Review: Kiss of a Traitor by Cat Lindler

"Cat Lindler gifts the reader with a delightful and captivating tale, Kiss of a Traitor, set during the Revolutionary War."

Wilhelmina Bellingham is determined to catch General Francis Marion, an elusive rebel commander. She is sure if she catches him, she will be aiding in the speedy conclusion to the war. Willa is very familiar with the swamps and its paths in and out, but she still has not been able to locate his secret camp. She has to add another problem to her list when her father tells her that her betrothed is arriving and he expects her to marry the man as soon a possible. Willa is determined to not to comply with her father’s orders, especially after she meets the man. He dresses and acts like a fool. Unfortunately, she is having as much luck getting rid of him as she is in finding General Marion.

Captain Brendan Ford is in a perfect position to spy for the patriots when his half-brother is killed shortly after his arrival. Brendan is able to assume his identity as the betrothed of the daughter of a Tory Colonel, allowing him easy access to command decisions. He finds Willa, his new betrothed, reminds him of a little wren, but maybe there is more to her than meets the eye as his courtship is not going that smoothly. When Willa finds him in the swamps, he concocts a tale that convinces her to keep his secrets even as he knows seducing may be the best method to tie her to him. In the end, though, who will be tied to whom?

Kiss of a Traitor gives a realistic and compelling look at a country at war and the conflicts brought by more than just differing sides. Willa thought she was a Tory but she saw more than anyone should have to handle, making her question her beliefs. Brendan also had to contend with way more than just fighting a war as he struggled with his past. There were many subplots through out the story that make the reading rich.  In the pages of Kiss of a Traitor, you will find characters you want to love and some you want to hate, all while living through a war so realistically portrayed you will feel as if you are there. At the same time, your emotions are fully engaged as we laugh at Brendan’s courtship and cry at the atrocities of war. Cat Lindler and Kiss of a Traitor is destined to provide you with hours of entertainment and leave you with a hero and heroine that will stay with you long after you have turned the last page.

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About the Book:
Genre: historical
ISBN: 978-1933836515
Page Count: 350
Price: $ 6.95
Reviewer: Debby

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Star Rating: 4.5 Stars
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posted Monday, October 26th, 2009

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One Response to “Review: Kiss of a Traitor by Cat Lindler”

  1. MarthaE said:

    This is a good review – Thanks. I love Revolution and Civil war stories. This sounds like it has rich characters. I will check it out!