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The Wedding: The Lairds' Brides, Book 2 | [Julie Garwood]

The Wedding: The Lairds' Brides, Book 2

New York Times bestselling author Julie Garwood has captured the hearts of millions of listeners worldwide with timeless tales of love and soaring adventure. Now, returning to the enchanting world of her classic love story “The Bride,” she brings to glorious life the passion, intrigue, and rivalry of medieval Scotland....
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New York Times best-selling author Julie Garwood has captured the hearts of millions of listeners worldwide with timeless tales of love and soaring adventure. Now, returning to the enchanting world of her classic love story “The Bride,” she brings to glorious life the passion, intrigue, and rivalry of medieval Scotland....

Resigned to an arranged marriage to a highland laird she has never met, Lady Brenna journeys from England to Scotland certain she will suffer a loveless marriage. But en route to her betrothed, a rival band of Werce, painted warriors intercept her caravan and demand that she marry their leader -- the handsome, quick-tempered laird Connor MacAlister, the same man she'd repeatedly proposed to as a child while he'd been a visitor to her father's castle.

Though Brenna scarcely remembers the secret missives she'd sent to MacAlister declaring her love, she has never forgotten the tall visitor's dazzling, unexpected smile. Now older and wiser, Brenna harbors no illusions that Connor is in love with her -- indeed, after a hasty forest wedding, Connor assures her she can return home once she has borne him a son. Lady Brenna has no idea that her capture is merely the first act of vengeance against her betrothed, Connor's sworn enemy.

Determined to be happy, Brenna soon endears herself to most of the MacAlister clan, despite -- or perhaps because of -- her uncanny knack for getting into trouble. And although she comes to adore her brave, superstitious, gentle husband, she has no clue that Connor lives for the moments she whispers "I love you"...words she never meant him to hear. But, as she sets out to win the heart of the brave chieftain, a legacy of revenge ensnares Brenna in a furious clan war -- and only her faith in her gallant husband can save her....

©2012 Julie Garwood (P)2013 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

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    Maria G. 07-08-15
    Maria G. 07-08-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Always makes me smile!!"

    Julie Garwood is my favorite romance author. From beginning to end I am either smiling, laughing or tearing up. This book was no exception. Good story and characters that were either easily liked or easily hated.

    The narrator did a good job conveying the characters emotions. The listener could feel the happiness, anger, terror and all other emotions due to the narrator.

    This will definitely be one I will listen to again!!

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    Robin in Vermont Vermont 07-04-15
    Robin in Vermont Vermont 07-04-15 Member Since 2011

    Home is where my books are.

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    "A Yearly Re-Read"

    I know it's spring when I want to dive into my Julie Garwood Highland Lords stash. This book, The Wedding, is book one in a two book series, and one of my favorites.

    Brenna meets the giant Highlander, Connor MacAlister, when she is little more than a baby. Even though she is covered in dirt and hiding a piglet in the folds of her gown, he scoops her up out of harms way, and steals her heart. Right then and there, she decides she will marry him, and proceeds to send him marriage proposals over the years as she grows up.

    Years later, Connor's enemy is expecting the arrival of his bride from England, and Conner decides to foil him by intercepting the lady and marrying her himself. Of course, it's Brenna, now a grown young lady, she has no memory of Connor or her proposals. But he remembers everything.

    Like all of Garwood's Highlander books, the strong, stoic, powerful (and secretly charmed) Highlanders, are all pretty much the same guy in every book -- while the young, innocent virgins are all the same girl. Only the situations alter, but I don't care. After I pull the weeds and spray the flower food on the garden, I relax into my anti-gravity lounger with iced tea, a cookie. With my earbuds firmly fitted into my ears, I disappear to wander through the wild flowers in the highlands, for a lovely escape and a little romance.

    The 1st book, The Bride, is just as good.

    Other books in my playlist include Garwood's The Secret, Ransom and Shadow Music -- all of them are wonderful!

    Saving Grace is another book I've added, but I haven't worked my way down to it, yet.

    Happy summer!

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    THERESA SWAYZE KANSAS CITY KS AREA 07-02-15
    THERESA SWAYZE KANSAS CITY KS AREA 07-02-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Great read & laughs"

    I love Julie's writing &this book is differently a favorite.

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    holly f 06-27-15
    holly f 06-27-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Not my fav"

    This author is one of my favorite. However, this book is not my favorite of hers. Tends to ramble and talk in circles about the same subject. Characters not as lovable as past main characters. Most books are pretty humorous this is lacking. I say all this not to bash the book just saying why 4 not 5 stars.

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    Amazon Customer Branson West, MO, US 06-26-15
    Amazon Customer Branson West, MO, US 06-26-15
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    "A VERY entertaining story!"

    I highly recommend. One of my favorite authors...and given how much I read (and listen to audiobooks) that is saying something!

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    Marie Boromei Valrico, FL United States 06-06-15
    Marie Boromei Valrico, FL United States 06-06-15
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    "Awesome!"
    What made the experience of listening to The Wedding the most enjoyable?

    Julie Garwood is at the top of her game with this one! I couldn't put ti down. Love the characters!


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

    Love her narration!


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    Joy Mccormick 05-15-15 Member Since 2012
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    "Loved it!"

    The characters were wonderful and the story had excellent turns. I'll be reading the next story in the series for sure.

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    Judie Weyand-Hines 05-05-15 Member Since 2014
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    "I love Julie Garwood really amazing writer"

    It keeps you reading to find out what happens next. want to find out about who marries Faith in future books .
    loved it!,

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    BonJo 05-02-15
    BonJo 05-02-15 Member Since 2011

    BonJo

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    "My Favorite Julie Garwood Book"

    I like the characters, the plot, everything. I'm not sure why, but I do.

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    jimmygirl 04-26-15
    jimmygirl 04-26-15 Member Since 2013
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    "own hard copy & have 2 have audible"
    What made the experience of listening to The Wedding the most enjoyable?

    it's a book i could read or listen to many times it makes me laugh cry from 1st to end
    it takes u away, makes things lighter, even my husband enjoy it on the long trip


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Brennan & Connor would love to hear more about then.


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

    yes, she helps to bring it to life


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

    yes


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