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Aidan MacKeefe guards the true Stone of Destiny, using it as his pillow, keeping Scotland's secret safe that the English have stolen a fake coronation stone. And when he dreams of a Scottish angel and she appears in his life, he is determined to protect her, and believes she is his destiny.

Effie MacDuff needs to help the English find and steal the true Stone of Destiny in order to set her sister free from hanging in a cage. And when a Highlander saves her from being accosted, she realizes her luck, as he is guardian of the stone. But when he starts calling her his dream angel, what starts out as a mission to save her sister, turns into a romance with a MadMan MacKeefe.

One is willing to die to protect Scotland's secret, while the other is willing to betray her country to save someone she loves. But when they both let down their guard, the tables take a turn, beliefs are shattered as desires grow stronger, and someone's destiny is bound to change.

©2014 Elizabeth Rose Krejcik (P)2016 Elizabeth Rose Krejcik

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Another great mad man story

What made the experience of listening to Aidan the most enjoyable?

I always love how Elizabeth Rose brings together the friendships and clan you read about in her other books in the series and how they always continue to support and carry on together.

What did you like best about this story?

I liked the surprise person who redeemed themselves at the end.

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

Tim Campbell does yet another wonderful job adding life to the different characters in the story. It's always a pleasure listening to his versions with the various voices.

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

No I enjoy listening to this over many days as I had the time to.

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I very much enjoyed how Elizabeth Rose took one of Scotland's best loved heroines and a reminded readers now about the sacrifice she made as well as giving her descendants a story.

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Captivating, funny and romantic. Loved it.

What made the experience of listening to Aidan the most enjoyable?

Tim Campbell narrates this story brilliantly. Multiple character voices with all range of emotion. Outstanding.

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Aidan MacKeefe is guarding the true Stone of Destiny, keeping the stone's hiding place a secret, safe from the hands of the English.
Aidan is a bit more playful in nature than his two closest friends, Onyx and Ian, and has a reputation of not being able to keep a secret. Growing up hearing stories of the Stone of Destiny his entire life, Aidan digs a whole in the ground, places the stone there and lays his bed on top of the stone, hoping he too will have prophetic dreams as told in the old stories. One night Aidan dreams of an angel, so clearly, so vividly, he knows in his heart she is real. Aidan just has to find her.
Assisting Aidan in his quest in life is his faithful, loving companion, his squirrel. The author does an excellent job creating characters with animals. The adventures this squirrel takes you on will make you laugh out loud.

Effie MacDuff must help the English find the Stone of Destiny. Her young sister's life depends on it, as her sister is being held captive by the English. What Effie doesn't know is she is Aidan's dream angel. The more they are with one another, the more they fall for each other. How can Effie betray Aidan? No one has ever been so kind to her, so sweet and good to her. What will Aidan do if Effie helps the English get the stone? Although this book is the second in the series, it stands on its own and is a real delight. I laughed during multiple scenes and sat on the edge of my seat as I read more intensely powerful moments. This is one of my favorites. A must read, or listen to on audiobook.
Highly entertaining, incredibly humorous, very sweet and romantic.
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Mad men series

Aiden is a wonderful story and it is sad, funny, suspenseful and sexy.
narrative was good also.

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kiddos Elizabeth Rose 🌹

you are wonderful stories of love filled with action filled with suspense filled with brilliance I can't get enough of your writing emotional characters telling truths unlike any other what a great love story

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A Head as hard as stone

I enjoyed listening to this second book in the Madman MacKeefe series. The narrator was good. Aidan is the guard of the Stone of Destiny and to keep it safe, he uses it as a pillow. While sleeping he dreams of a Scottish angel, and knows she is his destiny. Of course, he meets Effie, and knows she is the bonny lass that he must protect. Book full of mystery and romance. Good story.

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another great book

Another great addition to this series! I'm never disappointed! Can't wait for the next book!

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Aidan the Guardian

Aidan, Book two in the MadMan Mackeefe series. Aidan is a guardian of a stone a risk taker and a madman. I love how in book 2 he is more loose and adventurous. I love both books so far. I can’t stress it anymore on how Amazing this Author writes her stories.

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Madman Aidan lives for adventure

Aidan and Effie’s road to romance was definitely not smooth but in true Elizabeth Rose style it was mixed with adventure, danger and humour. Much of the humour comes in the form of the unusual pets kept by the 3 Madmen MacKeefe. Simply an enjoyable addition to this series. Recommended.

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honor or love

Stone of Destiny is being protected by Aidan , but his honor is change when a women comes in to the picture that needs to have the stone to save her sister , which destiny is going to chance and what will happen to both of them, great story and Tim did a great job

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An amazing story from Elizabeth Rose!

This is a story about Aidan MacKeefe and Effie McDuff. Effie McDuff's sister is held captive by the English and to rescue her they make Effie go find and steal the Stone of Destiny and right now it is with Aidan MacKeefe's clan and Aidan is in charge of keeping it safe. Effie feels bad by stealing the stone because she is falling in love with Aidan MacKeefe but she has to save her sister. Those two people are strong but what they go through just makes them stronger. I love the MacKeefe's unique animals that they keep. I thought the story was well written with likable characters. There is many twists, turns, adventure, fun and love in this book. I felt that Tim Campbell who narrated the book did a very good job. I highly recommend this book and all books by Elizabeth Rose.


I won this audiobook from Elizabeth Rose and I thank her very much for an enjoyable afternoon.

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  • Michelle dodd
  • 06-03-21

Great listen

This has been my favorite of the series so far I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. The story is fast paced, has lots of adventure and heart pounding romance. I enjoyed the Mad men’s unusual pets. I thought the pets added humor to the story. I am looking forward to the rest in the series.

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  • Claire
  • 12-20-20

another brilliant story

This is my 2nd time listening to this series and im enjoying it even more than the first time because this time I listened to the other 2 series before so I knew who all the other characters mentioned were. Madoc and Wren were in the series Legacy of the Blade which should be read/ listened to first and Onyx's father was in Daughters of the Daggers, which is the 2nd series. Then the Madmen Mackeefe is the 3rd series. Tim Campbell was brilliant as always. Now on to the next one, Ian's story.

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  • Mrs Marilyn Parry
  • 08-20-20

Aidan

This is the second Mad Man Mackeef book and it was brilliant.. Aidan and his sister lived in a little hamlet in the highlands and one day a gypsy girl and a few men arrived in the hamlet as secretly they were looking for the Stone of Scone, which was the Stone of Destiny that Scottish Kings were crowned from. The gypsy girl had been imprisoned by the English with her sister and she was now on a mission to steal the Stone which Aidan slept on like a pillow. Then take the Stone to the Castle in England then to recover her sister who was hanging in a cage on the outside of the Castle walls.
But the Lord of the Castle was a con man and had lied to the gypsy
As he had no intention of releasing her. This book had lots of loving and warring and bad deeds going on all time. The narrator was excellent and told the story first rate. It was a wonderful book and I would like to thank the author Miss Rose for writing this series It has been very enjoyable. xxx