About the Book
To fulfill her mother's last request, twenty-four-year-old historic design specialist Catherine Pressley-Coombes travels to England in order to investigate an elusive family line. Armed with an illegible diary, she is determined to discover the identity of her mysterious ancestress. Distracted by an Elizabethan manor and unused to British country roads, Catherine runs her car into a ditch. Luckily, Nick Davidson, a handsome, hard-working local rides in on his tractor to save the day. As the down-to-earth manager of his family's estate, Nick also happens to be one of England's most eligible aristocrats.
Nick is certainly not the kind of man Catherine would fall for a man dogged by media and rumor. So why does she find the English lord so irresistible? Even though she can't overlook their differing values and beliefs, as she and Nick spend time together, their attraction deepens. While she battles through romantic turmoil, Catherine is beleaguered with far more sinister concerns: a series of unexplainable misfortunes that are not mere accidents. With her heart on the line, Catherine discovers her life is in jeopardy, and she has no idea who the perpetrator is but she has a growing suspicion that the danger might be connected to whatever secrets lie hidden in her ancestor's diary.
About the Author
Born and raised in Southern California, Paige Edwards is a multi-award-winning author who enjoys clean romances and thrillers. A BYU-I alumna, she went on to graduate summa cum laude from NOVA with a degree in interior design. Her husband’s job transferred their family to the mid-Atlantic states where they have lived ever since. As a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and former chapter registrar, she has spent time researching applicants’ genealogical credentials. When she needs a break from writing, you can find her shooing deer out of her garden, biking battlefields, or kayaking on the lake.
Debut author Paige Edwards has written an intriguing contemporary romantic suspense novel that readers will enjoy. The story is well-written with a captivating story and interesting characters. This novel will be sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats wondering what will happen next. One idea that might help readers better understand the main character is to better introduce her religion (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) earlier in the story. Also, the cover does not match the story; it tends to give the idea that the story is a thrilling murder mystery, where instead it is a romantic suspense novel. Overall readers will enjoy this edge of your seat contemporary romantic suspense.
Genre: romantic suspense, mystery, contemporary, LDS
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: March 1, 2019
Number of pages: 240
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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