When Dougal arrives at Beth s building potatoes
green matter lying all over the stairs her flat has been trashed lying all over the stairs her flat has been trashed is no where in sight Thus begins their MISadventurous trek of dodging slave traders weaving in out of the line of pistol shots a hellion determined to get back to her baby a stolen cart horse a hard knee melting kiss delivered with great style via Dougal not just 1 drenching rainfall HELLO my peeps it s Scotland but 2 a brotherly Baron an amazing night of seduction arranged by the fearless Beth why or why do brothers arrive at the absolutely wrong time Will Beth go back to being unseen Can Dougal show Beth that she is SEEN loved by him How will her family feel about Harriett Beth s child of her heart When will Redcakes ummy sweets be a part of this charming story How will 2 stupid brothers men always do screw this up This romance read is book 4 in the charming always makes me hungry Redcakes series Each book is so different can stand alone Ms Hiestand s characters always pull Bird Habitats in Britain you into her stories kicking screaming if needed This was my favorite book in the series because is was uick paced adventures had an over looked heroine who would not confirm to Society a extremely sexy self made man as a hero Beth was raised by her Society conscious mother her 1 only friend but after her mom died she was lost all their plans for her future with her Dougal I gets shivers down my spine for this name is a 2nd son who really didn t need to support himself but he wanted to walk his way have a purpose in life Beth Dougal both had a SCREAMING voice in their lives called PURPOSE TO MATTER Not a common goal to have in 1800s Society in England Ms Hiestand did a page turning seduction by I don t know what I am doing Beth but it so worked for this romance poor Dougal was HOOKED There was adrenaline filled pages dastardly villains a gutsy heroine who did anything for her adopted child the pantie dropping smile of Dougal that my peeps will feel down toour toes Ms Hiestand s HILARIOUSNESS aplenty Only 1 thing was missing from this Scottish tale no KILT wearing Scot any where so I hope Ms Hiestand learns that all stories in Scotland need a KILT I give this action packed romance of Ms Hiestand a score of 4 fingers up 8 toes I loved hated the next Redcakes book teaser at the endNetGalley ARC given for honest review Originally reviewed for Bodice Rippers Femme Fatales and FantasyHeather Hiestand s The Kidnapped Bride is an easy fast read meant to be enjoyed It is book three of Ms Hiestand s Redcakes SeriesLady Elizabeth Shield wanted to decide her life for herself She ran off when her mother died and she felt alone and abandoned But she really wasn t alone or abandoned her brothers have been looking for her since she left Unfortunately for said brothers she doesn t want to be found While she knows the man she thought she loved didn t return the favor they created a life for themselves Only Heather didn t know just whatcrushed green matter
that life entailedDougal Alexander is the much loved second son to a Baron While he could have lived offlife entailedDougal Alexander is the much loved second son to a Baron While he could have lived off family s money and estates he has decided to make a living for himself as a private investigator Tasked with finding Lady Elizabeth he discovers her working as a made for a jewel thief But even then she managed to slip through his fingers Dougal and Elizabeth were made for each other Two strong individuals bound and determined to do it their own way This could have been a great short story Instead for me it came off wooden and contrived Unfortunately it left me feeling like it was forced The characters seemed a bit contrived and changed from one person s perspective to another Sadly I have to rate it a mere two stars Sadly because there was so much potential there ShauniThis review is based on the ARC of The Kidnapped Bride provided by netgalley and is scheduled to be released on September 15 2014 The Kidnapped Bride by Heather Hiestand was a intriguing bookDougal Alexander is hired to find a sister who went missing a The Guitar Style of Jerry Reed year ago She was last seen in a bad part of town He must find her as soon as possibleHe meets her when she appears as a maid at the home of Manfred Cross in Edinburgh but does not realize it until he sees her borthers He puts their faces together and realizes that he has just missed her He takes a train to go pick her up only to find that she is not in residence and that the police have no clue who Most difficult caseet will be showing her that he’s everything she truly desires and that love is the greatest of adventures“Before I realized it the unusually strong and well developed characters of The Kidnapped Bride had sneaked up on me and captured my full attention This is one of the best shorter books I have ever read” Delle Jacobs author of Lady Wicke. .
