A STUDY IN SEDUCTION
Rowan debuts a historical romance that has plenty of sizzle contained within a strong storyline, featuring a feminist approach, likable characters, a mystery with plot twists galore and plenty of sassy repartee. Readers will eagerly await the next in Rowan’s Daring Hearts series so they can savor her well-crafted, sensual prose.
After Alexander Hall, Viscount Northwood, purchases an unusual locket, he is surprised by a visit from Lydia Kellaway, who demands he return her property. A genius with numbers, Lydia wagers that Alex will be unable to solve her puzzle and be forced to relinquish the pendant. Alexander is intrigued: Lydia is a greater challenge than her puzzles. She fears the passion Alex ignites and the secret he might uncover, but they are unable to resist their attraction. As truths are revealed, Lydia is willing to take any risk to save those she loves. (FOREVER, Sep., 400 pp., $5.99)