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The Recruit - Monica McCarty
The Recruit
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RITA Finalist for Historical RomanceScotland’s King Robert the Bruce is retaking his kingdom from the invading English. To win, he’ll need all the grit and courage of his elite band of warriors, the Highland Guard, men who fight without fear and love without limits.   Fiery, aggressive, and bold,... show more
RITA Finalist for Historical RomanceScotland’s King Robert the Bruce is retaking his kingdom from the invading English. To win, he’ll need all the grit and courage of his elite band of warriors, the Highland Guard, men who fight without fear and love without limits.   Fiery, aggressive, and bold, Kenneth Sutherland is a true champion—skilled with any weapon and driven to win. Now Kenneth is ready for his greatest challenge: joining Robert the Bruce’s secret army to fight among the elite. Kenneth’s best chance to attain that honor is by winning the Highland Games. Focused and prepared for victory, he is caught off guard by a lovely wisp of a woman—and a stolen moment of wicked seduction. Her innocent arousal and her shameless hunger fire his blood. He will win his place in the guard—and in Mary of Mar’s bed.  The ruggedly handsome hero-in-the-making stirs a heart that should know better. Mary vows that her surrender will be sport only—no promises, no heartbreak, just one night of incredible passion. Nothing, she swears, will persuade her to give up her hard-wrought independence and put her fate in the hands of another powerful man. But with every gentle touch and heart-pounding kiss, Kenneth makes her want more. Now Mary wants his heart. But is this determined champion willing to surrender everything for love?
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780345528414 (0345528417)
ASIN: 345528417
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 405
Edition language: English
Series: Highland Guard (#6)
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A History Nut's Romantic State of Mind
A History Nut's Romantic State of Mind rated it
2.0 The Recruit
I see that I am of the minority here. This book appears to be very popular. I wish I shared that sentiment. Monica McCarty's storytelling ability aside (because she is one hell of a story teller, it becomes somehow irrelevant as you read more from her), The Recruit has an unattractive set of charact...
marvelloussbooks
marvelloussbooks rated it
3.0 The Recruit
Setting: Scotland, 1309-10Most of time during reading I spent it feeling infuriated with the heroine, Lady Mary of Mar. I get it once upon a time she's suffered and traumatized a lot but then it doesn't mean she gets to easily make assumptions and quick to judge just because she wanted to protect he...
Moonlight Madness
Moonlight Madness rated it
3.5 How To Tell If You're In a Highland Guard Novel
So, I was reading my feed this morning, and I found the most effing awesome series on The Toast, courtesy of Ceridwen (shout out to Ceridwen). The most recent installment was How To Tell If You Are In an Honore de Balzac Novel, and it got me thinking. I haven't read any Balzac, but I've read like ...
Addicted To Romance
Addicted To Romance rated it
5.0 The Recruit
Kenneth Sutherland is a skilled warrior, and wants to be in the Highland Guard more than anything. He is willing to fight and do whatever it takes to reach his goal. He believes in the fight for Scotland's freedom, and fighting to join the elite warriors will be the greatest battle he will fight. Hi...
dija's reading corner
dija's reading corner rated it
5.0
This book was damn near perfect!
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