He saved her life, then stole her heart….
To escape an arranged marriage, Mia Carlson, daughter of a U.S. senator, instead elopes with the man she loves. As they are escaping from her Virginia home, heading west, their wagon train is brutally attacked, leaving Mia alone and in grave danger. Rescue comes from a most unlikely source, a passing Lakota scouting party, led by the darkly handsome Indian, Brave Wolf.
Although Brave Wolf has consented to guide Mia to the nearest trading post, he holds himself apart from her, for his commitments lie elsewhere. But long days on the trail lead to a deep connection with the red-haired beauty. Yet, he can’t stop wondering why death and danger stalk this beautiful woman, forcing him to rescue her time and again. Who is doing this, and why?
One thing is clear, however: Amid the flurry of dodging assassin bullets, Brave Wolf and Mia come into possession of a powerful love. But is it all for naught? Will Brave Wolf’s obligations and Mia’s secret enemy from the past finally succeed in the sinister plot to destroy their love forever?
Brave Wolf and the Lady is book two in the ‘Clan of the Wolf’ series written by the talented and well-accomplished author Karen Kay and wow, what a novel! Historical fiction combined with a romance theme is my go to read and a read I love to get lost in. Brave Wolf and the Lady is a historical fiction tale, and the story that unfolds throughout the book is captivating and kept me hooked for hours! This is thanks to the well-developed plot and phenomenal literature courtesy of Karen Kay whose literature is stunning and full of believable and likable characters. I have read many historical fiction novels but never before have I been so captivated by a story as I have been with Brave Wolf and the Lady. I believe this is because there is something different about this book, something unique and special and I felt this as soon as I started to read it as its stunning nature shines off the page and into the reader’s heart. Brave Wolf and the Lady indeed is a spectacular book, and so it demands to be read by everybody! But if you need more convincing then continue to read to learn more about this gem of a book!
Brave Wolf and the Lady is a moving but thrilling novel that will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Mia Carlson, a young woman and the daughter of a prominent U.S. senator who decides that she does not want to be apart of an arranged marriage and so she elopes with the man she loves. Mia was looking forward to starting a new life out west with her love but on the way from her Virginia home, her wagon is attacked and her love is murdered.
Mia, however, is rescued by a ‘passing Lakota scouting party’ which is led by ‘Indian, Brave Wolf.’ Brave Wolf feels sorry for Mia and wants to help her and so he decides to do just this but as he does he can’t help but worry for her and be curious as to why somebody or some persons want her dead so badly. Along the way to safety Brave Wold develops a connection with Mia and it is recuperated, their love grows more passionate by the day, but Brave Wolf has mounting fears as somebody or some persons are still trying to kill Mia. Will Brave Wolf be able to protect Mia and live ‘happily ever after’ or will this dream be cruelly taken from them? Read the phenomenal Brave Wolf and the Lady to find out!
Brave Wolf and the Lady is a gem of a book that I needed to read. For so long I have read books that are quite oppressive so to read a novel that yes, features a few troubling themes but tastefully and compellingly was refreshing! Besides the journey, the reader encounters is a mesmerizing one, and I loved following the protagonist of the novel on her journey alongside her handsome new man. Brave Wolf and the Lady indeed was a heart-warming read, and the blossoming romance at the heart of it made me fall in love! Although know book lovers that Brave Wolf and the Lady is not all lovey-dovey, in fact, there are some troubling themes and even thrilling themes that kept me reading for hours on end!
Brave Wolf and the Lady is a multi-layered novel full of many interesting and lovely themes and all the themes explored throughout Brave Wolf and the Lady and these themes combined make Brave Wolf and the Lady a sensational story that is fascinating as well as captivating. What makes the themes in the novel so brilliant is that the exceptional author of this novel, Karen Kay flawlessly weaves them together into her plot so that the reader is entertained from beginning to end.
Brave Wolf and the Lady is full of twists and turns galore, the book and the story that unravels is thrilling and will keep your hearts racing, and there are a few moments which will definitely evoke certain feelings in its readers. I love how the author kept me on edge constantly and made me feel a host of different emotions, Kay is an exceptional writer because she knows just how to captivate her reader and keep them engrossed from beginning to end.
The author Karen Kay can only be described as a literary artisan. Writing for me is an art form, it is much of an art as beautiful renaissance sculptures (I have a passion for reading as well as the renaissance period!), paintings and wonderfully executed movies that excite the viewer. The objective of any great writer is that of an artist; it is to communicate a message and to delight the recipient whether that be the listener, the viewer or the reader… in this case the reader. Kay has wonderfully charmed me and has communicated the novel’s message to me soundly and perfectly. This is why I am in such awe of her, she is a creative genius and a visionary thinker that is also passionate and articulate and this, in my opinion, is a hard balance to find these days in the art of literature.
Kay is a talented wordsmith; her brilliant story combined with her flawless narration amazed me and had me turning the pages with haste. Kay’s sensational book is perfect and makes for a brisk, steady read that is full of twists and turns galore. I adore her plot device of twists and turns as they kept me intrigued and ensured that I never once got bored.
Overall Brave Wolf and the Lady is a truly spectacular novel full of many beautiful moments, brilliant intrigue and historical context and so I have no choice but to award this stellar book a dazzling five stars! It is a truly exceptional novel, and it would be a crime not to read it, so please read the preview below as I promise you will be captivated to read this exceptional story!
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