How to Marry a Royal Highlander

How to Marry a Royal HighlanderThe Renegade Royals, Book Four
Kensington Books
June 30, 2015
ISBN: 978-1420131284

Illegitimate yet thoroughly irresistible, the Renegade Royals are leaving behind their careers as daring spies for the greatest adventure of all…

At sixteen, Alasdair Gilbride, heir to a Scottish earldom, fled the Highlands and an arranged betrothal. Ten years later, Alasdair must travel home to face his responsibilities. It’s a task that would be much easier without the distracting presence of the most enticing woman he’s ever met…

After one escapade too many, Eden Whitney has been snubbed by the ton. The solution: rusticating in the Scottish wilderness, miles from all temptation. Except, of course, for brawny, charming Alasdair. The man is so exasperating she’d likely kill him before they reach the border—if someone else weren’t trying to do just that. Now Eden and Alasdair are plunging into a scandalous affair with his life and her reputation at stake—and their hearts already irreparably lost…

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“The pair is flirtatious, but the dialogue isn’t corny and over-the-top. Alec and Edie were a light-hearted and level-headed couple, while all of the surrounding characters, from Edie’s mother to Alec’s aunt, were crazy in their own special ways…I’ll definitely seek more of Kelly’s books in the future. Sweet and exciting How to Marry a Royal Highlander would make a spectacular addition to the historical romance-lover’s collection.” ~Manhattan Book Review, 4.5 stars

“Kelly continues her diverting Royal Renegades with a humorous charmer. The delightful characters, witty dialogue and quick pace enliven the plot. Kelly provides plenty of passion and a light dose of Gothic suspense, engaging readers and providing an enjoyable read.” ~RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

“The writing in this novel is absolutely superb! Descriptions are vivid, the romantic plot engaging, and the emotions Ms. Kelly evokes are done so effortlessly.” ~Plot Twist Reviews, 5 stars

“Vanessa Kelly has done it again…she writes beautiful love stories that will bring tears to your eyes.” ~The Reading Wench, 5 stars

“Oh yes, another hit by Ms. Kelly…she’s just awesome and each book is a treat. Highlander offers us yet another chance to enjoy her wit and style, her dynamics and destines of those who some might not consider important. My opinion? Check it out…another excellent story” ~Bodice Rippers Reviews

“Full of complex characters that make it stand out in a room full of other novels. Take this trip back in history if you like complexity, history and true love.” ~Harlequin Junkies, 4.5 stars, Recommended Read

“HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL HIGHLANDER is an absolutely delightful read, one that had me in stitches from the beginning to the end! With a spirited and lovable heroine, a confident and attractive hero, engaging dialogue and lots of fun secondary characters, HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL HIGHLANDER belongs on everyone’s summer reading list!” ~The Sassy Bookster, 4.5 stars

HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL HIGHLANDER enchants with exceptionally appealing characters plus original circumstances.” ~Single Title Reviews

“Fun. Even paced and funny. How to Marry a Royal Highlanderkept me in  stitches! What I found most refreshing was the unique plot which is sometimes difficult to find with these historical romances, as the typical trope is so tried and true. However, Highlander definitely had my rapt attention.” ~Smexy Books, B+

“I have enjoyed this series and like all good series wish it could go on and on. Seeing each of the Renegade Royals gain love and happiness has been a thrill. Ms Kelly spins a tale that has you continuing to turn pages into the night. These characters have become like family members and you will not be disappointed with this latest story.” ~Buried Under Romance, 5 stars

“I have been following this series for a while now and I have to say that this is the best one yet!  I really, really liked this book!  I found it charming and witty…what really drew me into this book (besides the lusty Alec) was the great plot and dialogue.” ~Kilts and Swords

How To Marry A Royal Highlander is an exciting instalment, a feisty yet tender love story, some intense villains, dramatic family displays, and a conflict that will keep you interested…a stunning Highlander romance that is full of sugar and spice!!” ~Addicted to Romance4 stars

“A delicious ending to the wonderful RENEGADE ROYALS series, HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL HIGHLANDER, beautifully penned by author Vanessa Kelly, is a witty, sensual historical romance that I hated to see end.” ~Romance Junkies5 blue ribbons

“A sparkling romance amidst the beauty of the Scottish Highlands…HOW TO MARRY A ROYAL HIGHLANDER is another smashing addition to a superb series: Vanessa Kelly never disappoints!” ~Fresh Fiction

“The gorgeous scenery, tight suspense and complicated plot twists heated up the already taut sexual tension between the characters, making for an exciting and entertaining read. Thanks!” ~It’s About The Book

“I love this series…jumping back in to Vanessa Kelly’s series was like wrapping yourself up in a nice blanket.” ~Ramblings From This Chick, 5 stars

“Full of fun, witty banter – and a touch of mystery, How to Marry a Royal Highlander is a fabulously fun read – as I’ve come to expect from Vanessa Kelly.” ~Books for Her

“I was a late to discover Vanessa Kelly but she has sky rocketed to the top of my anticipated new releases list! Her characters are expertly crafted and her writing absorbing! There is no shortage of action in this author’s work but what really distinguishes Ms. Kelly is her ability to seamlessly illustrate feelings ranging from full on despair to laugh out loud humor. I guarantee that once you read a book by Vanessa Kelly she will become a fixture in your romance repertoire.” ~Jenerated Reviews 2015 Books & Authors Not To Be Missed!

“Eden is a lively and high-spirited heroine and Alasdair a decent fellow, as well as a hunky highlander with a distinguished war record, predictably. And rich, of course. Fans of Regency romances will find much to enjoy.” ~Historical Novel Society