Facing the Enemy ~ Review

Facing the Enemy
Roxbury Heirs #1
By Paige Edwards

Years ago, Elise Henderson broke up with Harry Benson when her parents objected to him. No one expected the two of them to be partnered by MI6, but two years ago, Elise's life changed when an enemy attacked and she was left with a shattered body. With mere weeks left to fully regain what she has lost, Elise receives devastating news that has her returning to her childhood home. But she's not returning alone.

Harry never expected to have a second chance to win Elise's heart, but his newest assignment with MI6 leaves him in need of a childminder for his young son. Elise offers a temporary solution by offering her father's household staff until something more permanent can be arranged. But Sammy proves more than the staff can handle, forcing Elise to take a very active role in Sammy's life. As Sammy works his way into her life and her heart, Elise knows she will be heartbroken when she has to say goodbye to both Sammy and Harry. 

The enemy that destroyed her life has been searching for Elise, and he won't be satisfied until he breaks her further and then takes his revenge.

Facing the Enemy is a contemporary piece of romance and suspense that will find you rooting for Elise and Harry while at the same time breaking your own heart over Elise's secret pain. As danger moves closer, you will be drawn further into the book, unable to put it down. 

This is the first book in the Roxbury Heirs series, and Paige Edwards does a masterful job of creating a world that I can't wait to visit again. The characters are engaging and, for the most part, likable. But the enemy, that was, in the past, someone of power and influence, is truly an evil man who can give one the shivers when he takes center stage. If you are looking for a new and exciting read this is the book you want to move to your TBR list. You won't be sorry and you will want to reread it again.

I was provided a complimentary copy of this book with no expectations but that I provide my honest opinion. All thoughts expressed are my own.

About the Book:
Lady Elise Henderson lives two separate lives. At home in Scotland, she’s the titled daughter of the Marquess of Roxbury, an heiress in her own right. However, in London, she’s Elise Taylor, a top MI6 operative for the “home office.” But when a devastating accident threatens to end her career, Elise is left with far too much time for self-reflection and regretting a decision made long ago that features one man: fellow MI6 agent Harry Benson.

Harry Benson, the son of servants, has loved Elise for the better part of a decade. But life took them on separate journeys until their worlds converged once more. An immediate assignment to the Scottish Borders leaves Harry little time to make provisions for his small, rambunctious son, Sammy. Harry knows only one person he can rely on for the boy’s care—Elise. When Elise brings Sammy to her ancestral estate, she never imagines that a nemesis from her past looms in the shadows, hungry for revenge. Stalked at every turn, Elise and Harry discover that fighting their feelings for one another is futile, but can they survive long enough to get another shot at true love?

1 comment:

  1. You are a new author for me-but after reading the excerpt I will put this book on my list of books to read -thanks


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