"Exhilarating historical romance"
In 1829 the Earl of Walrafen learns that someone shot and
killed his crusty Uncle, retired Major Elias Lorimer at
the remote Castle Cardow. Though he never goes up there
he decides to pay a visit and also meet the housekeeper
Catriona Montford who has humorously tortured him through
Walrafen arrives and quickly wonders if Catriona may have
killed his uncle as hints fly from the staff that she must
have done so. Still he finds her efficient, beautiful,
and a liar, but cannot fathom what she is really hiding
besides the fact that she is obviously quality and so is
her young son. As they battle one another, they fall in
love, but what will occur to them if he learns the truth
of her criminal past and what really happened to his uncle.
This is an exhilarating historical romance starring two
wonderful protagonists. The key to the tale is the
relationship between the lead couple, who must confront
two major issues if they are to share a loving trusting
relationship. Readers will take immense pleasure with
this delightful late Regency romance though the clean-up
performed by his best friend Max seems too abrupt and easy.
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 8, 2004