Maybe it was because her mother was swindled out of her possessions or maybe it was because of her passion for justice, but for whatever reason, Kathleen Shannon was determined to be a lawyer. Not an easy feat in 1903. Made even more difficult by her Great Aunts determination that she simply find a husband, as well as interference from a supposed family friend.

But Kathleen, known as Kit to her friends, is no ordinary female. With her Great Aunts support suddenly withdrawn, Kit is about to be sent back to New York, so she quickly accepts an offer she cant refuse. Shell make her Great Aunt proud while achieving her goaland find love in the process.

Despite a somewhat slow beginning, this is a top-caliber courtroom drama with a twist here and there. Enjoyable characters help pick up the pace and make this a wonderful story. Readers will anxiously await the next in the series to see how the dreamer and the lawyer get together. (Jan., 384 pp., $11.99)

Reviewed by: 
Bev Huston