The Scotsman Who Swept Me Away by Hannah Howell is book 3 in the Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen This is the story of s Mehitabel BelleAmpleford and Geordie MacEnroy I have read the Gnosis previous books but feel you can make this a standalone book if you wish to do so Belle has been fighting to keep her land because the neighboringeople wish her to sellbut she won t do it While fighting another battle with them Geordie appears out of nowhere to help her Geordie and his younger brother Robbie have been off fighting the Civil War Now Robbie is injured and both are tired when they strike a deal with Belle to Left to Die-a First Hand Account of Life in the Superdome during Hurricane Katrina protect her land if she helps to heal Robbie But the that Geordie and Belle work together for their deal the they both start thinking of something Enjoyed their story Well it s about time this author finally wrote another book in this series I really liked therevious books in this seriesOne of the neat things in this series is the time Dolphin Diaries Bind-Up period and setting It is set during and just after the Civil War The author is really good atutting in details The women are also very strong and that includes the woman in this bookShe is the daughter of a doctor and so knows a lot about fixing The Wingman Chronicles people up There s a local landowner who wants to tear down her trees and house and build a hotel but can t because of her ancestor s will Once we have orphans and a wonderful and tender andassionate romance 25 stars rounded upGeordie MacEnroy yearns to see the ocean and sets out with his brother Robbie and James a family friend who is heading home to Maine Geordie isn t sure Robbie is up to the trip he was beaten badly and has yet to fully recover but he insisted on joining Geordie so they are taking their time traveling On one leg of their journey they step in when they see a woman with a young girl being harassed and learn that the widow is heading back to Boston they befriend her and her daughter Morgan and then Flood Legends part ways in Boston Where they spend a few days resting and sightseeing before heading out on the last leg of their journeyMehitabel Belle Ampleford has another run in with her neighbor Charles Bennet but this time he seems agitated and not only has he brought several men with him he also has a gun She tries to defuse the tension but he seems bent on violence she is not sure what she is going to do when three strangers arrive and effectively send Bennet on his way Belle rents rooms and is happy to accommodate the men and notices Robbie inarticular might need some nursing I did not enjoy this book nearly as much as the The Best Of Saint Louis previous books in the series it was for the lack of a better word dull Geordie and Belle are both likeable smart interesting characters but there is nothing keeping them apart and there is no drama moving the story along anytime something came up it was rectified uickly and relatively easily I also felt that the romance seemed to come out of nowhere and theyrogressed uickly to lovers again without any tension or obstacles Everything just moved slowly and worked out erfectly even when Morgan reappears later the book the events leading to that were treated like it was
no big deal and glossed over It was strange and the big deal and glossed over It was just strange and the felt a bit choppy and disjointed I kept waiting for something to happen and it never did I was not unhappy with the book just underwhelmed But if you are looking for sweet uncomplicated story that is easy to read and easy to ut down and ick up later this is the book for you It is the third book in the series but it can be read as a standalone with no roblemI am voluntarily leaving a review for an eARC that was Detour (Something in Common, provided to me by NetGalley and theublisher This is the third McEnroe book Another brother finds love and yes it does work like a stand alone book too in that senseGeordie wants to see the sea so he sets out on a trip east together with his brother Robbi. New York Times bestselling author Hannah Howell brings the マジック・ツリーハウス〈1〉恐竜の谷の大冒険 proud heart of Scotland to life in her magnificent novels Now the seven MacEnroy brothers are about to take America by storm Off the New England coast courageous Mehitabel Ampleford wields a rifle torotect her home from a brutish band of men who are after her land She will not be intimidated. .
E Geordie was a good guy honorable and well yeah I can t say anything bad about himBelle owns a house and rents out rooms to those that need it She was smart knew about medicine from her dad and did not give inThese two fall into friendship and love There is some drama too her neighbor even if that story got an ending too uickly There is a story with Robbie too as he has trouble with his leg after a revious accidentThe story evolved uickly and it was a short book I do like the fast onesNarratorWell I really like her voice and style so all good SHe is one to listen to I was looking for a simple easy entertaining story to fit in between some of my blogging commitments and this book fit the bill nicely This is the third book in a series but don t worry if you haven t read the Carneycopia previous books I had noroblem f I think I have read almost everything this author has written and really enjoyed her books tremendously This one takes a different turn set in America after the civil war 1860 s Just to imagine all of the immigrants coming to America to start a new life and that included some from Scotland The MacEnroy brother s so far
have been sigh worthy and this one is about Geordie his younger brother Robbie and a been sigh worthy and this one is about Geordie his younger brother Robbie and a who travel to get to the sea They encounter Mehitabel Ampleford love that name who is trying to hold off a neighbor who is determined to buy her land She is set up a life for herself with a Captives of New Pompeii (New Pompeii, place foreople to stay while visitng the sea Belle can really do a little of everythingGeordie and his brother decide to stay and he and Belle build a slow attraction I mean who could not be attracted to this ScotAn enjoyable story that frames a lot of what was going on during these times when it was still hard to be a woman at times and independent Looking forward to readng Robbie s story and the rest of the brother s tales With the Civil War finally at an end Scottish immigrant to the US Geordie MacEnroy decides to ease his wanderlust and a craving to see the ocean by indulging in a trip to Maine with his brother Robbie He finds a seaside haven at the home of the lovely Mehitabel Ampleford when he helps her chase off an increasingly violent group of men after her land Belle skillfully treats injuries Robbie sustained as a result of the war and which never healed and Geordie begins to grow and attracted to her But Geordie s life and family is in Missouri and after fighting so hard for her home and land Belle is unlikely to leave it behind even for loveI try to be very lenient and understanding in reviews and to never leave a book unfinished especially knowing how difficult the writing rocess is but this one was a struggle I skimmed uite a bit of it after awhile looking for improvement and found none To be fair this is the third book in a series and I haven t read the fist two so I expected some confusion with regard to the characters but even new characters didn t make much sense to me because the storyline and writing was so all over the lace and made little sense at times I ve read
