Love Hides in the Most Surprising Places.
As guardian to her two young siblings after her parents' death, Daphne Beaumont struggles to keep the family together. But when Daphne's brother suddenly inherits a sizable estate from a distant relative, they are able to leave London behind for a prosperous new life in Cornwall. Devoted to her charges, Daphne doesn't believe marriage is in her future, despite her newfound wealth and striking beauty - until she meets the intriguing Charles Weston. . .
A long-buried secret brings Charles to Cornwall, where he encounters the alluring Daphne while walking on the beach. When a sudden rockslide strands the two in a cave, their shared captivity is sure to invite scandal. Charles knows he must act honorably and propose to Daphne - an easy prospect for him considering he has fallen for her. The real challenge now lies in Charles winning Daphne's heart - and showing her how wonderful love's spell can be. . .
©2008 Shirlee Busbee (P)2013 Audible, Inc.
Absolutely. This is a great book. When I read a wonderful book like this I really hate that so many people look down on the romance novel. This book has everything that a reader looks for in a novel.
It was an exciting story of suspense and paranormal. It had a wonderful romance where both characters grow and evolve through their love for each other.
I really enjoyed how smart and confident the female lead turned out to be. In so many romances the women do dumb things ( TSTL), but you have to just go with it. This novel had a strong female character that was inspirational. I don't know why some authors think that smart and strong can't also be the type a man could fall in love with. It's not just the empty headed wimps that deserve love!!
She was the reason I found this novel/author. I loved the Maiden Lane series that she read and went looking for more of her narration. I was so lucky to find the "becomes her" series. Ashford Mcnab has great taste in the novels she chooses to read as I have loved almost all of them.
She does accents so well and each character has their own "voice" . In this novel, she has three men approx the same age and upbringing. She manages to give them all a distinct sound. Her narration is just a treasure .
" the spirit of love"
I have just become a fan of this author. She combined the love story with the suspense so that I could not stop listening. It was amazing how she tied the threads of the story together. I was so impressed by the detail and description of the story that I felt like I was right there. It was an exciting audio that I did not want to end.
I most appreciated that the characters were all strong especially the women that played key roles in moving the story along. But it is also about strong men that respect a woman's ideas and intellict. I wish all authors had the same respect for their female characters.
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