The Laird Of Blackloch

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 16 Mar 2018

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A fantastic novel b6 a new to me author.  I can’t wait for more
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This book got had plenty of action and drama.  It also had a great romance. I gave it 4 stars because parts were a bit too detailed or slow for me.
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This one took me back to 1750’s Scotland and what a trip it was, there is so much happening a hero trying to get his title back and seek revenge on the man that caused so much hurt and devastation and the heroine caught up in the revenge plot proves to be a feisty and strong woman and when they spend so much time together love grows and happiness finally flourishes, this really is a story that will grab you from page one.

Alexander MacIvor has reinvented himself after the battle of Cullodon the Jacobite uprising, it has taken him ten years and lots of travelling, but now is the time to seek revenge and try for a pardon so he can reclaim his title as Laird of Blackloch. Firstly destroy the...

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This is the first book I’ve read by this author and definitely won’t be the last.I love Scotish themed books and this one was right on target.The descriptions and characters fit the time period to a t.I enjoy the history and the settings taking place after the battle if Culloden and the survivors of the Jacobite revolution.I was cheering Alex and Sarah on even before she finds the truth about him and her rotten fiance.Very enjoyable book!
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I loved Alex and Sarah's story, the story line was well written and the chemistry between them was wonderful.
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A good historical story. I like a good solid historical romance and this one fits the bill. Sarah is a fierce young woman and Alex is determined man. What starts out as revenge soon turns to love. Great chemistry between them. Enjoyed.
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After losing everything in the wake of Culloden, Alexander MacIvor swears vengeance on the man who destroyed his family. Years later he has almost completed his revenge, he just has to stop his enemy from marrying for money. 
Our hero feels very guilty about his actions, but has good intentions. 
Heiress Sarah Lambert is looking forward to her wedding until she sees something that upsets her. That is just the start of her terrifying adventure. 
Our heroine is a strong and determined woman , but way out of her comfort zone. 
A scary journey through the freezing highlands for our heroine. This didn't go quite the way I expected. Lots of twists and turns. A very enjoyable read.
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Culloden was just the beginning...

Alexander MacIvor has lost everything. The war. His ancestral home. His title. His family. And if he is not careful... His life. On the run from the English, this embittered Jacobite can do nothing but head for the Highlands.

Just when Alexander thought his life could not get any worse, an unexpected moment of good fortune falls onto his lap and paves the way for his escape from the hangman's noose or worse. But as he says goodbye to his beloved Scotland, he vows to one-day return, reclaim what is his and destroy the man who had so nearly destroyed him — the dishonourable and dangerous, Lord Tay. Alexander will stop at nothing to achieve his aims.
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It was a good book that I have read in a while, the characters were perfect each other , their relationship was interesting to read
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I have been dying to read this book and I wasn't disappointed. Great romance. Awesome drama. Great read.
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This is one of those books which should probably come with a trigger warning. There is an attempted rape on the heroine and revelations of past rapes and murders committed on members of the hero’s family. While they are relevant to the storyline and not gratuitously detailed, if you have triggers for rape and/or sexual assault, leave this one alone.

Those things aside, this is a really good story. The author knows her history, and this Scottish Highlands romance set a few years after the final crushing of the Jacobite uprising at Culloden draws on that rich knowledge to weave an engrossing tale of one man’s quest for vengeance stalling out when he falls in love with the instrument of his...

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Amy Rose Bennett captures the essence of early 1700 Scotland in this story of revenge and deception that culminates in redemption of the heart. This is my favorite trope of the scarred hero, which in this case is from seeing everything Alexander MacIvor owned and those he loved taken away from him when he returned home from war to Blackloch Castle. Having been left with nothing, he recreates himself and gains back some wealth, while biding his time to ruin The Earl of Tay, chief of a rival clan who had rained down all the destruction and taken his home. Slowly, Alexander has Tay almost totally bankrupt. But he finds the rascal has engaged himself to a wealthy English heiress, Miss Sarah...

