McClairen’s Isle: The Passionate One [Connie Brockway] on McClairen’s Isle: The Ravishing One by Connie Brockway Mass Market Paperback. His desire for her turned abduction into seduction. She is the toast of London society. But Fia Merrick gives her heart to no one, for. Raine: The Reckless One there was sin in his smile and wildness in his soul. Raine Merrick’s wild McClairen’s Isle: The Reckless One by Connie Brockway. Read an Excerpt. Buy McClairen’s Isle: The Ravishing One. McClairen’s Isle.

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Restless, daring, proud, they are the Merricks: He has a younger brother and sister who are featured in the following books in this trilogy and their whole back story is rich with pathos. Puja rated it it was ok Nov 20, See all books by Connie Brockway.

Other books in the series.

Sets up future stories for Ash’s brother and sister. But, by that point he’s fallen in love with her and decides he must protect her from his father, but if he does he might not get the money conni him by same dastardly father that he can use to pay the ransom to free his brother from a French prison.

The Ravishing One

Rhiannon Russell, the heroine, is a beauty who was spirited away from the Highlands to save her from Cumberland’s men. It was a very quick read. Today Connie lives in Minnesota with her husband David, a family physician, and two spoiled mutts.

After receiving a double major in art history and English from Macalester College, Connie entered grad school with an eye to acquiring her MFA in creative writing.

InAsh is summoned by his father for an errand: Sep 01, S. Things didn’t really start getting interesting until Ash and Rhiannon made it up to the Highlands. This was one of the first books she gave me and it was phenomenal.


LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Both the hero Ash and the heroine Rhiannon were badly damaged from war and familial incidents so that both are hesitant to get involved. Sep 30, Sharon rated it it was ok Shelves: But it seems to meander and wander and then wallow. Restless, daring, proud, they are the Merricks: Lord Carr was not as prominent in the book as the others and his dissent into madness actually lightens up the story a bit.

But strange surprises await him in the Highlands.

The Passionate One (McClairen’s Isle, #1) by Connie Brockway

When she met Thomas Donne again, he still thinked her as a Carr’s cold and manipulative daughter who set her eyes on his bestfriend, James Barton.

But difficult circumstances and dangerous conditions bring them together as they get to know one another quite well, brocwkay the while avoiding many fhe before they understan I was blown away by this Scottish historical romance. I WISH that the authors would make that clear on the books so that I’d read them in the correct order!

Jan 11, Pages Buy. McClairen’s Isle 3 books. It truly brought the trilogy together for me.

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I thought this book was a lot darker than most of the books I have read by this author – it lacks the humor that breaks the tension in her other books. All of the MacLairen’s Isle series are a bit puzzling to me. Connie Brockway wrote about the “origins” of the 3 brothers and sister and the backdrop of the series.

However, I did really enjoy the book, and look forward to reading number two. Jul 11, Pages Buy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

It gave every aspect of the story enough explanation and didn’t skip parts of it. Paperbackpages.


There were points in this book where I didn’t like him brockwsy at one point I even wondered how Ms. The author told this story with wit, passion and hunger. The other main character is Carr himself, and what a fully drawn villain he is! Her language is wonderfully descriptive so that you see each shadow cast by the moonlight and hear each cricket “The winnowing wind whispered a spurious greeting and the chill mist stretched milky fingers up to brush her legs in mock obeisance.

Jan 10, Jill rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 11, Pages. Once she would have given everything to Thomas Donne, until the earnest, dashing Scot betrayed her family and broke her heart.

Nov 14, Tracy Emro rated it really liked it. Refresh and try again. Rhiannon has occasional nightmares, still, about her flight from Scotland; she pushes down any Scottish part of her heritage, herself, or her memories brockeay be as English as she possibly can be.

This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Do NOT read this if you want a fun, lighthearted historical romance.

She takes care of the earl’s children and even goes with Fia to London. She was a good person, who due to circumstances beyond her control was judged and found wanting by people who never got to know her.

I could have done without a few of them. Lord Carr, father of Ash, Raine, and Fia, is a psychotic ass, and he may have killed their mother his first wife.