Rise of a Legend

Rise of a Legend Running away from her catastrophic life historical journalist Eva MacKay joins an archaeological dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill Unearthing the seal of William Wallace Eva gains notoriety Bu

  • Title: Rise of a Legend
  • Author: Amy Jarecki
  • ISBN: 9781517462628
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Paperback
  • Running away from her catastrophic life, historical journalist Eva MacKay joins an archaeological dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill Unearthing the seal of William Wallace, Eva gains notoriety But her dreams of Bowie knives the weapon that murdered her husband morph into great swords and dirks.Drawn to a ruined monastery, Eva drifts into the worst nightmare of all.Running away from her catastrophic life, historical journalist Eva MacKay joins an archaeological dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill Unearthing the seal of William Wallace, Eva gains notoriety But her dreams of Bowie knives the weapon that murdered her husband morph into great swords and dirks.Drawn to a ruined monastery, Eva drifts into the worst nightmare of all Awaking to the sharp point of a madman s sword, she s hurled into the midst of a bloody thirteenth century battle Just when certain death is eminent, brutal arms surround the lass, dragging her deeper into unknown terror.When Eva realizes she s been hauled to the hideout of rebel William Wallace, a revelation dawns she s landed the story of a lifetime if she can stay alive and find a way home to tell her tale.What she doesn t count on is her mounting chemistry with the greatest legend Scotland has ever known or the absolute love swelling in her heart.
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    1. Award winning and bestselling author, Amy Jarecki likes to grab life, latch on, and reach for the stars She s married to a mountain biking pharmacist and has put four kids through college She studies karate, ballet, yoga, and often you ll find her hiking Utah s Santa Clara Hills Reinventing herself a number of times, Amy sang and danced with the Follies, was a ballet dancer, a plant manager, and an accountant for Arnott s Biscuits in Australia After earning her MBA from Heroit Watt University in Scotland, she dove into the world of Scottish historical romance and hasn t returned Become a part of her world and learn about Amy s books on amyjarecki

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    1. Oh come on, if you have ever read pretty much ANY of my reviews then you know I ate this sucker up like candy Hmmm, let s seeTime travel checkKilted men double checkSmutty times with a smexy man WHO IS WILLIAM FREAKING WALLACE HOLY FUCK ALL CHECKI think we all know where this is goingBut don t get any ideas, obviously

    2. Well well well My first really real Scottish Highlander ish kind of smut ish book And guess what You know what s funny though I asked my mom if she knew who Willy Wallace was I got this on the end of the phone And a quiet whisper of, Who are you talking about And I m like Mother Please loud voice I m talking about Willam fucking Wallace How do you not know who the hell I m talking about And she s like equally loud voice I DON T KNOW WHO THIS ACTOR IS And I m like louder voice HE S NOT A FLIPPING [...]

    3. I received this arc from Rapture Books via Ng in return for an honest review.Rating 4.5 Stars I am flipping impressed The a warrior of epic repute came on the scene and united a broken nation His name was William Wallace Ahhhh this book was so good So, soooooo good it was so close to being perfect, but I shall discuss that in a moment Now, lets talk plot Eva Mackay is running away,running from all the horrors she has seen, the horrors of losing her husband, the horrors of America.Packing up her [...]

    4. This is the 1st book in the Guardian of Scotland series, written by Amy Jarecki This book is about time travel romance loaded with secrets, treachery, and William Wallace Our heroine is about Eva Mackay a historical journalist who wants to change her life She goes on an archeological dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill and finds herself fascinated with William Wallace She finds an artifact that transports her back in time in the midst of a thirteenth century bloodbath of a battle to the time [...]

    5. I was so engrossed with this story it took me a moment to realize the book had ended I am now anxiously awaiting the next installment so I can see how their story progresses I love Eva s determination to spend time with William without giving away too much information By the end of this book, William is beginning to accept, if not believe, her stories of the future These two are a wonderful a couple The glimpse into that tumultuous time in Scotland was fantastic As I read, I felt like I was ther [...]

