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The SecretE adorable eually obstinate Lady Judith all over again Delightful 4 stars The Secret was a delight to read I was easily swept into Julie Garwood s world of witty dialogue enchanting characters and feel good romanceI did however find it difficult to feel the connection and chemistry between Iain s and Judith s characters during the first half of the book In fact at times I felt there was chemistry between Judith and Brodick than between Judith and Iain Fortunately by the end of the story I was a firm believer in Judith s and Iain s relationshipThere is a reason I gave this book a higher rating than I normally would have considering I was less than enchanted with the romantic element between the two main characters I loved the richly developed and engaging relationships that Iain and Judith had with the secondary characters The book s cast of minor characters were spectacular and I easily fell IN LOVE WITH EACH AND EVERYONE ONE OF THEMI with each and everyone one of themI loved the ortrayed friendship between Judith and her best friend Frances Catherine Their friendship in many ways was the heart of the story and rovided many of the books endearing momentsI cannot end this review without raving about my favorite art of this book the wedding scene It was brilliantly and cleverly written and makes me laugh every time I think about it By far the best written wedding scene I ve read to dateOver all I enjoyed The Secret and would recommend it Julie Garwood has a way of leaving me smiling and always wanting Absolutely brilliant I can see why everyone adores this book so much and considers it a classic of historical romance I truly loved everything about this book Judith and her headstrong ways Iain and his tenderness with Judith the Reduced Laughter: Seriocomic Features and Their Functions in the Book of Kings powerful hilarious friendship between Judith and her best friend Frances the feminist themes the ridiculous wedding Everything was PERFECT HOW HAVE I NOT READ JULIE GARWOOD UNTIL NOW Seriously I am a huge highlander romance fan and this book was everything First I loved how close Frances Catherine and Judith were The first chapter where they met as children was so adorable and I loved their close bond Because of that Judith has to go to the highlands when Frances Catherine isregnant to be by her side However during this time the Scottish hate the English and they are not at

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welcoming to them to come their lands I loved how Iain is laird but still went to escort Judith from England to Scotland because Frances Catherine is married to his brother The moment they meet FIREWORKS Their relationship was just so This Deleuzian Century: Art, Activism, Life perfect and I loved how they gave into their lust even though they were determined to hate each other Judith has a fire about her and she s theerfect Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, Volume 27 person to be with Iain While Iain is supposed to be this headstrong stubborn highlander he has a soft spot for Judith and I loved how he would do anything torotect her This entire book had me swooning and I couldn t ut it down I am so excited to read even from Julie Garwood and collect all of her books This book grabbed from the Prologue filled with both endearing and funny moments In a few ages Ms Garwood had me loving Judith the heroine and her friend Frances Catherine By the end of Chapter 2 I was also in love with Iain the hero and smiling like a silly girl What a nice way to start a bookJudith and Frances Catherine met as children and formed an unlikely friendship Judith was Prepared her however for the sight of the Scottish barbarian who was to escort her into his landIain Maitland Laird of his clan a man Networking for Career Success: 24 Lessons for Getting to Know the Right People powerfully compelling than any she had ever encounteredIn a spirited clash of wills and customs Judith reveled in the melting bliss of Iain's searching kisses hisassionate caresses Perplexed. ,

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Nglish and Frances Catherine was Scottish and everyone knew that English and Scottish hated each other Well everyone but Judith and Frances Catherine Their friendship lasted through all the years and now Frances Catherine was regnant and wanted Judith by her side as romised years before to help her with the birth of her child iain was the laird of her child Iain was the laird of Maitland clan and Frances Catherine s brother in law and the idea of having an Englishwoman as a guest in his lands didn t articularly sit well with him but he agreed to fulfill his sister in law s reuest after but he agreed to fulfill his sister in law s reuest after he was an honorable man and he always ut his family first no matter what So he set to England to fetch Judith and escort her to her friend s side even though he expected her to dishonor her childhood romise and not go to Frances Catherine s She was English hence her word didn t mean anything right Well Iain was than surprised to find out his reconceived notions about Judith were wrong not to mention a bit disturbed to see how she managed to enchant not only him but all of his men in no time But she had a secret yeah the one the titles refers to that could complicate a relationship between them so she was determined to fight her attraction to him Not that would make any difference once Iain had his mind set on keeping her Iain was just wonderful Honorable Frںuhzeit Des Ostslaventums protective caring and oh yes arrogant He didn t ask he demanded His marriageroposal to Judith made me gasp then laugh It was so delicious and outrageous Judith I m keeping you How could she argue with that LOL And yet he couldn t find a way to get her to understand the chain of get her to understand the chain of to be followed in his clan But he was no fool when it came to Judith and didn t waste time trying to keep her at arm s lenghtJudith was as great as Iain Honorable kind hearted and smart Stubborn too because that was the only way she could meet Iain s arrogance She wasn t afraid to stand her ground but she never acted like those stupid heroines who Forbidden Knowledge pick a fight with the hero just to show how feisty they are She was above that Seeing her argue her cases in herarticular ilogical way of thinking was too funny No wonder everyone always ended up agreeing with herIain and Judith s love story was funny and sigh worthy at the same time I lost count of the times I laughed out loud thankfully there was no one else around or they would think I was crazy or simply smiled in contentment There were also a few angsty moments near the end of the book but I never doubted that Iain would make everything rightNow I need to comment on the feeling of d j vu that bugged me a little while I was reading it In one Whose Life Is It Anyway?: Living through your 20s on your own terms particular seuence of events I was reminded of A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught when the little boy threw some stones at Judith sherotected him settled the matter by herself and in the The Rumsfeld Way: The Leadership Wisdom of a Battle-Hardened Maverick process gained the boy s mother s allegiance and respect That had enough similarity with some events in McNaught s book to make me raise an eyebrow Going further Judith and the heroine in A Kingdom of Dreams also had some similar characteristics both were somewhat mistreated by their own families their fathers were their heroes enemy and they only found theirlace in the world in their heroes clans Of course there were several differences that kept the books apart and The Secret was a very enjoyable read by its own merit I already see myself rereading it over and over again in the futur. By her sprightly defiance bemused by her tender nature Iain felt his soul growing into the light and warmth of her love Surely nothing would wrench her from the affection and trust of Iain and his clannot even the truth about her father a devastating secret that could shatter the boldest alliance and the most glorious of lov.

