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by Caroline Linden

Genre: Historical Romance
Sensuality: HOT
Setting: 1820s England

2009 British Isle-Set Historical Romance Nominee

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Linden weaves history into the backdrop of her current romance. Her characters, from very different backgrounds, are intriguing, honorable and deeply emotional. These characters, coupled with an unconventional plotline, combine to create a surprisingly rich and passionate tale.

Alexander Hayes, a heroic
and honorable officer thought to have died in battle, was falsely accused of treason. He's found to be alive and agrees to become a spy for the British government, hoping to gain evidence
of his innocence. When his next mission returns him home, little does he realize the monumental upheaval in his life that will result.

Cressida Turner, the eldest daughter of the retired soldier Alec is searching for, expects him to be a horrible, unpleasant person. Much to her surprise, he's enigmatic, infuriating and utterly captivating. She finds out the terrible truth about her father's dastardly behavior, and Alec is able to prove his innocence to the world and find a soul mate he never thought existed. (AVON, Dec., 384 pp., $6.99)

Reviewed By: Kathe Robin

Publisher: AVON

Published: December 2009

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