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Genre: Historical Romance
Indiana Jones meets Lara Croft in DeHart's pulse-pounding adventure romance, the first in the Legend Hunters series. With strong dialogue and fast pacing, her intricate plot is brought to life by characters that leap off the pages.
Fielding Grey is a fearless treasure hunter hired by the Legend Hunters society to locate the mythical Pandora's box before an enemy of the society can unleash havoc on the world. He finds an unlikely partner in Esme Worthington, a scholar and damsel in distress.
Esme's life work has been studying the legends surrounding the box, and suddenly she's holding it in her hands. One peek sends her on the adventure of a lifetime. Wearing a bracelet from the box inscribed with the sign of "lust," the shy bluestocking becomes a seductress. It takes all of Fielding's determination not to give in to temptation, especially when they're hunted by a ruthless mastermind bent on revealing secrets that will destroy their lives as well as the world. (FOREVER, Aug., 300 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: August 2009