The Groom Wore Plaid (Highland Weddings, #2) by Gayle Callen (Review by Gladys – #NerdGirlOfficial)


Title: The Groom Wore Plaid (Highland Weddings, #2)  

Author: Gayle Callen

Published Date: February 23rd 2016

Genre: Historical Romance


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Maggie McCallum’s dreams about her new fiancé aren’t the romantic sort. It’s not just that she was bartered to Owen Duff like a piece of property to end a clan feud. She’s also haunted by premonitions of his death on their upcoming wedding day. Yet the exasperating Highlander won’t let her call it off, even though his life and his clan are both in jeopardy.

Owen has wanted Maggie in his bed since he first glimpsed her years ago. If their union restores peace between their clans, so much the better. But while lusting after another chief’s sister had its risks, growing to trust Maggie is far more dangerous. Owen is falling deeply in love with the one woman he cannot hope to claim . . . and survive.


***Adult Warning – Mild adult situations  Caution Advised***
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***Gladys – #NerdGirlOfficial’s  Review***
The Groom Wore Plaid is the second installment to Gayle Callen’s Highland Wedding Series and one that I highly anticipated. I adored The Wrong Bride and was enthused to see how the clans fixed Hugh’s error.

To amend a marraige contract between the two feuding clans, Owen has proposed to marry Hugh’s little sister, Maggie. In the first book we found that Hugh erroneously broke said contract by kidnapping and marrying the wrong bride, Owen’s cousin Riona. (AND no the premise doesn’t get old. At least not to me).

The Groom Wore Plain begins with a flashback to the time where young Maggie and young Owen spent some time together while Own was living in the same building as Maggie. Although their time together was short, Maggie fell in love BUT it was not in the cards for them as Owen was promised to another. A misunderstanding ensued and they never saw each other until the day her brother Hugh was going to duel with Owen.

With a new marriage contract between Owen and Maggie in place, the new book begins with them traveling to Duff Castle in the Highlands. Maggie has a premonition of Owen’s death and one that Owen denies belief in at all. He thinks she is beautiful but painfully naive.

I delighted in reading about the fun schemes Maggie has trying to get Owen to hate her and break the contract. Well it was fun to me but maybe not to Owen. I love historical romance and the slight seer element multiplied by the comedic situations had me wishing that I didn’t read this book so fast.

Loved It! 5 stars and a tip of my Nerd Girl Hat!!


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  • Thanks so much for the great review!

    • Stephenee

      This book looks amazing!! #NerdGirlSteph

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