When Gina visits Périgueux to learn more about the painter, she finds herself falling fast for Jerome as they bond over the artist's letters and journals. Meanwhile, the mother of Jerome's ex-fiance is scheming to reunite him with her daughter and Gina is experiencing inexplicable feelings of déjà vu. She's certain she's never been here before and she's a sensible person, but she begins to wonder if she has some special connection to Périgueux and a cosmic force that drew her to that painting.
C.S. Donnell's story comes alive with rich descriptive prose, from Gina's "toffee-colored" hair and "cornflower"eyes to the idyllic sites of Périgueux, cobblestones, the glint of the River Isle, the minarets of Saint-Front Cathedral. If any book could feel like a vacation, this is it. Though the theory of past lives has become a common trope, Donnell's take is fresh and full of interesting historical detail about the era of the French Revolution. The plot is well-developed with some genuine surprises, and Gina Martin is a stellar protagonist: smart, confident, and independent. Despite the occasional corny line ("moonlight becomes you"), Jerome is a very charming suitor, making this a well-rounded and delightful historical romance.
One of the most riveting tales I have ever read. Deeper Colors is rich and bold, reaching into the inner-most parts of Gina's soul. ...mystery, suspense, humor, tragedy, romance, and adventure. A suspenseful thriller which I could not put down. C.S. Donnell's story of a woman who pursues the secrets of her past ... is one of the most riveting tales I have ever read. I recommend Deeper Colors to those who enjoy a good romance filled with mystery, suspense, humor, tragedy, and adventure.
From the Author
Deeper Colors is about an orphan who through a twist of Fate finds her way back to a place she only remembered in her dreams. The trail leads to not only a place but to memories that threaten someone who thought that they had gotten away with murder.