Monday, October 17, 2011
Book Review - "A Necessary Deception"
"A Necessary Deception" by Laurie Alice Eakes is the first novel in The Daughters of Bainbridge House series. You will be transported to early 19th century England with vivid descriptions and historical details.
Lydia Gale helps a French prisoner get out of an English prison on parole as she believed this was a way to thank him for helping her deceased husband and she never dreamed she'd see him again. However, as London Season is taking off, who comes knocking at the door, the French prisoner, Christien. Lydia finds herself involved in a massive web of deceit, treachery, and love and she is unsure of who to trust and what to believe. Lydia not only must protect herself, but her parents and her younger sisters as well as she does not want anything to tarnish their name.
This is a well-written book that is filled with detail. The secrets and deceptions abound in this novel and the reader will be spending the time unraveling it throughout.
“Available October 2011 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.”