"Eileen Dreyer has created excellent plotting, characterizations, and pacing of narrative. Ms. Dreyer presents the reader with an exciting, well written story of romance, spies, loyalty and betrayal."Fresh Fiction on Twice Tempted"
Top Pick! 4 ½ stars! Dreyer is a master storyteller who merges intrigue and passion perfectly. With characters you can see and almost touch, action/adventure, dark secrets, vicious spies, tenderness, compassion and deep love, Once a Rake is hard to put down and difficult to forget. Happily, it is just the beginning of a new trilogy in Dreyer's Drake's Rakes series."RT Book Reviews"
In the fourth addition to her top-notch Drake's Rakes series, Dreyer dazzles readers with her incomparable gift for creating heartbreakingly real characters and her inimitable flair for fusing sexy passion and dangerous intrigue in a richly emotional, wickedly witty, and altogether enthralling historical romance."Booklist, Starred Review, on Once a Rake"
Exquisite writing, historical accuracy, a clever plot, and complex, enthralling, walk-off-the-page characters make this another fascinating gem for the award-winning Dreyer."Library Journal, Starred Review, on Once a Rake"
4 ½ stars! Her novels have every hallmark of a memorable historical romance: passion, unforgettable characters, an engrossing plot. May she continue to deliver her fantastic historicals!"RT Book Reviews on Always a Temptress"
Fueled by a surfeit of sizzling sensuality, chilling suspense, and delectably dry wit, Always a Temptress brings Dreyer's first historical trilogy to a smashingly successful conclusion. Strong secondary characters add depth and humor to the book's emotionally compelling, impeccably researched plot as Dreyer again deftly combines deadly intrigue and sexy romance in a swoon-worthy read."Booklist, Starred Review"
Vivid descriptions, inventive plotting, beautifully delineated characters, and stunning emotional depth."Library Journal, Starred Review, on Barely a Lady"
Readers will love the well-rounded characters and suspenseful plot, and will cheer on intelligent, resourceful Olivia and Lady Kate as they take on disparaging men, backstabbing relatives, and stealthy assassins."Publishers Weekly on Barely a Lady"
Barely a Lady is addictively readable thanks to exquisitely nuanced characters, a brilliantly realized historical setting, and a captivating plot encompassing both the triumph and tragedy of war. Love, loss, revenge, and redemption all play key roles in this richly emotional, superbly satisfying love story."Booklist, Starred Review
Lady Fiona Ferguson is forced to fend for herself and her twin sister, Mairead, when their cruel, judgmental grandfather tosses them out upon hearing that their brother, Ian, had been accused of treason and is now dead. Her brother's friend government agent Alex Knight tracks Fiona down, though, with the news that Ian is alive and exonerated but in hiding. Though Alex was her teenage crush, Fiona is not so pleased with his determination to "rescue" her and her sister and return them to society. The young women are content with their quiet life of teaching and astronomy, until a fire and a gruesome murder turn their lives upside down and they become targets of a particularly vicious killer. VERDICT A smart, savvy heroine and a dashing "White Knight" are joined by a plethora of engaging, beautifully rendered supporting folk in this complex, exquisitely crafted romance that gifts fans with a tender, secondary love story and adds another winner to Dreyer's irresistible series. Dreyer (Once a Rake) lives in St. Louis.