Friday, September 6, 2013

The Viscount's Vow by Collette Cameron *New Release*

Amidst murder and betrayal, destiny and hearts collide when scandal forces a nobleman and a gypsy to marry in this Regency Romance.

Half Romani, half English noblewoman, Evangeline Caruthers is the last woman in England Ian Hamilton, the Viscount Warrick, could ever love—an immoral wanton responsible for his brother’s and father’s deaths. She thinks he’s a foul-tempered blackguard, who after setting out to cause her downfall, finds himself forced to marry her—snared in the trap of his own making.

When Vangie learns the marriage ceremony itself may have been a ruse, she flees to her gypsy relatives, declaring herself divorced from Ian under Romani law. He pursues her to the gypsy encampment, and when the handsome gypsy king offers to take Ian’s place in Vangie’s bed, jealousy stirs hot and dangerous.

At last, under a balmy starlit sky, Ian and Vangie breech the chasm separating them. Peril lurks though. Ian’s the last in his line, and his stepmother intends to dispose of the newlyweds so her daughter can inherit his estate. Only by trusting each other can they overcome scandal and murderous betrayal.

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In Collette Cameron's new release The Viscount's Vow, which is really from an earlier time period than her first book Highlanders Hope, we have the makings of your classic Regency Era Romance. However that being the case Ms. Cameron takes it up a notch with intrigue, revenge and my favorite gypsies.
I have always been fascinated by gypsies and their culture and traditions, from the time I was a gypsy in for Halloween in the third grade I have read and watched many things about them. The Viscount's Vow makes that element of the book fascinating as well as seamless.

Evangeline, Vangie, is beautiful, strong and smart. Ian is at first tries to be vindictive but is captivated by Vangie and the pair learn to love each other through many a wild twist and turn. From Balls to gypsy camps and mourning, forced weddings and gypsy divorce to love, trust and triumph.

This is another fantastic read from Ms. Cameron and I am hoping that this will be a long and plentiful series as I have adored the first two books.

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About this author:
A life-long Oregonian, Collette Cameron was born and raised in a small town along the northern Oregon coast. Today she makes her home in a rural community, 30 minutes west of Portland.
Her Victorian farmhouse sits on a one-acre certified wildlife habit, interspersed with a plethora of gardens: English, rose, butterfly, rock, water, and of course, vegetable.

A voracious reader of romance since her teens, she even named her daughter after a heroine in her favorite romance novel. An enthusiast of times gone by, and anything related to romance, she writes Historical Romance, with a dash of inspiration, a pinch of humor, and a liberal portion of suspense.

Having dabbled in interior decorating in her youth, Collette returned to school, graduating summa cum laude from Oregon State University, and went on to obtain her Master's Degree in Teaching. She is member of Romance Writers of America, Rose City Romance Writers, The Beau Monde, and Love Faith and Hope, Inc., and a whole slew of other author/writer groups.

Some of Collette's favorite things include unique blends of coffees and teas, trivia, Cadbury Milk Chocolate, inspirational quotes, and scented candles. Her Christian faith, husband, three adult children, and five miniature dachshunds round out her life quite nicely!

When she's not teaching or writing, she is a content and copy/line editor for an Ebook publisher, enjoys amateur photography, bird watching, gardening, interior decorating, rock-hunting, boating or fishing on the Columbia River, and reading of course.


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and don't forget the first book


  1. Thank you so much, Carin, for hosting and for the lovely review! xoxo

  2. What a great review for a great lady!!! Loved it Carin. Congrats Collette. Well deserved. <3


  3. What lovely review! I know I can't wait to get to the new book. It sounds wonderful. Congratulations and best of luck, Colletee. Barb Bettis

    1. Thank you Barb. I think you'll like the second book. It has Yvette's cousin in it.

  4. Wonderful review! I completely agree with the sentiments expressed!

  5. Yah, Collette. Happy Release Day!!! Great story.

  6. What a fantastic review!!! Tweeted and shared on FB.

  7. This is wonderful, Collette! You are doing great with this story. Congrats!

  8. So glad to see you receiving recognition for your wonderful style, stolid research, and fascinating characters!

  9. Great review of a wonderful book! Congrats, Collette!