"Intriguing Historical Romantic Suspense"
Chambercombe Manor is known for its ghostly visits in the
night. Known for its cold chills and scary dark corners,
but when someone or something starts trying to kill
Olivia's father, she decides to put an end to all of the
nonsense. Olivia enlists the help of Dr. Harrison Pell.
Dr. Pell is no ordinary doctor though. He is trained with
the Society for Psychical Research and also trained with
As the two misfits fight the attraction they have for one
another, they soon find out that there are illegal
happenings going on in the caverns by the sea not far from
the mansion. But do these illegal excursions have anything
to do with the murder attempts on her father? Is Dr. Pell
really interested in Olivia or just bidding his time until
the culprit is found? Is Olivia really attracted to Dr.
Pell or could she possibly be the one attempting to kill
her father who is actually a very cruel man? Most of all,
who are the ones doing illegal things in the caverns? Are
they human, or are they spirits?
This historical tale takes you for a wonderful "who dun it"
spin and will have you changing your mind more than once on
who or what are The Moonrakers!
Reviewed by Theresa Norman
Posted April 12, 2003
heir romance seems as doomed as the clashing forces of
Victorian England itself—science versus spirit, propriety
against compassion, appearance over truth. But there's a
plaintive cry for understanding under the surface of the
cool, capable investigator that rends Olivia deBaine's soft
heart and draws her to him like a scone draws Devonshire
cream. Nor has Harrison Pell ever met a woman like the lady
of the Manor, full of spirit and life, warmth and healing.
Not even the shocking evidence he uncovers while
investigating the attacks on her father's life can keep him
Despite secrets and deceit, harsh accusations and ancient
evil forces, Olivia and Harrison battle to save those in
their care, while treading the treacherous path to one
another. Just when their future seems assured, Harrison
learns what must turn him away forever. On the rocky cliffs
of Devon, the two struggle, grasping for the shattered
glass of a moonraking mirror. Will its broken surface
reflect a relationship that has grown strong enough to hold
their differences, or merely shards that kill?