The Escape Paperback
by Mary Balogh
Part of the Survivors' Club series
After surviving the Napoleonic Wars, Sir Benedict Harper is struggling to move on, his body and spirit in need of a healing touch.
Never does Ben imagine that hope will come in the form of a beautiful woman who has seen her own share of suffering.
After the lingering death of her husband, Samantha McKay is at the mercy of her oppressive in-laws - until she plots an escape to distant Wales to claim a house she has inherited.
Being a gentleman, Ben insists that he escort her on the fateful journey. Ben wants Samantha as much as she wants him, but he is cautious.
What can a wounded soul offer any woman? Samantha is ready to go where fate takes her, to leave behind polite society and even propriety in her desire for this handsome, honorable soldier.
But dare she offer her bruised heart as well as her body?
The answers to both their questions may be found in an unlikely place: in each other's arms.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
- Publication Date: 01/07/2014
- Category: Historical romance
- ISBN: 9780749958817
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Review by wyvernfriend
Sir Benedict Harper almost lost his legs after an accident during the Napoleonic Wars and he now walks awkwardly with two sticks, he dreams of dancing. When he almost runs over Samantha McKay, in official mourning for her husband who died by inches after another incident in the NApoleonic wars, she is yearning for a life, but her husband's family are determined to keep her under control. Then she remembers a house, what her mother referred to as a hovel, in Wales, a place that could give her freedom. The two of them begin a road trip to another future for them both.I liked it, loved the characters and their attitudes and wanted more.