Kat Martin, Author Zebra Books $6.99 (349p) ISBN 978-0-8217-7380-2
It's hard to figure out why Midnight Sun is categorized as a ""romantic suspense"" when there is none of the latter; the only suspense is in waiting to see if something suspenseful will happen. As a romance, however, Kat Martin's tale of 28-year-old Charity Sinclair, a New York career woman who leaves her job editing adventure books to follow her dream of prospecting in the Yukon, has considerable strength. Readers can rest assured that Charity finds far more than mere gold dust, and the author's descriptions of Charity's neighbor, Call Hawkins, linger lovingly on every one of the rugged recluse's physical attributes. Well-researched theories about DNA-transmitted ""inherited memories""-offered in explanation of Charity's obsession with the Klondike Gold Rush-are intriguing, and temptingly detailed ""how-to"" descriptions of modern gold-panning methods will activate readers' get-rich-quick fantasies.
Reviewed on: 05/01/2003
Release date: 05/01/2003
Mass Market Paperbound - 349 pages - 9780821773802
Mass Market Paperbound - 349 pages - 9781420125085
Hardcover - 479 pages - 9781587244544
Open Ebook - 352 pages - 9781420128239