All in all, this is a beautifully done novel. I will be looking for more from Carolina Valdez. -- eCataRomance Review, May 2005
Everything a great medieval story should be - romantic, lusty, historically accurate, and filled with calls to arms and bloodshed. -- Fallen Angel Reviews, April 2005
Truly captivating, hard to put down, first book I've read by Carolina Valdez and it will not be my last. -- Coffee Time Romance, May 2005
About the Author
Carolina Valdez, author of the popular Amber Heat Wave winner Dark Stranger, returns with another story of passions denied and budding love. The award-winning writer composed her first stories at the age of eight. That was about the time Santa left the first books she had in her home-abridged versions of the Wizard of Oz for children. Captivated by the odd characters and their adventures, Carolina wrote a letter to the author. Carolina has more than sixty publications to her credit, ranging from children's stories to articles in professional journals. A public health nurse with an advanced university degree, she won RN magazine's First Award for Writing, and has been published also in the American Journal of Nursing. She was a Guideposts Writers Workshop and Guideposts Reunion Workshop winner, and her work has appeared in that periodical and several Daily Guideposts books. Among her other wins are the Soul-Making Literary Prize for Essay, the Marjorie Davis Roller Award for non-fiction, Della Crowder Memorial and Millenium awards for poetry, and the Norman E. and Marjorie J. Roller first prize for a story about a horse that can float on water. She contributed to Two Faced, a book regarding adult female relational aggression due for release this year. Dark Stranger is her first venture into sensual romance. Her first attempt into the murder genre can be read on-line at Mysterical-E. Among her current projects are two contemporary novels—a romance set in the U.S. and Ireland, and a suspense set in South Pasadena, California. Valdez is a member of the Orange County Chapter of Romance Writers of America, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime/Los Angeles, and The National League of American Pen Women, Inc., in Letters. She resides with her husband in sunny Southern California.