5 STARS FOR TAMING THE LYON
It is my pleasure to share with you this thrilling, suspenseful historical romance by Loretta C. Rogers. The hero is delicious. The story is riveting. You can’t put it down!
Author – Loretta C. Rogers
First Published – 2017
Genre – Historical Romance
Setting – Africa, around 1910
Heroine – Dr. Margaret Boynton, recently widowed Englishwoman who undertakes to practice her medical skills in Africa. She is feisty and determined.
Hero – Jeremiah Lyon, hunter and safari guide charged with Margaret’s safety during the dangerous journey to the Angel of Mercy Medical Compound. He is enigmatic and alluring.
Villain – The sinister leader of a secret society of cannibals
Major Theme – Love wins over inner demons, danger, heartbreak, loss, illness, fear, and death.
Descriptors – suspense, danger, adventure, mystery
Favorite Supporting Character – M’pika, Lyon’s blood brother and best friend
Fun Tidbit – In the back of the book is a section of Swahili words, including:simba / lion, timbo / elephant. There is also an excellent discussion list for use by book clubs.
Memorable Line – Warning by boat captain when Margaret leans too far over the side of the boat to peer at a riverbank of crocodiles: “They are particularly fond of English meat.”
Cheers & Happy Reading!
Flossie Benton Rogers, Conjuring the Magic in Romance