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  • Knight of Passion

  • All The King's Men Series, #3
  • By: Margaret Mallory
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 126
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 116

Renowned beauty Lady Linnet is torn between two desires: revenge on those who destroyed her family or marriage to her childhood sweetheart Sir James Rayburn. One fateful night, she makes a misguided choice: she sacrifices Jamie's love for a chance at vengeance.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • 👍

  • By Kara on 02-10-17

Great read as always by Margaret Mallory.

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-27-18

Her women characters are wonderfully strong and assertive, while the men are exciting. Her story never fails to have unexpected twists and turns. Never a boring book. I look forward to more of her books as I already have them all. Keep writing so I can read them.

  • Between a Highlander and a Hard Place

  • Highland Weddings, Book 5
  • By: Mary Wine
  • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
  • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 26

Athena Trappes thinks she's in love...until she discovers the scoundrel only wanted her as his bit on the side. Enraged, she does what any spirited Englishwoman would do: set fire to his belongings, incur his dangerous wrath, and flee - immediately. With nowhere else to turn, she seeks freedom in the wilds of Scotland. Highland Laird Symon Grant lost his wife years ago, and it's his duty to find another. Athena is not exactly what the clan has in mind for him, but Symon's heart burns with unexpected passion for the woman who would risk everything to be free.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • very good story line

  • By Mother of Scouts on 12-13-18

Really good book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-02-18

I hope Mary Wine has a book 2 to this Grant story like Brenda and Gunn

  • Some Like It Scot

  • By: Donna Kauffman
  • Narrated by: Chloe Lynn
  • Length: 14 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 39
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 37
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 37

She's cautious, careful - and about to lose control of her future to a marriage of inconvenience. So, what can reluctant bride Katie McAuley do? Easy - let a modern-day prince charming spirit her away for a month to his Scottish castle. There she can take refuge from her overbearing family and finally figure out what she really wants. But the more Katie sees of Graham McLeod, the harder it's getting to keep their arrangement strictly business....

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator strikes again.

  • By Amazon Customer on 09-20-18

Very entertaining and fun

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-26-18

This book was a real surprise for me, I didn’t expect it to be so enjoyable and cute. It had all kinds of twists and turns. I’m getting ready for book 2 I hope it’s just as good

  • Wild Wicked Scot

  • The Highland Grooms, #1
  • By: Julia London
  • Narrated by: Derek Perkins
  • Length: 10 hrs and 27 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 134
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 125
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 126

Born into riches and groomed in English luxury, Margot Armstrong didn't belong in a Scottish chieftain's devil-may-care world. Three years ago she fled their marriage of convenience and hasn't looked back - except to relive the moments spent in wild, rugged Arran McKenzie's passionate embrace. But as their respective countries' fragile unity threatens to unravel, Margot must return to her husband to uncover his role in the treachery before her family can be accused of it.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Best Scottish Romance I've Read in Years!

  • By LilMissMolly on 06-25-17

Another great story

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-29-18

I was excited throughout most of this story but the end brought me to tears. Tears of joy of course.

  • The Red Fury

  • d'Vant Bloodlines, Volume 2
  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Brian J. Gill
  • Length: 18 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 42

Elisabel de Carron is a young woman with a massive legacy weighing on her slender shoulders. As heiress to the Earldom of Ayr, she is a cousin to the king through her mother, and the king considers her a most valuable bargaining tool in the politics of Scotland. But Elisabel isn’t a willing pawn for the king - she’s concerned only with saving her family home, Castle Torridon, from the repeated attacks of a former ally. After a particularly nasty siege, Elisabel realizes that they cannot withstand another, and she is forced to summon the most feared mercenary in Scotland, The Red Fury. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful story !!

  • By Sdcota on 10-10-18

OMG the books by Kathryn LeVeque get better and better

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-23-18

I can’t believe how much better the books become, I try not to miss even one of the new books as they come out. I’m a bit disappointed that a good deal of her new books are only ebooks or for kindle or kindle fire. I need the audiobooks as my eyesight is not as good as it use to be.

