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The Knight (The Highland Guard)

The Knight (The Highland Guard) [Kindle Edition]

Monica McCarty
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Product Description

Product Description

(This is a novella of approximately 45,000 words.)

A novella set in the world of New York Times Bestselling Author Monica McCarty's Highland Guard Series.

The year is 1311, and the battle for Scotland’s independence rages on… Stripped of his lands by the English king who killed his father, James Douglas will do whatever it takes to see his clan’s honor and fortune restored. The ambitious young knight, whose dark visage, powerful stature, and ferocity in battle has earned him the epithet “the Black,” knows he must use fear, force, and intimidation to defeat the English, put Robert the Bruce on Scotland’s throne, and restore the honor of the Douglas name. Nothing and no one will get in his way. Not even the lass who captured his heart in childhood and still holds it in her delicate hands.

Joanna Dicson has loved James Douglas for as long as she can remember. That she is “only” the daughter of the marshal of Douglas Castle has never concerned her. Yet even as James’s ruthless reputation grows, and despite the warnings of others to guard her heart—and her virtue—against him, Joanna never dreams he will turn on her. He loves her and would never hurt her. But when James returns to Douglas to force the English garrison from his castle, Joanna learns that their love is nothing against his ambition. His marriage—like everything else—will be a means of bettering his clan. Heartbroken and humiliated, Joanna is left alone with a secret that may destroy them both.

Other books in the series:
The Chief (Book One)
The Hawk (Book Two)
The Ranger (Book Three)
The Viper (Book Four)
The Saint (Book Five)
The Recruit (Book Six)
The Hunter (Book Seven)
The Raider (Book Eight)
The Arrow (Book Nine)

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2641 KB
  • Print Length: 137 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Monica McCarty (9 Dec. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00H7O62U4
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #24,159 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Strong heroine & a Sexy but flawed hero 22 May 2014
By Asteria
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I loved Monica's earlier works but haven't read any for a while. I thought I'd dip my toes in again with this novella. It was a great read - a fairly simple plot given its length, but nonetheless had wonderful characters, with a feisty and strong heroine and a hero who finally finds his way.

Definitely worth a read for fans of her books. If this is your first, I'd recommend starting with one of her trilogies instead as they better showcase her skills ( and so much more fun too!)
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5.0 out of 5 stars Loved it 28 Aug. 2014
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First time l have read any of Monica McCarty books and l was not disappointed, what a great read.Set in 1311, James Douglas must honor his father and regain what was lost.He fights to restore his familys honour even when he dishonours his long time sweetheart, nothing will stand in his way.This book had book had me clued from the start, it had passion and true to the highland traditions and based on fact.Loved this book and l will be reading more.Couldnt put it down.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Best historical romance I have ever read 12 April 2014
By Tract
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Was a little sceptical of this series at first because I thought a series of historical romance this long was likely to be just a repetitive recycling of material and characters but decided to give it a go.

I was wrong. I fell in love with book 1 and my love for these highlanders continued to grow throughout the series. Really really enjoyed this whole series and I would recommend to anyone. Cannot wait for the next one to be published.
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3.0 out of 5 stars It's ok 6 Sept. 2014
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this was the first book I have read by this author and I must admit I won't be reading any more although the book was ok for a free download I love reading highlander romance especially when you have the Scottish dialect unlike this book which is in English all the way through kind of makes you forget your in the highlands even though the heroin in this book is very well written the hero was a mager let down I went from disliking him one minute then feeling really sorry for him not the hot sexy sensitive but also manly hero you usually read but like I said its ok for a free download
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4.0 out of 5 stars good read 26 Jan. 2014
Format:Kindle Edition
Love this author too short for me but enjoyable can't wait for book eight in feb its a good short story
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5.0 out of 5 stars a knight 13 Feb. 2014
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brillant book couldnt leave it down had to read the whole book keeps u amused cant wait for the next one
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4.0 out of 5 stars Wish it was longer 14 Jan. 2014
By Jana
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Love books from this author. I suppose she wanted to come up with something before we wait for her new release from Highland Guard series.
Her books are so good because of the complexity of the plot and stories within it. As this was a novella there was not much space for complexity though.
Still loved it and read it in one breath. I missed mentions of the other guys from Highland guard.
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4.0 out of 5 stars a good read 13 Jan. 2014
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If you like historical romance you will love this a good Scottish story about a highlander and his loved one
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