Amy Jarecki: The Highland Earl

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T because it went on or ar longer than I would have liked Mostly m The Highland Earl is the sixth book in the Lords of the Highlands series by Amy Jarecki Although part of a series it can easily be read as a standaloneIt took me a little while to get into the story but once I did I was hooked and couldn t read the book uickly enough It was so exciting and I was on tenterhooks wondering what would happen nextJohn Erskine is the Earl of Marr He is the Secretary of State or Scotland a job he accepted because he needed the money after his A Bird in the House father had left the estate in a huge amount of debt when he died Working on ueen Anne s council also meant he could use his position to carefully help Scotland He lost his wife the love of his life 3 months ago and is now bringing up 2 young sons on his own For their sake he needs to marry again and to a woman who comes with a large dowry He refuses to let his sons ever be in the position he is in if he were to die young He will never love again but he knows he needs to wed He meets an acceptable young woman at a ball she is genteel pleasant to look at and he is sure she would make a good wife and mother She also happens to be an heiress Lady Evelyn Pierrepont is that woman She is the Duke of Kingston upon Hull s eldest daughter When she meets John she immediatelyeels a physical attraction to him It s an attraction that she doesn t want to Staging Tourism feel because she doesn t like the man at all She believes that he is just like herather mean spirited cruel to servants and only cares The Last Imaginary Place for himself and the money he can make via any means which in herather s case is smuggling Evelyn is secretly a Jacobite She spies on her Not Just Roommates father and gives information to people who want to help Prince James take the English Throne Evelyn is horrified when she learns that herather after talks with John has agreed Cassidy Harte and the Comeback Kid (Outlaw Hartes, for him to marry her Sheully intends to offer a refusal but is convinced by her Jean-Paul Sartre fellow spies that to marry him would be the perfect way to get even information to help the Jacobite cause The wedding goes ahead androm that moment the story soarsI don t want to say too much about all that happens next because you need to read it Vintage Games first hand with no expectations about what will happen Suffice to say that John soon discovers that Evelyn is not the genteel young woman he thought she was and her exploits could very well put all of them his young sons include in perilAmongst all the spying and danger John and Evelyn learn about each other They alsoind themselves seriously in lust with each other It s a good job that they are married because their passion knew no bounds and their intimate scenes were scorching hot Will the couple end up alling in love and having a real marriage or will any chance of that be scuppered because of Evelyn s treasonous activities I really enjoyed this story and although I noticed an error here and there it certainly doesn t stop me recommending this wonderful book a widower with two sons who needs a wealthy wife a woman trying to do what she thinks is right well being thrust into a marriage by her greedy ather I mean what could go wrong we have intrigue spying going The Erotic Motive in Literature from England to Scotland to France and all the way back again you learn if love canlorish in a time when death seems to be around the corner the lines between right and wrong blur and you re never sure who is the hero and who is the villain twists and turns around every corner this is the The Detour first book I read in the lords of the highland series but it won t be the last thank you toorever publishing and Grandcenteral publish The Crime Trade (Tina Boyd for theree copy all thoughts are my ow. Nd never The Adventures of Rusty finds out Yet the time Evelyn spends with John and his boys theonder she grows of their little amily and the last thing she wants to do is put them in danger As alliances shift and enemies draw closer soon everything they hold dear is at risk their lands their love and their very live.

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Yal steamy love scenes wonderful secondary characters action adventure and a surprise cameo Mamá from Aiden Maruis of Tullibardine I did like the interaction between Eve and Mar it was not insta love and I liked that they took time to get to know each other Ielt the emotions When Mutants Attack! (Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles felt anger hurt andorgiveness were very realistic and well done I also like that Ms Jarecki uses actual historical Fearless (Nashville Nights, figuresor her characters and gives the reader in depth The Bomber Dog facts about the real person and how she worked the events of their life into her story Honestly I did not get the whole Mr Mrs Smith meets Outlandereeling the beginning was sort of like True Lies but definitely not Mr Mrs Smith This book is the sixth book in the series but it can definitely be read as a stand alone title which I am happy to recommendI am voluntarily leaving a review Novelas de Isabel Allende for an eARC that was provided to me by NetGalley and the Publisher The Highland Earl is the sixth book in the Lords of the Highlands series and this was an exciting novelor readers who enjoy an action packed story of intrigue and duplicity with a side dish of romance Even better was that this story included an actual historical igure with liberties taken of course There is plenty to adore in this tale about a marriage of convenience that turns deadly and although neither John nor Evelyn entered into the marriage honestly the smoldering attraction that they had or each other kept them tethered together This tethering was enough to give them time to develop some affection The Fearless Critic Portland Restaurant Guide for each other but would it be too little too late to undo the damage that was caused by all the omissions that lay between themI was excited to read this book because I have loved all the books that I have readrom Author Amy Jarecki There were many elements in The Highland Earl that I truly enjoyed reading but there were parts of this story that didn t win me over as well I really understand why John was trying to arrange his affairs so that his estate would be out of debt in case he was to pass on unexpectedly That is a perfectly responsible decision and trying to marry a woman with a large dowry makes sense as well My issue was with the Top Secret Executive Resumes, Second Edition fact that his wife the woman he d been married toor ten years and to whom he had been deeply madly in love with died only a Anne, Ben Barbar Mıyım? few months before he started to lookor another wife I get that he was going to marry Becoming Violet for convenience but the way he responded to Evelyn was not one of a man who just lost a woman he considered his soulmate There was nothing wrong with his choices it was just that his behavior to me did not match his history Ielt Serial Killer Quarterly Vol.2 No.7 Psychotic Killers for Evelyn in this story because she was given veryew choices in life and she put her High Angle Rescue Techniques faith in people rather blindly When Evelynirst met John she Finn Family Moomintroll found him attractive rightrom the start but he was the enemy and she only entertained his attentions because it was suggested that spending time with him would be good The Glass Palace for intel gathering purposes I would have liked it better if Evelyn had entered into espionage because she was natural at it and was akin to a seasoned professional She was not however and her reasonsor spying were emotional and mostly motivated by others When informed about her upcoming marriage it had to be pointed out to her that such a union would put her in an advantageous situation Something Like Fate for gathering information That made it hardor me to take her seriously as a spy because she should have A Gun for Sale figured that outor herself The romance between Evelyn and John was lustful mostly physical and eventually turned into something meaningful but it took a while to get there I had a hard time with the decei. Pierrepont would be the perfect match But there's behind the English lass's calm demeanor than she's letting on including a smoldering allure not even John can ignoreEvelyn has no desire to wed the rugged Scottish earl but at least she'll be able to continue her work as a spy as long as her husba.

