5 stars Affaire de Coeur Magazine
All Fionnha Brennan wanted to do was escape her abusive ex-fiancé and explore her Irish roots. How in the world did she manage to fall in love with a gun runner for the IRA and why would an illegal arms dealer what to kidnap her?
Niall Burke is furiously angry. A valued employee and close friend was killed by a car bomb in Northern Ireland. He wants revenge, and he’ll do just about anything to get it, even if that means supplying guns to the IRA. Fionnha Brennan is frightened. Her ex-fiancé wants her back - at any cost. The fact that Fio caught him in bed with another woman, and he slapped her and shoved her against the wall when she complained doesn’t matter.
During her flight to Ireland, Fio makes the acquaintance of Niall Burke, who’s is immediately taken with of the beautiful American. Fio, however, isn’t interested, no matter how handsome Niall it. The last thing in the world she needs is another man to screw up her life.
Niall doesn’t bother to hide his interest and, as he courts her, Old World style, she slowly slips under his seductive spell. Unfortunately, Aileen Dermott, an internationally acclaimed fashion model does her best to cloud Fio’s mind with doubt about Niall’s intentions. She wants him for herself and will do just about anything to get him.
The night after Niall and Fionnha passionately consummate their love. Fio sits down with a cup of coffee and the morning paper. Opening it, she’s greeted with a full-page announcement of upcoming marriage of Niall Burke and Aileen Dermott. Fio flees to Texas with a friend. She discovers that what she thought were some of Niall’s business papers left with her are in reality shipping manifests listing the types of arms that Niall purchased for the IRA. How can she possibly love a man who causes the deaths of innocent people?
Unknown to Fio, the ranch on which she’s staying abuts that of the Texan Niall’s sister Megan married. When she meets her, Megan recognizes Fio’s name and immediately calls Niall. He arrives late that night, and Fionnha and he are reconciled with a night of passionate lovemaking.
The next day, however, while Niall is visiting with his sister, Fio is kidnapped by the illegal arms dealer, Juan Garcia, from whom Niall has been buying guns. Niall rescues Fio and finally reveals that he’s not a member of the IRA but rather a secret agent for Scotland Yard.
But, the illegal arms dealer escaped, and he wants revenge.
In Highland Rendezvous, the second novel of the series, you will meet Connor and Allison. She's Garcia's woman and Connor has her.
Garcia wants her back.