A Notorious Proposition
Avon, 2008 (2008)
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Reviewed by Kim Atchue-Cusella
ady Ivy Wentworth is asked to help The Marquess of Rye in her capacity as a seer, to investigate hauntings at the old Rothebury Estate which he purchased. She is shocked when she arrives to find her old lover at Winter Garden. Hurt two years before when they worked together investigating the theft of the Martello diamonds, she vows that she will not fall for Garrett Burke's charms again.
arrett was in love with Ivy, but believes that she betrayed him when he was injured. From that night, he recalls a mysterious hooded woman and the involvement of Ivy's twin brother. Garrett is determined to find the Martello Diamonds. But his passion for Ivy has not wavered, and he finds himself still deeply attracted to her.
arrett and Ivy work together to discover tunnels under the estate. In the tunnels they find bodies. And someone is aware of their discovery and tries to close them in. Also, Ivy knows that something is wrong with her twin, Ian. She can feel it and she needs Garrett's help to find her brother.
is filled with romance, passion and adventure. Readers will fall in love with the characters as they turn the pages. Though Garrett and Ivy don't trust each other initially, truths will come out and the murderer be revealed - but can Garrett keep Ivy safe? Adele Ashworth creates a historical romance that will stay with readers for a long time.
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