In the Warrior's Bed fills this addictive tale of betrayal, lust, power, and love with detail-rich descriptions and frequent bedroom scenes hot enough to warm even the coldest Scottish nights. In 15th-century Scotland, women are expected to be quiet, meek, and above all obedient, but hot-blooded, hotheaded Shannon McBoyd is not a typical simpering lady. She meets her match in the dark, handsome highlander Torin McLeren, who kidnaps her to stop her father's raids into McLeren land. While Scotland roils in political upheaval, Shannon struggles to accept passion and a future with Torin, never losing her independent spirit and courage even as she succumbs to her feelings. Wine skillfully creates suspense, keeping Shannon's fate uncertain until the very end. With a captivating leading lady and terrific pacing, this story will be devoured by devoted historical romance readers.
(Terra's Thoughts) This was such a delicious story with bantering back and forth between Shannon and Torin. The sexual appeal to each other sent sparks flying out in all directions and you just couldn't wait til the two of them got going.
A tough storyline with that of one Clan trying to wipe out another and the struggles that ensue due to the pain both physically and emotionally. Torin is within his rights as Laird of the McLeren Clan to not only lash out at the neighboring McBoyd Clan but he is justified in bringing all of what is going on to the King so that justice can be given. Only problem for Torin is will he lose Shannon to the King's justice and how much will he have to give of himself to keep what is rightfully his by Highlander Law, what a Highlander steals is rightfully his.
A story full of action on two fronts, sexual between our hero and heroine and Clan vs. Clan for retribution for harm done to it's peoples, homes and livestock. A web of deceit against the Crown that will make the hair stand up on the back of your neck as the tension builds throughout the story. A great Summer Read for anyone who needs a taste of the light and fluffy.
Mass Market Paperback: 352 pages
Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca (July 6, 2010)