Named of the Dragon. Finished 9-12-18, 4/5 stars, fiction, 295 pages, pub. 1998
Tormented by horrific nightmares since the death of her baby five years before, literary agent Lyn Ravenshaw agrees to accompany an author to Wales, where she encounters an eccentric young widow desperately afraid for her own infant’s safety and a reclusive playwright who could be her only salvation. from Goodreads
Susanna Kearsley is a perfect escape for me. I fall into a different world, both geographically and historically, get a little romance (never too much), and close the book with a smile on my face a little smarter than when I started. This book took me to a small village in Wales, where literary agent, Lyn, is accompanying one of her clients to her boyfriend’s home for Christmas. He happens to be a successful author and Lyn hopes she can land him as a client. He also has a cute brother, but the real thrill is when she discovers one time flavor of the month writer, Gareth, hiding himself from the literary crowd.
I have to pace myself in reading Kearsley. I’ve read two this year and that leaves four of hers unread. Maybe in 2019 I’ll read two again or maybe life will get crazier than it already is and I’ll need to gobble them all up in a week’s time. Either way, it’s nice knowing that they’re there waiting for me 🙂