Margaret Mallory’s THE GUARDIAN Blog Tour

THE RETURN OF THE HIGHLANDERS: BOOK I

The tour is May 2 to May 13.

The Guardian
By Margaret Mallory
ISBN: 044657516X
Published by: GRAND CENTRAL PUBLISHING
Genre: FICTION , ROMANCE
Published on: 5/01/2011
Format: MASS MARKET
Edition: FOREVER SPECIAL RELEASE

 

 Four fearless warriors return to the Highlands to claim their lands and legacies. But all their trials on the battlefield can’t prepare them for their greatest challenge yet: winning the hearts of four willful Scottish beauties.PASSION IGNITED
After years of fighting abroad, Ian MacDonald comes home to find his clan in peril. To save his kin, he must right the wrongs from his past . . . and claim the bride he’s long resisted.As a young lass, Sìleas depended on Ian to play her knight in shining armor. But when his rescue attempt compromised her virtue, Ian was forced to marry against his wishes. Five years later, Sìleas has grown from an awkward girl into an independent beauty who knows she deserves better than the reluctant husband who preferred war to his wife. Now this devilishly handsome Highlander is finally falling in love. He wants a second chance with  Sìleas – and he won’t take no for an answer.
 
 
 
AUTHOR BIO

Margaret Mallory surprised her friends and family by abandoning her legal career—and her steady job—to write novels. At long last, she can satisfy her passion for justice by punishing the bad and rewarding the worthy—in the pages of her novels, of course.   She lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her husband and their two college-age children. She would dearly love to hear from readers. You can contact her via her website at www.MargaretMallory.com.

 
 
  

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Excerpt

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MY THOUGHTS:

SOURCE: THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FOR THE PURPOSE OF REVIEW FROM THE PUBLISHER FOR MY HONEST OPINION!!

THE GUARDIAN by Margaret Mallory is an exciting historical romance set in 1500-1513 Isle of Skye,Scotland.This is the first of a new series “The Return of The Highlanders”. It is well written with details and depths.It has many twists and turns.The characters are engaging,enchanting,strong,determined,and will capture your hearts. This story has romance,passion,Highlanders,some Lowlanders,family,clans,Scottish beauties,honor and love.Sileas,a wee bairn when her hero Ian was a young boy,has followed him and his three cousins everywhere.Ian was always there for her when she got into trouble.When Sileas finds out she is to be wedded to her evil step-da’s son,Angus,
she slips away into the night,through a tunnel,and runs into Ian who decides to help her.But things go awry and when they are found together by Ian’s clan (his Da and uncle) they are forced to marry.Sileas,is the rightful heir to the Knock Castle.Buy While Ian is eighteen,Sileas is only thirteen and a jangly girl with orange colored hair,teeth to big for her mouth, and Ian doesn’t want to be married.So he and his three cousins take off the night of the wedding for battle in France.When they learn after five years,of being gone that Connor’s dad and brother where killed in a battle,they return.Ian finds his awkward girl bride has turned into a beautiful,sen sous young bride,who is independent and strong willed.Ian decides he is ready to be her husband,but not is Sileas not honored,but others will try to stop them.You see they never consummated their marriage.Sileas has been a great help to Ian’s family/clan for she has keep things together,his Da was injured in the battle that took their chieftain.These four cousins will have to fight against all odds to save Connor,Alex,Duncan and help Ian and Sileas see they are destined to be together.
Connor’s uncle is determined to see Connor died instead of the chieftain he is to be.
Sileas is kidnapped by her evil,foul smelling step-da,Connor and the others are severely injured,but Ian will fight anyone and anything to get his beloved Sileas back from harm’s way.This is a fast paced,action packed,adventure filled new series that will leave you wanting more.It is a WOW from beginning to the last page.Watch for Book Two “The Sinner” coming in November 2011.You will not regret reading this new series.If you enjoy action filled Scottish Highlanders and their beauties you will definitely want to pick up “The Guardian” to ravish through.A Must read.This book was received for the purpose of review from the publisher and details can be found at Forever ,an imprint of Grand Central Publishing.
 
RATING: 5
REVIEWED BY: April Renn
 
 

 

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