Avon, Mar 2002, 5.99, 384 pp.
During the reign of Henry II, Maggie inglen Blar leads a sheet revolution to end the fighting in the Kilgarigon, Scotland area. Maggie and the other women are tired of their men feuding with Robby MacDouglas and his clan. No man will be fed or bed until peace is procured.
Braden MacAllister returns home from England to witness the appetite downfall of his brothers and the other males of their clan. He decides to end the foolishness using his best skills at seducing a woman. His target is Maggie, but she rejects his kisses to Braden's amazement. Both have secrets. He agrees with her goal and she has always loved him. As they play a game of cat and mouse, he falls in love with her, but will she believe him with his womanizing reputation and her idealistic objective standing between them?
Relocate Lysistrata from Ancient Greece to medieval Scotland to understand the underlying theme in CLAIMING THE HIGHLANDER. The invigorating story line is amusing yet enables the reader to feel they are in the Highlands during the reign of Henry II. The lead couple is a delightful pair playing Spencer Johnson and Kenneth Blanchard's “Who Moved My Cheese?” enabling readers to fully enjoy Kinley MacGregor's opening tale in her MacAllister brothers' trilogy.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner