Thursday, November 26, 2015

Review The Striker, Highland Guard series by Monica McCarty

Title: The Striker
Author: Monica McCarty
Series: Highland Guard
Release Date: November 24th 2015


Six years ago, Eoin "Striker” MacLean endured the greatest betrayal of his life, a disaster that led Robert the Bruce to a crushing defeat and left Eoin without the spirited woman who ruled his heart. Eoin knew that falling in love with his sworn enemy’s daughter was risky, dividing him between a possessive desire for beautiful Margaret MacDowell and an undying loyalty to his king. He promised Bruce that he would keep his fiery bride in the dark about the elite Highland Guard, but he could not predict the dire consequences his secret would have on his young marriage. Nor could he foresee how surrendering to temptation could cripple Bruce’s cause, forcing Eoin to blame his wife—and himself for trusting her.

Now, as Bruce prepares to challenge the resistance’s remaining strongholds, Eoin finally has his chance for revenge against the woman he once loved so fiercely and her entire clan. But when ferociously independent Margaret reveals a surprise that unites her with Eoin, neither of them will let their love go down without a fight.

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Review by Iza 

I first discovered a Monica McCarty historical romance novel in my local library, a few years back. And boy, did I love it! I think that was the start of my love for Highland warriors and this genre.

So, I jumped at the opportunity of reading this one. And I'm not sorry. The many feels it gave me, it gripped me from the very beginning. It's rich in historical facts and details, transporting you back to those times. These make it real, yet you can still feel the fact that it's fiction and no, that's not bad. At all. I loved it, I loved the characters - especially the brooding and moody hero!

Eoin and Margaret are perfect for each other. I love how we get the present, but also the past. How they met, how they fell in love - you can feel the lust between them and I was a little surprised by the naughty bits and scenes because I didn't recall reading them in Ms. McCarty's previous books, hah - and how they ended it, before reuniting in the present.

I'll be checking out the other books in the series and I highly recommend this one. 5 stars.

***Copy was provided through Netgalley in exchange for my honest review. Thank you ***

Author Bio

What do you get when you mix a legal career, a baseball career, motherhood, and a love of history with a voracious reader? In my case, a Historical Romance Author.

Monica McCarty is the author of numeral series, such as the Highland Guard, MacLeods of Sky trilogy,  the Campbell trilogy and the standalone, The Rake.



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