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Coverdale's novel is a classic historical romance set in India. As the blurb on the back says:
Sara Archer's future as the dutiful wife of a British official in India seems assured, until a chance meeting with the gorgeous and powerful Ravi Sabran changes everything. Under the heat of the Indian sun, the veneer of polite society wears off quickly and soon Sara realises that nothing is as it appears to be, especially her husband Charles. But in the beautiful gardens of the Maharajah's palace, Sara follows a forbidden path away from her bullying husband, towards Ravi and the long-buried secrets of her own birth.
Romance novels tend to follow very defined patterns, as does any genre, and this book was no exception to that. You may not be surprised by much in this romantic story, but you might enjoy some of the characters.
Sara, for example, is 'ahead of her time' for the historical setting; being influenced by the beginnings of the Suffragette movement and feeling more at home around the Indian population than the stuffy, bigoted English. This may or may not bother you, depending on whether you think it is realistic or not for Sara to be so open-minded during this period.
Whilst this novel is not historic in terms of specific dates or even possibly specific events that may have occurred during the time; the descriptions and colours of the environment are very strong. As Coverdale comes from an Art Director and Scenic Artistry background, this makes sense.
The pace is slow. So, if you like romance and action to move quickly, this may not be the read for you. However, it shows a lot of restraint of characters trying to understand emotions, duties and responsibilities and how to balance these two things together. That might be of interest to you. It is more about characters understanding themselves than an epic romance.