family and their happiness is his happiness
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Courtney
Mar 10, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Honestly, this was one of the worst things I have ever read. It was so boring and choppy and unbelievable that I feel like this had to be published as a joke, because if someone actually thought this was decent, much less good, they probably have a degree of brain damage.
Dana Burda
Romanul Norei Roberts aparut in limba engelza in anul 1997 a fost tradus si publicat de editura Litera, in colectia " Carti romantice" , cu titlul " Miresele MacGregor", anul acesta, 2016. Romanul ofera o lectura placuta si odihnitoare, avand de fapt trei povesti de dragoste sub acelasi titlu. Batranul Daniel MacGregor ajuns la venerabila varsta de 90 de ani, decide ca a venit timpul sa se ocupe de casatoria celor trei nepoate mai mari care nu par decise sa faca acest pas cu toate ca se apropie ...more
Cláudia Martins
Jun 26, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Mais um excelente livro. Não fugindo aos livros da saga, Nora escreve sobre as netas de Daniel MacGregor, no entanto o mais gosto em todos é que as histórias são sempre diferentes, há sempre uma nova pripécia..
Kay
Oct 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017
Another Nora Roberts series I missed, The MacGregors. And again, what can I say? She writes with many twists and turns with great character development. Love her books as she usually ends all her books with a warm, fuzzy feeling. Looking forward to rest of series.
Evangelia Zahou
Sep 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If you love Daniel Macgregor and his determination to find the perfect match for his 3 grandaughters,this is the book! I loved the three little stories of love and passion, a reminder that true love is still out there and that it can last no matter how many years or obstacles pass by.
Catherine Iriarte
Daniel MacGregor is a funny and crafty ole coot. It is so fun to see how his scheming turns into lasting romances with his grand-daughters.
Kimngan Tran
Laura 3
Gwendolyn 2
Gramedia Pustaka Utama
Bagi Daniel Duncan Macgregor, keluarga adalah segala2nya bagi dia, setelah berhasil menjodohkan ke3orang anaknya, tanpa merasa perlu menerima ucapan terimakasih, kali ini, setelah cucu2nya menjadi dewasa, terutama cucu perempuannya, dia mulai sibuk memikirkan jodoh yang pantas, darah hebat, keturunan kuat, Hah!
Laura adalah putri tertua dari Caine dan Diana, merupakan cucu perempuan tertua bagi Daniel dan Anna, memiliki 2 hobby utama, makan dan tidur, dan bekerja sebagai pengacara muda di kantor
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Hannah Brown
Dec 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
Daniel MacGregor yearns for great-grandchildren before he passes away, but his granddaughters are taking far too long to settle down. So what does he do? Begin meddling, of course! However, Laura, Gwen and Julia aren’t going to make it easy for him. Can Daniel do it – and not suffer their raging wraths?

I really, really enjoyed this book. Well, the three novellas it included (yes, there are three separate stories within this novel). So I’ll work in chronological order.

First up was Laura’s story.
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Jen
Feb 03, 2011 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Daniel MacGregor is one of my all-time favorite characters. In this three-in-one novel, we meet his granddaughters, Laura, Gwen and Julia. Daniel decides it's time for then to marry and he picks out the men he thinks will suit them best.

For Laura, it's Cameron, an expoliceman turned security expert who Daniel hires to install a security system in the girls' house. One look at Laura in her boxers trying to bean Cam with a soda did him in. He'd never seen a more beautiful woman with fire and flash
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Kathleen Short-Ridge
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Azuree
Feb 22, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Book 8 in the MacGregor series is actually three stories in one. Breaking the book down into three, 10 chapter sections, each section follows one of The MacGregor's granddaughters who are sharing a house on Boston. The first book/section about Laura (Caine and Diana's daughter who followed in her parents footsteps and is a lawyer), finds Daniel meddling in her love life and setting her up with a guy who is head of his own security company. The second part is about Gwen, daughter of Serena and Ju ...more
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“I keep walking in on you in your pajamas.” He let his gaze wander down lazily before sliding it up again and placing his hands on the chair on either side of her. “Don’t you think it’s a little too much to expect me to keep walking away?” Her skin tingled as little pulses of excitement danced over it. “I expect you to take no for an answer.” “Do you?” He leaned in, just a little—a brush of bodies, the feather of breath over her mouth. “I would have sworn you were expecting this.” He lowered his mouth toward hers, stopping an inch before contact. He saw her eyes darken, heard the long intake of breath, knew she held it. He waited, while his blood surged, waited until he knew they were both suffering. “Kiss me back,” he demanded, and crushed his mouth to hers. She” 0 likes
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