About the Book
Had fate and nature not conspired, Alyce Redgrave would have been a child of wealth and privilege. But the night of her birth was shadowed by an eerie Devils Moon and her christening day marred by a fierce hailstorm—ill omens that led the superstitious peasants to seek Alyce's life. Desperate to save her infant daughter, Alyce's mother flees with her baby, finding shelter and goodwill at the isolated farm of strangers . . .
There, Alyce's life is filled with secrets, unanswered questions, and a sense of foreboding. Her worst fears are realized when she narrowly escapes the clutches of a murderer by fleeing into the forest. Fate steps in once more to change the course of her life when Alyce is found and taken in by Elspeth, a wise woman with the uncanny ability to commune with nature. Trained by Elspeth in the art of healing, Alyce remains haunted by the puzzle of her past until she discovers her mother's lost pendant. With the help of this object and the aid of the enchanting William Pascoe, Alyce finally holds the key to who she once was and who she will become.
About the Author
Author Carol Warburton has written a sweet story in her The Whispered Dance of Bees. The first two thirds of the story has more of a women’s fiction feel, with a bit of romance in the last third of the book. The story’s a bit slow in the beginning. There’s also a part where the main character, Alyce loses a necklace as a child and it randomly shows up when she’s eighteen or so; this seems a bit unrealistic. Readers will enjoy how the book is split into different sections indicating the different parts of Alyce’s life. This tale is a light easy read that readers of historical romance and women’s fiction will enjoy.
Genre: historical, women’s fiction, romance
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: June 1, 2020
Number of pages: 272
Disclosure statement: A complimentary review copy of this book was provided from tour groups, publishers, publicists, and authors, including NetGalley, OR was borrowed from the library, including OverDrive, Or borrowed from Kindle Unlimited OR pre-ordered/purchased for review. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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