Wednesday 27 September 2017

The Scot beds his wife - Kerrigan Byrne

Gavin St. James, Earl of Thorne, is a notorious Highlander and an unrelenting Lothario who uses his slightly menacing charm to get what he wants—including too many women married to other men. But now, Gavin wants to put his shady past behind him...more or less. When a fiery lass who is the heiress to the land he wishes to possess drops into his lap, he sees a perfectly delicious opportunity...

Samantha Masters has come back to Scotland, in a pair of trousers, and with a whole world of dangerous secrets from her time spent in the Wild West trailing behind her. Her only hope of protection is to marry—and to do so quickly. Gavin is only too willing to provide that service for someone he finds so disturbingly irresistible. But even as danger approaches, what begins as a scandalous proposition slowly turns into an all-consuming passion. And Gavin discovers that he will do whatever is necessary to keep the woman he has claimed as his own...

My thoughts:
It took me a week to finish this book, not that it was bad or anything, just...ebooks and me this last week have not gone hand in hand. The baby is way too curious about what is going on behind her. The text was tiny too. Poor book never got my full attention.

Gavin really hates his family name, like haaaaaaaate it. He hates his brother too. And that first chapter, damn, messed up family for sure. Though I feel he should forgive his brother and his brother should forgive him. So after a messed up childhood he boinked his way through the world. 

Samantha is messed up too. She married a train robber. She ran away to Scotland and pretends to be someone else. Someone who is supposed to hate Gavin's family...

Oh they do clash. Guns a blazing. Tempers flair. Stolen kisses. These two are at each other's throats and not just cos they want to boink, but cos they do irritate each other. But at the same time want to boink. And then they fall in love.

Did I like how she handled one of her cool. But it all worked out in the end.

I do wish I had read his brother's book too, these guys are intense!!


Kindle Edition, 368 pages
Expected publication: October 3rd 2017 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
Victorian Rebels #5
Historical romance


  1. I need to read something by her. Everyone raves about her books!

  2. Well you have me curious about both brothers now. Yep, if you bring out the Kindle the wee ones want to touch it.

  3. In spite of the week long challenge to read it sounds like you enjoyed it. I guess you need already eyes in the back of your head from here on in.

  4. At least it kept your attention despite the cutie pie distractions.

  5. I'm trying to remember if I've read this author, the name is so familiar >.<

  6. Looks good to me. I even like the cover :)

  7. She was married to a train robber? Well, that must not have turned out well :P

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

  8. the brothers were pretty intense with each other right? The wedding ceremony had me laughing so hard though. I swear they were acting like teenagers instead of adults hehe

  9. Reading with a baby around would be very hard. This sounds pretty interesting. I would give it a try.

  10. The title is intriguing in itself!

  11. Glad he takes his wife and not some other lassie! 😉 testing to see if I can comment.



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