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Lady Evelyn's Highland Protector by Tara Kingston
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2017, arc, netgalley, historical, mystery, romance, thriller

This Historical Mystery Romance is set in 19th century Scotland with a strapping Highlander and an English rose.

Gerard, a spy is currently in Inverness, in persuit of a serial assassin. After losing his beloved as a result of his occupation, he doesn't have serious relationships.

Evelyn is from a wealthy family. She has acquired a tarnished reputation through no fault of her own. She has come to the terms with the unfounded gossips, but guards her heart to avoid further pain.

Whilst attending her best friend's wedding in Scotland, she witnesses an upsetting occurrence in one of the shops. Gerard appears on the scene and gives her reassurance, but not the full story. Her life is in danger and he is now responsible for her protection. They don't have a choice in interacting with one another, and what starts with innocent flirtations soon turns into something more. The problem is that they have both sworn to protect their hearts.

As the mystery of the identity of the assassin and the accomplice is unraveled, more people are in danger. The relationship between Gerard and Evelyn blossoms. The characters and sceneries are well described. The recounting of this story is thrilling and fascinating. There are numerous bumps along the way, but the end is very gratifying. This would appeal to readers with a flair for suspense and mystery in their historical romance.

I was kindly issued with an eARC from the publisher via NetGalley and the views expressed are my personal opinion.

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Reading Progress

November 23, 2017 – Started Reading
November 23, 2017 – Shelved
November 25, 2017 –
November 25, 2017 – Finished Reading

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