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31 May 2021

Book Review: The Highlander's Secret Son by Jeanine Englert *AD gifted

I was provided with a free copy of The Highlander's Secret Son by Jeanine Englert ahead of the blog tour.

Another Monday, another excellent Mills & Boon! I loved The Highlander's Secret Son by Jeanine Englert, the passion and tension and danger and love... It was perfect.

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His first love

Now his sworn enemy…

What is Fiona MacDonald doing on the run across his lands? With a wee baby as well!

Brandon once loved this woman with all his heart―until her family killed many of his clan. Now, as the new Campbell Laird, he must make sure she pays the price for her betrayal.

But how can he claim his vengeance if what she says is true..? That her child is his son and heir!

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5 Word Review: Family, love, betrayal, secrets, trust. 


When I picked this up, all I knew that I was in the mood for a highland romance. The Highlander's Secret Son ticked all of the boxes, and left me thoroughly satisfied.

I love a secret baby trope - and this one is revealed in such a dramatic way! Right from the start we can what Fiona and Brandon's personalities are, and I loved Fiona's sass.

Fi and Brandon have history - and it's messy. I loved to see them work through it and overcome the misunderstandings of their past. There had been a huge betrayal, and each resented the other, but the spark between them as still there and it was great to see it rekindled. I loved the slow rebuilding of trust and the acknowledgment that the love had never really left.

I enjoyed how the narrative switches between Fiona and Brandon - we get to see both sides of the story and the reasons behind the misunderstandings. We got to see the deeper side of the politicking and clan loyalties.

The setting is wonderful. It is sweeping and epic and grand, and yet it still felt intimate at times. The changeable weather brought the setting further to life.

The Highlander's Secret Son is a fantastic highland historical romance, where the setting came to life and the characters worked their way into my heart. It is definitely one I will read again.


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4 comments:

  1. I have never heard of or read about this book but it sounds fab. Romance are my favourite genres and so I want to read this book even more knowing there's some romantic part hahaha! Great review. I would love to give it a try!

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  2. Sounds like a lovely read with a really nice setting too. Great review and giveaway!

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  3. Monarch of the Glen came to me as I saw the title! This one tickles. Because who doesn't love a good highland romance with the added ingredient of betrayal?

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  4. I do enjoy a good dual perspective narrative, and the Highlands. Another brilliant review!

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