Without Reproach sparks into life during the onset of autumn, at La Finca Pedralama, a beautiful Spanish villa nestling under the sierras of the Costa Blanca. Jenny Bucknall, slender and fiery, in her twenties, a woman of ideals, intolerant of injustice, still looking to carve a place for herself in the world. Eduardo Garca is a successful businessman and has been selected as candidate for the next Parliamentary elections. Someone is sending Eduardo menacing letters. Jenny, inherits a share in La Finca Pedralama from a Spanish artist she has never met. Jenny's psychological problems start when she sees the finca for the first time, and recognizes certain parts. Worse, there is a nude painting of her in the entrance hall. Eduardo, is also a beneficiary of the Will. Conflict erupts out of Eduardo's single-minded resolve to preserve the finca for the Garca family and Jenny's equal determination not to give it up. She sees the finca as a chance of making something of her life. He sees her as a gold-digger The contradiction of aggression and tranquillity, of angry and obsessive feelings amid the calm surrounds of the beautiful Sierras, heightens the mood of WITHOUT REPROACH Jenny finds herself struggling with Eduardo on several levels; her escalating attraction towards him, his promiscuous reputation, his belief that she may be involved with the threatening letters. Jenny tries to unearth what connects her to the mysterious finca, but there are always dark secrets. Her growing belief is that there is a conspiracy against her. The enigma spirals as her relationship with Eduardo develops.
Without Reproach is the story of Jenny and her mysterious inheritance. She goes on a mission to find out why she received the inheritance and who gave it to her. During her journey she encounters Eduardo, a handsome man who is also a mystery. What does he know about her inheritance? Can he be trusted?
Without Reproach is an intriguing story with interesting characters. The scenery is beautiful and makes you want to be there. This is a great read for lovers of mystery and romance. I would love to read a sequel to this book.