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The Highlander's Touch: Highlander, Book 3 | [Karen Marie Moning]

The Highlander's Touch: Highlander, Book 3

He was a mighty Scottish warrior who lived in a world bound by ancient laws and timeless magic. But no immortal powers could prepare the laird of Castle Brodie for the lovely accursed lass who stood before him. A terrible trick of fate had sent her 700 years back in time and into his private chamber to tempt him with her beauty.
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Publisher's Summary

A warrior of immortal powers....

He was a mighty Scottish warrior who lived in a world bound by ancient laws and timeless magic. But no immortal powers could prepare the laird of Castle Brodie for the lovely accursed lass who stood before him. A terrible trick of fate had sent her 700 years back in time and into his private chamber to tempt him with her beauty - and seduce him with a desire he could never fulfill. For this woman he burned to possess was also the woman he had foresworn to destroy.

A woman caught in the mists of time....

When Lisa felt the earth move under her feet, the fiercely independent 21st-century woman never dreamed she was falling...into another century. But the powerful, naked warrior who stood glaring down at her was only too real...and too dangerously arousing.

Irresistibly handsome he might be, but Lisa had no intention of remaining in this savage land torn by treachery and war. How could she know that her seductive captor had other plans for her...plans that would save her from a tragic fate? Or that this man who had long ago forsaken love would defy time itself to claim her for his own?

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

©2007 Karen Marie Moning; (P)2007 Brilliance Audio

What the Critics Say

"Phil Gigante's smooth and sexy Scots brogue is so well done that listeners may think Sean Connery himself is delivering this time-travel tale." (AudioFile)

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    Chantelle 03-09-14
    Chantelle 03-09-14 Member Since 2014

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    ":-( Disappointing..."

    This book was, well.... painful. I fell asleep three times during the course of it. The story was not as endearing as the 1st book and not as interesting as the 2nd book. But, yes, I will continue the series as I am invested now.. I am hoping the next book is better... :-(...

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Mrs.Jones 10-11-09
    Mrs.Jones 10-11-09 Member Since 2011
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    "Firt Timer..."

    This was my first experience with the Highlander Series and with Karen Marie Moning.

    The author is a good story teller, but was shocked by the detail in the love scenes. Makes me nervous to find out what books are listed in the "Erotica & Sexuality" section... Certainly should be listed under the romance genre... Despite the R rated scenes, I still enjoyed the love story and even downloaded the next in the series, which I would give the same review to.

    The reader did an okay job. I agree with other reviewers that his interpretation of female voices is extremely terrible and can be distracting, however he does a great job on the narration and the male voices. Once past the first hour, I got used to it and it didn't bother me much.

    I would recommend to my girlfriends as a great steamy escape, however would never admit to reading these books to any of my guy friends in a million years. I'd probably listen to it again in the far future...

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    Judy Champaign, IL, United States 12-03-08
    Judy Champaign, IL, United States 12-03-08 Member Since 2015

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    "Yum!"

    This book epitomizes everything a good romance novel should be. LOVED IT!

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    "Was okay"

    The story was alright, but the female character comes across so whiny. The narrator did not help. His female voice pulls you right out of the story.

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    Nancy Minnetonka, MN, USA 02-28-09
    Nancy Minnetonka, MN, USA 02-28-09 Member Since 2008
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    "Pass on this"

    The story had lots of gaps in bringing the fantasy world to fully believable life. The male narrator's attempt at all the female voices was horrible. This includes how he did the heroine which made me start to dislike her just because of his grating falsetto. This was a disappointment.

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    Meghan Woodstock, GA, USA 11-24-09
    Meghan Woodstock, GA, USA 11-24-09
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    "Worst narrator ever"

    would like to think i would like the book better if i read it myself, but honestly i will never be able to get the narrators voice out of my head. He was fine as the guy even though i found his accent inconsistent (sometimes he sounded more deep south than Scottish.) But when he read the female character's parts, it was just plain bad. Dont waste your credits. I thought the others were exagerating- they werent. It is that bad.

    4 of 7 people found this review helpful
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    Paula Young PORT ORANGE, FL, US 04-09-15
    Paula Young PORT ORANGE, FL, US 04-09-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Beautiful story"

    Wonderful story. Love transcends all time. Adam does have a heat after all. His love for his son caused him to make the choices he made.

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    Amazon Customer Harrisonburg, VA, United States 02-08-14
    Amazon Customer Harrisonburg, VA, United States 02-08-14 Member Since 2010

    I'm one of the reviewers at the Guilty Indulgence Review Site. I am always reading - I don't go anywhere without an ebook or audiobook!

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    "Can't Get Enough of This Series."

    This book keeps with the vibe of the series which has such a strong plot line woven throughout. Then add to that, the voice of the narrator heats it up another level. During some of the steamier scenes, my toes absolutely curled in delight. Phil Gigante is the best.

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    Nookie 03-22-13
    Nookie 03-22-13 Member Since 2012

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    "The best book in the series"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Phil Gigante as the narrator is Awesome!! Scottish brogue is fantastic. He sounds like Sean Connery. The story will keep you enthrralled from beginning to end.


    What other book might you compare The Highlander's Touch to and why?

    The entire Highlander series by Karen Marie Moning is brilliant!


    Which character – as performed by Phil Gigante – was your favorite?

    The Lead character Circian Brody and Duncan are fantastic!


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    When Circian told Lisa to "Take"...goose bumps!


    Any additional comments?

    Just take and enjoy the book!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Rosebud LENOIR CITY, TN, United States 01-03-13
    Rosebud LENOIR CITY, TN, United States 01-03-13 Member Since 2015
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    "I love Romances about Highlanders"
    If you could sum up The Highlander's Touch in three words, what would they be?

    Time Travel, Warrior, Safe


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I really love all the characters in the story they make the story to me.


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

    Yes I have just listen to Christine Feehan Dark Peril and end have enjoyed both.


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

    I really could not put the book down. There were several places that made me laugh.


    Any additional comments?

    I have love all of Karen Marie Moning stories. They have all been great.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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