Series Lords of the Highlands 6Publication Date 62519Number of Pages 384John Erskine Earl of Mar inherited a pile of debt Archetype (Archetype, from hisather The estate had been mismanaged or years and everything needed repair John had been working to repair the damage caused by his ather but he couldn t pay the debt off The only reason he was a member of ueen Anne s council as Secretary of State A Gun for Sale for Scotland was because the money he receivedor the position allowed him to stave off his creditors Now he s recently lost his beloved wife and he has two young sons to raise John is almost the same age as his People of the Book father was when he died and he has vowed that he will not absolutely WILL NOT leave the same kind of messor his sons Even though he deeply mourns his wife he decides to marry an heiress in order to put his estate to rights and pay off his Encore, Grace! father s debts He ll never love again but he ll honor and respect a new wifeLady Evelyn Pierrrepont the oldest daughter of the Duke of Kingston Upon Hull is appalled at herather s dealings his smuggling and the way he treats the servants She s learned a lot about him in the last year and none of it was good So when she was offered the opportunity to make a difference she gladly took it She d do her part to support Prince James and help the common people by spying on her ather s dealings and providing the information to the cause Her mission was coming along nicely until she received a marriage proposal rom the Earl of Mar She certainly didn t want to marry him he was just like her Fear the Darkness (Brigid Quinn, father But she has no choice herather has already made all of the arrangementsEvelyn s spying garners even and better information once she is married but she has begun to respect her new husband and is reluctant to continue Then things go dreadfully awry and she John and the children are all in great peril Can they escape the wicked Duke of Argyll They barely manage to escape London then they trek across the mountains in the Highlands cross an ocean confront a villain all while being chased by the English dragoons There is definitely never a dull minute in this exciting Tarot Says Beware (Herculeah Jones Mysteries, fast paced storyI thoroughly enjoyed the read Were there problems with the book Goodness yes a number of them It always makes me a bit nuts when an author gets the basics wrong something as simple as the banns being called but they are going to marry in a week nope However I still enjoyed the readThis is the sixth book in the series but it totally stands aloneI voluntarily read and reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book All thoughts and opinions are my own Lady Evelyn Pierrepont is the eldest daughter of the Duke of Kingston upon Hull and supporter of the Jacobite cause She spies on herather and reports her indings to Claude Dubois a French national who supposedly has contact with Prince James while he is in exileJohn Erskine the Earl of Mar Secretary of State or Scotland and member of ueen Anne s cabinet is still grieving the loss of his beloved wife Margaret But his Afterlands father s crushing debts will push him prematurely out of mourning he needs a proper wife to mother his young boys and one with a substantial dowry to clear the debt Though she is 16 years his junior Mar decides that Lady Evelyn would be the perfect wifeor him After a bit of a rocky start they marry and Eve continues her spying but she begins to uestion Dubois loyalties When she is set up to be caught Mar tries to intervene and is labeled a traitor This sets into motion a wild and unpredictable uest to clear his name and maybe get a second chance at loveThis was a well written book with a lot going on spying lies secrets betra. Mr Mrs Smith meets Outlander in this action packed Scottish romance where a marriage of convenience leads to secrets that could be deadlyWith two young sons to care or and a large estate to run John Erskine the widowed Earl of Mar needs to remarry as uickly as possible And beautiful Lady Evelyn.

Award winning and bestselling author Amy Jarecki likes to grab life latch on and reach for the stars She’s married to a mountain biking pharmacist and has put four kids through college She studies karate ballet yoga and often you’ll find her hiking Utah’s Santa Clara Hills Reinventing herself a number of times Amy sang and danced with the Follies was a ballet dancer a plant manager an