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Secret Things and Highland Flings

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This was a nice little read! It had more drama than your usual chick-lit book, which meant it carried itself nicely rather than jut plodding along like books in this genre usually do. All the characters were enjoyable, apart from one obvious one, which also made a nice change as I usually greatly dislike someone....

I would definitely recommend this book and I’d happily read something else by this author.
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definitely a nice and sweet book, perfect for a casual read. recommend for anyone up for a fun read!
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Secret Things and Highland Flings is a fun, light read with a castle as the backdrop. The plot is interesting and the characters are all well written. In terms of romance, this one is low on the steam but high on the sweetness. 

It was fun to be swept away into a castle in Scotland. The family dynamic between all the characters is entertaining. Their affection for each other came through in the writing. Tasha is definitely my favorite character. I would love to read a book with her as the lead. 

It was a predictable story. I found myself skimming towards the end. But, in terms of bright, breezy reads, this one hits the mark.
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When Lexi’s ex runs off to Spain with his PA, she’s left to clean up the financial mess he leaves behind. She’ll do anything to keep her beloved art gallery afloat, but then a surprise discovery makes things even more complicated.
This was a decent read. The story was good enough that I read it all the way through. The characters each had their own interesting backstory. Overall, it was ok.
**I voluntarily read and reviewed this book
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When Lexi's cheating husband left her and ran off to Spain with his PA she was left heartbroken and in debt as he owed money everywhere.   Her only salvation was her little art gallery in Windsor..... and a painting that wasn't a fake!  Olly had been running for years but now with both parents gone he has to come and take up his position as the Earl......... but the secret he was running from could destroy his family!  Needing to catalogue the castle and put up items for sale he commissions Lexi to go through everything,  but will she make discoveries that could jeopardise his secret and his family?

A lovely light read set in the Scottish Highlands,  plenty of secrets and intrigue keep you turning the pages as well as the likeable characters
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This is the first Tracy Corbett book that I've read but it definitely won't be the last! It was funny, heartwarming, unpredictable (in a good way), sexy, creative and full of hope, love and family relationships. A really great read!
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I loved this book! The atmosphere is so romantic and the characters had a depth that I didn't expect. Can't wait to read more from Corbett.
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I loved the 'art world' setting- which was new but interesting to me. I love the idea of living in a castle, so I loved the Scottish castle where Lexi accepts a job cataloguing the art work. There is an underlying mystery and also problems with an ex to overcome.
I quickly engaged with the characters and could just imagine settling down for a breakfast with them all.
I'll be keen to read more by Tracy Corbett
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This is my first read from Tracy Corbett. Not my favorite book, had a hard time getting into it.

Thank you NetGalley for this ARC.
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I love the description of the Scottish Highlands!

Lexi is a kind woman whose life been miserable, since her ex-husband left her with all the debts. I like how positive she is despite of her current situation and her expertise with art is one of a kind. 

I find Olly a very attractive man too. Not the typical royalty. He deals his responsibility truly well. He is indeed a modern Earl. I like what he did for Lexi! Absolutely sweet!

I enjoy reading the story. Thank you to Avon and Netgalley for the ARC!
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Thanks to NetGalley for an early copy in return for an honest review
A very good read and one I can highly recommend to others. 
I could not put this down.
Thoroughly enjoyable with an amazing cast of characters that you cannot help but engage with.
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I really enjoyed this entertaining romance novel. A lovely setting in the Scottish Highlands - this book made me want to visit the Scottish Highlands. Warm well written characters which developed beautifully as the book progressed - which I enjoyed. A story with obstacles to overcome, relationships, friendships and trust. 

A perfect easy read - ideal for the beach, garden or curled up on the sofa on a rainy day.

Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the opportunity to read this book in exchange for an honest review.
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This is my first read by this author.  I enjoyed the story but it fell a bit flat at times, the setting, characters and plot where there but something was missing for it to be a great book for me.  There was thefts, break-ins, lies, trust issues, sibling drama, chemistry, and a bit of romance to keep you reading to the end.  I love a Highlands story and this is why I wanted to read this book that I received an arc copy of by NetGalley for my honest review.

I read this book to the end but it was a book that took me a bit longer to complete and grab my complete interest to keep me tapping my kindle.  The writing and structure of this book was done well with NO issues of errors or typos.  I would love to read more about Tasha who was Lexi Ryan sister and also Olly's sisters.  Love learning more about the art world.
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What can I say about this book other than it was good. Not my usual kind of read but it was ok. The story was a little disappointing, but I did read it until the end.
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I loved this book! Lexi and Olly were just fun to follow. Their first meeting was funny and kind of charming. I loved that they had complex pasts and didn’t just fall right for each other. Their pasts and how it affected them both helped to make this story!
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This was really cute! I got approved for it on Netgalley ages ago, but it had been languishing on my kindle. 

Lexi, an art gallery owner, has been gypped out of nearly everything by her ne’er-do-well ex-husband. Desperate to save her gallery from foreclosure, she has taken on cataloguing the Wentworth collection at their isolated Scottish Castle.

Meanwhile Oliver Wentworth has just returned home, 11 years after being driven away by his father. Now the new Earl, Olly is trying to mend fences with his sisters, without revealing what led him to leave in the first place.

Lexi and Olly’s relationship does have a lot of the “misunderstandings created by not revealing everything” trope going on — but they both have good reasons for keeping their secrets. And the story itself is funny, not very steamy, and sweet.
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A story full of secrets and lies

An emotional rollercoaster where I don’t think a single one of the main characters didn’t have a secret or something they were trying to hide!

Based between an art gallery in Windsor and a castle in the Scottish highlands the story follows 2 families and the troubles that they are facing, both believing that the other will be their salvation

Lexi owns her own gallery in Windsor but has major money problems due to her lying, cheating ex-husband being a conman leaving her bankrupt. She is commissioned by the Wentworth family in Scotland to look at various works of art at their estate with the aim of selling them. 
For Lexi, this could mean a sizeable commission which could save her from her financial woes. However could Lexi’s secret come out and ruin everything she has worked for?

Olly is an Earl (but doesn’t at all look like what Lexi thinks an Earl should look like) and as part of the Wentworth family he is aware of their financial situation but like Lexi he has a secret one that could cause a major scandal and bring about a legal case against the family they can little afford

As Lexi travels to Scotland, her and Olly become close but will their secrets destroy any hope for anything more between them?

To make matters more interesting both Lexi and Olly have sisters with secrets of their own to throw into the mix making the story more dramatic but this makes the characters feel real and more relatable as at least 2 of the secrets will strike a chord in quite a few peoples lives

I really enjoyed this book with a lot of it making me smile from the beginning to the end!

I would definitely recommend this amazing story
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Secret Things and Highland Flings is about Lexi, a gallery owner  in Windsor with a kickass twin sister and a con artist for an ex-husband. Then there's Olly and his two sisters in Scotland, who organise for Lexi to catalogue and sell their late parents' art collection. What follows is a tale of romance, art, betrayal and redemption. I liked the art angle and that the story was told from both Lexi and Olly's perspectives. Highly recommend picking up a copy this summer.
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Light-hearted, sweet and frothy. I liked it but it wasn't the most believable plot. 

Many thanks to NetGalley, the author, and the publisher for my ARC. All opinions are my own.
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Fantastic tale. Take a chick lit base and add in a scam, a heist and a castle then enjoy! Frothy, light hearted and full of will they won’t they romance. Easy to read and easy to enjoy. I thoroughly enjoyed this tale and getting to know the main characters.
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