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Highland Master

Highland Master

When eighteen-year-old Lady Catriona Mackintosh discovers a wounded man in the forest near her Highland home, little does she know that he has sworn a sacred oath to kill her father and other members of the powerful Highland confederation known as Clan Chattan. Nor does she realize that she has met her soul mate. Independent, competent, intelligent, fiercely proud of her heritage, determined always to live near her own family, and known to her family as the “wee wildcat” because of her quick temper, Catriona is the daughter of a Highland chieftain and granddaughter of the even more powerful Chief (or Captain) of Clan Chattan. But her life changes forever when she persuades Sir Finlagh Cameron to return with her to her home to recover from his wounds.



Sir Finlagh “Fin” Cameron is on a mission for the heir to Scotland’s throne, who has sent him to the Highlands to persuade the Chief of Clan Chattan to arrange a secret meeting for him with two other great lords (the Lord of the Isles and the Lord of the North). Until Fin meets Catriona, however, he has no idea that her father was the Clan Chattan war leader who led them in the battle that wiped out many of Clan Cameron’s best warriors, including Fin’s own father. The sole survivor of that battle, Fin accepted a bequest of vengeance from his dying father, providing him with a dilemma to face as he begins to fall in love with Catriona. He is not the only one enticed by her charms, either. There are two other contenders, one of whom is his own master, the heir to Scotland’s throne. With royal mischief afoot, if Catriona and Fin are ever to find happiness, they must first avoid disaster that could change Scotland’s history, and find ways to be open and honest with each other.
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Genre: Romance / Fiction / Romance / Historical / Scottish

On Sale: February 1st 2011

Price: $7.99

Page Count: 400

ISBN-13: 9781455503544

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Praise

"Great with sensual scenes, Scott escapes the cliche of a masterful male taming a "wildcat" woman; instead, Fin and Catriona learn to communicate and compromise in this solid romantic adventure..... Scott...deftly handles period dialogue and attitudes."—Publishers Weekly, 12/2010
Advance rave-review for Highland Master:

"Amanda Scott has an uncanny knack of picking up her readers and plunking them down right in the middle of her storyworld. The physical settings, the tenor of the times, the charactersl the language, and the political and family tensions, all present an unmatched air of authenticity to her work. ... Highland Master is an eminently satisfying read."—Romantic Reviews Today
On Tempted by a Warrior:

"Terrific story. Loved the tension between Fiona and Dickon...Plenty of tension and suspense throughout. Another wonderful Scottish tale with lots to recommend to all. 4 Checks!"—Donna Doyle, Romance Reviews
On Seduced by a Rogue: "Top Pick! Scott's wonderful book is...populated by characters who jump off the pages and grab your attention....Tautly written, passionate romance."—-Kathe Robin, Historical Romance Reviews, rtbookreviews.com
On Seduced by a Rogue: "Another excellent novel from Amanda Scott, who just keeps producing one fine story after another..."—-Romance Reviews Magazine, romancereviewsmag.com
"Ms. Scott is able to make settings and history come to life...For a read brightened by suspense, wit, and love, Tamed by a Laird is a great choice."—-Jane Bowers, Romance Reviews Today
On Seduced by a Rogue: "The historical romance writer adds this title to her impressive bibliography, delivering another trademark tale of strong-willed women and warrior-clans in 14th century Scotland."—Allen Pierleoni, The Sacramento Bee, www.sacbee.com
On Seduced by a Rogue: "This was a great story!...The passion and understanding between the characters was wonderfully written...Amanda Scott is a fabulous writer, and her stories are well worth reading numerous times over."—Rista Tompkins, theromancereadersconnection.com
On Tamed by a Laird: "Noted for her exceptionally well-written and well-researched Scottish historicals, Scott breathes vivid, colorful life into 14th-century Scotland with strong, well-motivated characters, a passionate love story, and enough political intrigue to keep the action lively."—-Kristin Ramsdell, Library Journal Reviews