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KISSED BY SHADOWS
Genre: Historical Romance
KISSED BY SHADOWS, the third book in the Kiss trilogy, is an emotionally intense story about intrigues during the reign of Queen Mary and her husband, Philip of Spain.
Though Lady Philippa Neilson is not in the Queen's favor, she and her husband, Stuart, abide by the order to join the court. Unwittingly, Pippa becomes a pawn in a plot to secure the throne.
When she's betrayed by her husband, it is the Englishman Lionel Ashton who comes to Pippa's aid. A private man who is close to Philip, Lionel is not what he seems. Their secret liaison, Lionel's involvement in the plot and his vow to take Pippa to safety endanger their lives.
Strong characters and writing, a rich historical backdrop and a secondary love story flow through the pages of this sensual, memorable romance making it "a keeper!" SENSUAL (Feb., 401 pp., $5.99)
Reviewed By: Joan Hammond
Published: February 2003