Saturday, March 15, 2014

Lancelot's Lady by Cherish D'Angelo, Cheryl Kaye Tardif

A Bahamas holiday from dying billionaire JT Lance, a man with a dark secret, leads palliative nurse Rhianna McLeod to Jonathan, a man with his own troubled past, and Rhianna finds herself drawn to the handsome recluse, while unbeknownst to her, someone with a horrific plan is hunting her down.
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When palliative care nurse Rhianna McLeod is given a gift of a dream holiday to the Bahamas from her dying patient, billionaire JT Lance, she has no idea that her 'holiday' will include being stranded on a private island with Jonathan, an irritating but irresistibly handsome recluse. Or that she'll fall head over heels for the man.
Jonathan isn't happy to discover a drop-dead gorgeous redhead has invaded his island. But his anger soon turns to attraction. After one failed marriage, he has guarded his heart, but Rhianna's sudden appearance makes him yearn to throw caution to the wind.
To live fully in the present, Rhianna must resolve her own murky past, unravel the secret that haunts JT, foil the plans of a sleazy, blackmailing private investigator and help Jonathan find his muse. Only then can Rhianna find the love she's been searching for, and finally become...Lancelot's Lady.

What a delightful book! It is full of suspense, mystery, romance and ton of fun.

JT is suffering from brain tumor and he knows that he has not much to live. So he is trying to amend his mistakes... When he hired a young nurse and then sent her on a vacation for few weeks, he wasn't sure if he did the right thing but as his butler and long time companion said,

"My friend, I have known you for many years, and in all this time I've come to recognise that you always do the right thing. In the end."

As it turned out that it definitely was the right thing to do. Rhianna didn't know what to make of her employer. She had come to care for him as her father. He was old and dying but still insisted that she took a vacation. Truthfully she couldn't say she minded much considering how it was the first vacation she had ever taken. But when she arrived at an isolated island, owned by annoying Mr. Tyler she wasn't too happy. She assumed that there must be some kind of mix-up but was there? Or is that exactly what JT had planned all along? Whatever the case she couldn't deny her attraction for Jonathan Tyler. Hurt in the past she wasn't sure of herself....

"....she wanted him, and the only thing standing in the way was her past."

Jonathan Tyler had lived in isolation for years now. He loved his island and his privacy. So obviously wasn't happy when an uninvited guest end up at his door step, so to speak. With no way off the island Rhianna was stuck with him for a few weeks at the very least. He didn't know what was it about her that antagonised her so much. He couldn't help but tease her all the time. He was confused of his own feelings after all he did consider himself in love with his ex-wife and that didn't end well....

"I thought I did. But hell, what did I know about love?"

And then there was this whole mystery surrounding them. So many unanswered questions. It will keep you on your toes from the beginning til end. Once started I couldn't put it down. What was JT's secret? How were Tyler and Rhianna connected? Who was looking for Rhianna and why? Well if you wanted to know then you'll have to read the book.
The book is very well written and characters are so well developed that I felt an instant connection with them. This one thing I like the best in books. This one had ll the right ingredients for a 5-star read. I am so happy that I got the chance to read it.

"Love is blind. And deaf and stupid."

Although I like to believe my love for books isn't.....

P.S. I won this book in a giveaway. I would like to give special thanks to Cheryl Kaye Tardif. This book mad my day so thank you! <3 <3