Audiobook review of Conquered by the Highlander

March 14, 2017 Audiobook Reviews, Book Reviews 3

Audiobook review of Conquered by the Highlander

I received this book for free from Tantor Audio in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

Conquered by the Highlander by Eliza Knight
Length: 8 hours and 4 minutes
Genres: Historical Romance
Pages: 347
Format: Audiobook
Source: Tantor Audio

Narrator: Antony Ferguson
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First in the Stolen Brides spin-off series!
A hero determined to have it all...
After losing his betrothed to a Lowlander, Laird Gabriel MacKinnon is charged with saving her cousin along with a brood of children from an impenetrable castle. Though, the lady he’s been tasked to protect has been accused of a heinous crime, Gabriel has no fear of her. In fact, he’s a little irritated at the prospect of delivering her to her kin. But this hardened, cold warrior just may find his heart melting, for the hellion brings out a passionate side he’d thought long buried.
A lady who will stop at nothing to see him fail...
Lady Brenna has had more than her share of hardships and when freedom looks to be on the brink of her horizon, she’s not about to let some moody Highlander take it all away. She’ll stop at nothing to keep her children safe—and to guard her heart—even though the warrior’s heated kiss threatens to change every vow she’s ever made and every belief about love she’s ever known.

 

Here is what I thought

I was in the mood for a romance so I decided on Conquered by the Highlander, I love a good Highlander romance. 🙂 Eliza Knight is new to me but she didn’t let me down as I enjoyed this one.

Brenna was taken as a child to wed after they had been invaded and she was always treated horribly by her husband. Now her husband is dead and she is being accused of murdering him and being held captive along with her four children.

Gabriel is in charge of rescuing Brenna and her children and finds Brenna to be a bit more feisty than he would have thought. On their way back to his castle her kids bond with Gabriel and really come out of their shells, especially her eldest as he wants to learn to be a warrior. He is the one who should be stepping up as the newest Laird, but her husband’s brother was preventing that.

Conquered by the Highlander was a sweet historical romance with a sexy highlander and a feisty female and at times I wasn’t sure who was conquering who. 😉 I feel it was just what I needed to give my audio listening a nice reboot.

Recommend if you like

Historical romances, Scottish Lairds, feisty females and a sweet romance.

Author Bio

Eliza Knight is a USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of sizzling historical romance and erotic romance. Writing as E. Knight, she pens riveting tales of Tudor fiction. Eliza grew up playing in castle ruins and traipsing the halls of Versailles when visiting her grandparents during the summer, which instilled a love of history at an early age. While not reading, writing or researching for her latest book, she chases after her three children. In her spare time (if there is such a thing…) she likes daydreaming, wine-tasting, traveling, hiking, staring at the stars, watching movies, shopping and visiting with family and friends. She lives atop a small mountain, and enjoys cold winter nights when she can curl up in front of a roaring fire with her own knight in shining armor. She is the owner of the popular historical blog, History Undressed.

The Narrator

Antony Ferguson is one of my favorite male narrators and he does a great job with romances. 🙂

Audio Rating: 4

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