by Stacy Henrie
Inspirational Historical Romance
Paperback & ebook, 288 pagesFebruary 1st 2018 by Love Inspired Historical
The Pinkerton agent that Edward Kent hired is intelligent, capable—and unexpectedly female! Though shocked to learn that Maggy Worthing will be investigating the threats to his Wyoming horse ranch, Edward needs to find the culprit. And if that means a temporary engagement to give Maggy a cover story, he’ll play along with the feisty detective.
Maggy always gets her man—at least when it comes to solving crimes. The young widow refuses to marry again and land under another husband’s thumb. Unmasking Edward’s enemies will earn her a longed-for promotion…but the heart has its own mysteries. Could working together with the handsome English aristocrat spark a real and loving partnership?
My Review: 5 Stars
Edward's ranch is in trouble and his last chance is a Pinkerton detective by the name of Maggy. Say, what? A female? She's known as "Get-her-man" Maggy and she really is good at what she does. I love the little twist of a fake engagement to make her presence plausible.
Edward is such a hard working gentleman and I love how his protectiveness surfaces, right along with his growing affection for his "fiancee." There are some fun, mysterious, and busy-body characters that really made me feel right at home in this small Western town.
I love reading a story with strong female characters. Not only is Maggy smart and brave, but she does have a very tender side, stemming from a rough past. She's not all tough, but a very good balance. Maggy and Edward make a very goo team and I loved watching the mystery unfold right before my eyes.
The romance is sweet and tender and very believable and the setting is hot, dusty, and perfect for the times. I couldn't put it down and was swept away for a time, which was completely fine with me. If you love historical mystery romances, dime novels, and mysteries, this one is for you.
Content: mild romance; mild+ religious elements; mild violence
*I received a copy, which did not affect my opinions in any way.*
About the Author
USA Today bestselling author Stacy Henrie is the author of western romances and the Of Love and War series, which includes Hope at Dawn, a 2015 RITA Award finalist for excellence in romance. She was born and raised in the West, where she currently resides with her family. She enjoys reading, road trips, interior decorating, chocolate, and most of all, laughing with her husband and kids.
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