American lass seeks brawny Scot…
As if being newly single isn’t brutal enough, Sloane Chatfield’s friends are getting obnoxious about setting her up. When Sloane insists she’s waiting for a certain sexy fictional Highlander to come along, her friends surprise her with a trip to Scotland to find her a new boyfriend. She’d rather have a root canal.
But if she can find a Highland hunk to “break her heart” before her friends arrive…
In a remote Highland village, Galen Buchanan is struggling to keep the family pub afloat. Everything is falling apart, he’s running out of money, and now there’s an opinionated American lass parked at his best table, driving him mad. But then Sloane asks Galen to be her pretend Highland boyfriend…and offers him enough money to save the pub. It’s only for a few days, he figures. What’s the worst that could happen ?
The Perfect Game by Jessa McAdams (aka Julia London) is the first book on her new How to Marry a Highlander series. Ok, be honest who uses accents in their heads ?? It took a little time for me to adjust to the writing style just because of the Scottish talk. Once I got to grips, it was easy to get into the swing of the story. And some of those scenes had me laughing out loud, they were very funny. One of my favourite scenes was the bathroom.
Then there is the romance, Sloane and Galen are perfect for each other. The back and forth banter between the two was hilarious, and the chemistry was white-hot. A perfect blend of humor and romance.
I really liked Sloane. She’s completely out of her element most of the time, but faces every obstacle with confidence and a positive attitude without being annoying. She comes across as strict and organized, yet unafraid to get her hands dirty.
I loved Galen; he was snarky, strong, and irresistibly Scottish. He needs money, and he needs it fast, as the family pub is in crisis. So when a loud American offers him a monetary solution, his head shouts yes take it, but he needs to tread cautiously. I could see him as a laird in the olden days, striding through the glen, with his broadsword on his hip, and his kilt swaying in the breeze ……
I loved The Perfect Bargain, it’s so funny. It’s definitely one of those books that makes you laugh so much that other people start giving you weird looks.