Thursday, March 3, 2011

From Scotland, With Love - Blog Tour & Giveaway

Starring Kira Morgan and Amanda Scott


I am really excited to be part of this fabulous double tour featuring two wonderful authors and their new books:  Kira Morgan with Seduced by Destiny and Amanda Scott with Highland Master.   (I apologize that my reviews aren't ready yet ~ long story.  I'll have them up at a later date.)  So on to the stars of the day:

TITLE:    Highland Master
AUTHOR:    Amanda Scott
INFO:    Paperback, Fiction, 375 pages
PUBLISHED:   Forever, 2011
ISBN#:   978-0-446-57431-0
SOURCE:   Received from Publisher for Blog Tour and Review

FROM GOODREADS:  
  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.

WHERE TO BUY IT:  Amazon, The Book Depository, Powell's Books, IndieBound



TITLE:   Seduced by Destiny
AUTHOR:    Kira Morgan
INFO:    Paperback, Fiction, 330 pages
PUBLISHED:   Forever, 2011
ISBN#:   978-0-446-54817-5
SOURCE:   Received from Blog Tour and Review

FROM GOODREADS:  
 SWORN TO REVENGE

All her life, Josselin Ancrum has been trained for combat, hoping to exact vengeance for her heroic mother, who was killed fighting the English. When asked to spy for the Scottish Queen, Jossy joyfully accepts. But when a handsome stranger rescues her from sudden danger, his charm distracts her from her mission.

SHROUDED BY SECRECY

On the surface, Drew MacAdam may appear to be nothing more than a carefree champion, but his heart harbors a dark secret: This Highland hero is actually a skilled English soldier with a hatred for war and for the Scottish. Yet from the moment he meets the feisty Jossy, he's captured by her fiercely loyal heart. He's determined the honey-haired lass will be his ultimate prize - until the tragedy of their entwined legacies is revealed. Are these star-crossed lovers to be divided by their pasts? Or will they be...

WHERE TO BUY IT:   Amazon, The Book Depository, Powell's Books, IndieBound

To learn more about the authors and their books, you can check out their sites:  Kira Morgan and Amanda Scott

Another little FREE treat for all of you is We Love Scotland.  This is "The True Tales Behind Our Hottest Scottish Historicals" by Sue-Ellen Welfonder, Kira Morgan, and Margaret Mallory. 

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So...I'm sure you noticed that little word GIVEAWAY in the title?  Well, you lucky ducks are in for a treat.  THREE of you will each win a copy of BOTH books!  How exciting is that?  As usual, entry is easy:
  • You must be 13 years of age or older.
  • Open to those with US or Canadian mailing addresses ~ NO PO Boxes
  • Comment on this post and leave your email address - if it's not in the comment, I'm not going hunting for it.
  • Drawing closes 3/17.  Winners will be notified by email & have 48 hours to respond.
  • One copy of each title per household.  If you win either or both of the titles from another blog, you won't be eligible for this prize.
Thank you very much to the authors and Anna at Hachette for including me in this fabulous Scottish tour and offering the giveaway books for the winners!

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~~~~~ Disclaimer:  All opinions expressed on this blog are 100% my own.  I do not receive monetary compensation for my reviews but do utilize affiliate links.  I may receive books in  order to facilitate a review, but this does not guarantee a good review - only a completely honest one.  Each review post denotes how I obtained the book.

50 comments:

  1. This is great thanks!
    Stephanie
    thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

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  2. Congratulation to Kira and Amanda on their new books! I love to read Highland Historicals. There is just something about a strong earthy warrior..sigh.
    If I could travel back in time this would be my first pick.

    rjofus(at)gmail(dot)com

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  3. Both of these books sound great! Highland Master has been on my radar for a while now.

    Stacie
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  4. Wow, what a great giveaway! And, I love books set in Scotland. Thanks.
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  5. Wow! What a great giveaway. These both look awesome. Please count me in. I follow on GFC.

    lizzi0915 at aol dot com

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  6. Thanks for the opportunity!!

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  7. I would love to win these. Thanks for the chance.Please count me in
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  8. I would love to win these! I love books set in Scotland! thanks for the chance!
    lisasworldofbooks@charter.net

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  9. This set sounds wonderful, would love to read them.

    jenma76 at hotmail dot com

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  10. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  11. I enjoy both of these authors books. I would love to read these. Thanks for the great giveaway.


    Judy
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  12. I definitely would love to win these, I am addicted to Highlanders thanks to some real dear friends of mine.

    vampiremistress(at)gmail(dot)com

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  13. oops typed my email wrong can you delete the last one

    vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

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  14. These sound great!! I'm obsessed with allllll things Scottish =) =)

    Hana K
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  15. My husband is Scottish, so I would love to read and (win ;)) these books. Thank you for hosting this.
    Having Fun Blogging
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    havingfunblogging@gmail.com

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  16. Wow, fabulous givaway! :-)

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  17. hat a great giveaway. I have already read Highland Master. I loved it. I'd love to read Kira's Seduced By Destiny.I love Scottish Historicals.
    Carol L
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  18. This book sounds great! And I just married a man with Scottish heritage. Hope I win!!

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  19. Thanks for the chance to win! Love me some Highlanders! :D

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  20. Sign me up please! Thanks so much for having the giveaway.
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  21. I would love to read Highland Master and Seduced by Destiny :) *Thanks* for the giveaway!
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  22. I love reading highlander stories! Count me in for the giveaway, please!

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  23. I do like Scottish romances.
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  24. I would love to read this.

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  25. id like to win crystletellerday@yahoo.com

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  26. I would love to read these, they sound really good.
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  27. Count me in!

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  28. would love to read this, thanks

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  29. I love books set in Scotland. Please enter me in the giveaway.
    marlenebreakfield(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  30. I have read other books by both authors ~ would love to read these too!!

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  31. thanks a couple of good books here

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  32. I love historical romances and these look great. Thanks
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  33. Thanks for the great giveaway!

    cwilliams127 at gmail dot com

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  34. Sounds like two great romance books. I would love to read them. Please enter me. Thanks!

    ayancey(at)dishmail(dot)net

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  35. Both books sound wonderful
    kim and rory (at) comcast (dot) net

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  36. Perfect for lunchbreak reading!
    melissa(d0t)snoopy(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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  37. Oh my mom would love these would so love to win for her! What a great giveaway!
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  38. Oooh, very saucy. These would make for some sweet reading.

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  39. I have read a couple of Scott's books, but not this one, and Morgan would be a new author for me.

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  40. Thanks for the wonderful giveaway, I could use a mental vacation to Scotland with some hunky gents:)

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  41. What a great giveaway thank you very much!
    Books sound so good thanks for the chance!
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  42. I love historical romances and these sound like great books.
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  43. I would love to read these books!

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  44. Sounds great!
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  45. I would love to win these books... im always looking for an interesting romance novel :)

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  46. I would love to win this, looks like a good read. butterfly707mld(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  47. Great contest. I would like to win this.

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  48. i would love to win
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  49. would love to read this book I love Ireland and Scotland
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  50. I love reading about those Scotsmen! Thanks for the giveaway!

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