Saturday, February 26, 2011

The Highlander Series

When I finished reading Moning's Fever Series, my friend (and book muse) Tina told me about Moning's first books, the Highlander Series. In reading book summaries, there was an awful lot of familiar terminology and family names from the Fever Series, so I had to look into it.

I saw that she got blasted for the first book - Beyond the Highland Mist - for predictable plots, but it looks like the reviews for the subsequent books got better and better. I finished Beyond the Highland Mist and it was an enjoyable read. Certainly pretty predictable. It's a time-travel romance that brings a 1990s headstrong American woman into a 1500s Scottish castle.

I was definitely intrigued by the interweaving of the fae and all, but if the Fever series is 75% action and 25% romance, this book was 25% action and 75% romance. I prefer the scales tipped in the way of Fever. I'll give the second book a chance, but I need to read something else between now and then. Cue: The Southern Witch Series. (Thanks Tina...and more to come!)

1 comment:

  1. I've heard the same thing and I'm really not too into books that are over the top romance... I'll be waiting to hear more on this.