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This was a really cute book and I loved both of the main characters. I feel like you should probably read book one (while the duke was sleeping) to understand this one better but I did skip book 2 to get to this one. I'm going to read the rest of the series which means it was genuinely good!
This is my first book by Jordan. It was ok. It didn't rouse anything in me sometimes the main characters inner dialogue was tiresome and repetitive. The plot was promising but didn't seem to go anywhere. Marcus saved a peasant girl in a burst of benevolence and then much of the story is about him being a bastard. Just wasn't exciting enough for me.
Not my favourite book by this author. The characters didn’t have enough depth for me, especially Marcus the ‘hero’. Also some of the details were inaccurate, e.g. distance between Glasgow and Inverness- if the author was not going to use realistic travel times, why not just make up place names, it is fiction after all? Saying all that, this is a pleasant read, but one I found myself skimming over rather than being really involved with the story.
I really enjoyed this book and read it in one day without wanting to put it down. Well written with a really steamy, slow burn romance set in Scotland in the 1800's. I assume it's the Victorian era because there was mention of trains. I liked that this author knew it would take one or two weeks to get to the highlands from the lowlands on horseback. As usual I read number three of this series before one and two. Sigh... There were no spoilers for the other two books in this one, except of course I knew the other couples had a HEA. LOL. One couple made a brief appearance, but I would still advise you to read the series in order if you can. However, this book can be read as a stand alone no problems. There was some drama, some fun, but mostly an interesting and engaging romance from a favourite author of mine. I'm giving this 9/10! 😍 BTW, if you haven't read this author's "Devil's Rock" novels, give them a go. Contemporary romantic suspense.