About “For Love or Honor” by Sarah M. Eden
“From the moment they met, Marjie’s heart has belonged to handsome Captain Stanley Jonquil, younger brother of the Earl of Lampton. But six long months ago, when Stanley’s sense of honor required that he do as he had sworn and return to the Continent to fight in defense of King and country, neither Stanley nor Marjie could have dreamed what the cost of his service would be. It has been ages since Stanley last wrote, and Marjie and the Jonquil family are plagued by his unknown fate—until the day he unexpectedly reappears.
Marjie’s joy, however, is quickly shadowed by confusion—the aloof, battle-worn soldier before her is not the man he once was. In the wake of Stanley’s blatant disinterest in renewing their acquaintance, Marjie’s devastation turns to determination as she vows to help him find peace. But his scars run far deeper than anyone realizes. Despite his feelings for her, Stanley believes Marjie deserves a man whose hands are not stained with the violence of battlefields and whose mind and heart are not haunted by the horrors he has seen.
Honor requires Stanley to return once more to the life he has grown to despise, one he knows will destroy him in the end, even as his heart beckons him to stay with Marjie, the only woman he could ever love, and the promise, at last, of redemption.”
Marjie and Captain’s love story was filled with tragedy and triumph. The author did a great job bringing the characters to live in my head. It really enjoyed this story of hope and endurance. Of course, it was filled with misunderstanding while trying to put the other person’s needs first. I feel like this hits so close to home.
How many times have my husband and I misunderstood the desires of the other person. Communication in relationships is difficult to achieve when we do not work at. Time, understand and patience goes along way to bridging the gap between men and women.
When we assume we know what is best for the other person, but never ask or do not really listen to the answer and intents of the heart, we can cause all kinds of heartache. Marjie and the Captain learned these lessons well as they fought for the life the both desired yet didn’t think it would be possible.
A great read and clean romance fiction. Pick up your copy today!
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