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Review: “A Grave Matter,” Anna Lee Huber

Pros: I’m not a historicals person, and I loved it Cons: I’m not a historicals person… Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group Expected release date: July 1, 2014   In 1830s Scotland, Lady Darby has

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"The Border Lord and the Lady" by Bertrice Small, a non-review

I was looking forward to a fun historical romance, and based on the back cover copy, that’s what I thought that I was getting. A story about a woman making a life for herself after choosing between a few suitors

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"Highland Surrender" by Dawn Halliday

Pros: The characters’ conflicting emotions were convincingly portrayed; the reader can see the Earl of Camdonn’s growth from the last book. Cons: The person that Elizabeth wants to get away from feels like a caricature. Rating: 3.75 out of 5

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"A Highlander Christmas" (Multiple authors)

Pros: Interesting takes on Highlanders and magic Cons: The length of the stories made a couple of the stories feel rushed Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   With Christmas being ten days away, now

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"Highland Obsession" by Dawn Halliday

Pros: Good emotional development in the heroine Cons: Historical context isn’t explained, characters can be unsympathetic Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Scottish laird Alan has just been married to the beautiful Sorcha. After

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"Warrior of the Highlands," Veronica Wolff

Pros: Sweet, engaging romance between the characters Cons: Villain seems to be disposed of a little too easily Rating: 4 out of 5 Review book courtesy of Penguin Group   Haley Fitzpatrick, a graduate student, is working on her dissertation.

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"Highland Rogue," Tess Mallory

Pros: Great character chemistry; wonderful humor; intriguing plot Cons: … Rating: 4.5 out of 5 Review copy courtesy of Penguin Group. Visit Tess Mallory’s site.   I admit, when I realized I had another time-travel Scottish romance in my hands,

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"With Every Breath," Lynn Kurland

Pros: Fun characters; plenty of devious goings-on; enjoyable romance Cons: Too much crying; stretches suspension of disbelief Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Review book (uncorrected proof) courtesy of Penguin Group. Expected publication date: 5/27/2008. Visit Lynn Kurland’s website.   Seeing

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"Sword of the Highlands," Veronica Wolff

Pros: Enjoyable historical romance Cons: Hard to visualize at times; doesn’t stand out Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Review book (uncorrected proof) courtesy of Penguin Group. Expected publication date: 6/3/2008. Visit Veronica Wolff’s website (plays music upon arrival).   Magdalena

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