"A magical romantic tale"
In 1810 Shoreham, England, Cole Strangford works on a
diving suit that will enable him to breath underwater when
his Uncle Gillie interrupts his work with unwanted news.
The father of Juliana St. Germaine looks favorably on a
marriage match between his daughter and Cole. The duo are
arriving today, which means Cole's race to complete his
invention before William James is in jeopardy.
Cole does not want to marry anyone, as he prefers
searching for the lost Sea Opal, but knows he is obligated
to sire a Romany heir for the good of his people. Joanna
does not want to marry anyone either, but knows she is
obligated to find a way to remove the family curse that
makes them sea people. When they meet sparks fly and love
enters the relationship. However, he obsesses on finding
the gem that means good fortune for his family while she
must betray his love to lift the curse.
This enchanting Regency romantic fantasy charms the
audience from start to finish due to the strong cast that
makes readers believe in the unreal. The story line is
fabulous due to the lead protagonists. Joanna struggles
not to fall in love, which would mean failure to accomplish
her task; Cole battles obligations with his feelings for
his prospective bride. With a powerful support cast
propelling the action-packed plot forward, readers will
delight in MY ENCHANTED ENEMY while seeking previous and
future works from Tracy Fobes.
Harriet Klausner - Copyright © 2002
Reviewed by PNR Group Member
Posted February 19, 2002