Blackboard best-selling author Beverly Jenkins is a Golden Pen Award winner and two-time Career Achievement Award winner from Romantic Times magazine. In Winds of the Storm she crafts a scintillating tale set in New Orleans during the dangerous Reconstruction era. Working secretly to ensure the safety of freedmen, Zahra Lafayette cannot afford the feelings Archer Le Veq arouses in her. But she also cannot resist them. "Beverly Jenkins has reached romance superstardom."-Detroit Free Press
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by Beverly Jenkins
by Carl Weber, Treasure Hernandez
"Beverly Jenkins is the nation's most prolific African-American author of historical romances. This spin-off from her popular Indigo novels takes place during the period of Reconstruction. Zhara Lafayette, a Civil War spy, once saved the life of Archer Le Veq. Now he needs her to carry out one more mission. Romances present a unique challenge for male narrators. Generally strong bass and baritone voices that can portray alpha male heroes without relegating female characters to breathy falsettos are most successful. Kevin Free's talents aren't a good fit for Jenkins's fast-paced, steamy prose. His vocal range and stilted delivery make it difficult for him to convey the various emotions and stages of the courtship ritual--from meeting to mating. G.O. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"
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