    6. I am a huge William Wallace fan And Amy Jarecki has brought to life Big and bold She writes this story and I felt I was with Eva There in the turmoil of Scotland If you love the highland and Scotland like I do You will love this book as much as I did William and Eva are going to be in the next book as well I can t wait to get it I highly recommend this book

    7. Copyright Night Owl Reviews__4.5 Stars__Statue of William Wallace.Rise of a Legend was a great read for me because I love history, romance, and Scotland Although this book leans toward historical fiction, there is a developing relationship involving a known historical warrior and a not so ordinary historical journalist who is partaking in an archaeological dig When she is presented with a medallion and given a warning not to change the past, she finds herself magically transported to Scotland i [...]

    8. There comes a time in every author s writing career where all words that have been written before are surpassed by one great piece a legacy for the author.Read full review in the 2015 Holiday issue of InD tale Magazine.

    9. I have just listened to the audiobook of this book and couldn t find a way to leave another review for audio, therefore I ll add some information to this review.I read this book at the end of November, 2015 and have just listened to the audio Some of you may think if you ve read the book, you needn t listen to the audio But I stand here and say, the book was even wonderful this time around Turns of phrases miss your notice, as well as the emotional pull of sentences when reading a tale Dave Gil [...]

    10. A superbly crafted Scottish medieval romance with a time travel component Unbridled passion with an incredibly hot seven hundred year old Highlander in the middle of the night Mm Yeah Bring it on.RISE OF A LEGEND by Amy Jarecki is a superbly crafted medieval romance with a time travel component Amy is one of my favorite authors and I can t say enough about her consistently magnificent writing Her books are always extensively researched and each have been a pure pleasure to read I realize it s no [...]

    11. Rise of a Legend by Amy Jarecki is the first book in her new series, Guardian of Scotland The story is about Eva MacKay She is an historical journalist and after suffering a personal trauma she throws herself into her work and volunteers to join an archaeological dig on site at the battleground of Loudoun Hill When she is there mysterious forces draw her to the ruins of an old monastery where she finds the seal of William Wallace He is the Legend in this book A set of circumstances follow that h [...]

    12. Time Travel Romance LamebrainedI had a hard time finishing this one, everytime I put it down, I just couldn t get myself to pick it back up again, although I finally did muddle through But there were just too many things about this book that deflated its appeal, including a number of poorly thought out story points For example, at one point, Eva, who can t ride a horse, is blindfolded and riding behind Wallace, where she d have to be dearly holding on to not fall off Yet she removes a notebook a [...]

    13. 4.5 StarsOriginally posted at The Bookaholic CatRise of a Legend is the first book in the Guardian of Scotland by Amy Jarecki.Without knowing, historical journalist Eva MacKay is giving the chance of her life, to go back in time and write the real story of William Wallace When she realizes the opportunity she has she decides to do whatever is necessary to make Wallace accept her she wants to write his story and for that she needs to be around him One thing Eva has very clear is that she can t ch [...]

    14. I received an ARC of Rise of a Legend by Amy Jarecki from the publisher and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Rise of a Legend is the first book in Amy Jarecki s Guardians of Scotland Series The legend in question is none other than William Wallace, one of the main leaders of the Wars of Scottish Independence, in the late 13th century In a nutshell, we follow Eva MacKay, a historical journalist, who is participating in an archeological dig in Loundun Hill Through a set of circumstances, [...]

    15. I loved the concept of this book Time travel romance loaded with secrets, treachery, and William Wallac Amy has perfectly interwoven a beautiful love story in the middle of one of the most treacherous times in history Loved it Eva is tired of her life And wants a change At her archeological site she is continually intrigued by William Wallace And with a pendant said to have certain powers.which she doesn t want to believee travels back to a time right as William Wallace is rising up And what a m [...]

    16. Beautiful tale I received a copy of this book from the publisher and NetGalley in exchange for an honest review If, you love are a fan of William Wallace, then this book is for you I liked Rise of a Legend, the 1st book in the Guardian of Scotland series, written by Amy Jarecki.Historical journalist Eva MacKay joins an archaeological dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill Drawn to a ruined monastery, Eva drifts into the worst nightmare of all She is thrown back to the past, the midst of a blood [...]

