Match made in heaven or maid of dishonor? 

Tight-laced Rose Hensel arrives in Scotland for her best friend’s wedding with a plan—to be the greatest maid of honor ever, let loose for the first time in years, and find out what Scottish guys really wear under their kilts. After meeting the best man, she thinks she found the man who checks all the boxes for a no-strings-attached romp among the heather. 

Lachlan Calder-Mackinnon knows how to show a girl a good time. Gourmet dinners in castle ruins, picnics among rolling hills, and a seaside escape create some unforgettable dates. But as the fling begins to morph into something more, an unexpected wedding guest threatens to ruin Rose and Lachlan’s new romance. 

With a plane ticket in one hand and her broken heart in the other, Rose prepares to head home to reality. However, she’s about to learn that what happens in the Highlands doesn’t always stay there.

Titles in the What Happens series include — What Happens In The Highlands

Title:  What Happens In The Highlands
Series:  What Happens #1
Author:  Kelsey McKnight
Genre:  Contemporary Romance
Published:  April 2, 2019
Publisher:  Tule Publishing
My Rating:  4 stars

I had a blast with WHAT HAPPENS IN THE HIGHLANDS.  While I wouldn’t call this romance light it certainly is an enjoyable experience going along on the journey of one very straitlaced Rose traveling to Scotland for her friend’s wedding and discovering that letting loose could bring her the love of her life – if she trusts him and herself enough.

The descriptions of the beauty and uniqueness of Scotland drew me in and made a lovely backdrop for Lachlan and Rose to fall in love against all odds.  I easily enjoyed my encounters with the beauty of Scotland as much as the romance between one American and one Scottish lord.

There is, of course, a troublemaker in this romance as an ex from Lachlan’s past sets out to destroy his happiness.  Will Rose let her get away with her shenanigans becomes the question.

If you enjoy a love story that will capture your heart and take you away to a beautiful location as well, then you’ll want to pick up WHAT HAPPENS IN THE HIGHLANDS.  I enjoyed Rose and Lachlan love story, it’s believable, relatable and full of the magic of falling unexpectedly in love.

*I received an e-ARC of this novel from the publisher via NetGalley. That does not change what I think of this story.  It is my choice to leave a review giving my personal opinion about this book.*

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