About The Lady in the Coppergate Tower
Hazel Hughes believes there is nothing remarkable about her, not even her strange ability to heal the sick and injured. Her employer, Doctor Sam MacInnes recognizes her special talent, but because of the difference in their social status, he can’t tell her how much he admires her. When a mysterious count arrives in London and reveals to Hazel the existence of a twin sister, she agrees to accompany him to the wilds of Romania, where she learns that her healing skills are needed to save her twin’s life. Worried for her safety, Sam insists on traveling with her.
Faced with dark magic, malfunctioning automatons, and dangerous magical artifacts, Hazel and Sam learn to rely on each other as they untangle a deadly web of mystery surrounding the count and search for a way to free Hazel’s sister from the cursed walls of the Coppergate Tower before time runs out on all of them.
Anytime there’s a new Proper Romance out, you can bet I’m going to read it. And even more so these Steampunk romances by Nancy Campbell Allen, I LOVE them! This one is amazing. It’s based on the Rapunzel story. I loved the way the author took this fairy tale and added Steampunk elements.
This one features Hazel and Sam. Hazel is Sam’s medical assistant. She seems to have a special ability to heal those she comes in contact with. That makes her a perfect assistant for Sam. But because he is her boss, Sam feels like Hazel is off limits for him to date or even dance with at balls. I loved these two main characters. Hazel is a strong woman, she works hard to not need protection. And she’s smart too. But everyone knows that everybody needs some help sometimes. And Sam is always there to help. These two make a great team!
The plot of this one kept me wanting to read more and more. I loved all of the little touches, the ‘ton named Eugene, the dreams that Hazel had, the ship they traveled on to Romania, Hazel’s crazy uncle. All of these things made the story fun. But it was the twists and turns in the plot that kept me interested. The story wasn’t at all what I expected, it was better!
I can’t wait for more of these Steampunk romance novels! They’re amazing!
I was sent a copy of The Lady in the Coppergate Tower as a gift from the publisher. All opinions are my own.
About author Nancy Campbell Allen
Nancy Campbell Allen (N.C. Allen) is the author of fifteen published novels and numerous novellas, which span genres from contemporary romantic suspense to historical fiction. In 2006, her work won the Utah Best of State award, and she received a Whitney Award for My Fair Gentleman. She has presented at numerous writing conferences and events since her first book was released in 1999. Nancy received a BS in Elementary Education from Weber State University. She loves to read, write, travel, and research, and enjoys spending time laughing with family and friends. She is married and the mother of three children. Visit her at nancycampbellallen.com.
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