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N he has never met But instead of being enticed by his bride to be Grant can't fight his attraction to the understated beauty and wit of her paid companionGillian Cameron long ago learned the danger of falling in love Now as the companion to a spoiled bluestocking she has learned to keep a fi I usually enjoy Karen Ranney s Scottish novels but this one is terribleway too predictable and boring Grant needs an heir and sight unseen chooses the doctors daughter Arabella He has absolutely no intention of having a real relationship with her just a sexual one to beget heirsasshole But it is a good thing as Arabella wants nothing to do with him either or any man for that matter She s too absorbed in medical learning and has no interest in feminine pursuits or manners Her companion Gillian however is a wild child and immediately falls for Grant though to her credit she does try to resist Grant of course wants her too but with none of the complications of marriage Yada yada yada Next

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The Scottish Companion

Rm hold on her emotions But from the moment she meets him she is powerless to resist the alluring and handsome earlFighting their attraction Gillian and Grant must band together to stop an unknown enemy from striking Will the threat of danger be enough to make them realize their true feelings The Earl of Straithern recently lost two of his brothers The doctor thinks it was to a blood disease but the Earl thinks poison was involved Whatever the case he thinks he should marry and start on the whole heirs business The perfect solution is to marry the doctor s daughter but from the first he prefers her companion Can he sort out his love life and solve the mystery of his brothers killerOh so lame a premise It had all the earmarks of a gothic horror rather then a romance Very Wuthering Heights without the excellent writing Two and a half stars from me

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Desperate for an heir he hastily chose a fiancée But it is another woman who sets his heart aflameHaunted by the mysterious deaths of his two brothers Grant Roberson 10th Earl of Straithern fears for his life Determined to produce an heir before it's too late Grant has promised to wed a woma Dark Not the happy book you would expect looking at the title and cover 25 should come with a warning


10 thoughts on “The Scottish Companion

  1. says:

    I did enjoy this book but it wasn't like others I've read by this author There was a Jane Eyre feel about it; somewhat dark and subdued Yes there was romance and some pretty steamy action but lots of angst as well The mystery aspect was fairly easily solved and the HEA was all too brief The characters were well written and the two leads were appealing enough I can sum it up best by saying this was a 5 star story on tranuilizers I

  2. says:

    I scanned this one but I did finish reading even when I lost connection with the Hh somewhere in the middle I'm not certain what event destroyed the fourth wall so badly that the story no longer held my complete interest It was like a series of small things that created cracks in the wall until it shatteredThis is a murder mystery written as a romance novel Warning to authors if you plan to mix genres study both for structure be

  3. says:

    Dark Not the happy book you would expect looking at the title and cover 25 should come with a warning

  4. says:

    This is the first book I've read by Karen Ranney and I was mostly underwhelmed I found the prose stiff and unnatural All the characters sound

  5. says:

    The Earl of Straithern has buried his two younger brothers in the past six months The doctor fears a blood disorde

  6. says:

    I usually enjoy Karen Ranney's Scottish novels but this one is terribleway too predictable and boring Grant needs an heir and sight unseen chooses the doctors daughter Arabella He has absolutely no intention of having a real relationship with her just a sexual one to beget heirsasshole But it is a good thing as Arabella w

  7. says:

    I usually really like the writing of Karen Ranney but I couldn't seem to get into this book I got to page 80 and it seemed like nothing had really happened and I wasn't willing to read on to see what happened I usually enjoy the authors characterizations but the characters in this book were not very interesting to me I felt that it

  8. says:

    Gillian Cameron 10th Earl of Straithern Grant RobersonHis 2 younger brothers have died of what doctor says is a blood disease and says he might succumb too He decides to marry uickly so he can have an heir so Gr

  9. says:

    The Earl of Straithern recently lost two of his brothers The doctor thinks it was to a blood disease but the Earl thinks poison was involved Whatever the case he thinks he should marry and start on the whole heirs business The perfect solution is to marry the doctor's daughter but from the first he prefers her companion Can he sort out his lo

  10. says:

    Well this story is a bit dark Multiple murders poisonings secrets and scandals Faced with his very real and not too distan