An Inspirational, full-length, Regency Romance!
Do people prove their worth by strength, or by character?
Half-Romany, half-English lord, he lives a perilous Gypsy life … until a sweet English rose saves his life, and perhaps his soul. Widowed by a cruel husband, she’s given up all hope of love. Brought together in peril, they dare to reach for a brighter future together.
Luca Boldor, Romany leader, lives a nomad’s life in Regency England with his Gypsy caravan. Believing his noble father abandoned him at birth, he refuses to acknowledge his English blood, or live a settled life. But when a vicious attack by a rival leaves him bleeding on an English lady’s doorstep, he has no choice but to accept her help. Her gentle faith stirs his heart in a way he has long denied.
Lady Patience Blakwell, widowed countess, lives in near poverty. Her husband’s heir uses threats to keep her from demanding her rightful inheritance. With a few faithful servants, she exists quietly in the country, only her faith keeping her strong … until the day a bold, handsome Gypsy collapses in her hall. He’s unlike any man she’s ever known, and she’ll confront any subterfuge to keep him safe.
But when a secret from Lady Patience’s past emerges, Luca must face his own past, or lose her and all hope of love. Will this strong man humble himself to open his heart for his lady?
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Please note: This book is a second edition.
5 star Reader Reviews:
1813 Regency England
“Luca Boldor leader of a Roma tribe. Half English, half Romany ends up in a bi1t of a mess after a run in with Marko, the leader of another tribe. With a hurt leg and beaten to an inch of his life he manages to find escape within the home of one of the English he hates. Only this widowed noblewoman has Luca realizing maybe there are some English with hearts.
Lady Patience Blakwell finds it disturbing that she feels a pull towards the handsome and dark Gypsy. She is troubled feeling anything towards a man who is neither her husband nor God fearing and yet for the first time in many years she feels safe. Her late husband was cruel and her stepson is accusing her of murdering his father so that she cannot collect her share of the money from his estate.
Two worlds collide in Ipswich. Patience who was born to polite society and Luca who was rejected by those very same people and is more comfortable with his Romany nomad side. A unique tale that is more than the difference between rich or poor, titled or untitled. A beautiful story is weaved as Luca is drawn to God through the beauty of the woman who has treated him kindly. There is much betrayal, hatred and struggles of being honor bound to one side or the other. I really enjoyed this book.”
“A handsome gypsy, Luca and a beautiful countess, Patience, fall in love, but they come from different worlds. Their relationship is knotted with plight and conflict. They have Christianity in common, but Luca is slow to reveal his faith. I knew Luca would be the ultimate warrior and protector of Patience, if only he could get over his leg injury. I wanted his wound to hurry and heal so he could take care of Patience. There is romance and intrigue in this book, and I rooted for the characters. Relief came when the evil stepson received his due. Years have gone by since I selected a Regency to read, and Seeking Patience made me realize how much I miss them. Thanks Ms. Rivera for a good read. When the duties of life intervened, I hated to put the book aside for the common daily chores, and I was always happy to pick the book up again. Alas! Now I’ve finished. Hurry and write another one!”