In 1814, the Ton compares twin brothers Lucien and
Damien Knight. While Damien recently returned home a war
hero, Lucien left the military two years prior. Lucien has
earned a reputation as Lord Lucifer for his decadent
parties while Damien seeks a wife. Lucien eliminates the
widow Caro Glenwood as a spousal candidate for his sibling
by sleeping with her.
Alice Montague worries about her sick nephew Harry who
needs his mother. She decides to go to Lucien's house of
sin to bring Harry's mother Caro home with her. Instead
she meets Lucien and finds herself attracted to the
enigmatic male who can be so compassionate towards a little
boy yet so passionate with her. Alice will soon learn the
truth behind Lucien's dual nature when she becomes a
periled pawn of his enemy because Lord Lucifer uses his
debauchery role to hide the counterespionage ring that will
insure Napoleon fails to return from Elba.
LORD OF FIRE is an exciting historical romantic
suspense novel that never slows down for a moment even as
the story line remains within normal sub-genre boundaries.
Lucien is an intriguing lead character because he displays
a duality that enables the audience to understand his
motivations as his two disparate lives clash between love
and loyalty. Alice is a heroine whether she is fighting
with her country's enemies or raising Harry. It is this
lead couple that makes Gaelen Foley's novel so entertaining
that the audience will anxiously await Damien's tale to be
released in February.
After years of preparation, he has baited his trap well,
depraved members of Society into his devil's playground so
he can earn
their trust and uncover their secrets. Yet no one in London
that Lord Lucien Knight is England's most cunning spy, an
has sacrificed his soul for his country. Now an unexpected
invaded his fortress of sin, jeopardizing his carefully laid
and igniting his deepest desires.
Beautiful, innocent Alice Montague finds herself at the
scandalous 'Lord Lucifer'. But as he begins his slow
corrupt her virtue, Alice glimpses a man tormented by his
own choices, a
man who promises her nothing except his undeniable passion.
. . .