Monday, May 21, 2012

Book Excitement: The Taming of a Scottish Princess by Karen Hawkins

Karen Hawkins's final Hurst Amulet book, The Taming of a Scottish Princess, releases tomorrow, May 22nd!!! I adore Ms. Hawkins's books, but I was really excited to read this book. I was lucky enough to receive an arc, which I reviewed on Joyfully Reviewed. Michael and Jane's story is everything I'd hoped it would be. Whether you're an old or new fan of Ms. Hawkins's work, you're sure to adore the fast-paced, witty, charming The Taming of a Scottish Princess!

I enjoyed The Taming of a Scottish Princess so much that I made it a June Recommended Read. Click here to read my review. You can also read a short teaser here :)

Book Description:
The Taming of a Scottish Princess CoverA DETERMINED EXPLORER
When famed Egyptologist Michael Hurst discovers that the infamous Hurst Amulet is hidden in Scotland, he insists his trusted assistant, Miss Jane Smythe-Haughton, accompany him north. Strangely, the usually unflappable Jane seems perturbed by their destination—the mysterious Isle of Barra. A fascinated Michael watches as his staid assistant transforms, revealing intriguing layers of mystery and vulnerability. Could he be about to uncover not one, but two, precious treasures?

Once her clan’s princess, Jane fled Barra years ago to avoid a forced marriage. Since then, she has made her living as efficient Miss Smythe-Haughton—the perfect (and highly paid) assistant. Now she must confront her secrets . . . including her feelings for her irascible employer, too-handsome-for-his-own-good Michael Hurst.

Others are also searching for the missing amulet, however. Can Jane and Michael learn to trust each other in time to solve two riddles: the location of the Hurst Amulet, and the meaning of the vivid passion flaring between them?