For Your Arms Onlyby Caroline Linden
In For Your Arms Only, the second romance in Caroline Linden’s delightfully entertaining trilogy, Alexander Hayes, once wrongly accused of treason, must now complete his most dangerous mission yet. Sent back to his homeland to find a missing soldier, he must face the family who has long thought him dead—and the man’s daughter, who’s/b>
In For Your Arms Only, the second romance in Caroline Linden’s delightfully entertaining trilogy, Alexander Hayes, once wrongly accused of treason, must now complete his most dangerous mission yet. Sent back to his homeland to find a missing soldier, he must face the family who has long thought him dead—and the man’s daughter, who’s just as likely to shoot him as she is to fall into his arms . . .
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Caroline Linden was born a reader, not a writer. She earned a math degree from Harvard University and wrote computer software before turning to writing fiction. Twelve years, sixteen books, three Red Sox championships, and one dog later, she has never been happier with her decision. Her books have won the NEC Reader's Choice Beanpot Award, the Daphne du Maurier Award, the NJRW Golden Leaf Award, and RWA's RITA® Award. Since she never won any prizes in math, she takes this as a sign that her decision was also a smart one.
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Honorable Alexander Hayes is reported killed in battle. The rumor of his death proves false, but he is stunned to learn he has been accused of seditious acts that will be difficult to prove otherwise. He accepts a position as a British spy while hoping he can prove his innocence of the treason charge. In 1820 he knows it is time to go home after five years of being dead. His last mission is personal seeking out a former soldier Turner who can prove his innocence. When he meets the missing Turner's daughter Cressida he is attracted to her; she reciprocates once she realizes he is not the cowardly soldier who committed treason. However she is torn between her love for him and her father who she realizes may have been the cowardly soldier who committed treason. The key to this super late Regency romance is Cressida as she is torn between her love for her dad and Hayes as she brings passion to the exciting story line. Hayes is a super lead character although too honorable towards those who destroyed his life. Readers will enjoy this refreshing historical as a traitor comes from the grave to reclaim his life. Harriet Klausner
Great read. Highly entertaining.
Caroline Linden comes through again with a very good book about Alexander Hayes (Alec Brandon from "A View to a Kiss"). She captured my interest right from the start and kept it through the entire book. I enjoyed the book very much.