Books by Gayle Wilson

B+
Lady Sarah's Son

I don’t usually like books with cute, precociously sweet children in them. Maybe it’s because as a mother and grandmother, I know how quixotic children really are, and many novels I’ve read would have me believe children are always cute and cuddly little angels all the time. That’s why I’m ...

B-
Claiming the Forbidden Bride

This book is the fourth installment in the Silk & Scandal miniseries published by Harlequin and written by six different authors. I enjoyed the first three volumes a lot, and Claiming the Forbidden Bride proved a worthy successor, presenting quite a different angle on society and the main characters ...

C-
The Inquisitor

"So, it is going to be more romance? Or more suspense? Both...neither?" When reading The Inquisitor, I could almost imagine the author having this internal dialogue and I can't help but think that this plotting dilemma never resolved itself in her mind. The book that results from all this is on ...

C-
Wednesday's Child

Technically, this book is romantic suspense. There is a complicated, emotional suspense plot, and there is a little bit of romance on the side. While this is not bad, per se, both of these elements need to work together to make a great book. In this case, they're almost unrelated. Su ...

C+
Sight Unseen

Ever since paranormal romances began to pop up again in the Harlequin/Silhouette lines, I've been grabbing every one I could find. The psychic heroine seems to be a particularly popular device, and Sight Unseen is another take on the storyline. It's an intriguing thriller built on some fascinating i ...

A-
Anne's Perfect Husband

Gayle Wilson is a RITA winner for her contemporary romantic suspense novels for Harlequin’s Intrigue line, but if you really want to see her talent shine I recommend picking up one of her historicals. A good place to start is her most recent offering, Anne's Perfect Husband, second in the Sinclair ...

C+
The Bride's Protector

For the most part, I really enjoyed this book. The plot was intriguing and fast-paced, the narrative was compelling and thoughful, and the hero was probably one of the most interesting I'd come across in a long time. The Bride's Protector is the first in a series of novels in the Men Of Mystery seri ...