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Monday, February 21, 2011

Moonstruck Madness by Laurie McBain

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Title: Moonstruck Madness
Author: Laurie McBain
ISBN: 9781402242434
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca
Genre: Historical Romance
Format: Special Edition Trade Paper Back
How I Read it: Trade Paper Back ARC
Rating: 4.5 Crowns

She’s one thing by day, something else altogether by night…
After escaping the slaughter of her clan at a young age, Scottish noblewoman Sabrina Verrick provides for her siblings by living a double life, until the night she encounters the Duke, and her secret and all she holds dear is threatened…
He’s so disillusioned, he’s completely vulnerable…
With his inheritance at stake, Lucien, Duke of Camareigh, sets a trap for the Scottish beauty with the piercing violet eyes, never imagining what will happen when the trap is sprung…
As their lives become irreversibly entangled, Lucien and Sabrina become each other’s biggest threat, as well as their only salvation…
*from the publisher

My thoughts:

This is my second book by author Laurie McBain the first one being, Devils Desires being the first, and I have to say that I enjoyed Moonstruck Madness immensely. There is something so alluring about the way she writes that makes the reader set up an take notice. It may be due to the fact that the book was originally published in 1977, and that adds a different style of writing. I also loved the characters in this book and the they played out, as well as the plots. It also offered a few twists and turns along the way. A very lovely little romance that you should defiantly check out!

***I just wanted to throw in that this book, while it is a romance, deals with the fallout after the Jacobite Rising of 1745. The opening scene displays the battle of Culloden Moor, and is brilliantly created.

My Thoughts about the cover:

The cover is striking, it has that pick me up and read me quality.

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