Lofty begins a new, exciting adventure series with a bang. She cleverly lures readers into an adventure and captivating sensual romance. Add an independent heroine and a rogue/adventurer hero and it’s the perfect mix.
The illegitimate daughter of a tycoon, Lady Vivienne Bancroft spent her childhood in the Paris slums. After her mother’s death her father brings her to England and marries her off to Viscount Miles Durham. Viv flees after their wedding night. She meets Miles again at the reading of her father’s will, where she discovers that she must run a diamond mine and she’ll need Miles’ help. In the dangerous mining town they find a new respect for one another and a growing passion. (POCKET, Oct., 400 pp., $7.99)