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After the Battle of Culloden Alex return to his ancestral home only to find the Earl of Tay has laid waste to everything he holds dear.  He is able to escape the Highlands and years later able to regain his home.  Wanting to destroy the Earl he plans on abducting his fiancé, Sarah and hold her for ransom.  Sparks fly between Alex and Sarah; will Alex still use her to get his revenge?  I really liked this historical read.  The story is fast-paced with plenty of drama and intrigue.  The characters and great chemistry and the story really draws you in.  A good read.
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This was an extremely well written story! This was a story about revenge. Alexander a man who needed to exact revenge on Lord Tay for what was brutally taken from him, his family, his fiancé and his inheritance. Under an assumed name he got his land back, his plan to totally destroy Tay by abducting the woman he’s courting. The beautiful heiress Sarah Lambert. As plans go this one backfires on Alex and things go astray. Sarah is timid at the beginning but soon he realizes she’s no wilting flower she refuses to be a pawn and decides to take control of her life, starting with her escape and freedom!
I totally looooved this story full of fast paced action, revenge, villainous plots...

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I voluntarily read an Advance Review Copy of this book through Netgalley.  The book involves revenge, a kidnapping and a new discovered love.  Alexander is so set on revenge against the man who destroyed his home and family, that he unexpectedly finds the love of his life.  The book is well written and Inwould recommend it as a great read.
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After the Battle of Culloden, Alexander MacIvor, goes home. When he reaches it, he finds the Campbells have killed everyone and ruined anything they could touch. His Parents, sister, The clan and his fiancé at have been killed in the worse way. He wants revenge against Malcolm, Earl of Tay..He comes across some money takes it and sets himself up again. Then he comes back and he plans his revenge. Miss Sarah Lambert comes on the scene, eleven years after the initial brutality. Her father died and left her an heiress, and she promise on his deathbed, she would marry Malcolm.
The characters are robust and alive. You can see the growth when you see how the way they act changes. The...

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Alexander MacIvor returns to his ancestral home, Blackloch Castle, after the Battle of Culloden to find the Earl of Tay, chief of the rival Clan Campbell, has laid waste to all he holds dear. Alex literally loses everything and becomes driven by revenge against the Earl of Tay and anyone close to him. Tay has set his sights on beautiful and wealthy English heiress, Miss Sarah Lambert. Alex decides to kidnap Sarah to foil Tay’s plans by asking for a ransom he knows Tay can never pay. During their time together Alex and Sarah become attracted to each other and she realizes Alex will never give up his plan for revenge. Sarah refusing to be a pawn in Black’s diabolical plan for revenge, set...

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His alias name Alexander Black fits this hero. He’s the laird of Blackloch and for quite some time carries a black soul filled with the need for vengeance against a murderous, evil villain who has taken lives and hurt innocent women, including three who were dear to him. Alex’s well thought out plan for pay back and total ruination seems to have been calculated down to the smallest detail. However, he was in no way prepared for the sheer will/determination of Sarah, the heroine, to escape his clutches. This gal has game, folks. She’s observant, quick-witted, and resourceful enough to use whatever is within reach to help gain her freedom.

While the villain was much worse/pure evil, I must...

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This is an interesting story of two people brought together by one’s intense desire for revenge. Alex has long woshed to avenge the loss of his mother, sister,and affianced to an evil nemesis. He decides to kidnap the fiancé of the antagonist in this tale, a month or so prior to the wedding, hold her for ransom, but doesn’t truly intend to give her back. Alex’s true intent is to turn that fiancé, named Sarah against his enemy, and have her leave him. This would also break the blackguard financially, as Alex knows he is marrying the girl for her rather large inheritance.
The plot is unique and interesting, and Alex and Sarah become embroiled in intrigue and danger because of the...

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From the first page ‘The Laird of Blackloch’, set a rapid pace and didn’t let up until the end. Alexander MacIvor having fought in the Battle of Culloden, has faced incredible hardships but nothing that could compared to the brutality inflicted on his family and betrothed, by the hand of Malcolm, the Earl of Tay. Seeking revenge, Alex kidnaps Tay’s fiancé, Sarah Lambert, a wealthy heiress, in order to ensure Malcolm’s immediate downfall. Malcolm must marry Sarah soon before his debts come to light. However, the longer that Alex and Sarah are together, the harder it becomes for them to be apart.
The characters are well developed, particularly Alex and his staunch supporters. The tragedy...

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