The second in the seductive new Scottish historical romance Wild Wicked Highlanders series from New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Enoch!
In Scot Under the Covers, a resourceful English lady and a hot-blooded Highlander join forces to trick a scoundrel, and every rule will be broken!
Miranda Harris is known for her charm, wit, and ability to solve any problem she encounters. But when her brother lands neck-deep in gambling debt to a crafty villain and Miranda is subsequently blackmailed into marrying him, she must enlist the help of the devil himself to save the family honor—and herself.
“It’s time to fall in love with Suzanne Enoch.” — Lisa Kleypas
Devilishly handsome Highlander Aden MacTaggert knows next to nothing about the ways of the ton, but he most certainly knows his way around gaming halls and womens’ hearts. Still, Aden is not sure how he’ll manage to find a Sassenach bride in time to save his family’s inheritance. When his almost sister-in-law Miranda comes to him for assistance, he proposes a partnership: She will help him navigate London society and he’ll teach her everything about wagering…and winning back her freedom. The beautiful, clever lass intrigues Aden—but is she playing her own game, or are the sparks between them real? He is accustomed to risking his pocket. But betting on Miranda’s love is a game he can’t afford to lose. . .
The flawless second Regency era romance in Enoch's Wild Wicked Highlanders series (after It's Getting Scot in Here) hinges on a pair of enemies turned lovers who gamble with both their money and their hearts. Miranda Harris has always loathed games of chance, and her hatred only grows when her brother trades her hand in marriage to clear his gambling debt. Miranda would rather go to debtor's prison than marry the odious Capt. Robert Vale, but before she resigns herself to a cell, she tries her hand at winning her freedom back, reluctantly seeking the help of handsome master gambler Aden MacTaggert. In order to keep parental funds flowing into his Highland estate, Aden must marry a London-bred woman. He agrees to teach Miranda about gambling ostensibly in exchange for lessons on London manners that will help him meet a match, but really because he's charmed by witty, outspoken Miranda and hopes to turn her disdain for him into affection. High stakes, spirited characters, and off-the-charts chemistry keep the pages turning as Enoch balances humor, heat, and tension. This is Highland romance done right.
I loved this book. Suzanne Enoch writes some of the best highlander books! This is a perfect opposite attracts story. There’s laughter, tears and suspense and great family interaction.
Miranda likes to think of herself as upstanding member of the ton and goes by the rules.
Aden is only in London to find a wife, which he does not want. When he meets Miranda they butt headache in a big way. She doesn’t mince words and tells him exactly what she thinks of him. She’s the most refreshing lass he’s met and is very intrigued with her. She on the other hand wants nothing to do with Aden, until she needs his help. The sparks fly and they both start to see what they want.
I highly recommend this series and please read in order.
The MacTaggert bothers are rude, crude, and socially unacceptable, and absolutely lovable. In short, they are Wild Wicked Highlanders. In this story Aden MacTaggert and Miranda Harris join forces to thwart a sleezy villain’s scheme to force a marriage to Miranda. As their plan progresses, so does the attraction between them.
Scot Under the Covers has a handsome Highlander hero, a headstrong feisty heroine, and a villain who gets his comeuppance. It is a charming romance with a bit of drama, some suspense, and a good dose of humor. The brothers are hilarious and totally devoted to each other. The other characters are clever and entertaining. I love the butler’s patience with the brothers, Ross the deer, and the rescued dog. I thoroughly enjoyed this story and look forward to the next one in the series.
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Witty Highland Tale
I have never read Suzanne Enoch and did not read the first book in this series but I do believe I will. I really enjoyed the banter between the “smart” Miranda Harris and Aden. Especially Aden’s highland brogue. Beyond that,
their attraction was the glue of the story for me.
While Aden tries to get Miranda out of a blackmailing jam, he falls hard as does she. Miranda’s brother and future brothers-in-law to Aden, Matthew, is at the root of the blackmail that could cause their family a disastrous scandal.
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