THE PRODIGAL HERO (4.5) by Nancy Butler delights readers with this witty, fast-paced, swashbuckling tale. MacHeath, alias Simeon Hastings, goes on a mission to rescue his mentors daughter from her nefarious cousin, Darwin Quincy. MacHeath abducts Alexa at gunpoint after she stops her carriage to come to his aid. Alexa decides to trust MacHeath as he stirs memories of her childhood. Once she recognizes him as the man who betrayed her father, she realizes that her heart is already engaged.

Reviewed by: 
Teresa Roebuck