Reviews - Historical

The Demon Duke

As a young child, Damon Blackbourn had strange physical tendencies, thought by his father to be the works of the Devil. When repeated beatings do not bring them under control, he is banished to Yorkshire for the rest of his life.

Widow Jo Wilson tries to keep her late husband’s bathhouse afloat amid malicious rumors that her establishment is a brothel. Owen Sterling travels to Fraser Springs to find out the truth. The last thing he expects is to be attracted to Mrs. Wilson.

MEDIEVAL:  Gaetan de Wolfe heads the Duke of Normandy’s Anges de Guerre. During the Battle of Hastings, the Welsh take one of Gaetan's men prisoner. Gaetan vows to get his man back and finds a surprising ally in the enemy, Ghislaine of Mercia. Ghislaine is triumphant when she bags herself a prisoner of war,  but when her brother steals that same prisoner Ghislaine’s anger knows no bounds.

Lies and Letters

Charlotte Lyon’s mother raised her to ruthlessly pursue a titled, wealthy husband — and to crush any competition in the process.  As a result, she’s a mean-spirited person and has never known love. When her family is financially ruined, she and her younger sister Clara are exiled to Craster, a town in icy Northumberland.

Kenneth Brodie is a highlander, offered up by his clan to the Crown as a hostage. Exiled to St. Andrews, away from family and friends, he can’t believe it when he sees Mary Catherine Rose. She stole his heart a couple of years prior but her father, Laird Rose, had denied him permission to marry her.