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Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #82

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine and is where we can talk about books we are looking forward to being released.
The Raider (Highland Guard, #8)
After consolidating his gains against the enemy English, King Robert the Bruce of Scotland sends his best soldiers to fortify the lawless borders. These legendary warriors of the Highland Guard let nothing come before king and country—except the calling of their heart.

Of all Bruce’s elite warriors, Robert “Raider” Boyd is the most formidable. A true patriot whose bare hands are a deadly weapon, Robbie is the fierce enforcer of the Guard, and his hatred of the English has been honed to a razor-sharp edge. But vengeance proves bittersweet when his enemy’s beautiful sister falls into his hands and he finds himself fighting temptation—a battle he badly wants to lose.

Lady Rosalin Clifford barely recognizes the rebel prisoner she saved from execution six years ago. Though her girlish ideals for fairness have matured into a passion for justice, Rosalin believes she betrayed her brother when she helped this dangerous man escape. Now her traitorous act has come back to haunt her. But she can’t deny the longing this tormented warrior ignites in her, or deny the passion that turns sworn enemies into lovers. Is the gentle love of a true English Rose enough to free Scotland’s most brutal warrior from a path of vengeance—before it’s too late?
Summary & Cover taken from
Length: 384 pages (Mass Market Paperback)
Expected Publication Date: February 25th 2014 by Ballantine Books
Why I'm Waiting:
While I haven't read any of the previous book in the Highland Guard series, I do plan on catching up on the 7 books that come before this one because this series looks great and I have a penchant for highlanders!
Love Game (The Matchmaker, #3)
Perfect for fans of Janet Evanovich, Jennifer Crusie, and Katie MacAlister, Elise Sax’s wickedly funny Matchmaker series proves that the road to love comes with a few dead ends.

Five months have passed since Gladie Burger came to Cannes, California, to join her eccentric Grandma Zelda in the family matchmaking business, and Gladie is quickly mastering the rules of attraction. Her latest fix-up is still going strong and Gladie’s bank account is back in the black—until a rival matchmaker arrives in town and has both Gladie and Zelda seeing red.

Not only is self-proclaimed psychic Luanda Laughing-Eagle stealing Grandma Zelda’s clients, but Zelda is convinced that Luanda’s ESP is total BS. She tasks Gladie with exposing Luanda as a fraud, but Gladie’s attention is diverted when murder comes a-calling. Spencer Bolton, the gorgeous chief of police and Gladie’s on-again, off-again flame, wants her to stay out of the investigation—and away from the deliciously chiseled detective who also aims to win Gladie’s heart. But the one thing Gladie’s learned is that in business, love and murder . . . it’s always personal.
Summary & Cover taken from
Length: 304 pages (Mass Market Paperback)
Expected Publication Date: February 25th 2014 by Ballantine Books
Why I'm Waiting:
This is the third book in yet another series that I have yet to start but one that is on my to-read list and since this the third book doesn't come out until February I figure I have enough time to read the other two before this one is published.
What are YOU waiting for this Wednesday?




  1. Both picks sound really interesting and I would love to read them when they come out. I hope you enjoy reading them both and thanks for sharing!
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  2. Oh, hot, hot, hot... I like it.:)

    Glass @ Way Too Hot Books

  3. Ohh both of these look awesome,especially the first one. I am a sucker for anything to do with Scotland. :) Thanks for sharing.

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  4. I haven't heard of either book or author. Definitely adding them to my TBR list. Thanks.

  5. Oh I love Highland romances! Love being taken into that world!
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    Ashley @ Nook of Books
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