Monday, May 9, 2011

Margaret Mallory's The Guardian blog tour

I admit that these romance novels are one of my many guilty pleasures.  I've a particular fondness for historical romances and the Scottish highlander novels.  Ever since I read her first books, I've enjoyed Margaret Mallory novels which combine humor and drama with fun romance.  She's  launched a new series called "The Return of the Highlanders" which begins with The Guardian.

The Guardian

The Guardian (Return of the Highlanders) by Margaret Mallory
The blurb:
Four fearless warriors return to the Highlands to claim their lands and legacies.  But all their trials on the battlefield can't prepare them for their greatest challenge yet: winning the hearts of four wilful Scottish beauties.

After years of fighting abroad, Ian MacDonald comes home to find his clan in peril.  To save his kin, he must right the wrongs form his past...and claim the bride he's long resisted.

As a young lass, Sileas depends on Ian to play her knight in shining armor. But when his rescue attempt compromised her virtue, Ian was forced to marry against his wishes.  Five years later, Sileas has grown from an awkward girl into an independent beauty who knows she deserves better than the reluctant husband who preferred war to his wife.  Now this devilishly handsome Highlander is finally falling in love.  He wants a second chance with Sileas -- and he won't take no for an answer.

I've read every single Margaret Mallory novel.  I enjoy the banter between the romantic leads and her particular humor that comes through with the male and female points of view.  In The Guardian, we have a hero worshiping young lady who ends up forcing her big crush/hero to marry her.  It takes Ian a long time to outgrow his resentment but this just adds to the situational humor.  There's just enough suspense and political intrigue to keep the other male leads interesting and important to the plot - and to lay the foundation for what will surely be an entertaining series with tough, handsome, and honorable highlanders.   Margaret Mallory delivered yet another sweet, satisfying romance. 

About the Author:
Margaret Mallory surprised her friends and family by abandoning her legal career—and her steady job—to write novels. At long last, she can satisfy her passion for justice by punishing the bad and rewarding the worthy—in the pages of her novels, of course.   She lives in the beautiful Pacific Northwest with her husband and their two college-age children. She would dearly love to hear from readers. You can contact her via her website at

Forever Romance is generously sponsoring a giveaway of several copies of The Guardian.   One entry per household.    No P.O. boxes please.  US and Canada only.  Interested?  Fill out this form and help me improve my blog.  You must be a follower to enter the contest. Contest ends May 10, 2011.


  1. Gaby, I'm glad you enjoyed my latest book! Thanks for the great review & for participating in my blog tour.


  2. I would love to win this book. I do love my highlanders!! Margaret is a sweet lady.

    I filled out the form.
    I am a new follower - qladyhawke

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!!