The Conquest (C Series #5)
A Body Broken
Many times Alexandria Gascoyne has been called upon to nurse forest animals back to health -- but never before have her brothers brought her a wounded man! Though pale and grievously injured, the unconscious nobleman in Alexandria's bed is as striking a male as she has ever seen. But this is a time for tender healing, not for fantasy and dreams that leave an i
I read this series backwards, first with To Wed a Stranger, and then this. So you get glimpses of these other characters that had their own books and Eric Ford, who will get his own book later on.
This book starts off with great promise, with a non-standard setting in 1821, where Drummond (Drum for short), our hero, is shot off his horse and rescued by three brothers. Their older sister, Alexandria (Ally) is quite the Christian role model, ...more
That's the basic premise of why our pair can't marry, and fellow readers, I promise you that you will be clubbed over the head with this over and over and over and over again. Outside of that there's a bit of a mystery trying to figure out who tried to kill the hero in the first place, but that's kind of a dropped ball until the very end when the author probably r ...more
I'm glad our author didn't resort to a deus ex machina ending, with the poor girl suddenly elevated. Maybe it wasn't common for people of different status to ...more
Graduating from Hunter College in New York City with a degree in c ...more