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30 days of Highlanders: Day 13: Author Feature: Julianne Maclean

May 8, 2011



Fact #1: I once went sailing aboard this schooner - the Bluenose II - with Prince Edward when he visited Canada. The interesting thing is, my agent, Paige Wheeler, was visiting Halifax at the same time and also met him, and was there when the boat sailed off, so we likely crossed paths on the wharf. This was almost 20 years ago, and we only discovered this after working together for seven years. It sure is a small, freaky world.

Fact #2: I was a DJ in a dance club during my university days. I worked every Saturday night playing 80's dance tunes like Push It and Bizarre Love Triangle. I even won third place in a beat mixing competition. I was the only girl spinning records in the Halifax clubs at the time.

Fact #3: One of my summer jobs during college: I was a tour guide on the Haligonian II - a historic boat cruise around Halifax Harbour. "Over on your left, we have the site of the Halifax Explosion, which occurred on December 6, 1917..." Summer jobs don't get much better than that.

Fact #4: I was the Annapolis Valley Apple Blossom Queen in 1986. This picture was taken at Grand Pre, Nova Scotia. I'm holding an Acadian flag and greatly enjoying my two handsome escorts.


The Highlander Trilogy Book One

THE ENEMY IN HER BED

Lady Amelia Templeton would rather die than surrender to a man like Duncan MacLean. He is the fiercest warrior of his clan—her people’s sworn enemy—and tonight he is standing over her bed. Eyes blazing, muscles taut, and battle axe gleaming, MacLean has come to kill Amelia’s fiancĂ©. But once he sees the lovely, innocent Amelia, he decides to take her instead…

THE LOVER IN HIS ARMS

Stealing the young bride-to-be is the perfect revenge against the man who murdered Duncan’s one true love. But Lady Amelia turns out to be more than a pawn of vengeance and war. This brave, beautiful woman touches something deep in Duncan’s soul that is even more powerful than a warrior’s fury. But when Amelia begins to fall in love with her captor—and surrenders in his arms—the real battle begins…





Short Story Prequel to the Highlander Trilogy
Ebook Version.

He is Alexander MacLean, a fearsome Highland warrior fighting for his true Scottish King. She is Elizabeth Curtis, a beautiful Englishwoman who wears the scarlet uniform of an English soldier and wields a sword like a seasoned fighter on the battlefield.

Enemies meet and passions collide...in The Rebel

(Note: The Rebel is also available in print in
The Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance)




The Highlander Trilogy Book Two


NIGHT OF CONQUEST

With his tawny mane, battle-hewn brawn, and ferocious roar, Angus “The Lion” MacDonald is the most fearsome warrior Lady Gwendolen has ever seen—and she is his most glorious conquest. Captured in a surprise attack on her father’s castle, Gwendolen is now forced to share her bed with the man who defeated her clan. But, in spite of Angus’s overpowering charms, she refuses to surrender her innocence without a fight…

PRISONER OF PASSION

With her stunning beauty, bold defiance, and brazen smile, Gwendolen is the most infuriating woman Angus has ever known—and the most intoxicating. Forcing her to become his bride will unite their two clans as one. But conquering Gwendolen’s heart will take all his skills as a lover. Night after night, his touch sets her on fire. Kiss after kiss, his hunger fuels her passion. But, as Gwendolen’s body betrays her growing love for Angus, a secret enemy plots to betray them both…

Find More on Julianne:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/JulianneMacLean
Website: http://www.juliannemaclean.com/index.php?page=2
Booklist: http://www.juliannemaclean.com/index.php?page=2
Monthly Contests: http://www.juliannemaclean.com/index.php?page=7


Don't miss out on the Team Tigris and Team JoJo Giveaway!
 Besure that you have in fact choosen a side! (Vote on right sidebar) Giveaway will be a copy of Either The Highlander or The Pathfinder two great movies!  Be sure to comment on both posts and be sure to vote! Participation is KEY! 


Don't forget to join in the fun with the
Highlander Cover Design Contest!
( remember, as long as you have atleast the paint program, you can do it! )


~ Check out the linky below for ALL the giveaways, and posts! Remember, every comment counts towards the giveaways! Participation is the key!



13 Hottie Follwers Thoughts:

Leanne109 May 8, 2011 at 10:17 PM  

It's so cool hearing you talking about Halifax. I was born there, moved away and then moved back and lived in Shearwater(Next to Fishermans Cove) for 5 years.
I am buying your books for sure now that I know you are a fellow Nova Scotian :D

leanne_gag[at]hotmail[dot]com

Danielle Gorman May 8, 2011 at 11:49 PM  

I am a huge fan of Juliane's and I can't wait to start her highlander series. These books look so good and have great hunky men on the covers.

iqb99@yahoo.com

meggerfly May 9, 2011 at 12:12 AM  

just got all three of these books this past week!

rootml1 AT hotmail DOT com

meggerfly May 9, 2011 at 12:12 AM  

just got all three of these books this past week!

rootml1 AT hotmail DOT com

Victoria May 9, 2011 at 2:19 AM  

I have to read Claimed By A Highlander. It just sounds too good.
vsloboda(at)gmail(dot)com

Trish May 9, 2011 at 7:21 AM  

What wonderful things you have done in your life and a DJ, rock on! Love these books and will add them to my TBR pile.


trishbrittingham at gmail dot com

Maria (pronounced Mariah) I blame my mother... May 9, 2011 at 1:06 PM  

LOL...now I have Push It stuck in my head!

mmafsmith(at)gmail(dot)com

Camille May 10, 2011 at 6:22 AM  

You are definitely blessed by the highlander cover god Julianne!

Wow you were a DJ AND a Tour guide at different points of your life- what a varied life you'e lead :D how exciting!!

Since The Pathfinder is up for grabs I'd like to share that I've met and have photographic evidence of it, the hunky Karl Urban *swoon* though I'm more like a hobbit standing next to him LOL


midnite dot fantasy at gmail dot com

Chelsea B.,  May 10, 2011 at 3:36 PM  

Thanks for sharing! :-)

justforswag(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

JessS May 11, 2011 at 3:12 AM  

Even more great books! These sound awesome :)

jessicamariesutton(at)msn(dot)com

BLHmistress May 11, 2011 at 12:41 PM  

Another author to add to my ever growing list of authors and books.

vampiremistress2010(at)gmail(dot)com

by the way her covers are smoking hot

mbreakfield May 11, 2011 at 10:32 PM  

The books look really good. I really love the covers, too.
marlenebreakfield(at)yahoo(dot)com

Bakin_Goddess May 15, 2011 at 12:53 AM  

Julian MacLean!!! Holy SMokes!!! Some smokin' HAWWWT covers!

Another Highlander series going on my TBR list!!!

blazesandbubbles AT gmail DOT com
readingwithbakingoddess.blogspot.com

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