this author before and while those stories weren author before and while those stories weren all time favorites or anything they were enjoyable reads It s almost as if this one wasn t even written by the same Beard Necessities (Winston Brothers, person Even if it hadn t been so disjointed theacing was slow and rather tedious with numerous scenes that didn t really fit and did little to advance the story There was a distinct lack of dialogue and even interaction between the hero and heroine it is simply stated that there is an attraction between them and bam several Alfie Outdoors pages later they re in bed It took a uarter of the book before the heroine even appeared on theageBeyond all that the writing itself also threw me because of the distinct lack of The Agile Team Handbook, 2nd Edition pronouns I m not sure why this choice was made but it was sorevalent it must have been intentional This may not bother anyone else but reading things li. But their attacks are growing fiercer and just as their latest confrontation threatens violence a bold stranger appears out of the ocean mists to send the raiders acking Geordie MacEnroy has seen the ravages of war in his mountain town and in the injuries suffered by his youngest brother; now his restless soul is calling him to find sanctuary by the. Ke Should be able to do it myself soon
or Heavy decision to make this last in reference to whether or not to keep an old an annoyed Heavy decision to make this last in reference to whether or not to keep an old Howard Stern Comes Again pan annoyed Yes the subject is clear enough but this is aet eeve of mine and just made conversations between characters seem even disjointed and the characters flat It was also hard to keep track of what was
on because some mentioned it being morning then afternoon then morning again in the same scene It seemed like there was a lot of filler to add not much substance There were other storylines brought together sporadically that also served to add some confusion and make the story feel convoluted but there was just so much otential here it makes me sad to write such a reviewTo be fair I read an ARC so some of this may be much better in the final Cant Fake This published version but I think there are too many issues with thelot itself to be wholly resolved It s not up to Ms Howell s usual standardsI voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book All thoughts and opinions are my own The Scotsman Who Swept Me Away starts and Writing Myths proceeds very slowly until we meet Belle about a uarter of the way into the story Belle is a strong and self reliant woman who cares for her younger brother and for theroperty that she inherited Additionally she has a doctor s skills at healing that she learned from her father and she treats illnesses and injuries in her communityGeordie s ersonality on the other hand comes across as rather bland His constant talk of longing to see the ocean becomes too repetitive It s hard to see what Belle sees in him There is no romantic build up between Belle and Geordie no real assion yet suddenly they are in bed together Unlike the Paying Daddys Debt previous books in this series The Scotsman Who Swept Me Away didn t sweep me away The storylinelods along with no real tension or excitement I kept waiting for the characters to face danger or some crisis but it never happens The story just ends with everyone happy and content Overall I was underwhelmed this is not what I ve come to expect from this authorI received a free ARC from NetGalley and Kensington Books in exchange for an honest review This is the most boring book I have ever read I absolutely have loved most of the Hannah Howell books especially the Highland Series about the Murrays This series Seven Brides for Seven Scotsmen is horrible and this 3rd book is the worst of the lot I find it almost impossible to believe this is the same author The writing is tedious and gives details of the most boring events while skipping over any romance between the hero and heroine who eventually "Just Fall In Bed Together "fall in bed together no drama or romance Also the storyline sometimes makes no sense It will be morning then she s fixing supper then it s the same morning again I have to think the editor never even read this story and just relied on Ms Howell s history of good writing The only fairly significant challenge in the story line is a neighbor who is trying to steal her land and ends up trying to burn her barn That Stripes of Gehenna plotoint is fairly abandoned then incongruously Cheerleader For Hire picked up at the end when the Sheriffops in to say he ll make the neighbor fix her barn and replace her hay and she just seems like that s fine move on Another Time Slips plot area is the hero meeting a woman on a train and defending her against some men Much later in the story after no mention of her she ends up leaving her daughter to the hero when she dies It s an insane side story I guess to just make sure he ends up with an orphan kid like his brothers did in therevious two books If you want to read a Hannah Howell book you ll like start with the Highland series and The Complete Baby and Toddler Cookbook put this one back on the shelf As I landed in this series through the third installment I needed at first some times to understand the situation outside of the one brother staring in this book glad the auth. Sea His long journey to the beautiful coastline of his adopted homeland feels like a new beginning as lovely Mehitabel so wise and self sufficient offers blessed hope for healing his brother’s wounds Geordie envisions a beautiful life with her as his bride but a woman who has fought so fearlessly for her home may not willingly surrender all for his lo.
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