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  • 09 July 2019
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Claimed by the Laird

Nicola Cornick ´ 1 REVIEW REVIEW ↠ Claimed by the Laird N home and family She has no time to pine however By night she's The Lady head of a notorious whiskey smuggling gang that supports her impoverished clan They're always one step ahead of the revenue man until Lucas Black shows up Rejecting his title and the proper society that disparaged his DNR beyond page 70Claimed by the Laird has elements that echo NC s lovely Scandalous Women and Brides of Fortune series but its spark isn t as intense The backstory for Lucas is compelling just not enough to offset Christina s initial caullous treatment of Lucas which made it hard for me to root for them to end up together Ultimately this is about my lukewarm enthusiasm for this Scottish Brides series than it is about any aspect of NC s writing More specifically smuggling is one of my least favorite topics in historical fiction but the appeal of NC s writing talents and POV lured me into giving it a go Straight To Sleep Gay Somnophilia home and family She Sea Witch Rising Sea Witch #2 has no time to pine Catching Fire head of a notorious whiskey smuggling gang that supports The Wiley Handbook of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders her impoverished clan They're always one step ahead of the revenue man until Lucas Black shows up Rejecting The Apple Bandit (Nancy Drew: Notebooks, #68) his title and the proper society that disparaged Incubus his DNR beyond page 70Claimed by the Laird The Sharpe Companion The Early Years has elements that echo NC s lovely Scandalous Women and Brides of Fortune series but its spark isn t as intense The backstory for Lucas is compelling just not enough to offset Christina s initial caullous treatment of Lucas which made it Tantra y salchicha. La vía sabrosa al sexo sagrado hard for me to root for them to end up together Ultimately this is about my lukewarm enthusiasm for this Scottish Brides series than it is about any aspect of NC s writing More specifically smuggling is one of my least favorite topics in Textbook of Clinical Hemodynamics historical fiction but the appeal of NC s writing talents and POV lured me into giving it a go

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Nicola Cornick ´ 1 REVIEW REVIEW ↠ Claimed by the Laird Mother Lucas earns his living running a successful gambling house He's also a spy charged with bringing down the Forres Gang He thinks The Lady's just a bored society spinster She thinks he's a lost child playing at rebellion And when the truth comes out it's not just their love on the lin This is the book I read again and again I find all of Cornick s books both plot and character driven but this one is the best Essentially she writes very interesting stories I loved Christina and Lucas I loved that they had suffered had had their own independent experiences I liked how they each had their own space and that Christina was a strong autonomous woman I also liked that she was not so young that she had had experiences I love the subtleties in this story I loved the lush love story NK is my favorite romance author so far I would love recommendations for other similarly well crafted and well written books possibly based on historical events like NK does

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Nicola Cornick ´ 1 REVIEW REVIEW ↠ Claimed by the Laird He will expose her as the criminal he seeks or seduce her as the woman he desires An old maid that's all Lady Christina McMorlan daughter to the Duke of Forres is to society now that she's past thirty She hosts her father's parties and cares for her siblings knowing she'll never have her ow The perfect combination of intrigue passion and romanceThis is the third and final book in Nicola Cornick s enjoyable Scottish Brides seriesLady Christina is the eldest of the MacMorlan sisters and at the age of 33 considered to be the old maid of the familythe dutiful daughter keeping house for her father the Duke of Forres While he selfishly indulges in his academic studies Christina also runs the estate and cares for the welfare of her father s tenants None of her family suspects that at night she becomes The Lady leader of a successful whisky smuggling gangI love Christina s dual personalitythe staid spinster who is easily overlooked and the brave woman who is willing to risk her life to support and protect her people from those who would exploit them Her family see her as a passionless woman but in her youth she had been wild and reckless but sacrificed her own happiness to take care of her father and younger siblings after her mother diesWhen Lucas s half brother Peter is murdered whilst on a trip to Scotland Lucas is determined to bring the murderer to justice The Home Secretary Lord Sidmouth is convinced that the infamous Kilmory smuggling gang are involved and Lucas volunteers to go to Castle Kilmory and posing as a footman infiltrate the smuggling gang and discover the identity of his brother s murdererI do love a hero who has had to drag himself up by his bootstraps and Lucas did that and The legacy of being the illegitimate son of a Scottish laird and a Russian princess and his anger over his father s abandonment of himself and his mother has fuelled Lucas s determination to succeed The hardships he endured taught him to be hard strong and ruthless Now he runs the most prestigious gambling salon in Scotland rejecting the title and lands inherited from his father Emotions have no place in his lifethey weakened a manLucas is totally unsuited to this role as footman used to giving orders rather than taking them His irreverence results in some amusing exchanges with Christina and this is one of my favourites when they are discussing plans for her father s grotto Here you have them Mr Ross I hope they will give you an idea of what my father has in mind Her gaze fell on the top book and she bit her lip recoiling slightly Oh my goodness I assume papa does not intend his statues to be uite so overendowed I now have a mental image of the garden grotto as a woodland glade in which satyrs ravish innocent maidens Lucas said enjoying her discomfiture He was sure that for a moment her gaze had flickered to his groin as though comparing him to the preposterously huge men in the book Pray remove that image from your mind Christina said sharply We do not reuire you to use your imagination Mr Ross Not at all It was easy to sympathise with Christina s insecurities about herselfa complexion that had lost its youthful sparkle and a chin that was showing signs of sagging I know the feeling well and I loved that Lucas saw her as beautiful and desirable His hand closed over hers and she froze catching her breath Her face was in profile and he could see the curve of her lips and a pulse beating in the delicate hollow of her throat Beneath his hand her fingers trembled The awareness shimmered beneath them like a heat hazeThe romance was perfectly pacedan intoxicating mix of heart warming tenderness and delicious sensuality I could feel the deep emotional connection between Christina and Lucas which made their love for each other both genuine and believable I enjoyed seeing how Lucas s love for Christina enables him to come to terms with his painful pastThere was an interesting cast of secondary characters the merciless excise man Mr Eyre who is a vicious adversary the selfish Duke of Florres Christina s father and Gertrude Christina s viper tongued sister in law Robert and Lucy The Lady and the Laird and Jack and Mairi One Night with the Laird are on hand to lend their supportThere is plenty of drama and excitement and the identity of Peter s murderer came as a big surprise The one thing that I could have wished for was a charming Epilogue with a glimpse of the future Yes I m a real pushover for all those cute childrenA captivating and sensual love story and a satisfying finish to this enjoyable series REVIEW RATING 55 STARSScottish Brides series click on the covers for details Hujan Rintih rintih her as the criminal The Forgotten Sister he seeks or seduce The Star Crossed Sisters of Tuscany her as the woman Judas he desires An old maid that's all Lady Christina McMorlan daughter to the Duke of Forres is to society now that she's past thirty She Branded Branded #1 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