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Her Dark Baron, Nadja Notariani

Baron mind, he keeps it manly!  Get it, "baron mind"!  Ha!  Okay, okay, I'm done.
    But seriously, this novella is the second offering by new writer, Nadja Notariani.  And I would like to say for the record, I want one.  I am officially placing my order for a dark baron of my own.  If he is anything like Gervase Daltrey, I will be an immensely satisfied lady. Immensely.

    Gervase Daltrey, Baron of Ayleshind is our dark, brooding hero.  Because of some incidents in his past, and his secret work for the crown, he has earned the moniker "Hound of Hell".   He manages, in the nick of time, to rescue and wed Lady Mariel Hayes.  Saved from the clutches of the nasty Baron Flanders, Mariel wonders if she has really been saved at all.  She has heard the rumors of her new husband, and they aren't nice.  She also has to deal with her brother-in-law Edward and his worrying wife, Elizabeth.  Soon, a series of accidents begin to plague our lovely Mariel, and that sets…

In Bed With A Highlander, Maya Banks

Maya Banks Delivers With Her Fantastic Highlander & Heroine...

Mairin Stuart, young secluded, and aware of her destiny prays she can remain hidden with the Sisters long enough for an honest man to find her.  Born on the wrong side of the blanket to the Scottish king, Mairin Stuart could not be acknowledged as the princess she was born to be, but her first born child will receive vast land holdings, making Mairin a coveted commodity to the king's enemies.

When Laird Cameron's men unearth her hiding place, Mairin is faced with terrifying experiences.  With the help of a few kind souls, her quick wits, and Providence, she finds herself in the hands of Laird Ewan McCabe, and Mairin must trust this laird with her life and heart if she is to escape Laird Cameron.

In Bed With A Highlander is the first in the McCabe trilogy - and the first novel I've read by Maya Banks.  Very well written, Banks crafts vivid settings without boring readers to tears, writes intelligent and well…