Highland Storm

Highland Chronicles Series Book 1

Romance - Historical
228 Pages
Reviewed on 10/29/2019
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Author Biography

Elizabeth Rose is the bestselling author of 80 books and counting. She writes medieval, historical, contemporary, paranormal, and western romance. She is an amazon all-star, and a multi-time award finalist. Her books appear as ebooks, print, and some audiobooks as well.

Her favorite characters in her works include dark, dangerous and tortured heroes, and feisty, independent heroines who know how to wield a sword. She loves writing 14th century medievals, and is known for her medieval series.

Elizabeth started out over twenty years ago as a traditionally published author. But life takes it twists and turns and after losing her day job she decided to try her hand at Indie publishing.

She started self-publishing, creating her own covers and her own booktrailers on a dare from her two sons and has accomplished great feats in the last few years. She loves anything paranormal and is inspired by spending time in nature. Elizabeth has a secret garden that serves as her outdoor office where she writes in the summer. This same secret garden inspired her latest series, Secrets of the Heart, and is the setting of these books.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Maureen Dangarembizi for Readers' Favorite

Highland Storm is book one in the Highland Chronicles Series by Elizabeth Rose. Set in 1385, Scotland, the book follows the burning feud that has existed between the MacKeefe and MacNab clans. Several years ago, an attempt was made to unite the clans through marriage but that failed when the MacNab bride died under mysterious circumstances. The MacNabs blamed the MacKeefes and so the feud continued. That is until Phoebe MacNab’s party runs across a lone MacKeefe rider and attacks without provocation. The attack leads to the death of her men, the kidnapping of the MacKeefe rider and of Phoebe by none other than Hawke MacKeefe, the firstborn son of the legendary highlander, Storm. They are enemies and they should naturally hate each other. But as they get to know each other better, could there finally be hope for lasting peace?

Elizabeth Rose delivers a thrilling highland historical romance. After all, what is a highland story without a good old feud? I loved the complexities of this story. The attraction between Phoebe and Hawke is undeniable from the start but it seems impossible in the circumstances that they will end up together. Then Highland Storm adds backstory that is so relevant to the current events that it isn’t backstory but real-time action. The villains in this story have played a long game in their quest for power and the feud is just a foil for their evil machinations. I loved the camaraderie between Hawke and his cousins. I especially loved Caleb’s pet hunting shenanigans. Highland Storm has so many lessons but I think the most important one is that love conquers all.

mary king

this book, has a little of everything, love to your enemy for the sake of peace, death of that bride, that starts the war again, attack by your enemy, death on both sides, capture of hawke grandfather by the MacNab' and hawke captured Phoebe MacNab to get his grandfather back, but things dont go as planned and will there be new love to get peace again, will Hawke grandfather come out of this alive will Phoebe side with her soldiers for their attack on a single enemy 4 to 1, what will happen, or will there be another bloody war, this story also has a shocking ending and its is a must read,