*This is a sweet romance; not much happened sex wise between the main characters except for some kissing and petting.*
This tale has so many problems. There were two main ones. First off there was a lot of repetitive writing throughout the book. Plus there were too many subplots. The repetitive writing problem started in the first chapter when the author described the place where the characters live, “Glen of Many Legends.” The author repeats the words “Glen of Many Legends” several times in the chapter instead of using other words to describe this wonderful place such as “valley,” “gorge” or “dell.”
The other big problem I had was the subplots. They were everywhere in the story. First there is the one concerning Alasdair’s ancestor Drangar. When you first read about him you are told he is an honorable man, yet he turns out to be a jerk later in the story when he bemoans the fact that his wife should have loved him more and not committed suicide after learning of his affair with another woman! Marjory, main female character of the story, has a nightmare omen about female Vikings coming to get her and they throw her on a funeral pyre. There is also a fierce battle in the nightmare that added some excitement to the beginning of the story. However, these events never come about in the tale.
The major premise is: As a teenager Marjory fell in love with an enemy clan leader, Alasdair. She has loved him since she first set eyes on him and ever since then she has been determined to marry him and reunite their clans with their marriage. Can she make Alasdair fall in love with her and stop the fighting that going on?
Overall this just wasn’t my cup of tea.
At the King's request, chieftain Alasdair MacDonald has sworn to preserve the peace in the Glen of Many Legends. Though he's handsome and fearless, his warrior's heart belongs only to his beloved land-until the fair sister of his oldest enemy shatters his defenses, branding his skin with a single touch, and sealing his fate with one stolen kiss . . .
Lady Marjory Mackintosh will do anything to unite the warring clans, even seduce Alasdair MacDonald. She has loved the rugged Highlander since she first saw him and now, as temptation leads to surrender, Marjory dares to possess him, body and soul. But a dangerous new menace enters the Glen, and he will stop at nothing to strip Alasdair of his honor-and the only woman who can claim his heart.