Image of The Perils of Pleasure (Pennyroyal Green Series)


Image of The Perils of Pleasure (Pennyroyal Green Series)

Long's star continues to rise with each new emotionally powerful, wonderfully rich novel. Incorporating the perfect depth of emotion into a romance rich in passion and character, she creates memorable love stories. Even a tried-and-true captive/captor plot feels new in her capable hands.

Colin Eversea, the most notorious rogue in England, is sentenced to hang for a crime he didn't commit. But the Everseas have extraordinary luck, and he's rescued from the noose by a beautiful, clever mercenary.

Madeline Greenway's mission is to kidnap Colin. But she quickly discovers that it's not Colin but herself that someone wants dead. Forming a reluctant alliance, Colin and Madeline must outwit an unknown enemy. In the process they find they are soul mates who cannot resist the pleasure of falling in love. (Avon, Feb., 384 pp., $6.99)
Reviewed by: 
Kathe Robin