New Historical Fiction Romance by Amy Jarecki–The Highland Chieftain–7/31/18!
Lady Mairi MacKenzie is humiliated. Her betrothed has decided to marry someone other than her. She is not overly worried though. Being the first daughter of an Earl, Lady Mairi won’t have to wait long before she is betrothed again. But, when Laird Duncan MacRae proposed marriage, right after being jilted, Mairi was mortified. She was not about to accept a pity marriage. So she promptly declined the Laird’s offer. Her father would not have allowed her to marry Laird Dunn anyway; because he was not a titled gentleman.
Lady Mairi’s father was known for his cold, cruel, brutal ways. He was always kind to Lady Mairi, though, so she only half-believed what was said about him. But when her heart began to fall for Laird Dunn MacRae, Lady Mairi was shocked at her father’s reaction. He was not only cruel and ruthless to Laird Dunn, but also to her. Lady Mairi was left with a painful decision. Does she choose the only family she’s ever known, or does Lady Mairi, follow the man she loves, and become her father’s enemy?
The Highland Chieftain is a captivating, romantic tale. If you enjoy adult historical fiction romance, you’ll love The Highland Chieftain.
Thank you, Forever-Grand Central Publishing and NetGalley, for my advanced review copy.
~4 out of 5 stars~ Review by Peg Glover
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Bio (from author’s page on Amazon)
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, and an accountant for Arnott’s Biscuits in Australia. After earning her MBA from Heroit-Watt University in Scotland, she dove into the world of Scottish historical romance and hasn’t returned. Become a part of her world and learn more about Amy’s books on amyjarecki.com, find her on Facebook and Twitter as @amyjarecki.
Reading Order of Amy’s Books:
Lords of the Highlands Series (The Jacobite Era) published by Hachette Book Group’s Forever Imprint:
The Highland Duke
The Highland Commander
The Highland Guardian
The Highland Chieftain (July 2018)
The Highland Renegade (January 2019)
Published by Amy Jarecki:
The Fearless Highlander
The Valiant Highlander
The Highlander’s Iron Will (a novella, September 2017)
Guardian of Scotland Series (Epic Time Travel Adventures)
Rise of a Legend
In the Kingdom’s Name
The Time Traveler’s Christmas
Highland Dynasty Series:
Knight in Highland Armor
A Highland Knight’s Desire
A Highland Knight to Remember
Highland Knight of Rapture
Highland Force Series:
Captured by the Pirate Laird
The Highland Henchman
Beauty and the Barbarian
Return of the Highland Laird (a novella)
ICE Series (Romantic Suspense)
Hunt for Evil
Mach One (Coming January 2nd, 2018)
Amy’s first foray into Scotland was Ancient Romance/Pict~Roman Love Stories:
Rescued by the Celtic Warrior
Deceived by the Celtic Spy
First books – stand alone:
Boy Man Chief