Sonnet, Apr 2001, 6.50
In 1877 Fort Worth, Texas Nick Ross marries Sarah Simpson. However, happily ever after ends rather quickly when Baptist Preacher Harris casts his daughter Susan out of their home because she is filled with sin. Susan claims that Nick sired the child growing within her and since she once saved his life he refuses to deny her accusation. For all practical purposes his wedding to Sarah is over.
Over a decade later, Nick orders his wife Sarah to come to England planning to finally end the farce of their cross-Atlantic marriage. However, once Sarah arrives, Nick quickly changes his mind. Being a successful spy for the crown, Nick knows the need of a good plan if he is to re-win the heart of his beloved Sarah.
THE BAD LUCK WEDDING NIGHT is an enjoyable historical romance that fans of the previous novels in this wonderful series will realize continues Geralyn Dawson's high level of quality. The story line is humorous as Nick mounts a campaign to court and re-gain his beloved's heart. The return of stars from previous tales augments the plot with depth and a feeling of homecoming. Fans of the author know that there is never a blue note when Ms. Dawson writes a novel.
This report prepared by Harriet Klausner