Hat Dougal saved her from the slavers but she is not going back to her family She doesn t belong there and they will never accept the baby she has taken as her own Will Dougal get Elizabeth back to her family or will their time together convince them both that they need something different than they thoughtThis was an enjoyable short read I was still just as confused as to who was who during the story as I was when I read His Wicked Smile I must find time to read the other
Books In The SeriesIin the seriesI that Elizabeth wasn t afraid to get out of her comfort zone a pampered الإيضاح لمتن ايساغوجي في المنطق young miss and get a job to support the baby that she had taken in as her own Definitely depth to her than other girls in her position in life I liked Dougal too He liked what he did and he wasn t ashamed to work for a livingIfou are looking for a uick enjoyable read this is the book for Riders of the Sea youThanks go to Kensington Books via NetGalley for a copy of the book in exchange of an honest review There was a lot to like about The Kidnapped Bride I loved the late Victorian setting the use of interesting British locations and the way the lives of those a little less fortunate than the aristocracy were depicted Those only reading for the fluffy romantic scenes might not like it but I appreciated how the characters and plot were well established before the romance got underwayI was really enjoying a lot about this bookHowever this is a book in a series and there re charactersou re already supposed to knowFunny but I read a review of another one of Heather Hiestand s books and people were commenting it lost its way around the 70% mark I found that to be the case with this book too No there wasn t any need for a completely out of the blue sex scene A woman already caring for one child a woman with no money work or idea where she was going to live would not risk everything by jumping into bed while sick with a man she hardly knew and planned to never see again There was no need for a compulsory sex scene I was enjoying the story immensely before that pointSo much care is taken with the research and it s great to suddenly come across some technical development telephones for example and remember ou re not in the Regency period any It was so refreshingI also loved the use of the Edinburgh setting and the exploration of the lives of the lower classes of Victorian BritainHowever it never ceases to amaze me that US authors who do so much other research do zero research for the most important thing language When the characters talked about diapers it threw me out of the story as strongly as if they d started discussing the internet The freuent use of gotten was giving me a headacheI would definitely try something else by this author There s so much to like and hopefully the things I didn t appreciate so much might be changed in the future Review copy provided by NetGalley A gutsy hellion is being stalked by a sexy Inuiry Agent white slave traders shots fired a drenching MISadventure across ScotlandLady Elizabeth Shield had only 1 friend growing up her mom then her mom died she was an after thought an obligation unwanted by her bossy stuffy older brother the Marues After a lonely Season with only 2 not gonna happen suitors she ran from London to Edinburgh into the arms of Manfred Cross who also didn t want her but he did allow her to live with him as a maid Soon Manfred disappears Beth her chosen name adopts her only friend s baby after the prostitute dies she is running out of money fastDougal Alexander is a 2nd son but he is a successful Private Inuiry Agent What does he inuiry ou may ask PEOPLE He has a superhuman ability of memorizing a whole person features with just a uick look which comes in handing For the past Friends Forever: Everything Changes (Friends Forever) year he has been unsuccessful hunting for Lady Elizabeth but he did slap the handcuffs on the alleged jewel thief Manfred Cross Dougalummy name went to London meets with his client the Marues Hatbook when he sees the Marues his brother together he realized that he knew exactly where Lady Elizabeth was in Edinburgh at Manfred s flat So off people hunting Dougal goesBeth is starving so is her baby Harriet so she has kindly Mrs Sharp to babysit so off to the market she goes Poor Beth is stalked kidnapped by white slave traders knocked upside her head dump into a smelly warehouse with no help of being rescued so she will just have to do it all by herself after a short nap. Keep in Edinburgh But outwitting Dougal’s tactics to return her to London and her family will be easier than staying away from his intoxicating kissesHe’s a baron’s second son accustomed to making his own way and uncovering the truth Now Dougal must keep Lady Elizabeth close for her own protection but her spirited wiles are proving scandalously irresistible His. ,
