As you know I’ve been reading the Highlander series by Karen Marie Moning. Today I completed the 5th book in the series called The Dark Highlander. I must say I’ve enjoyed this series since I started reading the first book Beyond The Highland Mist . I’ve liked every single character. The storylines have been great. The Dark Highlander didn’t disappoint either.
To ensure that his brother Drustan MacKeltar was reunited with the love of his life Dageus MacKeltar made the ultimate sacrifice. He broke a long standing oath between his family and the fairies of the Tuatha De’ Danaan. Ultimately giving up his life for his brother’s happiness. He was one who always wanted nothing more than the people whom he cared for most to be happy. He had come to terms with the fact that he was never meant to have happiness so he had no problems making the sacrifice he did for his brother. Little did he know that he would find love during his quest to save his own life
Chloe Zanders was leading what she considered to be a pretty normal and boring life. It wasn’t until she met Dageus MacKeltar did she started to feel she had a purpose in life. Having lost her parents at the age of 4 and raised by her Scottish grandfather in Kansas and now as an adult she worked in a museum doing what she loved working with artifacts. Meeting allowed her to do what she loved and go on an adventure. She is helping a man find what is necessary to save his life. She doesn’t know that he is from 500 years in the past or the sacrifice he has made. Nor does she know about the evil he is fighting to contain inside of himself. She just knows he is a handsome and dark thief that she is attracted to and makes her want to do things she has never dreamed of doing.
I gotta tell you. I absolutely loved both of these characters. They are absolutely made for each other. They bring qualities out of each other that they didn’t know either one of them had. Chloe finds her sense of adventure and Dageus finds out that he is capable of finding love. Also that he is worthy of it. I don’t think there is really a character that I disliked. This book had a great connection between the two characters. I like the way Karen Moning uses characters from previous books. I think she did a great job on being able to thread the books together. I absolutely love this book.