This was a fun book overall. I couldn’t put it down! I had to find out what happened. And isn’t that what every author wants? Yes, we want to make people keep reading.
This took place in D.C., Annapolis, and Iowa — those are some unusual and fresh settings. I liked learning about Dead Letter Offices. That’s a thing! Back when people wrote letters for the main way of communicating, there were offices where the workers tried to figure out where a lost or poorly addressed letter should go. With D. C. being so large, I guess I can accept a department of dead letters with many workers. At first, I questioned that…but I bet this author did plenty of research.
I guess in 1883, a woman might actually potentially go on a trip out west (to Iowa) on a whim. It could have happened.
The hero, Thomas, was someone you’ll really cheer for. He goes through quite a transformation throughout the book. I think you will enjoy it.
Now, let me tell you about my own 2nd book, which just released:
A Refuge for Rosanna, by me, Susan Karsten! Regency romance, available as an ebook on Amazon! Check it out! Leave a comment if you want to know more about it.