The final installment of the Jaded Gentleman series wraps up beautifully with a surprising reunion of several characters from Bernard's past novels. Historical fans will be elated to discover they're about to be whisked away on an exciting journey, from India to England, with our humble hero Michael. This book will have readers giggling and shedding a few tears as the author pulls readers into the story, making one feel as if they're really living in the late 19th century. The love story is ardent, but the remainder of the storyline may be complex if you're new to the Jaded Gentleman.

Quiet soldier and protector of the Jaded, Michael Rutherford flees India and returns to England to protect his brothers from evil that is lurking. In the midst of his epic save, he befriends writer Grace Porter. She dreams of departing her brother's house and making a home for herself in order to continue her passion of writing. Soon, Michael and Grace's friendship blossoms into a whirlwind romance, causing them to question their priorities. As they are both put to the test, Michael strives for justice once and for all as Grace begins to have different ideas about love. Can he save his brothers and have enough heart left for Grace, who is still searching for freedom? (SELF-PUBLISHED, Jul., 328pp., $11.99)

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Jaime A. Geraldi