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A Laird for Christmas: Highland Bachelor, 1 | [Gerri Russell]

A Laird for Christmas: Highland Bachelor, 1

After her father and brother disappeared, Lady Jane Lennox is managing Bellhaven Castle. Nonetheless, her aunt has invited six suitors to compete for the right to her hand - and to protect Bellhaven's towers of cool, pink-gray stone. Among the six is Nicholas Kincaid, the one-time object of Jane's affection. Two years ago, her brother banished Nicholas. A mere "sir," in want of title or land, Nicholas was not marriage material. Now, Nicholas will have the chance to compete in challenges of wit and skill, rather than heraldry.
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After her father and brother disappeared, Lady Jane Lennox is managing Bellhaven Castle. Nonetheless, her aunt has invited six suitors to compete for the right to her hand - and to protect Bellhaven's towers of cool, pink-gray stone. Among the six is Nicholas Kincaid, the one-time object of Jane's affection. Two years ago, her brother banished Nicholas. A mere "sir," in want of title or land, Nicholas was not marriage material. Now, Nicholas will have the chance to compete in challenges of wit and skill, rather than heraldry. But against noble swordsmen, dancers, and charmers, can he possibly win back her heart? The six highland lairds could not ride sooner to the snowy bailey walls, as strange things keep happening to the family: a faulty carriage wheel, a loose step, high in a stone tower. Accidents, no doubt. But by Christmastide, Lady Jane will secure Bellhaven and choose a new love.

©2013 Gerri Russell (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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    J. Poe DFW, Texas 04-10-14
    J. Poe DFW, Texas 04-10-14 Member Since 2011
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    "Not my thing – I’ve heard better"

    The prior reviewer who said this book was like The Bachelor meets Highland romance was correct. I don’t like or watch The Bachelor for several reasons, and those elements were in this book. The main female character, Jane, was stupid, naïve, and shallow. A couple of the bachelors had less than desirable characters before they came to the castle, but somehow all instantly overcame their character flaws when competing (except Bryce, who took a little longer). I didn’t find the plot realistic and it seemed the timelines weren’t quite consistent either. I didn’t care for the narrator either – she overdid it at points, but mostly I think it was personal preference. I was bored & annoyed & so had to put this one down at a point and I came back to it after I listened to another book. I did manage to finish it, though, which is why I gave it two stars (instead of one).

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    MM New Windsor, NY, US 05-15-14
    MM New Windsor, NY, US 05-15-14 Member Since 2012
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    "I REALLY ENJOYED THIS BOOK"

    I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook. The story was well written with a totally different theme than most of the highland romance books. It had just enough twists and turns and a little steamy love....could have been a little more for my taste...however, I would recommend this to anyone. The narrator did a wonderful job on the narration.

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Elizabeth United States 07-23-14
    Elizabeth United States 07-23-14 Member Since 2012

    I love Epic Fantasy....have become a Historical Romance fan because I am a sucker for a good Happily Ever After. Good characters are a must

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    "The Bachelorette meets Historical Scotland"

    Bachelorette in historical Scotland....very different start to a book...6 suitors...how could a girl choose?

    Loved this book, because it was so different from most that I have read recently. The storyline with six suitors competing to be Lady Jane's husband. There was excitement, danger, & love.

    I enjoyed all the characters and hope to see all of them in future books. The plot and characters were really well developed.

    Buy this book...it's really inexpensive and save your credits for more expensive books.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Vanja Dayton, OH, United States 07-19-14
    Vanja Dayton, OH, United States 07-19-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Better than the second part...."

    The story was better than the second part. But the narration....I don't know....also slightly better....if there will be a 3rd book hopefully with another narrator.

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    PattiC2 maine 06-03-14
    PattiC2 maine 06-03-14 Member Since 2010

    reviews for fun

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    "Wonderful!"

    I enjoyed this book. It had romance, mystery, and a great narrator. The story kept me guessing right up to the end.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rhonda Campbrll 05-13-14 Member Since 2012
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    "Great, Justine Eyre will be reading the next book!"
    Would you say that listening to this book was time well-spent? Why or why not?

    Good story despite Ann Flosnik. Does her father own an audio company, mob ties,...?


    What other book might you compare A Laird for Christmas to and why?

    I think for this genre the plot was very unique. Must marry plots aplenty, yet this one stands out.


    How did the narrator detract from the book?

    Yes


    Was A Laird for Christmas worth the listening time?

    yes


    Any additional comments?

    Writers take note.*

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    sandy Lebanon, CT, United States 12-04-13
    sandy Lebanon, CT, United States 12-04-13 Member Since 2013
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    "typical highland romance"

    There was nothing special or unusual about this book, don't get me wrong, I enjoyed it, actually I couldn't put it down, but that's the best I can say. The characters lacked something this book needed, they lacked sparkle, charisma, a bigger than life presence. They lacked CHARACTER.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Pure Jonel Peterborough, On, Canada 12-15-13
    Pure Jonel Peterborough, On, Canada 12-15-13

    Pure Jonel

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    "Think the Bachelorette meets Medieval Scotland"
    Any additional comments?

    Russell is a very visual author. She builds up a world that you could easily step into. Each and every aspect is intricately put together without detracting from the fast forward pace of the story proper. She draws you into this captivating world and draws you along for a captivating ride. Romance, mystery, and intrigue abound keeping you guessing and thinking throughout. I could barely put this one down.

    I loved the characters in this novel. The panel of bachelors brought in to this story are all captivating and breathtaking in their own manner. I also appreciated how the main character isn’t perfect. She attempts to be who others want her to be rather than herself. That said, she is intrinsically a good person who wants what’s best for those around her. Watching her journey of self-discovery is priceless.

    Overall, think the bachelorette with a historical & suspsenseful twist. Well worth the read any time of year.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 12-06-13
    CAROLYN newark, New Jersey, United States 12-06-13 Member Since 2010

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    "3.5 STARS A LIGHT, FUN STORY WITH DANGER ADDED"

    This is a hard book to review - not because it wasn't enjoyable or entertaining, because it was but there were so many nice, handsome, thoughtful and kind suitors for Lady Jane to choose from (lucky lucky girl) that you feel so sorry for all the inevitable crushed losers but, who knows, hopefully that's how the series will continue..... with each of the losers getting their HEA endings that they so each deserve.

    However, Jane's heart had already belonged to one of them for years, so you pretty much knew what the outcome was going to be and getting to that point was fun, touching and tender but continual death threats brought action, secrets, betrayal, suspicions and a heartbreaking discovery. However, I felt it was very light on the romance, passion and sex between Jane and Nicholas.

    Worth a credit? Was it predictable? Yes. Did it have lots of likeable characters? Definitely. Was it a crafted well written book? Absolutely. Was it believable? Err no, I had a hard time believing that any Highland Warriors in 1679 would undertake some of the tasks set. However, it was a light easy-going Highland listen, there are better Highland Warrior books out there but, weighing up all the pro's and con's, I don't regret my purchase - so I guess it's a YES creditworthy.

    1 of 5 people found this review helpful
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