One Hot Scot by Suzanne Enoch
*I received a free ARC via Netgalley in exchange of an honest review*
I really like Suzanne Enoch and have read other works by her. She is a fun author. Her characters always have great chemistry and she is a great storyteller. Even the “One Hot Scott” is no exception. Although it's a novella and only 50 pages the story is still enjoyable, although short.
In 50 pages she gives us a heroine and hero with a villain to add intrigue to the story. Julia Prentiss is our heroine. She is trying to escape on horseback when she falls and is in the middle of the highlands. Luckily, she is found by Duncan Lenox. He is swimming naked when Julia sees him. They have instant chemistry. Julia is hesitant to explain to Duncan why she is running away. Duncan offers her protection in a cabin nearby. At first she refuses but she is left with little choice since there is a storm coming, she is lost and has no horse to ride away.
While in the cabin Duncan and Julia get to know each other. She learns that he takes care of his sisters and he learns why she escaped. (I'll leave it to the readers to find out what had Julia riding on horseback in the middle of the highlands.) Julia is from London but in Scotland on holiday with her sister and mom when she runs into some trouble.
The bad guys, Bellamy and Orville, come after Julia but Duncan is able to protect her. He offers to marry her so she can be protected from them. Since this is a novella, she accepts and stays in his home in Scotland. This is short and fun read!