"Science fiction romantic suspense"
On the planet Harmony, seven months ago parapsychologist
Lydia Smith's life collapsed when she was lost in the
catacombs beneath the city. She blames her lost weekend
in which she remembers nothing on the ghost hunters whom
she believes deserted her, but they say she made an
unauthorized dangerous move without their protection. Now
instead of a rising career, she works at Shrimpton's House
of Ancient Horrors and ironically loves her roommate
Emmett London, a ghost hunter.
Emmett wants to marry Lydia in a convent marriage, but
does not tell her how much he loves her because he fears
her bias towards ghost hunters will thwart his dreams.
When his biological father, Mercer Wyatt, head of the
local ghost hunter guild, is almost killed and is
hospitalized, Emmett takes over the leadership. He is
unaware the danger he places himself and his beloved in
and that her lost weekend and a colleague's final warning
in death are tied to a threat that wants him out of the
Science fiction romantic suspense fans will fully
appreciate Jayne Castle's latest HARMONY tale that lives
up to its title by leaving the audience with a contented
AFTER GLOW. The story line is loaded with action as the
lead duet struggles with understanding the forewarning
message hidden in a milk container while unraveling a
conspiracy involving local guild. The romance between
Lydia and Emmett adds depth as readers obtain more insight
into the social customs of a wonderfully magical place.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 8, 2004