Title: A Wylder Undertaking
Author: Laura Strickland
Genre: Historical Western Romance
When town undertaker Gus Wright accepts delivery of a client's fancy casket, he certainly doesn't expect to find a beautiful young woman hidden inside. And when she throws herself on his mercy, his gentlemanly nature kicks in. He offers assistance despite his suspicion there's trouble brewing.
On the run from a heist, Phoebe Corbet has a fortune in jewels following her, along with just a few pesky problems. If she can use Gus Wright as a refuge until her accomplice turns up, she'll do so. If she finds herself seduced by his unassuming manners and gentle kindliness, who could blame a girl? The tricky part will be convincing him there's a reason destiny has thrown them together.
It sounds simple enough to Phoebe Corbet: hide out in a plain casket and use Wylder's undertaker as a cover until her partner in the jewel heist shows up. But Gus Wright is no ordinary undertaker. He's kind, generous, and the perfect gentleman. Who is she to resist his charm, especially when trouble shows up? One thing she didn't count on is Gus stealing her heart. Love can be a wild undertaking... especially when you don't see it coming.
A Wylder Undertaking is an adventure set in the old west. I couldn't put it down. It's a classic western romance with a fun twist. Laura Strickland is a gifted writer, especially when it comes to historical romance. No matter the era, you can count on Laura Strickland to weave a vibrant story filled with historical accuracy, a full cast of authentic characters, and a few twists you didn't see coming. The town of Wylder comes alive in this installment. I immersed myself in A Wylder Undertaking with ease. Both Phoebe and Gus are relatable characters, which I soon connected with. The danger of Phoebe getting caught amped up the intrigue and I found myself reading late into the night. If you're a fan of classic western romance with a large dose of adventure, pick up A Wylder Undertaking. Escape to a time where men and women both yearn for a little adventure. Highly recommend!
My Rating: 5 stars
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Multi-award-winning author Laura Strickland delights in time traveling to the past and searching out settings for her books, be they Historical Romance, Steampunk or something in between. Her first Scottish Historical hero, Devil Black, battled his way onto the publishing scene in 2013, and the author never looked back. Nor has she tapped the limits of her imagination. Venturing beyond Historical and Contemporary Romance, she created a new world with her ground-breaking Buffalo Steampunk Adventure series set in her native city, in Western New York. Married and the parent of one grown daughter, Laura has also been privileged to mother a number of very special rescue dogs, and is intensely interested in animal welfare. These days while she's writing, you can always find her latest rescue, Lacy, nearby. Her love of dogs, and her lifelong interest in Celtic history, magic and music, are all reflected in her writing. Laura's mantra is Lore, Legend, Love, and she wouldn't have it any other way.
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Reviewed by: Mrs. N