Summer, 1976. Luz de Rueda, a young writer, finally returns to her beloved Spain after years away in England. Her first day back in Cádiz, Luz falls from her horse and suffers a nasty head injury. She is found by Leandro, a young man from a local gypsy family, who cares for her and brings her home. In 1970s Cádiz a relationship with a gypsy is out of the question, but nonetheless Luz is instantly attracted to this mysterious man she knows nothing about.
When Luz and Leandro keep running into each other, on the shores of Cádiz and by the colourful gypsy camps, Luz knows she is falling for him. Yet knowing that their relationship is forbidden by her family, Luz buries herself in her work, a biography of a famous Spanish artist, in an attempt to forget Leandro. But then she meets her employer, Andrés de Calderón, the man who commissioned the book she is working on.
Andrés courts Luz in style, taking her to the running of the bulls in Pamplona and the glittering masquerade balls of Spanish society. Shockingly confronted by André’s secret fiancée, and hearing whispered rumours of a family feud between Leandro’s family and her own, Luz finds herself torn between the two men.
Can Luz unravel the mysterious secrets surrounding the two men, and find love, or will deception ruin them all?
Masquerade is the second book in Hannah Fielding's sweeping Andalucían Nights trilogy but it can also be read as a stand alone title.
"Luz is engaging and volatile, loyal and full-hearted and very torn by her feelings. Hannah Fielding writes of love, sexual tension and longing with an amazing delicacy and lushness, almost luxury...A brilliant romance concerned with love, revenge, identity and honour" Lindsay Townsend, historical romance author
"If you like stunning settings, a touch of culture, epic romance, heart-thumping drama and beautifully poetic writing... read Masquerade!" Amazon reviewer
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