THE SCOUNDREL'S SEDUCTION
Haymore excels at adventurous romance. The latest House of Trent novel is proof. Shimmering with sexual tension and excitement and just the right amounts of humor and historical details, Haymore’s story truly hits the mark. The fast pace, engaging characters and classic captive/captor plot work perfectly.
Secret agent Sam Hawkins’ mission is to ferret out and assassinate a traitor. With his mission accomplished, Sam is ready to flee, but he discovers there’s a witness: his target’s wife, Élise, Lady Dunthorpe. He has no choice but to take her captive. Élise knew nothing of her husband’s clandestine activities, but she has to convince Sam of her innocence. Handsome, brave and kind, Sam is a man Élise could love — and plans to seduce in order to gain her freedom and keep her own secrets safe. The young courageous woman tempts Sam to trust her and give in to his desires. It’s as if the jailor becomes a prisoner as Sam realizes he can believe Élise. Then they are thrust into an even more precarious situation where their pasts threaten their future. (FOREVER, Jun., 416 pp., $8.00)