My Heart's in the Highlands
Sixty-eight seconds. Can a life be lived in sixty-eight seconds? Can the love of a lifetime be discovered and lost in just a minute? Mikah Bauer stepped into the street in front of the Glasgow Museum of Modern Art and found herself lost in a nightmare that became a dream come true when Ian Conagham, the Marquis of Ayr, appeared before her. Mikah found herself living another life, a fairy tale of love and passion such as she never imagined. Then came the nightmare that tore it all away as quickly as fate had handed it to her.
Contains mature themes.
This is a review of the audiobook.
My heart is definitely in this Highland story.
The narration was superb. The distinction between female and male characters were there and I liked that they didn’t all sound the same. Kirsten Potter’s husky voice was perfect for the tone of the story. Her Scottish accent was well done even though there were some parts where it slipped. Her voice for Mikah/Hero was well developed. Mikah had the American accent and then Hero had the soft English accent. The emotions were well felt and shone through with the narration.
One has to be patient with this story. It was a little slow going at first, but I found myself so invested in the characters that when the action did occur it had me sitting on the edge of my seat. I got a few odd looks from husband while listening to this with my earphones because apparently I exclaimed in surprise a few times.
Mikah’s/Hero’s interaction with Ian was really sweet and at times funny. I loved the false starts to their love making. I could actually feel the sexual frustration the characters were going through. The interruptions were funny, it was like two teens being caught making out. Cute.
It was a different take on a time travel. Mikah found herself in Hero’s body and meets the man of her dreams, literally. Hero and Ian’s love story is bittersweet and heart wrenching. If you don’t mind being put through highs and lows, it is definitely worth the emotional roller coaster.
There is suspense and a sense of danger which takes an ordinary love story and makes it thrilling.
This is the first book I’ve read (or should I say listened to?) from this author. I love the writing style. The dialogue was well written and every character, whether he/she was good or rotten, was developed.
Book Boyfriend alert!
Ian is definitely book boyfriend material and made the keeper shelf for me. A big teddy bear of a hero that can melt the earphones, speaker, Kindle or whatever format you have. Get the pleasure of his sexiness and sweetness through every chapter. He’ll fight for his heroine and will fight to get her with everything he has come hell or high water.