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A good book I definitely have to read of the series WooHoo Redcakes 4 I jumped for joy when I saw this up for review I love this series and it s mix matched couples and sweet happily ever after s Even as short as this book is it was full of stuff mistaken identity kidnapping DUH the tile love before marriage abandoned babies jumping to conclusions and uick thought up lies to protect reputations A very fulfilling story In the late Victorian era the Redcake family is just as successful as ever and everyone is happy well not everyone In the last book the The TV Writer's Workbook: A Creative Approach To Television Scripts young Lady Elizabeth Shield ran away presumably to Scotland to force marriage on the man she chased after He was having non of it so she became his maid of it all The family has hired Dougal Alexander to find her and the man she ran off with who is a thief A delicious readA Victorian romance with a difference Scotsman Dougal Alexanderounger son to the Baron of Alix spends his time as a private detective occasionally assisting the police with their enuiries He was not interested in the church law or soldiering He was good at solving problems and finding things Dougal puts me in mind of another investigator of these times I love Barnaby Adair from Stephanie Lauren s Cynster seriesDougal has been hired by Lord Judah Shield to find his sister the Lady Elizabeth Shield She disappeared without a trace over a NV Level 3 Health and Social Care year ago Dougal has tracked Lady Elizabeth to the stews of Edinburg and the flat of one Manfred Cross a jewel thief The problem is that Cross has been apprehended and is now in Newgate There is no sign of Lady Elizabeth or was there The Maruiss of Hatbrook Elizabeth s older brother reminds Dougal of someone he s recently met It s the blue eyes that are familiar So it s back to Edinburgh and a renewed effortAn exceedingly determinedoung woman white slave trading and love found All are intertwined into a diverting
storyOnly seven chapters but a delightful readA NetGalley ARC My copy was provided by the publisher via NetGalleyseven chapters but a delightful readA NetGalley ARC My copy was provided by the publisher via NetGalley an honest reviewAuthor Heather HiestandFirst published 2014Length 4805 locationsSetting Scotland Edinburgh 1889Sex Explicit just the onceHero Younger brother of Title Private InvestigatorHeroine Young girl who ran away to marry her sweetheart a la Lydia in Pride and Prejudice but now working as a maidIncludes excerpt from Christmas DelightsGood bones with an interesting idea Originally posted at Bunny s ReviewI have not had the privilege of reading any other books in this series After reading this one I have placed them on my to read list Heather woven a very nice tale but I felt there was telling than showing throughout the story Just my preference does not mean anything to anyone but me and how I enjoy booksThe story starts out with Dougal Alexander I just love the name Dougal arriving at his current employers business to confer about a missing person he is trying to find Reading about a missing person really makes me wonder how hard it was to track someone during the 1800 s Since modern technology has come in to play it is easier to track find someone But in the 1800 s how hard was it to actually find someone No actual photo s were available no credit cards no cell phones no government number to track them A person relied on instinct maybe a hand drawn image or just describing the person to inn keepersLady Elizabeth aka Beth did not want to be found She wanted a life and love with her husband She did not want the average life to be dressed up and only pulled out when it was time to entertain guest or attend a partyThis was a nice read set later than I normally enjoy reading but still a fast fun read I do wish the author gave details about certain scenes during the story I would recommend this book to any who enjoy historical romanceThanks for a fun read Heather The bunnies and I give this book carrotsI was given this book in exchange for an honest review All views are my own and do not reflect those of the author my clients or tour companies I work with This is not a paid review To form Writing in the Dust: After September 11 your own opinion please support the author and acuireour own legal copy of the book This is book 4 in the Redcakes seriesDougal Alexander has been sent to find Lady Elizabeth Shield After a ear of looking for her he has finally tracked her down Before he can collect her and take her back to her family she is taken by white slavers and he must rescueElizabeth is thankful Pursuing this elusive heiress will be the ultimate temptationLady Elizabeth Shield is used to saving herself from trouble And even if dashing private inuiry agent Dougal Alexander just rescued her from white slavers she’s definitely not returning to her stifling aristocratic life and unsuitable suitors Not when there are other women in danger and a secret promise to. ,