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My name is Jen. I read too much. I drive my husband crazy. I share books with my friends and we spend too much time talking about them. I enjoy Urban Fantasy & Romance (mostly PR & Historicals.) I’m also a mother of two and work full-time as a tv news Executive Producer.
Her Kilt-Clad Rogue - Julie Moffett I liked this short story well enough, but I probably would have liked it more if I had not felt like I had read it before. Sure, the details are different, but the basic plot treads very familiar ground: woman comes to man's home to be governess to his child. The man is a widower. His marriage was loveless. People think he killed his wife. There is an attraction between the man and the governess. Is it real or just a dalliance? Is he really a good man or are the whispers true?

It's like Dangerous Lord, Innocent Governess and This Perfect Kiss, had a love child... sprinkled a little Jane Eyre on top... put a kilt on it... and this novella was the result.

It's a short, easy read; and I'm always a sucker for a Scotsman with a brogue (and a kilt.) We're just not treading any new ground. 3 stars.

*ARC Provided by NetGalley