Christmas in Kilts by Bronwen Evans, Lavinia Kent, Lecia Cornwall, May McGoldrick, Terri Brisbin
Date Read: October 3rd 2017
Genre: Historical, Romance
Tis the season to fall in love! These five bestselling authors bring you great tiding of highlanders and romances this holiday season!
A HIGHLANDER'S HOPE by Terri BrisbinA village harlot who would never dream she could have a different life meets a Highlander visitor for the holidays who brings with him an offer and hope!
LEFTOVER MISTLETOE by Lavinia KentWhat happens when a highlander finds himself stranded, maybe kidnapped, with an English lady around Christmas... maybe the mistletoe will help answer that question.
A SCOT FOR CHRISTMAS by Bronwen EvansShe's ready to embrace her life and future as a spinster, he's trying to have one last hurrah before he gives into his family's wishes and proposes marriage to his neighbor, but fate has other ideas when the lady and the Scot meet at a holiday house party in the wilds of Scotland.
SWEET HOME HIGHLAND CHRISTMAS by May McGoldrickA chance encounter between a ship's captain and a desperate aunt trying to keep custody of her young niece leads to a little magic during the holidays.
A HIGHLAND CHRISTMAS WAGER by Lecia CornwallWhen a snowstorm forces a charming lass hiding a broken heart to take shelter in a castle with three fine Highland lairds just days before Christmas, there’s a game afoot—who will be the first to win a kiss and maybe her heart.
Also by this author: Say Yes to the Scot: A Highland Wedding Box Set, Enchanted by the Highlander br> br>
Read for Review (NetGalley)
This is a wonderful anthology. I liked some of the novellas better than others but overall 4.5 stars rounded to 5.
A Highlander’s Hope by Terri Brisbin is a lovely second chance at love story. Iain, a 40ish widower, wants to marry Robena, a younger woman he loves. Robena, the town whore, was abused by her Laird’s son and feels unworthy to be a wife to any man. Can Iain convince her he’s serious?
A Highland Christmas Wager by Lecia Cornwall is part of the Highland Fairy Tale series. Each book is a different sister’s story so you do not have to have read them to enjoy Maggie’s story. Maggie and her grandmother are headed to her father’s castle but are caught in a snow storm near the MacVane castle. Maggie met MacVane years ago and is not happy to be stuck staying at his castle. But Laird MacAulay is also staying there and he interests her.
A Scot for Christmas by Bronwen Evans finds Dougray at his hunting lodge waiting for his friends to arrive. As a young man he visited Italy, and married a girl he met there. She died several years ago and he is planning on remarrying as he needs an heir. Surprise! His friend Thornton arrives with his sister Emma. Emma says she wanted to see a highland loch, but she has loved Dougray since she was 16. Will she get what she wants for Christmas? There is also a secondary story going on with his cousin Angus.
Leftover Mistletoe by Lavinia Kent sees Lady Emma Spencer on her way to her uncle’s house in Scotland due to her father’s death. A cousin inherited the title and her home. Unfortunately, her maid ran off with her valise and money so she is travelling alone through Scotland. The public coach has one other occupant, a sleeping man. Soon the coach stops in the middle of nowhere. The sleeping man is James Barran, injured war hero, who is trying to get to Glasgow to stop his sister from marrying his best friend. Fortunately, the coach stopped near a hunting cabin he knows of so they have some shelter from the winter weather. Will it be her best Christmas ever?
Sweet Home Highlands by May McGoldrick finds engineer Capt. Greg Pennington thinking of retiring and moving to Boston. For now, he’s escorting Freya, her 5-year-old niece Ella and their servants to the estate next to his parents. Ella’s paternal grandmother wants to meet her and maybe take her away from Freya. Ella’s mother died soon after having Ella and Freya has raised her. Freya plans to marry a cousin to have a better chance of keeping Ella, but will that happen? Ella is a marvelous character, 5 going on 25 and determined to get what she wants.
Thanks to the publisher for the ARC. It’s a wonderful Christmas book.
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