In THE MADCAP MARRIAGE (4.5), a fast-paced story by Allison Lane, Helen St. James is desperately trying to escape a forced marriage to her cousin. Her uncle is determined to claim her inheritance and holds her prisoner until he can force her to marry his son. Meanwhile, Rafael Thomas schemes to wed the first woman he sees to avoid a forced betrothal his father has arranged. Helen and Rafael literally run into each other, and Rafe quickly determines that as he saves Helen, he can save himself. In just the first week of their marriage, elements of love, trust, passion and intrigue emerge. Add a murder investigation to that, and you have a thrilling story. (Jan., 304 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Robin Taylor