Camielle Rocheford is
a novelist during a time when women are supposed to be seen, and not
heard. Undaunted, though, she published her first novel under her
own name instead of using a male pen name. Even though she has
modern views about women and their role in the world, she has
old-fashioned views about love, and sex.
friend Nicolette Neville is an actress. One summer, Nicolette
invites Camille to travel with her to the estate of a friend.
Camille readily agrees, and then panics when she finds out that she
will be staying at the home of Stefan Eldritch, a well-known writer,
but also a well-known rake who writes and publishes racy poetry and
holds wild parties.
despite her misgivings, and soon falls under Stefan’s spell. During
the summer, Camille, Stefan, Nicole and the well-known musician
Klauss von Alstyne, explore many pleasures of the flesh.
Stefan and Camille
also team up to write a series of political pamphlets that cause
disturbances. After a bad experience with Nicolette and Klauss,
Camille vows to leave, and then Stefan is taken to prison because of
the pamphlets. It is up to Camille to work with The Eldritch Legacy
to free her lover from his imprisonment.
is a magical continuation of the Eldritch Legacy. Once again Ms.
Strauss pulled me into a magical world where the sex is hot and the
love is passionate and realistic.
I thoroughly enjoyed
the way Ms. Strauss wove in components from the first novel,
Secrets Revealed. I highly recommend he Eldritch novels
for readers who have not yet discovered them. I eagerly await the
third offering in the series. This novel contains BDSM themed sex,
and M/F/F/M pairings.