    17. Historical facts of William Wallace s rise to fame coupled with a really tender time travel romance HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS READ You know you have a great book in your hands when time slips past without notice My daughter missed her bus because I was buried in this book This story will pull you into the late 1200 s along with Eva as she s thrown back in time to medieval Scotland to witness the rise of William Wallace This book will appeal to the history lover, the historical romance reader, or any [...]

    18. Such an amazing time travel romance this is I couldn t put it down, not even once When Eva MacKay who previous husband had died she set out to go back to her work as a Historical Journalist working in Scotland at a Archeological dig There she was working with Professor Tenant who had given Hera Medallion to keep her safe during doing the dig.Until she went back in time to see 1286, just after the English had invaded Scotland Then she met William Wallace A member of the Guardians of Scotland To h [...]

    19. A Most laudable tribute to Scotland s legendary hero, William Wallace This epic depiction of all elements of such a charismatic leader, giving an insight to a possible romantic side, thus drawing a deserving and believable hero Well done Ms Jarecki, while I have loved ALL of your books I have read so far and the Murray I am related to is Irish, I felt connected and honored somehow This is a fitting tribute to Scotland and I cannot wait for the next book

    20. WOW Amazing.Lots of historical events in this book A great love story My heart is still pounding Has all my favorite points Action, Adventure, PNR Steamy scenes Some slight If you want Scottish history, time travel,and love stories Get this book Can t wait for the next one Pam James.

    21. An incredible time travel romance, based on the life and times of William Wallace After having recently watched Braveheart again reading this book was accompanied by the graphic portrayal of 13th century Scottish history I am sure any modern day historian would love to fall through a wormhole and find themselves in the period they have been researching to give them a better understanding of their era, however despite the improbability of it happening, it also comes with distinct disadvantages Ap [...]

    22. Eva MacKay is an archeological journalist fascinated by the legend of William Wallace After he husband is brutally murdered she takes a job on a historical dig at the battleground of Loudoun Hill One early morning, her professor gives her a necklace without telling her much about it She falls asleep at Fail Monastery only to wake up amidst a historical battle in 1297 Scotland Right as she thinks she s going to die, she is rescued by a man of great size After introductions, she realizes her savio [...]

    23. Book 1I really enjoyed listening to this audio book written by Amy Jarecki and narrated by Dave Gillies I have always thought of William Wallace as a fascinating historical Scottish hero The telling of his life has always been filled with myth and mystery I enjoyed the refresher course as Ms Jarecki stuck very closely to the historical details I learned about in school The aspect of Time Travel was an ingenious way to infuse the telling of William s story with Romance and Emotion I admit, I foun [...]

    24. I just finished reading this exciting novel I feel I want to reserve my comments until I complete Book 2 in this group I am eager for the story to continue Although I know about the ending of William Wallace and how tragic that was, I will wait to see if that is written so it does not hurt so much as it did in the film There are quite a lot of gory battle scenes in this novel that set my nerves on edge Still, I feel it was accurate to how it may have been Sorry though it was Seems times have not [...]

    25. Fantastic time travel story about William WallaceEva MacKay, still grieving the loss of her murdered husband, joins a archeological dig in Scotland When she finds an important artifact, she is given a medallion pendant which enables her to travel back to 1297 Scotland where she is rescued from certain death by William Wallace.This is an exciting story of her travels with Wallace through victory and defeat as the patriotic Scots try to drive Edward s English army out of Scotland.24

    26. Enjoyed Rise of a LegendAt first I thought the story was too long, wondered what else could be said, but I was wrong The author delved into Wallace s private life and mixed it with historical facts resulting in an interesting story that kept the reader wanting to know continuing the story is the reason for 4 1 2 stars instead of five Since it s about a real person, the ideas the author comes up with regarding Wallace s private life again, are interesting Read it

    27. AUDIOBOOK listened to 11th 12th October 201710hrs 28minNarrator Dave Gillies does an Ok job.I do like the TT side of it But there s something missingI think I ll have to check book 2 to see if it clears up for me.

    28. Wonderfully written and thoroughly enjoyable I ve always love the stories behind William Wallace but this one top s them all even if a 21st woman travels back in time to witness and fall in love with him Looking forward to the next in the series

    29. Plot is good, some of the story flows very well Other parts are choppy and need revamping I would have preferred if it were an unknown character.

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