Highland Heat

Highland Knights

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Perfect for readers of Maya Banks, Monica McCarty, and Sabrina Jeffries, Jennifer Haymore’s seductive Highland Knights series heats up with an electrifying tale of class warfare, fierce loyalties, and forbidden love.
 
With blood still drying on the front lines at Waterloo, Lady Grace Carrington helps an injured soldier to a British medical tent. Though she believes she’s pulled him to safety, in fact she has put them both in grave danger: Because when his brilliant blue eyes meet hers, the passionate Scottish sergeant kisses her in a way that leaves her breathless and trembling. As the obedient daughter of an earl, Grace shouldn’t be tempted by someone so far below her station. But as a red-blooded woman, she longs for so much more.
 
As far as Duncan Mackenzie is concerned, getting stabbed in the arm was the best thing that ever happened to him. When he wakes on the battlefield, the sight of Grace’s lovely face sets his soul aflame. As an enlisted man and a farmer’s son, however, pursuing his guardian angel means facing the wrath of London society, not to mention his own superiors in the British Army. Aye, but he’d risk all that and more just to keep her in his arms.

Praise for Highland Heat
 
“In this intelligent and exciting new Scottish series, sensuality, passion, and mystery blend into a wonderfully entertaining tale.”USA Today bestselling author Bronwen Evans
 
Highland Heat has it all: suspense, intrigue, a hunky Scottish hero, and a spunky heroine who defies everything to be with the man she loves. Jennifer Haymore’s quick-witted writing style and engaging characters drew me in, and now I can’t wait for the rest of the series.”—Sharon Cullen, author of The Reluctant Duchess
 
“Readers will respect Grace’s strength when she is sorely tested, while Duncan’s warm, courageous heart will enrapture fans of Scottish rogues. In this first book in her Highland Knights series, Haymore teases readers into craving the next installment, though this work reads well as a stand-alone novel.”Library Journal

“This story of class difference is the perfect mix of romance and drama. It kept me turning the pages straight through to the end.”—Ashlyn Macnamara, author of What a Lady Requires
 
“A breathtaking story of forbidden love between a sexy Highland warrior and an engaging English lady who risk scandal at every turn and face insurmountable intrigue, this is a book to savor!”—Pamela Labud, author of To Catch a Lady
 
“I honestly cannot say enough good things about this book. I can only suggest that you read this book. If you read any historical romance this year, make it Highland Knights.”Night Owl Reviews
 
“I really enjoyed the book, because I liked the romance at its core.”—Red Hot Books
 
“Well written and well paced, this was a good novel, and the epilogue hooked me into wanting to read the next in the series.”—The Romance Factor
 
“If you are looking for a Regency romance that will pull at your heart strings and bring tears to your eyes, then you need look no further than Highland Heat.”—Romantic Historical Reviews
 
“This is my first read from author Jennifer Haymore, and I foresee much more from this author on my TBR shelf in the future.”—Bambi Unbridled

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Book 2
For fans of Maya Banks, Monica McCarty, and Sabrina Jeffries, the Highland Knights series continues as a tight-knit band of Scottish mercenaries make trouble on the mean streets of London . . . and under the sheets with England’s proper young women.

As the secret author of racy romances, Lady Esme Hawkins goes to great lengths to protect her family’s honor. Which is why she carefully disguises herself before entering a notorious bordello to do research. But when Esme comes face-to-face with a brooding Highland bodyguard, she can’t easily refuse a harmless kiss . . . a kiss that inflames desires ripped from the pages of her novels. Acting on them, however, would risk revealing Esme’s identity—and the fact that she’s engaged to another man.

As a Highland Knight sworn to protect the crown, Camden McLeod never expected to follow his client into a bordello—nor could he anticipate meeting a bright, innocent lass with lush lips and eyes the color of the sea. Instantly, Cam knows he must possess her. But to do so, he’ll need to give up his rakish ways, embrace his role as heir to his despised father, and snuff out a deadly threat to his brothers in arms. By comparison, winning Esme away from her insipid fiancé will be pure pleasure.

Praise for Highland Awakening

“Her unique storytelling combined with her fresh spin on historical romance makes Jennifer Haymore a reader favorite!”—Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Brogan

“Jennifer Haymore is a master at combining suspense, intrigue, romance, and hunky Scottish warriors. If you want a true alpha hero, then Highland Awakening is a must read.”—Sharon Cullen, author of Sutherland’s Secret

“Readers will love this story as it incorporates humor, extremely hot love scenes, anger, love, family and forgiveness in well-thought-out flowing dialogue.”—Sportochick’s Musings (five stars)

“I’m excited to read the next book in the Highland Knights series, Highland Temptation, which stars Colin Stirling.”—Historical Romance Lover (five stars)

“A female heroine in a historical who actually writes naughty stories just had to be a character I enjoyed.”—(un)Conventional Bookviews

“This is the second book in the Highland Knights series and I am hoping there will be more!”—Kilts and Swords

“I enjoyed this book. Cam and Esme were perfect for each other.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews

“I will definitely be keeping up with the series.”—Happy Ever After Book Reviews

Praise for Jennifer Haymore’s Highland Heat

“In this intelligent and exciting new Scottish series, sensuality, passion, and mystery blend into a wonderfully entertaining tale.”—USA Today bestselling author Bronwen Evans

“Readers will respect Grace’s strength when she is sorely tested, while Duncan’s warm, courageous heart will enrapture fans of Scottish rogues. In this first book in her Highland Knights series, Haymore teases readers into craving the next installment, though this work reads well as a stand-alone novel.”—Library Journal
 
“This story of class difference is the perfect mix of romance and drama. It kept me turning the pages straight through to the end.”—Ashlyn Macnamara, author of What a Lady Requires

Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Reviews

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Publisher
Loveswept
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Published on
Nov 24, 2015
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Pages
244
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ISBN
9781101965269
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Regency
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Scottish
Fiction / Romance / Historical / Victorian
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Book 2
For fans of Maya Banks, Monica McCarty, and Sabrina Jeffries, the Highland Knights series continues as a tight-knit band of Scottish mercenaries make trouble on the mean streets of London . . . and under the sheets with England’s proper young women.

