RELEASE DAY BLITZ, GIVEAWAY & REVIEW: The Captive – Grace Burrowes

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.The Captive by Grace Burrowes Series: Captive Hearts #1 Published by Sourcebooks Casablanca on July 1, 2014 Genres: Historical Romance Pages: 448 Captured and tortured by the French, Christian Severn, Duke of Mercia, survives by vowing to take revenge on his tormentors. Before the duke can pursue his version of justice, Gillian, Countess of Greendale, reminds him that his small daughter has suffered much in his absence, and needs her papa desperately. Gilly endured her difficult marriage by avoiding confrontation and keeping peace at any cost. Christian's devotion to his daughter and his kindness toward Gilly give her hope that she could enjoy a future with him, for surely he of all men shares her loathing for violence in any form. Little does Gilly know, the battle for Christian's heart is only beginning. EXCERPT: The countess brought Christian’s hand up, holding the back of it against the extraordinary softness of her cheek. Until he’d taken liberties with her in the library, he’d forgotten how wonderfully, startlingly soft a woman’s cheek could be. As soft as sunshine and summer rain, as soft as the quiet of the English countryside. “Shall we sit?” he asked, though she’d likely release his hand if they...

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