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Kiss of the Highlander Audiobook
Kiss of the Highlander
Written by: 
Karen Marie Moning
Narrated by: 
Phil Gigante
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Kiss of the Highlander Audiobook

Kiss of the Highlander: Highlander, Book 4

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Publisher's Summary

A laird trapped between centuries...

Enchanted by a powerful spell, Highland laird Drustan MacKeltar slumbered for nearly five centuries hidden deep in a cave, until an unlikely savior awakened him. The enticing lass who dressed and spoke like no woman he'd ever known was from his distant future, where crumbled ruins were all that remained of his vanished world.

Drustan knew he had to return to his own century if he was to save his people from a terrible fate. And he needed the bewitching woman by his side.

A woman changed forever in his arms....

Gwen Cassidy had come to Scotland to shake up her humdrum life and, just maybe, meet a man. How could she have known that a tumble down a Highland ravine would send her plunging into an underground cavern - to land atop the most devastatingly seductive man she'd ever seen? Or that once he'd kissed her, he wouldn't let her go?

Bound to Drustan by a passion stronger than time, Gwen is swept back to 16th-century Scotland, where a treacherous enemy plots against them...and where a warrior with the power to change history will defy time itself for the woman he loves.

Great Scot! Don't miss our other titles in the Highlander series.

©2008 Karen Marie Moning; (P)2008 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"Rife with unexpected plot twists, Druid lore and sparkling humor....There's much that's fun here, both in characters and situations....Moning's snappy prose, quick wit and charismatic characters will enchant." (Publishers Weekly)

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    Dc 11-06-13
    Dc 11-06-13

    Love dogs, reading and listening to audible books too

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    "Omg I love this book, I cry, I laugh, just love it"
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    I have not hear the whole serie but this one is one of the best!!!!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    JS Tucson, AZ, United States 10-06-13
    JS Tucson, AZ, United States 10-06-13
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    "Satisfies & leaves us wanting more!"

    Moning has crafted an entertaining and engaging story with plenty of sexual tension between the main characters.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    angela United States 05-03-13
    angela United States 05-03-13

    I am a middle aged woman with an open mind and many interests, my reading/listening moods change like my teen-age daughter changes her clothes.

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    "Loved it!"

    I really like a love story with a plot, a good story line and the ability to feel like I am right there in the story. So far, this is my favorite of the Highlanders series by Karen Marie Moning.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Martina Stafford, TX, United States 04-02-13
    Martina Stafford, TX, United States 04-02-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Couldn't put it down!!!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who would enjoy romance that has a happy ending and a generous helping of humor!


    What other book might you compare Kiss of the Highlander to and why?

    This book reminds me of A Knight in Shinning Armour by Jude Deveraux


    Have you listened to any of Phil Gigante’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    All the books in this series. He is so good that I forget it is one person reading all the parts.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I found myself laughing out loud throughout the book. The sad parts made me hold my breath just waiting to find out what would happen next. the story is filled with a plethora of emotions.


    Any additional comments?

    I have listened to books 1 - 4 of the series and this is, by far my, favorite! It is a deliciously perfect blend of love, romance, humor, mystery and sensuality. Loved the story and the performance. There was something to like about all the characters, and I even felt really sorry for the "villain"! This story deserves a series all of its own!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    D. Hurley 03-16-13
    D. Hurley 03-16-13
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    "Engaging Story with a twist ending"

    This was my first Karen Marie Moning novel and the first narrated by Phil Gigante. The story was very engaging and moved along at a quick pace. I read some of the reviews before purchasing the book and do not agree with the reviewers who did not like the narrator. Some said he doesn't do women's voices well. I do agree their different but still distinquishable from other female voices in the story. And I'm not sure it would even been notice but for reading that review first. I think the narrator does a fine job which definitely adds to overall enjoyment of the story. I liked it so much that I've purchased the other books in the Highlander series.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Taniea United States 03-10-13
    Taniea United States 03-10-13

    Reading is a must-have ESCAPE...

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    "Entertaining Amorous Roller Coaster Ride"

    Within the first several chapters of the book, the reader will be brought to stitches. Time travel is most definitely a delicate element to weave into any story, but Moning does an incredible job of bridging centuries past and present. Every time the reader thinks they can anticipate where the story is going, it twists and turns into a whole other direction. All the while still, Moning manages to use modern romantic chemistry to draw us into the dynamic between Gwen & Drusdan.

    So incredibly entertaining. Gigante does an excellent job narrating. Won't disappoint. Fabulous story worthy of a blockbuster movie!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Gayle Chino Valley, AZ, United States 02-25-13
    Gayle Chino Valley, AZ, United States 02-25-13 Member Since 2013
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    "wonderful"
    What made the experience of listening to Kiss of the Highlander the most enjoyable?

    From beginning to end this listen had just the right amount of twist and turns, passion, mystery, and levity. oh how I loved this one.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Kiss of the Highlander?

    To pick out one part would be impossible. From beginning to end this book was wonderful.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The whole thing.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    I really got agrevated when I was interrupted from listening. I mean really agrevated. I will be listening to this one more times. Probably several.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Cecillia United States 01-31-13
    Cecillia United States 01-31-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Fun listen!"
    Which character – as performed by Phil Gigante – was your favorite?

    Drustan, this narrator has a fantastic voice and while I found the female character a little bit annoying the over all narration was great and I just loved the males voice.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes, I kept my ear buds in while working all day.


    Any additional comments?

    I've been just wanting to listen to light reads lately and this sounded fun. It was fun! The story is interesting, and a little different then others.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ann Bangor, PA, United States 01-07-13
    Ann Bangor, PA, United States 01-07-13 Listener Since 2009
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    "Best Ever"

    Sexy with a great story. One of the firsts book I have ever listened to that made my laugh, hot and cry at different parts. Loved every minute of it and hope she continues to write this more!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Donna Ripon, CA, United States 12-14-12
    Donna Ripon, CA, United States 12-14-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Don't Skip This One"
    Would you listen to Kiss of the Highlander again? Why?

    Absolutely. So far, it has been the best book in the series. The emotional ups and downs for Gwen were felt within each page.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Kiss of the Highlander?

    When Gwen was telling Drustin about their last night together and the romantic words she repeated to him actually married them.


    What does Phil Gigante bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    With audiobooks, the narrator can make it or break it. I loved Phil Gigante narrating the Fever series and was so glad to see that he narrating this one. I found it sweet that Adam in this series sounded like V'lane in the Fever series. It brought a smile to my face that the two faes sounded similar.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Romance that transcends five centuries without losing anything in translation.


    Any additional comments?

    I can't wait to start the next one. It looks like there are only a few more in this series and then I will have to look for another one.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful

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