About the Book
From the publisher of the USA TODAY bestselling & #1 Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthology series in Clean & Wholesome Romance, comes the Timeless Romance Singles line.
FROM CAIRO, WITH LOVE: A brand new historical romance novella from bestselling author Nancy Campbell Allen.
Valentine Baker longs for adventure, so when the opportunity comes to travel to Venice and be a companion for the unconventional Contessa, she takes it--but they don’t stay in Venice long. Valentine finds herself on a ship bound for Cairo so the Contessa can hunt down a thief at one of her archaeological digs there. Before they ever get close to the coast of Egypt, however, the ship is threatened by a violent storm and someone has an ulterior motive for sticking close to the Contessa and her traveling companions.
Mr. Maxwell is assigned to protect the Contessa and the charming Valentine. He tries to keep his distance, but her warm nature and easy laugh draw him in. He soon comes to cherish their time together, until someone attempts to drug him, and the aftermath reveals serious consequences for Valentine. He’ll do anything to keep her safe and her reputation intact, yet with treachery on board and his heart at stake, Mr. Maxwell must make a choice that will change his life forever. Can he win the woman of his dreams or will whoever wants to hurt them get close enough to take away his one chance for love?
About the Author
Nancy Campbell Allen is the author of 13 published novels and several novellas, which encompass a variety of genres from contemporary romantic suspense to historical fiction. Her Civil War series, Faith of our Fathers, won the Utah Best of State award in 2005 and two of her historicals featuring Isabelle Webb, Pinkerton spy, were finalists for the Whitney Award. Her steampunk novel, Beauty and the Clockwork Beast, was released August, 2016, through Shadow Mountain. She served on the 2015 LDStorymakers Conference Committee and currently serves as the Teen Committee coordinator for The Teen Writers Conference. She has presented at numerous conferences and events since her initial publication in 1999.
Her formal schooling includes a B.S. in Elementary Education from Weber State University and she has worked as a ghost writer and freelance editor, contributing to the releases, We Knew Howard Hughes, by Jim Whetton, and My Life Encapsulated, by Kenneth Brailsford.
Nancy Campbell Allen’s novella From Cairo, With Love is a sweet and fun romance that readers will thoroughly enjoy. It is about a young women, Valentine Baker; she longs for an adventure and gets it when the opportunity for her to travel to Venice and be the companion of a Contessa on a ship to Cairo, Egypt. But little does Valentine know what awaits her aboard the ship—plenty of adventure and a bit of unexpected romance. Allen builds her story and characters from page one, causing readers to become hooked and fall in love with them. For a novella, Allen does well in completely developing her characters and not rushing the story. This is a sweet romance that readers will not want to miss.
Series: Timeless Romance Anthology Single
Genre: historical, romance, novella
Publisher: Mirror Press
Publication date: November 1, 2016
Number of pages: 106
Content Rating: PG
Book Rating: 5 stars
An e-review copy of this novel was provided by H.B. Moore Fans. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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