I first read The Guardian when it was part of an anthology, but I reread it when it came out as an individual book - and it was worth the reread.
It’s the story of Phoebe, a divorced medical assistant, and her discovery of a mysterious graveyard…and the man who guards it.
Edward is straight out of a Revolutionary War film. His appearance, his speech…his manners. He was sweet, and kind, and older, and I kind of adore him.
As it’s a paranormal romance, we get some magic and ghosts in with our romance, along with some very interesting mythology about witches and shades and guardians of the dead. Plus a well-written fight scene.
Also, there is a dog. Who is adorable.
The sex was well-written too, but I liked the mythology and just…the buildup of the friendship and romance better.
Despite the short length, I felt satisfied. It is absolutely worth the price.
Therefore, it gets
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Disclaimer: this review was written by Rose as it’s Lark’s other penname.