As the secret author of racy romances, Lady Esme Hawkins goes to great lengths to protect her family’s honor. Which is why she carefully disguises herself before entering a notorious bordello to do research. But when Esme comes face-to-face with a brooding Highland bodyguard, she can’t easily refuse a harmless kiss . . . a kiss that inflames desires ripped from the pages of her novels. Acting on them, however, would risk revealing Esme’s identity—and the fact that she’s engaged to another man.

As a Highland Knight sworn to protect the crown, Camden McLeod never expected to follow his client into a bordello—nor could he anticipate meeting a bright, innocent lass with lush lips and eyes the color of the sea. Instantly, Cam knows he must possess her. But to do so, he’ll need to give up his rakish ways, embrace his role as heir to his despised father, and snuff out a deadly threat to his brothers in arms. By comparison, winning Esme away from her insipid fiancé will be pure pleasure.

Praise for Highland Awakening

“Her unique storytelling combined with her fresh spin on historical romance makes Jennifer Haymore a reader favorite!”—Wall Street Journal bestselling author Tracy Brogan

“Jennifer Haymore is a master at combining suspense, intrigue, romance, and hunky Scottish warriors. If you want a true alpha hero, then Highland Awakening is a must read.”—Sharon Cullen, author of Sutherland’s Secret

“Readers will love this story as it incorporates humor, extremely hot love scenes, anger, love, family and forgiveness in well-thought-out flowing dialogue.”—Sportochick’s Musings (five stars)

“I’m excited to read the next book in the Highland Knights series, Highland Temptation, which stars Colin Stirling.”—Historical Romance Lover (five stars)

“A female heroine in a historical who actually writes naughty stories just had to be a character I enjoyed.”—(un)Conventional Bookviews

“This is the second book in the Highland Knights series and I am hoping there will be more!”—Kilts and Swords

“I enjoyed this book. Cam and Esme were perfect for each other.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews

“I will definitely be keeping up with the series.”—Happy Ever After Book Reviews

Praise for Jennifer Haymore’s Highland Heat

“In this intelligent and exciting new Scottish series, sensuality, passion, and mystery blend into a wonderfully entertaining tale.”—USA Today bestselling author Bronwen Evans

“Readers will respect Grace’s strength when she is sorely tested, while Duncan’s warm, courageous heart will enrapture fans of Scottish rogues. In this first book in her Highland Knights series, Haymore teases readers into craving the next installment, though this work reads well as a stand-alone novel.”—Library Journal
 
“This story of class difference is the perfect mix of romance and drama. It kept me turning the pages straight through to the end.”—Ashlyn Macnamara, author of What a Lady Requires

Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
Book 3
Jennifer Haymore’s sweeping Highland Knights series is perfect for readers of Maya Banks, Monica McCarty, and Sabrina Jeffries—and as the saga resumes, one of Scotland’s most steadfast warriors shields a broken beauty while she soothes the pain in his soldier’s heart.
 
When Lady Emilia Buchanan discovers that her despicable father has been scheming against the crown, she turns to the Highland Knights for protection—and retribution. Spirited away to a safe house on the outskirts of London, Emilia is surprised to find herself sharing close quarters with a soft-spoken, musclebound Highlander. Before long, curiosity gives way to an alarming attraction. Emilia has learned firsthand from her father that men are not to be trusted. She just never met one so honorable and loyal, so powerful and, yes, tempting.
 
Ever since Waterloo, Colin Stirling has struggled with memories that haunt him night and day. Driven near to madness, he no longer trusts himself with meaningful relationships of any kind. At least in this temporary sanctuary, Colin can withdraw from the world—that is, until his stunningly gorgeous charge learns the full depth of his pain. In Emilia, Colin sees a kindred spirit with battle scars of her own. He also senses a chance to heal . . . and to find love.
 
Praise for Highland Temptation
 
“Highland Temptation is a riveting, fast-paced tale of two lovers racing through Scotland to escape the lass’s father.”—Keira Montclair, author of the Highland Clan series
 
“An exciting, sexy, emotionally charged book that will keep readers turning pages. Highly recommended.”—Catherine Kean, author of the Knight’s series
 
“Heartwarming . . . Highland Temptation is a roller coaster ride of emotion, love and adventure! A love story you can immerse yourself in.”—Addicted to Romance
 
“If you like brave Highlanders, daring escapes, and endearing romance, you will love this book! I look forward to reading more of this author’s books in the future.”—Lady with a Quill
 
“Five stars: The reader will love this book! It is chock full of caring and evil people, brokenness, healing, love, family and suspense.”—Sportochick’s Musings
 
“I highly recommend Highland Temptation by Jennifer Haymore and am looking forward to her next book!”—Celtic Barb’s Kilted Tartan Book Review Blog
 
“Who doesn’t like a little mystery and intrigue with your romance? I know I do!”—Life of a Crazy Mom
 
“I thoroughly enjoyed the story. Can’t go wrong when there are Scottish hunks on the loose. Both characters developed nicely and their romance was sweet.”—Lampshade Reader

Includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.
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