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A PERFECT ROMANCE
Genre: Historical Romance
This is the second romance in a worthy trilogy featuring three survivors of the Titanic. Loretta Linden has taken her place in San Francisco society, spending her time with modern political causes and working to help the poor.
One of her soup kitchen's patrons brings her into sudden and very physical contact with Malachai Quarles, sea captain and treasure hunter, with a touch of pirate thrown in for good measure. Some treasure that Malachai recovered has been stolen, and two of his seaman kidnapped, so he comes looking for his sailor at the soup kitchen. Combat with liberated, tenderhearted Loretta intrigues him, calling
Loretta knows immediately who's guilty of stealing the treasure, but Malachai isn't convinced. Her comic antics to gather proof eventually win his support and his love.
Robins (also known as Alice Duncan and Emma Craig) weaves a good deal of sexual tension into this novel of manners, proving that with a skillful pen,
Reviewed By: Gerry Benninger
Published: November 2004