Temptation in a Kilt

Temptation in a Kilt

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She's On Her Way to Safety. He Redefines Dangerous.
It's a sign of Lady Rosalia Armstrong's desperation that she's seeking refuge in a place as rugged and challenging as the Scottish Highlands. She doesn't care about hardship and discomfort, if only she can become master of her own life. Laird Ciaran MacGregor, however, is completely beyond her control...
Ciaran MacGregor knows it's perilous to get embroiled with a fiery Lowland lass, especially one as headstrong as Rosalia. Having made a rash promise to escort her all the way to Glengarry, now he's stuck with her, even though she challenges his legendary prowess at every opportunity. When temptation reaches its peak, he'll be ready to show her how he really is...on and off the battlefield.
Bad Boys of the Highlands series:
Temptation in a Kilt
X Marks the Scot
To Wed a Wicked Highlander
"Filled with everything I love most about Highland romance."-Melissa Mayhue, award-winning author of Warrior's Redemption
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 106 x 175 x 30.48mm | 272.16g
  • Sourcebooks Casablanca
  • Naperville, United States
  • English
  • 1402270062
  • 9781402270062
  • 441,309

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"An exciting Highland adventure with sensual and compelling romance." - Amanda Forester, acclaimed author of True Highland Spirit "Robert's debut is filled with everything I love most about Highland romance: a strong-willed heroine and a single-minded hero, facing the adventure of their lives together." - Melissa Mayhue, award-winning author of Warrior's Redemption "Roberts's debut features appealing characters and an interesting background of ancient clan feuds and spurned lovers" - Publishers Weekly "Well written, full of intrigue and a sensual, believable romance, this book captivates the reader immediately." - RT Book Reviews "Temptation in a Kilt is a book that made me verra, verra happy. It's exactly what comes to mind when I think historical Scottish romance." - Scooper Speaks "This is a wonderful tribute to the Highlands-Roberts highlights the charms of the place and the people-it is a place of healing for Rosalia-not only of her body but also her spirit." - Love Saves the World "Amazing, well written, enthralling debut novel by Victoria Roberts." - My Secret Romance Book Reviews "A sweet romance, that starts out with a bang." - Bitten by Paranormal Romance "This is a wonderful romance in the making" - Sinfully Delicious Book Reviews "Temptation in a Kilt was an amazing debut novel by Victoria Roberts! It was really well written with an exciting plot and great characters." - Mrs. Condit Reads "This is a promising start to what could be an exciting trilogy." - The Library Honeymoon "Wow, I'm speechless!! This is definitely a sexy times novel!!" - Books are Diamonds "Given a lass in distress with the hounds of hell on her heels and a muscle bound length of maleness dressed in a kilt and you got youself some challenging steamy scenes." - Yankee Romance Reviews "I found this book to be a beautiful story with just enough action to keep you on your toes. This is definitely a entertaining read with even some humor thrown in. I would highly recommend this one to historical romance fans especially to fans of men in kilts." - Romance Book Junkies "TEMPTATION IN A KILT is a promising start to the Bad Boys of the Highlands series, and a fun escape for fans of sweet (almost clean) Scottish romances." - Book of Secrets "If you love historical romances I strongly suggest giving Temptation in a Kilt a try because of how different it is from a lot of other novels in this genre and it's a quick read. Perfect for a rainy fall afternoon." - Turning the Pages "Overall, this book is a wonderful historical romance, if your heart swoons for highlanders and you need a good evasion, Temptation in Kilt is the book for you. I recommend this one to every Highlander lover, historical romance loves or plain romance lover." - Proserpine Craving Books "Rosalia is a very strong character... This was a great book." - Book Sniffers Anonymous "I have Positive Warm Happy feelings about this, people!" - Rumor Has It "Wow, I'm speechless!! This is definitely a sexy times novel!!" - Books Are Diamonds "The story was wonderful. Never a dull moment...romance, suspense, action, and drama. Top it off with a perfect ending and you've got yourself a winner." - Imagine a World
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About Victoria Roberts

Victoria Roberts writes sexy, Scottish historical romances about kilted heroes and warriors from the past. Prior to ever picking up a single romance novel, she penned her first young adult novella at 16 years old. Who knew her leather-studded motorcycle hero would trade in his ride and emerge as a kilt wearing Highlander wielding a broadsword? Victoria lives with her husband and their two beautiful children in western Pennsylvania. Visit her website at www.victoriarobertsauthor.com.
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Rating details

1,402 ratings
3.85 out of 5 stars
5 32% (446)
4 34% (481)
3 24% (339)
2 7% (96)
1 3% (40)

Our customer reviews

Now, it really isn't a secret that I have a wee obsession with highlanders and historical romances set in Scotland so when this one came up for review on NetGalley I knew I had to get it and the good people at Sourcebooks Casablanca I got the chance to review it. I read this one in just a few hours that's how much I enjoyed it. This was a fantastic read from debut author Victoria Roberts one that I literally could not put down. I think I stayed up until 4 a.m. reading this so by the time I was done I could bleary see my eyes were so bleary. At first I was ecstatic about finishing it so quickly then that turned to sadness because I realized I would have to wait forever for the second book to come out. I really loved Rosalia's character not to mention her name (I think it's a beautiful name) because she had such strength to her even though she grew up with abusive parents she didn't turn into a weak simpering idiot, instead she inherited the highland spirit from her father's side of the family along with the highland temper and she was able to dole out her fair amount of wrath when she wanted to which was something Ciaran learned very quickly. The fact that Rosalia had such determination really endeared her to me and I love how Ciaran was taken aback by Roalia's independance and it was really funy how he reacted to that through out the novel. Plus the Rosalia and Ciaran didn't fall into the pit of Insta-love that's been plaguing novels and they actually fought their attraction to each other and took forever to admit they liked each other let alone loved each other made the book even better for me This historical romance surprised me with the fact that there was an actual plot line to it because lets be honest here there are a lot of historical romances that really don't have much of a plot out there so this one was great to read. The fact that there was kidnapping and murder in it really made me love it more...wait...what does that say about me? Oh never mind. You know what I mean. Plus this book was a CLEAN romance (No sexy time for Rosalia and Ciaran) which I was a little bit disppointed by but you know at the end of the day that hardly mattered they still had enough love and lust for each other the pages burned with it. Victoria Roberts wrote a great highland historical romance with action, mystery and intrigue and I can't wait to read the second book in the series. I love her writing style and I hope that she continues to write for years to come because we all need a little romance in our lives even if it's through a book! The love that Rosalia and Ciaran have it sweet and strong and everything you want in a historical romance. If you love historical romances I strongly suggest giving Temptation in a Kilt a try because of how different it is from a lot of other novels in this genre and it's a quick read. Perfect for a rainy fall afternoon. * I received a free copy of this book from the published via NetGalley in exchange for my free and honest review. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this review are my own and I was not compensated in any way.show more
by Kimberly Roy
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