Roseanna M. White (www.roseannamwhite.com) is a bestselling, Christy Award-nominated author who has long claimed that words are the air she breathes. She pens her novels beneath her Betsy Ross flag, with her Jane Austen action figure watching over her. When not writing fiction, she's homeschooling her two children, editing and designing, and pretending her house will clean itself. Roseanna is the author of numerous novels, ranging from biblical fiction to American-set romances to Edwardian British series. Roseanna lives with her family in West Virginia. Learn more at www.roseannamwhite.com.
Monday, January 31, 2022
Review: To Treasure an Heiress by Roseanna M. White
Beth Tremayne has always been drawn to adventure. During her childhood, she fed that desire by exploring every inch of the Isles of Scilly. Now, after stumbling across an old collection of letters and a map buried on her family's property, she's found more adventure than she ever anticipated in the hunt for pirate treasure. But in order to discover where the clues lead, she must search alongside Lord Sheridan, a man she finds insufferable.
Sheridan has spent years pursuing whatever archaeological interests pique his imagination. And when he discovers that Beth's search connects with one of his far-removed pirate ancestors, he can't help getting involved. Plus, he finds her irresistible, even though she insists he stole a prized possession of hers.
As they work together following different clues and drawing closer to danger, they start to piece together a story of tragic love and piratical adventure. But which treasure will bring the greatest surprise--the one they find in each other or the one just out of their reach?
It was so nice to go back to the Isles of Scilly with more adventure and more treasure hunting. This time the focus is on Beth, the Tremayne one. After the adventure of the last novel, she does not want to cause her family even more stress. But poor Beth still has a bit of the wanderlust and her mother's stories about a certain pirate prince and his island bride keep her going in her hunt and adventure.
Much to her dismay the only one really willing to hunt with her is Lord Sheridon, who she is not at all happy with. For one he has something very precious of hers. I liked Beth a lot. She loves her family deeply but yet I also understood her wanting more than even the Island and her family really does not understand that.
Now Sheridan was a very likable and unusual gentleman. He was an adventurer as well but his little conversations he had in his head were priceless. He was already in love with Beth and was wondering how long it would take before he could make her his bride, five years, ten years, depending on her mood with him at the time. And his thoughts of himself as a sort of Mr. Darcy was hilarious.
As with the first book we have a secondary character arc. This time Senara has come back to the Island. A bit ashamed and having lost her position as a governess, she is reluctant to tell those she loves why. Hers was an interesting story and I liked how everyone was coming back home.
I am looking forward to the next in this series. I have enjoyed immensely these island adventures and hoping we get more of the true story of what happened to the people in the tales the Islanders love to tell.
I was provided a copy of this novel from the publisher. I was not required to post a positive review and all views and opinions are my own.
About the Author: