In her second full-length historical Nash fulfills her potential by creating a masterful, emotionally riveting story
peopled with remarkably drawn characters. She understands the deep emotions and the great longings we all have and puts them on the page as only a grand mistress can.
But Quinn's reasons are quite the opposite. He adored the young Georgiana and longs to awaken the adult woman to passion. With the help of a group of delightful widows, Quinn's vivacious daughter and even another love affair, Georgiana and Quinn find that a second chance at love can heal old wounds. (Avon, Mar., 384 pp., $5.99)