‘Forbidden love under an Irish quilt.’
In 1950s Ireland, artist Cora Seton risks everything when she falls in love with Rowan Doherty.
But he isn’t the only man who wants Cora. Lord Frothchild is the most powerful man in the area and is used to getting what he desires. Fleeing for their lives, and with everything standing in their way, can true love survive? Or is forbidden passion always destined to burn?
A page-turning, steamy, historical romance filled with suspense and intrigue.
“A gripping, steamy romance with characters that burrowed into my heart, THE WIDOW’S PASSION by Penny Best is historical romance with an Irish twist.
Cora believes her time for finding love has passed but nothing prepared her for the attentions of young Rowan. Their chemistry is undeniable but not everyone is supportive and there are those who want Cora for themselves, and will stop at nothing to get what they want. At a time in history when women were treated more harshly and reputation was key, can Cora find a way to be with the love of her life? And when secrets bubble to the surface, will love be enough to keep their passion alive?
The setting, the characters, and the historical element all work perfectly together to create this beautiful romance that has heat in all of the right places. I connected with Cora and Rowan and desperately wanted them to find a way to be together through all of their hardships, and I could not put this book down until I uncovered how their story ended. THE WIDOW’S PASSION by Penny Best is a combination of excellent storytelling and just enough heat to make a reader hot under the collar, and I look forward to reading more from this exciting author.” Vine Voice Reviewer Books of All Kinds 5 stars.
“Just finished this, the stunning tale of Cora, who sees herself as an old maid following the death of her lovely husband. Enter Rowan, a young man of the locality, who has his eyes on her.
I adored this tale of love and lust, set against a vivid backdrop of green pastures, a beautiful cottage and a manor house. The story was stunning and had me hooked, as I waited to see if secrets would tear them apart and they battled the world against them. The romance swept me away, as did the heat and bedroom scenes and I loved that I smiled so much at nice little every day moments that were sprinkled with humour. Beyond recommended.” M Bradford.