About the Book
The moment her father takes his final breath, Sarah Courtenay becomes the sole heir of her family’s sprawling castle—and something far more unexpected. For on his deathbed, Lord Courtenay left his daughter a cryptic message: a dark curse will fall upon the house should Sarah fail to obtain and protect a priceless treasure. Sarah’s astonishment upon discovering the carefully hidden sword sparkling with jewels is nothing compared to the shock she feels when she learns the nature of her father’s death: he was poisoned. And now, Sarah herself might possess something worth killing for. Desperate to avoid her father’s fate, Sarah flees the only home she’s ever known, taking with her a loyal maid and a hired bodyguard, who will stop at nothing to protect the beautiful woman in his care. From the safety of a remote farm, Sarah finds a renewed measure of peace and hope for the future. But the sinister weapon that glitters amid her belongings in that small farmhouse beckons a shadowy enemy, one who will not be deterred from taking everything from Sarah—including her life.
About the Author
Anita Stansfield has been the reigning queen of LDS romantic fiction for nearly two decades, although her general market releases have been among her readers favorites. Her work has shattered the stereotypes of romance novels with her trademark ability to combine great storytelling with intense psychological depth as she focuses on the emotional struggles of the human experience. Her novels cover a huge spectrum, from the eighteenth century to the present, from heart warming to heart stopping. Hundreds of thousands of readers agree: Anita Stansfield's characters and the lives they lead are not easy to forget.
Anita is now also writing under the pseudonym Elizabeth D. Michaels.
From the cover to the turn of the first page, readers will find Anita Stansfield’s novel The Emerald Heart of Courtenay intriguing. There are times in the novel where it feels like the story is not really moving along, but eventually it picks up as the plot thickens. This story is filled with plenty of danger, mystery, and secrets to keep them wondering. The characters and interesting plot definitely help keep the story moving along. An enjoyable light read for those that enjoy regency romance.
Genre: regency, romance
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: July 1, 2019
Number of pages: 224
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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