Candace Camp. Pocket, $7.99 mass market (416p) ISBN 978-1-4767-4108-6
Camp (Mesmerized) launches the Secrets of the Loch series with a sweet story set in 1807 Scotland. Isobel Rose and her dotty Aunt Elizabeth are enjoying a rainy evening at home when Londoner Jack Kensington arrives and claims to be the new owner of the Rose estate, Baillannan. It seems that Isobel’s irresponsible brother, Andrew, wagered Baillannan in a card game and lost. Now Jack is come to claim and sell the property: loch, stock, and crofters. Isobel’s only hope of keeping her home is to entice social climber Jack into a marriage of convenience; but he agrees for the sake of Isobel herself, not her profitable estate or the rumors of hidden treasure. Entertaining side characters lend a Highlands version of smalltown charm to this placid, straightforward romance. (June)
Reviewed on: 04/21/2014
Release date: 06/17/2014
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