• The Widow and the Highlander

  • Tales from the Highlands, Book 1
  • By: Martha Keyes
  • Narrated by: Mhairi Morrison
  • Length: 9 hrs and 1 min
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (38 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Christina MacKinnon is secretly relieved to be a widow. She is equally desperate to distance herself from the clan of her dead husband, but as the heir to his estate—one she needs in order to support her siblings—she must first stave off both the advances and threats of the man next in line to inherit. It seems the only person she can turn to is a nearby stranger who seems inclined to help her. But he has a request…. 

Freshly returned from the war, Lachlan Kincaid has one aim: to see justice served to the MacKinnons for betraying his family years ago and depriving him of his inheritance. While biding his time at a nearby inn, he discovers the death of the MacKinnon laird—whose widow has inherited everything. The way to accomplish his goal is becoming more evident, but the path is murkier than he could have foreseen. 

As their lives intersect, it becomes clear Lachlan and Christina have to join forces. But to do so courts more danger, and it requires a sacrifice from Christina.

©2021 Martha Keyes (P)2022 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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Should come with a trigger warning

None of the other reviews talk about how much rape is implied in this book. I try to avoid books with such themes for personal reasons, and I was not prepared for it in this book. I also thought the book was trying too hard to be interesting. It kept adding random side characters for seemingly no reason, just for intrige. All in all, I was not that impressed.

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Excellent engaging story!

I loved this book! It has love, suspense, and heroism. We’ll worth the read. So good!

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Good story but

I enjoyed the story but not the narrator. I sped her up to 1.3 and was able to tolerate her but don’t want to listen to any thing else she’s done.