Set in the lush green splendorof Louisiana horse country in 1812, shirlee Busbee's seventh novel is the breathtaking story of a tempestuous love between the fiercely independent Melissa Seymour and the devilishly irresistible Dominic Slade. Crossing verbal swords from the moment they meet, both deny their desires with a dangerous duel of words. But as war between the America and Britain rages, and treacherous political intrigue ignites around them, so do concealed passions...exploding in a love story as turbulent and as magnificent as the times.
A tempestuous beauty with topaz eyes and tawny hair...a gambler as handsome as he is charmimg...an international war...all play a part in this enthralling romantic novel. Amid the lush green splendor of Louisiana horse country in 1812, fiercely independent Melissa Seymour finds herself drawn to devilishly irrestible Dominic Slade-although they cross verbal swords from the moment they meet. But as war between the U.S. and Britian rages, and treacherous political intrigue threatens, their concealed passions explode in a love story as turbulent and magnificent as the times. This was a great love story from Shirlee. Although when Dominic couldn't see through Melissa's disguise? That was alittle too much to believe. If she's this beautiful then glasses and a bun are not going to make her ugly. That was alittle far-fetched. Other than that it was a great read!
Set in the lush green splender of Louisiana horse country in 1812,Shirlee Busbee's seventh novel is the breathtaking story of a tempestuous lore between the fiercely independent Melissa Seymour and the devilisbly irresistible Dominic Slade.
Great historical romance, loved this story by Shirlee Busbee.
Lovely and independent Melissa Seymour devotes herself to her thoroughbred horses and Louisiana farm until Dominic Slade lays claim to her prized stallion, but her resistance to the stranger falls away as they fall in love.