Terry Spear's first print novel, Winning the Highlander's Heart, has just been released. It has gotten rave reviews everywhere. Like “…fast paced, full of witty dialogue, and interesting characters that will keep readers entertained for hours. If you like historical stories about braw Highlander men, you’ll love this book.” Romance Junkies
In the novel, Countess Anice vows to flee the amorous advances of King Henry I, and return to her home in the Highlands, where she hopes to find a laird to wed. Highlander Laird Malcolm MacNeill, seeking an English bride, becomes entangled with the Scottish lass while trying to find out why her staff has vanished. Protecting the king's ward without losing his heart to the willful lass is easier said than done.
What did I think of Winning the Highlander's Heart? When Lady Anice, Countess of Brecken, swings from a tower window and falls into the lap of Malcolm MacNeill, Earl of Pembrinton, their lives become a rousing adventure neither anticipated. The king assigns Malcolm the difficult task of escorting Anice from England back to her castle in the Scottish Highlands and protecting her along the way. Once they get there, they must find out why members of her staff have disappeared.
Terry Spear has crafted a masterpiece in Winning the Highlander’s Heart. Fans of Scottish medieval romance will delight in this page-turner which sweeps the reader back to England and Scotland during the reign of King Henry I.
I fell in love with the noble, sexy Highland hero who has a wonderful sense of humor and a caring heart. The saucy heroine is a challenge for him, yet his perfect match. Malcolm and Anice’s verbal sparring is highly entertaining, and their attraction is deeply sensual. The secondary characters stole my heart as well, especially wee Kemp, a homeless lad they find along the way. This is a lighthearted, fun read, but at times the emotion was so touching it brought a tear to my eye. The skillfully interwoven suspense kept me wondering how they would escape the dangerous situations. I highly recommend this book, brimming in lush historical details, set in vivid locations, and peopled with true-to-life, lovable characters.
Romance Studio gave WINNING THE HIGHLANDERS HEART 5 Hearts!!, Lighthouse Literary Reviews--5 Beacons!!, Fallen Angel Reviews--5 Angels!!, Romance Junkies--4.5 rating!!! And it won Honorable Mention in the International Connections Contest.
Read more great reviews and an excerpt at Terry's website...