Destiny's Embrace

Destiny's Embrace

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Award-winning romance author Beverly Jenkins offers up another high-stakes historical romance that is sure to make you swoon.With Destiny's Embrace, Jenkins brings readers back to the American West, where Logan Yates, a self-important ranch owner, must confront his feelings for his beautiful, free spirited housekeeper, Mariah Cooper. While they bicker incessantly, their sexual tension is palpable, and only rises when Mariah's former lover arrives on the scene. Will she accept Logan's heart?Set in 19th-century California, Destiny's Embrace features unforgettable characters and a satisfying mix of adventure and passion from nation's premier writer of African-American historical romance.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 104.14 x 170.18 x 30.48mm | 181.44g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • AVON BOOKS
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062032658
  • 9780062032652
  • 790,230

Review quote

"Appealing, well-depicted characters, zippy dialog, intriguing snippets of California history, and a quickly paced plot make this refreshing multicultural Western a rewarding read." -- Library Journal Material in the genre of African-American historical romance is not plentiful, but Jenkins is the pre-eminent voice. She delivers another gem with this first in her new Destiny series. -- Romantic Times BOOKclub praise for DESTINY'S EMBRACE "Beverly Jenkins has reached romance superstardom ." -- Detroit Free Press "Jenkins's sassy heroines, well drawn secondary characters and seamless incorporation of black history result in a fresh, winning historical." -- Publishers Weekly
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Back cover copy

Gentleman Seeks Housekeeper.Must be willing to travel.

Desperate for another life away from Philadelphia, headstrong and beautiful Mariah Cooper answersan advertisement for a housekeeper at the otherend of the continent. Waiting in California isthe most breathtaking--and arrogant--man shehas ever met . . . and he'd like nothing betterthan for Mariah to go back home!

Logan Yates has run Destiny, the family ranch, since he was a boy. He doesn't need this Eastern misshis stepmother hired, though his home's chaoticstate suggests otherwise. Still, he's secretly pleasedthat Mariah gives as good as she gets--and he mustfight the urge to take her in his arms and kiss herwhenever she proudly stands her ground. But whenhe's in danger of losing her, Logan will have tochoose between pride . . . and his heart's true desire.
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About Beverly Jenkins

Beverly Jenkins is the recipient of the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award, as well as the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award for historical romance. She has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award in Literature, was featured in both the documentary Love Between the Covers and on CBS Sunday Morning. Since the publication of Night Song in 1994, she has been leading the charge for multicultural romance, and has been a constant darling of reviewers, fans, and her peers alike, garnering accolades for her work from the likes of The Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, and NPR. To read more about Beverly, visit her at www.BeverlyJenkins.net.
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Rating details

1,300 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 47% (613)
4 31% (399)
3 16% (210)
2 4% (56)
1 2% (22)
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