Charles Hunter is not the man he once
was. He cannot give his heart, as it is broken and he has to
find his abducted younger sister, either dead or alive. His
family needs closure. He cannot forgive himself, so he cannot
go forward. But, his feelings for Arabella are more than what
he lets on. She needs more than what he is able to give.
Financially independent, Lady Arabella
Marshall will not marry again. She married once for love and
still feels the pain of the loss of her husband deeply. Her
feelings for Charles are quite unexpected. Do her feelings
reflect her true self or are they a side effect of needing
Charlesí help and protection. Only time will tell.
Drawn together by fate, Arabella and
Charles will have to draw on each otherís strengths to
A Wealthy Widow is a superb
tale of two people drawn together by circumstances beyond
either personís control. The story grabbed my attention and
drew me into a finely woven tale of miscommunication, deceit,
romance, familial obligation and sorrow. Both Arabella and
Charles are strong characters that have vulnerabilities, which
could take over their lives but they manage not to be too
angst-ridden over the cards dealt them.
Note: A Wealthy Widow is
Book 2 of the The Hellfire Mysteries Trilogy. A Wealthy
Widow is a book that can stand on itís own or as part
of the trilogy, as Anne Herries does a wonderful job of
letting the reader know what was in the first book and then
continues along with the plot of the second book.