Invigorating, lively and as yummy as a caramel cupcake topped with a Hershey’s Kiss is the only way to describe Mady’s captivating book. The characters are smoking hot, and the tenderness between Hester and Thomas will sweep readers away.

After the tragic death of her much-loved husband, Hester Aspinall decided never to succumb to her desires again. Still, she cannot resist the magnetic pull toward striking swashbuckler Thomas Ramsey. Thomas calls the sea his lady love, and marriage is not for this adventurer, yet he can’t get the luscious Hester out of his mind. He isn’t able to offer her what she deserves, yet he can’t stay away. Life changes for the two in the blink of an eye on the eve Hester’s brother is arrested during a raid on a gay brothel. With no one to turn to, Hester strikes a deal with Thomas to serve as his mistress, in order to rescue her brother from death. But who will protect her heart? (CARINAPRESS.COM, dl $5.99)

Reviewed by: 
Diane Morasco