AT YOUR PLEASURE
The unusual setting and fascinating historical backdrop immediately set Duran’s latest novel apart; then she adds in-depth characterization, intrigue and passion, drawing readers straight into her unforgettable romance. Rich in texture and color, detailed and absorbing, here is a novel to sink your teeth into.
With her father and brother away fighting for the Stuart cause, Lady Leonora has been left to care for the estate and hold off the king’s man, Adrian Ferrers, Earl of Rivenham, who’s considered the most dangerous man in England. But, once, he was her friend and lover. Adrian relishes the opportunity to see Nora again, to confront her treachery to the Crown and her betrayal of their love. Holding her captive in her home until he can unmask a traitor is his revenge. However, when he discovers he is unknowingly trapped in a conspiracy he will risk everything to keep her safe. As war breaks out the tension between Nora and Adrian explodes into desire. They must trust one another if they are to survive. (POCKET STAR, Apr., 400 pp., $7.99)