Monday, March 25, 2013

                               Torch in the Forest

  Author: Marcie Kremer
  Publisher: Entangled Publishing
  Genres: Historical Romance
  Pages: 139 pages

    Eighteen-year-old widow Eleanor of Strathcombe is stunned to realize she has a powerful attraction to Hugh of Wykeham, the arrogant, neighboring lord returned from the Crusade. But he wants to marry her sister, and when he learns that poachers are running rampant he blames her and feuds with her over the control of their forest boundaries. As she struggles to keep control of her forests and find the poacher, unsettling feelings confront her when she deals with Hugh, feelings she never felt in her brief, loveless marriage- feelings she tries to fight, because she knows Hugh to be a cold, harsh man who may have murdered his faithless wife in revenge- and who trusts no woman. When she finds herself in the midst of a net of intrigue and lies, how will she find the courage to capture the conspirators, save herself and her sister, and overcome her feelings for Hugh? 

This book starts with Eleanor getting a letter from Hugh of Wykeham. In the letter he accuses her of helping the poachers and hiding them. She instantly does not like him and has to find the courage to confront him to tell him he is wrong, and that she has been in search of the poachers not hiding them. With the arguments between them you will not want to put it down and makes for an interesting read. This makes for an enjoyable book, and I give it five stars.