About the book:
A MASKED MAN . . .
Winter Makepeace lives a double life. By day he’s the stoic headmaster of a home for foundling children. But the night brings out a darker side of Winter. As the moon rises, so does the Ghost of St. Giles-protector, judge, fugitive. When the Ghost, beaten and wounded, is rescued by a beautiful aristocrat, Winter has no idea that his two worlds are about to collide.
A DANGEROUS WOMAN . . .
Lady Isabel Beckinhall enjoys nothing more than a challenge. Yet when she’s asked to tutor the Home’s dour manager in the ways of society-flirtation, double-entendres, and scandalous liaisons-Isabel can’t help wondering why his eyes seem so familiar-and his lips so tempting.
A PASSION NEITHER COULD DENY
During the day Isabel and Winter engage in a battle of wills. At night their passions are revealed . . . But when little girls start disappearing from St. Giles, Winter must avenge them. For that he might have to sacrifice everything-the Home, Isabel . . . and his life.
The fourth book in the Maiden Lane series is a wonderful love story full of double lives and hidden emotions. The story revolves around Winter and Isabel, the choices they made in the past and the ones they must make for their future. I adore Winter Makepeace. He is a fantastically written character. The one thing that makes him stand out is he is a virgin. He has real reasons for remaining a virgin that all disappear in the face of his attraction to Isabel. The love scenes between Winter and Isabel are incredibly hot. Isabel is unique as well – she is feisty and doesn’t care what anyone thinks about the decisions she makes. She admits to loving bedsport and won’t apologize for it. The Ghost of St. Giles (Winter) features prominently in the story and it’s through this other side of Winter that the reader learns the most about him. Both characters are afraid of emotion and have to learn to open up and express how they are feeling. I loved the changes in the characters and how they learn to really be themselves.
the book girl gives THIEF OF SHADOWS a 5/5
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