To Steal a Highlander's Heart by Samantha Holt Blog Tour

Title  –  To Steal a Highlander’s Heart Author – Samantha Holt Genre – Medieval Romance Publication Date – 30th September 2013 Publisher ...




Title – To Steal a Highlander’s Heart




Author Samantha Holt
Genre Medieval Romance
Publication Date30th September 2013
Publisher Indie
Cover Artist –  Kim Killion

Book Blurb/Synopsis 
Alana sets eyes on Morgann for the first time in several years and what does he do? He captures her! But Alana refuses to go meekly with the sexy Highland warrior. Her kidnapping will reignite the rift that’s existed between the two clans since her father accused Morgann of theft and she doesn't want to see her father harmed in the inevitable war that will ensue.
Unfortunately for Alana, the faeries seek to interfere with her plans to escape. The sidhe have a debt to repay and Tèile, the green faery, is determined to mend the rift between the clans for good. And that means ensuring Alana and Morgann marry. Morgann has his own reasons for taking Alana and they are nothing to do with marriage or war. He wants to use her to reveal a secret from the past, the one that had him accused of theft. If only he didn’t find his childhood friend so attractive. When circumstances force them together, Alana’s life is threatened and war is imminent. Can Morgann reveal the truth without losing Alana? And will the faeries meddling help or hinder his cause?

The excerpt (R rated)

And then that hand was upon one of her breasts, comforting and teasing at the same time. He cupped her through the linen, rolled her nipple tight. He groaned against the crook of her shoulder and teeth nipped lightly at her skin.
"Ye taste so good," he murmured. "So good."
Alana arched to his touch and angled her hips into him. Hardness greeted her, his plaid gone, as an ache took hold, one that could only be ended by Morgann. The scent of damp skin teased as his wet hair brushed her cheek. He pulled away suddenly, hand still clasped over her breast, fingers remaining under her hair.
"I cannae do it." His eyes were hooded, dark with lust, voice thick and emotion filled.
Alana's heart dropped. She leaned her head back, let the air release from her chest and dropped her hands to her side.
"I cannae do it, Alana. I cannae stay away from ye. I wanted to protect ye, to be strong for ye... I dinnae think I can be strong anymore."
Relief streamed through her. He wasn't turning her down. She placed her palm over his heart, the thud strong, reassuring. "Dinnae be strong, Morgann. Just be ye. And kiss me."
He gave a groan of resignation and the hand on her breast advanced around behind her, bundled her against him. Lips moved roughly over hers, claiming, seeking. He coaxed her mouth apart and the damp heat of his tongue shocked her, forced her to grip his arms tightly. Sinuously twining with her tongue, he explored every recess of her mouth as fire built between them. The throb between her thighs became more acute, almost painful. She rocked her hips into him to get some kind of relief.
Morgann pulled her away from the wall and his hands roamed her body. The linen chemise offered little protection against his probing hands as he grasped her bottom, fingers trailing briefly between her thighs and back up. Alana kept her eyes closed as he manoeuvred her around the room, mouth firmly upon hers, until finally the edge of the table bit into the back of her thighs.
Hands gliding over the planes of his chest, she opened her eyes and reclined. She'd intended to study him, to relish the sight of firm muscles and crisp hair but to see him, so gut-wrenchingly beautiful, a vulnerable glint in his eyes, forced a surge of impatient need through her.
"Kiss me again," she begged, hooking a hand around his neck and tugging him down.

He did as she bid. His mouth moved sensuously over hers yet there was an aggression behind the kiss. A sense of him taking everything from her. But he gave back so much. His fingers pressed into her hip, massaging her flesh. She fidgeted, longing for those fingers to put an end to her agony.


My Review

Aye...I loved, I did...

5 tartan dressed stars!

Hotness Factor: I blushed, I blushed then blushed some more!

So blurb shlurb as usual I didn't read it. I wanted to read a historical romance like I used to when I was a teenager. When the faerie showed up on the page I was a bit taken surprise (she's mentioned on the blurb) and the rest was just as delightful. Alana, stubborn Scottish lass (are they any other types?) and Morgann, handsome brave highlander warrior (again, are they any other types?) were meant to be together. And of if you are being stalked by a magical being trying very hard to get you, I'm going to say do it... Hell fire, it's going to happen!
This book brought me back to a time when I was reading those historic novels a couple of times a week instead of doing my homework. It was funny and well written. I particularly enjoyed the length of this novel. Long enough to see the entire story enfolding and short enough for you to read in a short few days or an afternoon. You know I've got to talk about the loves scenes... neah you read them then will talk about them. I don't want to blush again!

Samantha Holt, you gave me the historical romance fever again and as the good nosy woman than I am, I already checked out your other novels and will get myself acquainted ...


The Book Soundtrack


Prologue
Thief of my Heart – Sinead O’Connor
Chapter One
Capercallie –Crime of Passion
Chapter Two
Runaway- The Corrs
Chapter Three
Two Steps From Hell – Heart of Courage


Chapter Four
For the Love of a Princess – James Horner
Chapter Five
I Will Wait – Mumford and Sons
Chapter Six
Better Days – The Goo Goo Dolls
Chapter Seven
Call Me – Shinedown
Chapter Eight
Christain Perri – A Thousand Years
Chapter Nine
Need you Now – Lady Antebellum
Chapter 10
Adele – Set Fire to the Rain
Epilogue
Steal Your Heart - Augustana








AUTHOR BIO: 
Samantha resides in Warwickshire, England with her twin girls and husband. She's a romance addict and has been devouring all kinds of romance for as long as she can remember.
Having studied archaeology, Samantha likes to blend her love of the past with her passion for romance to create thrilling and passionate tales set to medieval backdrops. She thinks there's nothing sexier than a rugged warrior and a feisty maiden falling head over heels for each other.












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  1. Thanks for hosting me and an awesome review! You did make me giggle!

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  2. Great review Danielle thank you so very much for being part of this blitz :) (Hugs luv)

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