Kiss of the Goblin Prince-Shona Husk

Kiss of the Goblin Prince

Shona Husk

Sourcebooks, May 1 2012, $6.99

ISBN 9781402262067

 

Amanda married in a registry office.  Three months later she was a pregnant widow. Now Amanda Coulter is a single mom raising an asthmatic daughter Brigit with love. At her sister-in-law Eliza Coulter’s wedding to Roan King (see The Goblin King), Amanda and Brigit meet his brother Dai, a noted scholar.

 

Dai, like his sibling, survived his Druid millennia banishment in the Shadowlands by his compulsion for knowledge.  Now he finally has returned to the human Fixed Realm where his magical experiments over the centuries have the Birch Trustees watching him carefully.  The best man and the matron of honor are attracted to one another.  However, his actions to keep Roan and other family members safe lead him believe he is unworthy of her; while she knows Brigit comes first in her heart.

 

The second Shadowlands romantic urban fantasy is an engaging tale of two people who believe love is not enough to cement a permanent relationship.  The storyline is at its best when it stays in the present; when the scholar looks back at his deeds against Rome and in the Shadowlands, the storyline loses momentum as those segues are well written but come across as unnecessary.  Still fans will enjoy the love story of the goblin and the mom.

 

Harriet Klausner

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