When I received this book for review, a part of me was excited and the other was terribly sad because it seemed like the time to say goodbye to the House of Trent had come. But Sam—Oh Sam—made the end of the journey so pleasurable and adventurous that, in the end, I didn't shed any tears but I had a satisfied smile on my face.
Sam and Élise are a perfect match. Attraction clicks instantly between the two of them, and restraining themselves from taking any kind of action on the matter requires a lot of work from both parts. Ok, mostly from Sam's. Nevertheless, when passion arises, prepare yourself for something seriously intense... But, even though seduction and romance play a big role, so do action and thrilling twists. The author does a great job in revising all the main events happened in the past year, putting even new readers in a comfortable position before finally revealing secrets and mysteries. Of course, the mystery around the Dowager Duchess disappearance is the one everyone was expecting the most and, indeed, here we get our answers. I admit that I found myself disagreeing with certain Duchess' reactions, but what came out from it all is something good and perhaps unexpected.
Jennifer Haymore has undoubtedly written a wonderful historical romance! Needless to say, a piece of my heart will always remain at Ironwood Park and in dreamingly hope for Lady Esme's own story one day...