THE HIGHLANDER'S IRISH BRIDE by Vanessa Kelly - A Reader's Opinion


A Reader's Opinion

A book with laugh-out-loud scenes which I know you will enjoy!

THE HIGHLANDER’S IRISH BRIDE is the fourth installment of Vanessa Kelly's historical romance series Clan Kendrick. This book can be read as a standalone without any difficulty.

You will find strong elements to make this story captivating, including passion with a touch of humor and adventure with a dash of suspense! You are sure to laugh out loud during some scenes. I had fun following these two!

Miss Kathleen Calvert is the daughter of an Irish aristocrat and is not a conventional heroine but a fiery, stubborn, and determined young lady. But when she’s caught in the middle of a scandal, her reputation is threatened. Kathleen is always in or causing trouble, so her parents decide to take charge of the situation by sending her to an estate in Scotland, hoping that she will learn the manners of a real lady. Kathleen’s mother-in-law is ready to ship her anywhere, and that's when the Duchess of Leverton offers her help. She proposes to send Kathleen to Scotland to visit Victoria Kendrick and the rest of the Kendrick clan, a close-tied family.

During their journey, they discover that Jeannie is hiding among them. The three of them arrive at the Kendrick house and Kathleen is attracted to Grant but finds him a little boring. The more time they spend together, the more a beautiful chemistry settles between these two. Grant Kendrick has become a successful businessman and the most respectable Kendrick brother. Will he get the chance to prove her wrong when their carriage is ambushed by thieves? Is he really a boring man or a passionate man? Her heart does ups and downs when she's around him! Will the free-spirited Kathleen's wish come true with the man who captured her heart? Lots of twists and turns, adventure, passion, and humor!

Comical comments I enjoyed:*

  • ''It's not as if Kath was dashing about some loose screw, Mamma!''

  • ''And there aren't enough lemons in England to banish my freckles!''

  • ''Personally, I find horses more trainable than the average male!'' Gillian replied ''And more intelligent, in some cases!''

I honestly could not put this down. Page after page it leaves you breathless and wanting more. This fast-paced page turner is a riveting adventure I did not want end!

*The author gave permission to use the lines shared from the book.


The Highlander's Irish Bride

The latest in bestselling author Vanessa Kelly’s intoxicating Clan Kendrick series shines a light on the most respectable member of the Kendrick clan—and the independent woman who stole his heart . . .

Miss Kathleen Calvert may be the daughter of an Irish aristocrat, but she has no intention of acting like one. All she desires is to return to her family’s estate to raise horses and manage her father’s magnificent gardens. But when a scandal threatens her reputation, her parents order her to a remote Scottish estate, hoping she will finally learn to behave like a proper lady. To make matters worse, her escort is a handsome Highlander who just happens to be the most boring man in all of Scotland . . .

After a youth of dangerous and wild escapades, Grant Kendrick surprised his family—and himself—by becoming a successful businessman and the most respectable Kendrick brother. But does that matter, when the beautiful and free-spirited Kathleen deems him a stodgy bore? Luckily, he gets the chance to prove her wrong when their carriage is ambushed by thieves. But it will take all his ingenuity to protect the beautiful lass who has stormed her way into his heart—and to convince her that a life with him will be a love-filled adventure . . .


Get Your Copy


Historical Romance | Pub: July 27, 2021 | 377pp | Zebra Books (Kensington)

Format Read: E-book | Source: Provided by the publisher via NetGalley

Content Rating: 5 Hearts | Reviewed by: Nicole Laverdure


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