The Preachers’ Paramour: A Roses Of Ridgeway Novella
by Kianna Alexander
Publication Date: Apr 11, 2013
List Price: $5.99 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 220
Publisher: On-Demand Publishing LLC
Parent Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
The Preacher’s Paramour: A Roses of Ridgeway Novella 2012, by Kianna Alexander Historical Romance- African American Heat Level: Sweet (love scenes take place off page, behind closed doors) Setting/Time Period: Victorian America- California, US, 1881 Length: The Preacher’s Paramour is a novella, approximately 30,270 words in length Books Like This: If you enjoy the multicultural historical romance novels of Beverly Jenkins, you will likely enjoy historical romance works by Kianna Alexander. -Explore love, life, and the challenges of a bygone era.- Ridgeway, California: A fictional, mixed race settlement founded by abolitionists in 1853, after the madness of the California gold rush died down. Located near present-day Oakland, California, the town is home to a little less than 500 citizens. In Ridgeway, everybody knows everybody else- which can be a good thing- or a bad thing. The Roses of Ridgeway: The feisty, determined female citizens of the settlement. They are intelligent, loving, and know their own minds- but they are far from perfect. The Roses are: Lilly Warren, Prudence Emerson, and Valerie Ridgeway. Please Note: The Roses of Ridgeway series books are SWEET in nature. There is no offensive content that would limit these books solely to mature adult readers. Expect some brief foul language, and light violence, and affectionate moments. However, sexual relations take place behind closed doors and are not portrayed on the page. Therefore, these books are appropriate for readers of all ages, from young, to mature, to young at heart. A Woman Who Knows Her Own Mind Prudence Emerson doesn’t have time for romantic entanglements. She’s taken a job at the mercantile, and is saving money to attend school at Oberlin. That is, until the Reverend Derrick Chase rides into town to start a new church. Her good friend Lilly Warren invites her to a service at Enduring Faith Moravian church, and the die is cast. She can’t deny her attraction to him, and the handsome mulatto preacher obviously returns the feelings. Should she change her plans to explore a relationship with him? Or will being the preacher’s paramour lead to nothing but pain? A Man of The Cloth- With A Past Reverend Derrick Chase, a Moravian pastor, is newly settled in Ridgeway, over 3,000 miles away from where he grew up in North Carolina. He came to California hoping to put distance between himself, and a dark past he has no desire to revisit. But the tall, beautiful Prudence Emerson gets his heart pounding every time she’s near. She’s an honorable woman, and he won’t soil her reputation. But another thing he won’t do is let her slip through his fingers. Can he love her without drawing her into the dangerous web of his secret past? Roses of Ridgeway Series Chronology This is book #2 in the Roses of Ridgeway historical romance series by Kianna Alexander. Below is the series chronology: Book 1: Kissing the Captain- Lilly and Ricardo’s story Book 2: The Preacher’s Paramour- Prudence and Derrick’s story Book 3: Loving the Lawman- Valerie and Noah’s story (coming soon)
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