About the Book
Isabel Creston never dared to dream that love could be hers. Now, at the edge of a forest filled with dark secrets, she faces a fateful choice between love and duty.
For as long as she can remember, beautiful and free-spirited Isabel has strained against the rules and rigidity of the Fellsworth School in the rolling English countryside. No longer a student, Isabel set her sights on a steady role as a teacher at the school, a safe yet stifling establishment that would enable her to care for her younger sister Lizzie, who was left in her care after her father’s death.
The unexpected arrival of a stranger with news of unknown relatives turns Isabel’s small, predictable world upside down, sweeping her and her young charge into a labyrinth of intrigue and hidden motives.
At her new family’s invitation, Isabel and Lizzie relocate to Emberwilde, a sprawling estate adjacent to a vast, mysterious wood rife with rumors and ominous folklore—along with whispers of something far more sinister. Perhaps even more startling, two handsome men begin pursuing Isabel, forcing her to learn the delicate dance between attraction, the intricate rules of courtship, and the hopes of her heart.
At Emberwilde Isabel will discover that the key to unlocking the mystery of her past may also open the door to her future and security. But first she must find it—in the depths of Emberwilde Forest.
About the Author
Sarah E. Ladd received the 2011 Genesis Award in historical romance for “The Heiress of Winterwood.” She is a graduate of Ball State University and has more than ten years of marketing experience. Sarah lives in Indiana with her amazing family and spunky Golden Retriever.
Sarah E. Ladd has once again written a captivating and engaging story in her novel, Treasures of Surrey, book two in the Treasures of Surrey Series. From page one Sarah captures the attention of her readers as the fabulous story begins to unfold and readers also become introduced and fall in love with the characters. This novel is written in the regency time period and is a wonderful combination of history, mystery, and romance. I would recommend this novel to previous readers of Sarah’s novels and to readers that enjoy regency, mystery, romance novels.
Series: Treasures of Surrey
Genre: historical, romance, regency, mystery Christian
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Publication date: May 10, 2016
Number of pages: 320
Content Rating: PG, a little bit of violence
Book Rating: 5 stars
Other books in the series:
1-The Curiosity Keeper
3-A Stranger at Fellsworth (coming May 2017)
A review copy of this book was provided by LitFuse and an audio copy of the book was borrowed from the library.
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