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Summary

#1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Nora Roberts enchants again with this beloved classic about the passionate and headstrong MacGregor family.

Scotland, 1745. Against the bloody background of the Battle of Culloden, another war was waged and won - the price was honor, the victory, love.

Scottish beauty Serena MacGregor's hatred of all English began as a child when she watched as a band of Englishmen attacked her mother. Her brother's friend, Brigham Langston, was no exception to Serena's loathing - despite his supposed loyalty to the Scottish cause...and his good looks.

Although Brigham eventually proves himself worthy of the MacGregor family's respect, Serena is still reluctant to abandon her hatred for him and his heritage. But Brigham has other plans. Serena has captivated him with her beauty, her passion for life, and commitment to her beliefs - and he refuses to let her antagonistic attitude keep him from winning her. And Serena must learn to open her mind - as Brigham opens his heart - to see the true love awaiting her.

©1988 Nora Roberts (P)2015 Brilliance Audio, all rights reserved.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 23-06-15

Great Story!

Second time to hear this book! Will wait a year or so and listen again!

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  • Robbin Blackmon
  • 22-05-15

The Power of Love

Love is such a powerful emotion, especially when it's unconditional. Enjoyed the characters and all of the relationships. Rena's evolution was amazing. What a gift you have Ma Roberts!

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  • Tish
  • 18-05-15

Superb!

Excellent narration! Beautiful storytelling and well researched history points. Bonnie Prince Charlie was defeated in history and defeated in the storyline; it was nice to see that the author didn't take her own storyteller's license here and change history so much to make the story suit her. I enjoyed this a lot! I would definitely read this as this FIRST STORY in the McGregor Saga.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-06-18

Love in the Scottish highlands

Taking us back to the Scottish highlands where the MacGregors began Nora Robert's characters are as complex and passionate as always but the added weight of history behind them. She never fails to disappoint.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 27-03-18

great book

loved it. the reader was excellent. however it would be nice to have one male and one female readers to read yo get a. better feel for the men and women.

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  • Norma Gozner
  • 11-11-17

Rebellion

Didn't enjoy what I read and didn't and won't finish the book. Too much macho man for my taste.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 26-09-17

My nerves are WRECKED (but in a good way)

Oh my word!!! This story left me completely wrecked but, in a good way!!

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  • anna Bennett
  • 24-09-17

Rebellion

As always Nora Roberts has kept me on the end of my seat. I want to read more about the MacGregors

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  • Jessica
  • 06-03-17

Great story

I hope she's going to do some more mini books about the macgregors from the time of Ian McGregor all the way up to present-day Daniel McGregor

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  • Steph
  • 15-10-16

My Favorite Nora Roberts Book

Would you consider the audio edition of Rebellion to be better than the print version?

I loved the print version. The narrator does a fantastic job voicing all of the characters in this audio version. When I read the book, the dialogue sounds more American because that's what I'm used to, so the accents in the book were a treat. And the voice made Brigham a bit more of an English lord to my ears.

What other book might you compare Rebellion to and why?

I usually think of Diana Gabaldon's Outlander, but only because it features the battle of Culloden. Nora's book has a lighter touch. It's a shorter book and the people in it are sort of like those from a fairy tale. But they're good people to get to know.

Which scene was your favorite?

There are a lot of scenes that feature the main romantic couple that just make me smile. I found that I smiled quite a bit as I listened. The big scene is the reunion of Brigham and Serena after the battle, but there are a lot of important events that lead up to that moment and they cannot be dismissed for the sake of choosing one favorite scene. It's a great book overall with a bunch of great scenes.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

I do not write tag lines. It would take way too much thought. lol

Any additional comments?

I have read this book many times. Love it every time.