  • Lyon's Gift

  • The Highland Brides, Book 2
  • By: Tanya Anne Crosby
  • Narrated by: Ewan MacRae
  • Length: 8 hrs and 25 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 196
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 183
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 183

Known as the Lyon for his prowess on the battle field, Piers de Montgomerie accepts a challenge from King David - squash a troublesome highland rebellion. For his payment, he accepts disputed lands, but soon discovers that what he truly desires is the highland beauty whose brothers will never bow to him. Meghan Brodie refuses to be a pawn in a political game and vows not be won so easily. She resists the English Lyon...

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Narrator

  • By Dawn M. on 10-28-15

Wow the series just gets better and better

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-01-18

I was not disappointed in any way by book 2 and I’m about to dive into book 3. All I can say is wow wow wow. Please continue on with the wonderful highland brides books because I’m really hooked. As always Tanya Anne Crosby your books make my heart happy. Thank you!

  • Highlander in Love

  • By: Julia London
  • Narrated by: Anne Flosnik
  • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 63
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 55
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 56

The Lockhart brothers' quest for an ancient family heirloom has proved fruitless...and an unpaid loan has left them indebted to their rival, Payton Douglas. With no recourse, the Lockharts offer Payton their most valuable commodity: their sister Mared's hand in marriage. Raised to despise the Douglas name, Mared outwardly agrees to the marital bargain for the sake of her family; secretly, she concocts a plan to ensure Payton will not wish to marry her. Seeing the handsome, virile laird Payton face-to-face, however, threatens a centuries-long enmity - and awakens Mared's deepest desires.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very good

  • By Ellen on 08-10-18

Very good

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-10-18

Loved the stubbornness of the woman and the fortitude of Peyton. I laughed so much at the things she does to get even with him all the while never realizing how in love she was. Surprises twists and turns make this book interesting and so enjoyable. I love the way you are taken along the ride.

  • A Wolfe Among Dragons

  • Sons of de Wolfe (De Wolfe Pack, Book 8)
  • By: Kathryn Le Veque
  • Narrated by: Brad Wills
  • Length: 11 hrs and 57 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 93
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 83
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 84

In AD 1282, James de Wolfe, the endearing and gentle brother, is killed in Wales as the Welsh rebel against Henry III...or was he? Five years later, tales of a Welsh warrior known as Blaidd Cryf, or Blayth the Strong, are making way to English ears along the Welsh Marches. A Welsh warrior who can somehow read the minds of the English armies is rising to power among the last princes of Wales. Rumors come from Wales that Blayth the Strong is none other than James de Wolfe. 

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful, Fantastic!

  • By Virginia on 07-20-18

Really wonderful as only Kathryn Le Veque can do

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-30-18

I was told in the beginning to have a tissue ready but I should have been warned to have a box of tissues on hand. Cried happy tears, sad tears and just emotional tears. Great read so if you purchase it enjoy as much as I did.

  • Unexpected Pleasures

  • By: Mary Wine
  • Narrated by: Ray Chase
  • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 24
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 23

As Lady Justina Wincott's brutal guardian, Viscount Biddeford promises any disobedience from her will cost her son dearly. A pawn in his games of court treachery, the beautiful widow is forced to tempt secrets from his enemies and seduce allegiance from his friends. Yet even Biddeford's wrath won't make Justina sully the only man of honor she's ever known.... Sir Synclair has earned his honor in blood and muck. War taught him the way to victory is rarely clean - but the passion Justina sparks in him is not to be ignored.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • eh

  • By Amazon Customer on 08-31-17

Book 3 wow

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-23-18

I was reluctant to buy this book from the summary but decided because I had purchased the other two that I really should finish the series. I am beyond thrilled that I did, this book blew away the other two. It was extremely exciting and steamy. I’m looking forward to a new book from Mary Wine. I have all her others at this point.

  • Betting the Scot

  • By: Jennifer Trethewey
  • Narrated by: Ruth Urquhart
  • Length: 10 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 32
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 30
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 29

Declan Sinclair is a Highlander who believes his dreams never lie. When he spots Caya at a public house, he knows instantly she is the woman in his dreams - his future wife. Though her brother had promised never to gamble again, he engages Declan in a card game - and the prize is the lovely Caya.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • conflicts

  • By Ivory on 10-18-18

It starts slowly but keep reading

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-17-18

This book was so slow and boring in the beginning i almost stop listening and started another book but decided to continue on for a bit. So glad I did because it got much better and it was funny, a bit sappy and then very sweet. I’m about to start book 2 now