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The Rogue of Islay Isle

Highland Isles Series, Book 2
Narrated by: Tim Campbell
Series: Highland Isles series, Book 2
Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
Categories: Fiction, Sagas
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Summary

Cullen Duffie, a Highland warrior and charming rogue, is the new chief of Clan MacDonald. Determined to prove he's not his father, Cullen works to secure his clan against the English. When a woman washes onto Islay's shores, Cullen protects her from his uncles' schemes.

Waking up not knowing who she is or where she comes from, Rose is at the mercy of the man who found her. Unable to speak from the swelling around her throat from a rope tether, she learns as much as she can about the new world around her and the powerful, sword-wielding Highlander who has sworn to protect her.

Through dreams and flashes of her past, Rose begins to rebuild her memories. But the more she recalls about the horror she escaped, the more she realizes the jeopardy she is bringing to Islay, Clan MacDonald and the Highlander who has captured her heart.

Contains mature themes.

©2017 Heather McCollum (P)2018 Tantor

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book one was a hit!

From the first word we were drawn in until the triumphant conclusion!
The next book is eagerly sought!

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  • Christine Woinich as Iron Canuck Reviews & More
  • 26-04-19

Wonderful characters, great story, great narration

What a good story! Second in the series and I am loving it. Cullen was a reluctant laird but determined to do his best to keep his clan safe. His love for family and clan was so strong, though he was quick to anger at times. Rose crashed into his life, testing all his plans, protection, and loyalty. She was a wonderfully straightforward woman and a wee bit sneaky. I loved this couple, and I highly recommend this story. The narration by Tim Campbell made the story come to life inside my car.

This is my unsolicited review.

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  • Tah-nye-yah💋
  • 03-04-18

A 5 star read!

Great story, wonderful characters and, just enough heroism.
The flow of the story had a good balance. I enjoyed the book very much. Now, write more about these handsome, protective, sweet but very manly highlanders please 😉

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  • Lily S. Thomas
  • 05-05-20

How Can It Be Better Than The First????

I didn't think I would like this one as much as the first, but I do... (and since I've already gobbled the third and fourth, I can say the books are all amazing!)

Cullen's father wasn't the best leader for their clan, but Cullen is ready to prove his worth when his grandfather leaves the clan in his hands, and he won't let his uncles put him down. When a woman washes onto his shores, he is reluctant to let her go, especially since he thinks she might be a lady.

Rose doesn't know who she is, but as her past flickers back into her mind, she and Cullen realize she might bring trouble for their clan. As a french woman, she could bring the English down on them all, since the French and English are at arms.

Love the passion. Cullen is the perfect Scottish hero - he stands by Rose despite all the people telling him to throw her to the wolves. Rose is sassy! And I love every moment of her sass. She won't let anyone give her grief without saying a perfectly constructed slight. Love it!

Lily S. Thomas - Author of the Ice Age Alphas series

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  • Sandra Newstater
  • 06-03-20

Partial to the series.

All the other books were great. This one was a little disappointing. Maybe I will try it again at another time. Narrator did a great job.

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  • Jeanette Wilcox
  • 12-02-20

a highland romance

For sure a definite must read. I love highlander romances. I can't wait to listen to the next in the series

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  • Janie W.
  • 05-02-20

First book by this author

Definitely a different spin but pretty good. I will probably read another book by this author and Tim Campbell does the BEST highland accents!!!!

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  • Rowen S
  • 20-10-19

Heroines motives unrealistic

Womam washes up on beach with ammeisa. Discovers she is French, which could bring down war and death upon the Laird and his clam, whom saved her. She feels very offended that he/they are concerned about her being French...what?

She stomps and fumes that he has had other lovers... immediately. No fear or worry that she should tread lightly with people she doesn't know.

We know he won't hurt her. But she should not. However, her every action and reaction speaks to the authors sophomoric character development; very unrealistic
Instead of strong and sassy, I'm assuming what the author was aiming for, she comes off as witchey and self entitled.

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  • Monica
  • 12-09-19

Exciting! Excellent!

Just the right amount of highlander life, mystery, love and romance, not to mention pirates and the ultimate rescue!

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  • DR
  • 19-08-19

Great series

I really like the characters and storylines. Although I don’t think it should be deemed sexy. I’ve listened to audiobooks called seductive that had more, well more. But on to the next one.

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  • Micky
  • 11-08-19

Book 2 Even Better

Where does HC come up with these storylines. This one is even better than the first. The suspense grabs you and you want to listen more to see where the story goes. I would like to tell more but I won't do spoilers. You will enjoy this book.