Books by Amanda Forester

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My Highland Rebel

Cormac Maclean is a wannabe manuscript translator whose quest for knowledge leads him to many an escapade. When we meet him he’s 'borrowing' some manuscripts from a monastery in order to read them, for instance.  Cor (and I have no idea why this contraction was used - I kept thinking “Cor, Blim ...

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A Midsummer Bride

This is the second book in Ms Forrester’s Marriage Mart series that began with A Wedding in Springtime. It started well; the author has a nice, light touch and I’m never averse to reading a well-written piece of romantic fluff, but somewhere before the half-way point, I was starting to get a bi ...

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A Wedding in Springtime

When I started A Wedding in Springtime, I thought it could be a fun, light read. The comic timing of some of the scenes was delightful and I enjoyed the repartee between the leads. However, things got way too silly for me partway through, and the story dragged more than it should have. ...

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The Highlander’s Sword

The Highlander’s Sword started off well, but quickly spiraled down into an extremely frustrating read centered on my least favorite plot device: the Big Misunderstanding. Aila Graham has been destined for the church since she was a child and expects no more out of life. Suddenly ...