Haymore’s characters leap off the pages in her latest installment in the Donovan family saga. Written with gentleness and emotional strength, it’s a creative romance readers will not soon forget.

Olivia Donovan’s ethereal beauty captivates Maxwell, the Marquis of Hasley. Max is so smitten that he agrees to an outrageous wager: Seduce Olivia or lose a fortune. But he soon learns that the seemingly fragile Olivia has a surprising inner strength and hidden desires that only a man of Max’s sensitivity and passion can release. As their love grows, Olivia’s sisters rescue an abused wife. Their actions draw Olivia and Max into a ruthless madman’s schemes where their love is the only thing that will save them. (FOREVER, Feb., 380 pp., $7.99)

Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin