There is no hero or heroine here. He is a physical and emotional abuser, she claims to be a proud highlander that will cow to no man and then time af..Show More »ter time proceeds to let fear determine her actions, and do what she thinks will please him in an effort to avoid his wrath, and take responsibility for his anger saying she deserves what ever punishment he deems fit to dole out, just like any battered woman would. I wanted to shake her and smack him. This was nothing but a typical abuse story, there were no fierce, proud, brave or loving highlanders in this story.
I just wish that these stories didn't lend themselves to so much stereotyping, I like to read a story where the woman have some intelligence, all thes..Show More »e woman are just frustrating. The only reason they seem to be such a big deal is their physical attributes, and that's about it.
The first book in this series stunk. Because Border Bride was so horrible I almost skipped the rest of the series. I'm glad I didn't. My advice is rea..Show More »d Border Fire and Border Storm, they are enjoyable books and worth it. Skip the first book.