|Emily Sinclair, a Scottish lass found herself penniless and homeless at the end of the Battle of Culloden. She was lucky enough to be hired as a governess but now the family she works for has decided to send the children away to school. This leaves Emily without employment unless she wants to become her employer’s mistress. She finds a friend in her employer’s uncle, Edgar Armstrong, Earl of Callander who invites her to join him as his companion in travel.
Their companionship grows into love over time and they marry. There is only one problem and that is related to Edgar’s health. He has a debilitating disorder that is inherited. To ensure Emily remains safe and financially secure after he dies he needs an heir but he is not willing to pass along his condition to his child. He decides to enlist Angus MacNeill, his groom to father his child. Angus believes Emily married Edgar for his money but he agrees to his employer’s strange request. He has desired Emily for longer than she could ever know. Emily worries that this arrangement may destroy her marriage but soon finds her heart is big enough for the two special men that share her bed.
Anchor and Storm is a heart touching historical romance with strong compelling characters. Readers will quickly attach themselves to the wonderful character of Emily, a highland woman trying to survive and find happiness in a difficult time in history. Creatively written this sexy fast paced romance will hold the readers’ interest captive until the very end.
The romance between Edgar and Emily is sweet and caring. Readers will feel the love as it grows between the two characters. The passion and emotions are strongly conveyed to the readers. When Angus enters into the relationship the emotions intensify. Readers will watch anxiously to see how the characters deal with jealousy and insecurity.
Action and suspense is also included in this exciting story. The characters will have to face danger and heart stopping events that may change their future forever. Readers will find themselves holding their breath while they read about the evil machinations that are taking place to destroy Edgar and Emily’s happiness.
For the readers that enjoy the steamy erotic historical romances this story offers everything they could ask for. Powerful lust-filled scenes and the quite loving connection between two characters are both described in explicit detail for the readers’ enjoyment. The readers can look forward to the coming together of the three main characters in several scenes of ménage as they take pleasure and celebrate the newness of their relationship. Anchor and Storm by Kate Poole is recommended for the readers that enjoy an emotionally stirring story filled with passionate action and excitement.
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