Title: Enticed by His Forgotten Lover
Author: Maya Banks
First published January 1, 2007
191 pages, Kindle Edition
When Landon Carter wakes up in a hospital after a terrible accident, he is shocked to discover that he has no memory of his past. He doesn’t know who he is, where he comes from, or even his own name.
All he knows is that he is drawn to beautiful and mysterious Abby, who claims to be his wife. As he struggles to piece together his forgotten life, Landon is haunted by the feeling that something is not quite right.
What secrets is Abby keeping from him? And why does his heart ache with longing for a woman he can’t remember?
Determined to uncover the truth, Landon embarks on a journey of self-discovery that will lead him back to the woman he loves…if only he can remember who she is.
About the Author
Maya Banks has written more than 50 novels and is a bestselling author, having reached the #1 spot on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists. She’s also popular internationally.
In addition to being a writer, she’s a wife and mother of three and resides in Texas.
Enticed by His Forgotten Lover by Maya Banks is a contemporary romance novel that was first published on January 1, 2007. Maya Banks is a bestselling author known for her steamy romance novels.
Her novels often explore themes of second chances, redemption, and the power dynamics between couples. In Enticed by His Forgotten Lover, the plot follows Bryony Morgan, who wakes up in an Italian hospital with no memory of the past few weeks.
She soon discovers she was involved with hotelier Rafaelo Di Savoine, but he doesn’t seem to recognize her. As she struggles to regain her memories, Bryony and Rafaelo must confront the secrets and betrayals that drove them apart.
Banks’ prose is accessible and easy to read, making this an engaging page-turner for fans of the romance genre. The pacing is solid, keeping the story moving forward without feeling rushed or dragging.
The characters are well-drawn, with Bryony and Rafaelo’s chemistry sparking off the pages. However, some readers may be put off by the lack of depth in character development and may find the plot formulaic.
Despite its limitations, Enticed by His Forgotten Lover is an entertaining read that will keep readers invested in the story until the end. Banks does an excellent job of incorporating the setting of Italy into the story, making it feel like a character in and of itself.
The cultural significance of the Italian setting adds to the novel’s charm, and the vivid descriptions of the food and scenery transport readers to the country’s streets. Overall, Enticed by His Forgotten Lover is a solid addition to the romance genre.
Fans of Maya Banks’ work will enjoy the steamy scenes, and the Italian setting adds a fun twist to the story. However, readers looking for a more complex plot or character development may find this novel lacking.
The Washington Post would give this book 3 out of 5 stars for its solid writing and enjoyable plot.