Upon Your Honor

Heiresses in Love Book 2

Romance - Historical
361 Pages
Reviewed on 06/13/2015
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Author Biography

Bestselling multi-genre author of UPON YOUR RETURN and 24 other books. March 2016 Empress of the Universe title - winner of the "Broken Heart" themed contest and the "I Love You" themed contest on Poetry Universe. SECOND CHANCE HEART and A LITTLE MAGICK placed in the TOP 10 on the 2015 P&E Readers' Poll. Nominated in the TRR Readers' Choice Awards for Winter 2015. Poetry winner of the 2015 PnPAuthors Contest. The Versatile Blogger Award for 2015. Honorable Mention in the 2014 BTS Red Carpet Book Awards. Finalist and Runner-up in the 2014 MARSocial's Author of the Year Competition. Honorable mention in the January 2014 Reader's Choice Award. Liebster Blogger Award for 2013 and 2014. Top 10 Authors on AuthorsDB.com. Winner of the Great One Liners Contest on the Directory of Published Authors.

Marie Lavender lives in the Midwest with her family and three cats. She has been writing for over twenty years. She has more works in progress than she can count on two hands. Since 2010, Marie has published 25 books in the genres of historical romance, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, fantasy, science fiction, mystery/thriller, literary fiction and poetry. She has also contributed to several anthologies. Her current published series are The Heiresses in Love Series, The Magick Series, The Code of Endhivar Series and The Blood at First Sight Series.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Janet Greaves for Readers' Favorite

Upon Your Honor by Marie Lavender starts with a little girl, Chloe, being comforted by her father after the death of her mother. Chloe is told that her mother fell, but she soon learns that her mother took her own life. Chloe grows into a bright young woman. Upon her father’s death, Chloe is promised to Lamonte, who took over her father’s household and felt it was his right to take liberties with Chloe as well. Chloe escapes in the night to head to her grandmother's home in Louisiana. She pretends to be a boy and stows away on a cargo ship, The Voyageur. After a fierce storm, she is found unconscious in the cargo by the hero of the tale, Gabriel. He informs his father, the captain. They take her into their care and Gabriel vows to protect her. Soon they begin to fall in love. However, both are reluctant to allow love to take over. Will Chloe overcome her fears and experience with Lamonte and fall into the loving embrace of Gabriel? Will Gabriel accept that Chloe is the girl for him and finally profess his undying love?

Marie Lavender did a phenomenal job; her characterization is strong, and her detail to historical accuracy is impeccable. She describes the scenery in such minute detail which makes the reader feel as if they are actually there experiencing it, and the plot flows beautifully. The reader is truly drawn into this tale of passion and romance. I really enjoyed this story.