The Laird Of Blackloch

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 16 Mar 2018

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This is a fair and honest review in exchange for this ARC.  Nice long story with nefarious lords, innocent damsels and a lovely hero seeking retribution.  All of this set out in Scotland!  What's not to enjoy?
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Following the Battle of Culloden, Alexander MacIvor returns to his ancestral home, Blackloch Castle, only to find the Malcolm Earl of Tay, chief of the rival Clan Campbell, has laid waste to everything he holds dear. In the face of such devastation, Alex seems doomed to live the life of a fugitive Jacobite until a stroke of good luck allows him to escape the Highlands and begin again. 11 years later, styling himself as a wealthy Englishman, Alexander reclaims his forfeited estate, becoming the new Laird of Blackloch. However his thirst for vengeance still drives him & he’s determined on destroying Lord Tay, by driving him to bankruptcy. When he learns the earl intends to marry the very...

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A rewarding romance novel. Good believable story and solid characters. True to life,what can go wrong will and does go wrong. Twists to keep your interest. The ending a little dramatic, but this is a story. True emotions are well written and evoke the readers feelings. A plus in my experience. What more could you want?  Another book by her.
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Revenge might be sweet, but love is far sweeter…
Following the Battle of Culloden, Alexander MacIvor returns to his ancestral home, Blackloch Castle, only to find the Earl of Tay, chief of the rival Clan Campbell, has laid waste to everything he holds dear. In the face of such devastation, Alex seems doomed to live the life of a fugitive Jacobite...until a stroke of good luck allows him to escape the Highlands and begin again. Years later, styling himself as a wealthy Englishman, Alexander reclaims his forfeited estate, becoming the new Laird of Blackloch. But it's not nearly enough to quell his thirst for vengeance.
Hell–bent on destroying Lord Tay...

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I loved this book! This is the second book in the series, and I thought both were excellent reads. Well-drawn characters, including a truly evil man whose main goal in life is marrying for money.

Alex MacIvor, a Jacobite who literally lost everything after Culloden, is driven by revenge. His plan is to kidnap the Earl of Tay's fiance and hold her for ransom since he knows Tay will never be able to afford to pay it. What he doesn't factor into his plan is his immediate attraction to Sarah Lambert - the woman he kidnaps. Her only goal: escape.

While she initially hates Alex for kidnapping her, she is increasingly attracted to him. She's convinced, though, that must escape and...

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Historical romance is one of my favorite genres to read. The Laird of Blackloch was the first novel by Amy Rose Bennett that I have ever read, and I was pleased at how she hooked me in from the first pages.

At its very heart, this is a story of revenge for horrible wrongs committed against a man, his family, clan, and fiancé when he returns from war. Injured, desperate, and alone, Alexander MacIvor fortuitously stumbles into a financial windfall that eventually creates the opportunity for him to reinvent himself under a new name. Singularly focused on destroying the Earl of Tay for his heinous crimes, MacIvor plots to use Tay’s fiancé, Sarah Lambert, as the means to destroy his...

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3.5 stars 

I had mixed feelings about this one but it was a good read nevertheless.  

The story caught my interest quickly but my attention started to dwindle with the constant repetition and slow pace.  

Sarah was fierce, intelligent and stubborn whereas; Alex was calculated, considerate yet determined to seek his revenge.  Sarah and Alex had good chemistry - I enjoyed their banter, wit and flirting.  However, both falling in love with each other so quickly was a bit far fetched and unconvincing.
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This was an enjoyable read. It kept my interest and the h and H had good chemistry. The author did a great job creating a dastardly villain. I felt like Alex and Sarah feel in love too quickly and their love was unconvincing. That being said, I still enjoyed this read.
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This novel was a good read. Alexander MacIvor seeks vengeance after the Earl of Tay, Malcolm, murdered his family and destroyed his home. Alex reinvents himself since he was a Jacobite and is a wanted man. Alex is determined to destroy Tay, so he ruins him financially. Alex watched Tay's fiancee, Miss Sarah Lambert, a wealthy heiress, and sets his plans in motion to disillusion her about Tay and kidnap her. He wants her to see the truth about him. Sarah believes she has feelings for Tay, but then he betrays her. She is found by Alex, who kidnaps her. Sarah is determined to escape and does not understand why Alex hates Tay so much. Alex promises no harm to her, but she wants to go...

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