Christmas Awards 2011

Saturday, 21 April 2012

Hearts Aflame

Hearts Aflame by Johanna Lindsey

Publisher: Avon

Reissue: June 2011

ISBN: 978-0-06-210654-4

Pages: 372

Kristen Haardrad may now be the captive of Royce but she is determined to never submit to him. Kristen is determined to find a way home but first she is going to have to deal with the attraction she feels for her handsome captor.

Royce, Thane of Wyndhurst may be the man holding Kristen captive but he is the slave to the desire she has inspired in him. Now Royce has to get Kristen to surrender willing to him because that is the only way he will have her.

Soon it is a battle of wits between Kristen and Royce. Only time will tell if they will be able to find a way to become more than captor and captive. As their attraction for each other grows they will have to decide just what truly matters to them both. They will also have to find and defeat the enemy that Royce has and that has suddenly decided that while Royce is busy with Kristen that will give the enemy a chance to destroy Royce once and for all. Royce has to find a way to protect Kristen from an enemy that has decided she just might prove to be a weakness for Royce.

This is a story that is fun to read as the reader gets to watch the hero and heroine match wits and it will be anyone’s guess who will win. The characters are well developed and time period used for the setting for this one is very interesting and realistic. This is a sweet romance that is sure to please most readers.

I give this one 4 red roses

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