Books by Gwyneth Atlee

D-
Trust to Chance

There's a special kind of disappointment in a book that starts out with promising characters but fails to deliver an interesting plot to sustain them. Trust to Chance has two of the most intriguing characters I've seen in awhile - and one of the worst, most un-romantic plots in recent memory. What a ...

C-
Against the Odds

Against the Odds is well-written and even interesting, but ultimately forgettable. In the aftermath of the Civil War, a Southern lady and a Yankee POW find love on board a doomed steamboat. The historical flavor is nice, but the crisis-to-crisis pace is a little monotonous. Gabe Davis is one ...

B+
Canyon Song

I've seen Western romances marred by overdone dialogue or stereotypical characters, but thankfully, none of these is present in Gwyneth Atlee's Canyon Song. What is present is a well-crafted story of two people who have met before, with very bad consequences. Anna Bennett is used to people leavin ...

B
Night Winds

I admire the ability of some writers to use a setting to great effect in their stories, to make it almost a third character. This is the second book I've read this year whose setting is a natural disaster, and I really got into the story, learning how the characters reacted to the forces nature thre ...