The Highlander’s Kilted Bride

The Highlander's Kilted BrideClan Kendrick Book Six
Kensington Books
August 22, 2023

The youngest brother in Clan Kendrick has become a charismatic force in his own right—especially when the perfect woman gallops into his life—in the latest novel in USA Today bestselling author Vanessa Kelly’s sparkling Scottish Regency series.

Charlotte “Charlie” Stewart would rather don a kilt and ride her horse than simper in a ballroom. But with her younger sister about to be wed, she can’t escape the pressure to be next. A husband has been chosen, and Charlie’s fate seems set. Until an afternoon gallop sends her horse colliding with Kade Kendrick, the broad-shouldered Highlander who was once her childhood pal . . .

As a youth, Kade felt overshadowed by his older siblings. Now he’s a renowned musician whose fame provides cover for his other work—as a spy. Home from his latest mission, he’s annoyed to be roped into attending the wedding of a family friend—until it reunites him with the fearless tomboy who has become a breathtaking beauty. And though his thoughts should be on a new concerto, Kade is soon distracted by rival suitors, a dangerous quest—and the unconventional woman who fills his soul with music and his body with desire . . .

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Barnes & Noble Top 50 in Mass Market

“With the latest engaging Kendrick love story, Kelly offers readers an artfully composed plot generously spiced with intriguing notes of danger as well as an abundance of simmering sexual chemistry that slowly crescendos into full-blown passion between the novel’s refreshingly unconventional pair of protagonists.” ~Booklist

“This was a fun read with a mystery woven into the romance. Kade and Charlie are very well-matched and have a wonderful chemistry…this was a very good read and I would happily recommend it.” ~4 stars, Flippin’ Pages Book Reviews

“This is a fun and entertaining addition to the Clan Kendrick series…Kade and Charlie have a lovely romance.” ~One Book More

“Kade & Charlie…were easy to love and root for. I enjoyed this book so much!” ~4.5 stars, Carey’s Reviews

“Wit, humor, mystery, and romance: all this makes for a cheerful and uplifting romance set in the Scottish Highlands.” ~Subakka.bookstuff

“With family drama, intrigue, and a peppering of smoldering kisses, this beautiful book has epically captured me. I loved every single moment of this unputdownable series conclusion, which had me smiling from its very first page.” ~5 stars, Michelle_the_pa_loves_to_read

“The Highlander’s Kilted Bride not only offers another fun, swoony, heartfelt highlander romance but also a fond farewell to a much loved family. It has my enthusiastic recommendation.” ~5 stars, The Romance Dish

“This book and series is absolutely magnificent…I absolutely recommend this book to everyone!” ~5 stars, Tartan Book Reviews.

“I give The Highlander’s Kilted Bride a five out of five. This is the first book that I’ve read from this author and even though this is the latest book in this series, it can easily be read as a stand alone and not lose anything in understanding. The author’s writing isn’t bogged down in historical speech or overly descriptive sections, which made this flow very smoothly. The storylines were woven together nicely with entertaining and comedic events and romantic moments spread throughout.” ~Bewitched Bookworms

“This is a lively read with delightful characters in a gorgeous setting. What more could one ask for a book to while away a few hours to take you away from all the ugh that is today’s news? Beautiful people, a little conflict, someone to hate and lots to love. Head on out to get your copy!” ~4.5 stars, Book, Cooks, Looks

“I enjoyed the character dynamics and was delighted to see a strong FMC prevail..this was my first of the series, but I definitely see myself picking up the lot.” ~booksimperfectcondition

“Just like the other two books I’ve read in the series, this one was just as swoon worthy and filled with laugh out loud moments…this unconventional couple simply works in this romance.” ~shopcoffeekids

“It’s a grand adventure through the Highlands with a duo that make a bold statement about life, happiness, and love by pursuing it their way. A wonderful addition to your reading list, and the perfect way to usher in the autumn season.” ~Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers