Book Reviews of Eden

Author: Bobbi Smith
ISBN-13: 9780843949421
ISBN-10: 0843949422
Publication Date: 12/2001
Pages: 392
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 28 ratings
Publisher: Leisure Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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In 1863 New Orleans, Eden LeGrand leads a dual life. Though she is a volunteer at the Homeless Haven Orphans' Asylum, she is also aiding covert confederate operations. When Reverend Logan Matthews stops some Yankee thugs from harming Eden and the children at the orphanage, she sees in him her knight in shining armor. Their mutual attraction is an obstacle to Logan, who is in reality a Yankee spy searching for his missing brother.
In a somewhat predictable turn of events, Logan and Eden are forced to marry to save her reputation. Though passion-filled nights follow, Logan knows that all to soon, their idyll will have to end, as he plans a trap for Adrian Forrester, a suspected reb spy who runs the orphanage. Can their marriage be saved when Logan reveals his true purpose to Eden who sees their life together as nothing but lies and deception?

The attraction between Eden and Logan and their sizzling love scenes keep the reader questing for more in this entertaining historical. While the characters, at times, seem to lack depth, the engaging plot appears to make up for this shortcoming. Fans of Civil War era romances will definitely want to check this one out