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5 bloody brilliant hot Highland Laird stars AudioKindlePaperback ReviewVery rarely do have the opportunity to read a book that isn t a review reuired read but needed something I have opportunity read a book that isn t a review reuired read but I needed something something comforting this ast week and so I chose to re readlisten to this story I am so so very glad I didI had read The Secret aperback years ago and never reviewed because I was on a Julie Garwood binge Book after book I didn t have time to stop and write down my thoughts because I couldn t stop reading long enough to do so This story will always be a favorite read but as a listen It s amazingDescriptionNew York Times best selling author Julie Garwood captures the Highland splendor of medieval Scotland in this breathtaking love story The inspiration for her acclaimed bestseller Ransom this classic tale is a Option Writing Strategies for Extraordinary Returns passionate masterpiece from one of the best loved storytellers of all timeJudith Hampton was as beautiful as she wasroud and loyal Her dear Scottish friend from childhood was about to give birth and Judith had romised to be at her side But there was another reason for the journey from her bleak English home to the Highlands to meet the father she had never known the Laird Maclean Nothing repared her however for the sight of the Scottish barbarian who was to escort her into his landIain Maitland laird of his clan a man owerfully compelling than any she had ever encounteredIn a spirited clash of wills and customs Judith reveled in the melting bliss of Iain s searching kisses his assionate caresses Perplexed by her sprightly defiance bemused by her tender nature Iain felt his soul growing into the light and warmth of her love Surely nothing would wrench her from the affection and trust of Iain and his clannot even the truth about her father a devastating secret that could shatter the boldest alliance and the most glorious of lovesMy reviewJulie Garwood was my first venture into Historical Romance and the genre became an instant favorite I grabbed every single Garwood HR I could get my hands on and wept when I learned she wasn t writing HR any Okay maybe wept is a bit of an exaggeration but not muchWhen Genocide of One people ask what my favorite HR novel is I always think of Garwood s books The Prize The Bride The Wedding it s hard toick an all time favorite But I can honestly say The Secret is right up there on the listAnd I ve fallen in love with it all over againThis Nintendo Wii Flash Game Creator's Guide: Design, Develop, and Share Your Games Online past weekend I listened and read along Kindle to Susan Duerden not just read the book buterform it Her incredible ability to let each character s uniue Star Wars - Jabba the Hutt - The Art of the Deal personality shine through made this an absolute delight to experience Therologue is one of the best I had ever read and now listening to Ms Duerden bring the wee little girls Judith and Frances Catherine to life then bring them together again as grown women whose friendship The Real Estate Entrepreneur: Everything You Need to Know to Grow Your Own Brokerage passed the test of time and will inspire Lairds and clansmen truly I can tut into words how much I enjoyed this story No how much I LOVE this story Every age every sentence every word The bottom lineAs I said my reading time is recious to me and there isn t enough of it but when I needed something familiar and comforting I chose this book That in itself should bear testament to how much I adore The SecretI sighed I smiled I laughed the witty dialog and laugh out loud banter the sexual chemistry it captured my heart and made me fall in love with the obstinate Laird Iain Maitland and th. Judith Hampton was as beautiful as she was New Cutting Edge Elementary Students' Book proud and loyal Her dear Scottish friend from childhood was about to give birth and Judith hadromised to be at her side But there was another Meditation Express: Stress Relief in 60 Seconds Flat private reason for the journey from her bleak English home to the Highlands to meet the father she had never known the Laird Maclean Nothing.