A LADY NEVER LIES - Juliana Gray ISBN# 978-0-425-25092-1 Berkley Sensation
Widow Lady Alexandra Morley is in dire need of funds. So she sets out to an Italian castle with her companions, only to discover that the castle has also been rented to three gentleman. One of whom is Phineas Burke, a scientist with an extraordinary invention that is on the cusp of greatness - a gasoline powered carriage! The cause of her anxiety is not his talent or his grand invention, but her deep seated attraction to him. Finn Burke also has a bad case of desperate attraction to the Lady Morley. He's fallen madly in love, but with her, he can never be sure if it's him or his funds that she's really after. Alexandra doesn't want to ruin what they have with marriage, but Finn will take nothing less. On the edge of the modern era, the future is bright and alluring for Finn and Alexandra, but will old ways keep them apart? High-charged adventure, scientific creativity, electric passion and wonderful secondary characters make this a stellar romance to savor. Look for the sequel to this one coming soon in November!
Reviewed by: Jennifer Jones