Helen Lacey creates the most believable settings that add layers of characteristics to her well-rounded, three-dimensional characters whose stories are full of small-town charm. In her latest offering, Lucy & the Lieutenant, Ms. Lacey takes readers on a passionate journey where her hero Brandt Parker and Dr Lucy Monero are tempted by the sight of each other. But the emotional baggage that both Lucy and Brandt carry takes precedence on their attraction. The strides they take in helping each other heal creates tension and drama…keeping the reader engrossed. Great dialogue, descriptive scenes and a well-written story is sure to find favor with loyal fans of Ms. Lacey and the Harlequin Special Edition fan-base!