This book is part of a special collector's series honoring authors who pioneered African-American romance.

In "Whispers of Love," Robyn Richards has a husband and child she loves dearly until her secret job as an FBI agent changes her life. Forced into the Witness Protection Program by an international assassin, Robyn leaves her family, allowing them to believe she died. But when their daughter requires a life-saving transfusion, she has to contact her husband, putting them all in terrible danger.

In "White Diamonds," Sandra Rutledge leads a quiet life until she discovers Wyatt Randolph, the junior senator of Pennsylvania, beaten and unconscious in a car in the Pocono Mountains. As a snowstorm begins, she takes him to her family cabin and tries to reach inside herself to meet this challenge. This only gets worse when she discovers the fortune in diamonds he is carrying.

Finally, in "Legacy," Erika St. James and Michael Lawrence are forced together by a will that makes them live together for a year to inherit a fortune. Strong exciting plots are combined with great characters to show the great talent of Hailstock. This book is a treat for her many fans and a wonderful way for new readers to discover her. (Nov., 650 pp., $13.00)
Reviewed by: 
Page Traynor