Her Dear and Loving Husband
By Meredith Allard
About the book:
James Wentworth has a secret. He lives quietly in Salem, Massachusetts, making few ties anywhere. One night his private world is turned upside down when he meets Sarah Alexander, a dead ringer for his wife Elizabeth. Though it has been years since Elizabeth's death, James cannot move on.
Sarah also has a secret. She is haunted by nightmares about the Salem Witch Trials, and every night she is awakened by visions of hangings, being arrested, and dying in jail. Despite the obstacles of their secrets, James and Sarah fall in love. As James comes to terms with his feelings for Sarah, he must dodge accusations from a reporter desperate to prove that James is not who, or what, he seems to be. Soon James and Sarah piece their stories together and discover a mystery that may bind them in ways they never imagined. Will James make the ultimate sacrifice to protect Sarah and prevent a new hunt from bringing hysteria to Salem again?
Her Dear & Loving Husband is part literary novel, part historical fiction, part romance, and part paranormal fantasy. With elements of Twilight and The Crucible, Her Dear & Loving Husband is a story for anyone who believes that true love never dies.
Her Dear and Loving Husband is really the first paranormal romance book that I have read. I did see the movie Twilight and I have only read about half of the book. I could easily relate to James and Sarah since they are adults and around my age. After reading Her Dear and Loving Husband, I am looking forward to reading more paranormal romance books. I already enjoy romance, but when you mix in vampires, ghosts, and witches, it makes it a little more interesting. I also enjoyed the historical aspect of this book regarding the Salem Witch Trials. I plan on reading more about the trials just so I can find out more information. I vaguely remember studying the Salem Witch Trials in high school.
This was overall a great read. I enjoyed the romance, paranormal fiction, and historical aspects of the story. Reading about James and Sarah’s relationship develop is very heart warming. Their love is true and when you find it, you know it’s right.
Her Dear and Loving Husband can be purchased online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble.
Disclosure: The opinions provided are my own and not influenced by anyone else. I did not receive any financial compensation for this post. I received free products to facilitate my review.