Wrapping up the trilogy that began with Silk and Shadows and Silk and Secrets, (also available in ebook format) Veils of Silk is a grand adventure set in a fascinating, exotic world. Gaunt and wearing an eye patch, Major Ian Cameron returns to India after being freed from horrendous captivity in Central Asia. Thoughts of his beautiful fiancAce helped him survive his imprisonment, but much can happen when a man has supposedly been dead for two years, and his return brings him face to face with how much he has lost. An unexpected inheritance gives him the opportunity to return home to Scotland and begin a new life. First, though, he must fulfill the dying wish of the Russian officer who had shared his captivity by delivering the colonelas journal to his niece, Larissa Alexandrovna Karelian. The daughter of tempestuous Russian aristocrats, Laura Stephenson loved her quiet English stepfather and was happy to follow him to India as companion and hostess. His death leaves her adriftauntil a handsome, haunted Scot appears to deliver her uncleas journal. Startled to find a grown woman rather than a little girl, Ian quickly realizes that Laura is uniquely qualified to be his wife in an unconventional marriage. She accepts his offer and together they begin the long journey home to Britain with a side trip to the mountains to retrieve the belongings her uncle left with a friendly maharajah. In the process, they are swept into an adventure that threatens the future of India, and brings them together with a love and passion that is more than either of them had dared dream of. aVeils of Silk is terrific. Haunting. Wonderful characterization and a true sense that something is really at stake. First-rate work.a --Susan Elizabeth Phillips, author of Breathing Room aLike Laura and Ian, you will be drawn into a dangerous web of intrigue and desire. Ms. Putney has written not only a stunning romance, but a love story that explores her charactersa psychological makeup and how they change through loveab.A mesmerizing, exotic romance.a --Romantic Times aOne of the most sensual stories I have read in quite a whileab.I couldnat put the book down!a --Affaire de CoeurLightly he said, aquot;Ita#39;stoocool tospend the night on the floor, even with a blanket of rose petals.aquot; He raised ... Ian got to his knees, then scooped her in his arms, stood, and carried her to the bed. His prison ... aquot;Because you were on top, you dona#39;t seem to have acquired as many petals as I did, but your knees are pink.a#39;a#39; aquot;A smallanbsp;...
|Title||:||Veils of Silk (The Silk Trilogy, Book 3)|
|Author||:||Mary Jo Putney|
|Publisher||:||ePublishing Works! - 2011-07-29|