I would not try another JL book. This is the second one that I can't finish. She is trying to copy a Julie Garwood style, but just can't pull it off...Show More » The issue about first cousins falling in love may be suitable for those times, but I found it difficult. My cousins are like siblings, so I could not get past that hurdle.The writing is just not good. I can't understand how other reviews thought this was a great book.