Blake's chivalry, though, transcends the standard "knight in shining armor" persona. He is immediately drawn to the refined Judith and, despite being on active duty, is determined to guarantee her security. The last thing Judith expected from him was a marriage proposal after a few days' acquaintance, but she finds Blake's charm and looks impossible to resist. Wedded bliss is threatened as Judith wonders if Blake's husbandly attentions are genuine, or if she is being used to compensate for the loss of Blake's previous love.
Set in the tempestuous South during a tempestuous time, Lydia Hawke's "Firetrail" finely blends historical action with romance. Through interweaving the passion of war with passions of the heart, Hawke offers a romantic story that will satisfy Civil War enthusiasts as well as romance lovers.