A Reader's Opinion: TEMPTED BY A HIGHLAND MOON by Gwyn Brodie
The Highland Moon Series, Book 4
A READER'S OPINION
Lady Kila Murray's life is in danger . . . a woman betrothed with one man in love with another!
Accepting the betrothal to Laird Colin Monro that her father had arranged before his death, she accepts wanting to honour his last wish. Left with her uncle and his wife, her evil step mother, Lady Verona, and her cruel brother, they are the only people to call family. She sets forth on the journey to her new husband and home—Whitestag Castle. Fate has other plans for Kila . . . a brawny handsome highlander named Duncan MacDonald! One kiss and his fate was sealed. Duncan knew he shouldn't have kissed the voluptuous beauty! He has been given the task to escort the beautiful Lady Kila to her betrothed. How can he hand her over to another man when his heart beats for her! Coveting another man's soon-to-be wife is sinful, but just like their kiss, it feels so right. The plot thickens when one attempt after another is made on her life and not one suspect is in sight! With her life in peril bringing them closer, keeping her from harm's way becomes his mission, and he vows to keep her safe even at the risk to his life!
Can Duncan find the villain attempting to kill Kila before they succeed? Can they convince Colin to void the marriage contract without an all out clan war? Wonderful story with enough twists to keep the pages turning!
Reviewer's Rating: 4 Stars | Content Rating: 4 Hearts | Reviewed by: Maria Rose
Lady Kila Murray learns her father, before his untimely death, betrothed her to Laird Colin Monro, a man she had previously met and thought to be most attractive. She agrees to the marriage and is soon on her way to Whitestag Castle to wed. While staying at an inn, she is kept from being trampled to death by a handsome Highlander, Duncan MacDonell. She is quite taken with her rescuer, and cannot push him from her thoughts. Unbeknownst to Kila, Lady Verona Murray, her devious young stepmother, poisoned Kila's father, and is now bent on doing away with Kila anyway she can—as she has fallen in love with Laird Monro herself—and the only way to have him is to get rid of her stepdaughter, leaving the path to the altar open for herself. While on his way to see the Earl of Riverglen, Duncan MacDonell ends up rescuing the beautiful and enticing Lady Kila Murray, for whom he has an undeniable attraction. Finding himself alone with the desirable lass, he ends up kissing her—which was the wrong thing to do—for now he can't get her out of his mind. Thinking he'll most likely never see Kila again, he is surprised when the earl asks him to escort her to Whitestag Castle and hand her over to her betrothed. Duncan soon finds himself in love with Kila, and realizes he'd rather die than see her married to Monro.
Print Length: 219 pages
Publication Date: August 31, 2016
Format Read: E-Book | Source: Provided by the author or publisher.
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