THE TAMING OF A SCOTTISH PRINCESS
With the conclusion of her Hurst Amulet series, Hawkins has penned a story which fans, new and old, will find delightfully humorous, poignant and satisfying. A quick-moving, dramatic plot populated with memorable characters, witty and humorous dialogue and sizzling sensuality makes this her best yet — a tale to reread.
Michael Hunt, a renowned Egyptologist, and his assistant/girl Friday Miss Jane Smythe-Haughton are on the last leg of the hunt for the Hurst amulet. When an encoded map of Scotland leads to a remote island in the Hebrides, their relationship changes. The people of Barra remark on Jane’s resemblance to the dead princess, and Michael’s interest in Jane is piqued. As he reviews their long, deep friendship he realizes he is in love. A number of life-threatening close calls enhance their feelings for one another, as well as the fear that her past will separate them forever. (POCKET, Jun., 384 pp., $7.99)