With the death of her husband, Catherine of Somersets fate lies in the hands of her power-hungry brother-in-law, Eduard de Montfort. Eduard must come up with a bride for Baron Grayson de Camville, a fierce warrior and Eduards enemy. By holding her children hostage, he forces Catherine to assume Elises identity and gains her cooperation in killing Gray.

Gray has sworn never to let anyone into his heart. But when he sees that Eduard has beaten Catherine, he shows her consideration and tenderness, and even teaches her how to defend herself.

The foundations of their relationship begin to grow but have been built on secrets. Catherine finally has no choice but to tell Gray the truth. Can their future survive such deception and the wrath of a king?

A delightful debut novel! Ms. McCall fills SECRET VOWS with adventure, emotion and strong characters. Here is a new author readers will want to know better. SENSUAL (Sep., 384 pp., $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Jill Brager