Saturday, August 3, 2013
New Review: Candice Proctor's BEYOND SUNRISE - Victorian Adventure and Love in Polynesia from a Master of Historical Romance!
Two people from very different walks of life, thrust together in intimate circumstances can get to know each other very well. Such is the substance of this story: a woman who carved out an independent life trying to avoid society’s expectations for her, and a man who, in some ways, had thrown his life away, must find a way to communicate as they are pursued by cannibals and the British Navy, including a man Jack once called his friend.
As always, Proctor slowly and wonderfully builds the layers of her characters and the challenges they faced in the past and the ones confronting them now. Often stripped of their clothes due to cold, heat or misadventures, they are also stripped of the veneer that both wear, until they see that what lies between them is too unique to ignore, or to cast away. The setting is exotic and beautiful and there is adventure on the sea as well.
Another great from Candice Proctor…I recommend it!