Lacy Telchev feels lost and very alone. After burying her
husband, Igor, whom she loved deeply, she can't help but
responsible for the distance that had been between them,
the past few years. Igor, a writer, had become withdrawn
obsessed with his latest manuscript, and their marriage
turned into a roommate relationship. And now it was too
to change it. With her friends beside her, Lacy hopes to
on with life. But when her home is ransacked, and she is
off the road by two suspicious characters, Lacy is soon
into a mystery, worthy of the movies. For it seems that
latest manuscript is dangerous to many influential people,
they will stop at nothing to get their hands on it.
But Igor knew this day would come, and that he would need
to follow the clues, and find the missing manuscript,
by chapter. Leaving her aliases, money and the help of two
his friends, Lacy vows to do this one last thing for her
husband. But as Lacy travels from one country to another,
begins to realise that she didn't really know Igor at all.
least she can depend on Max, a friend of a friend, who
her rescue on numerous occasions. And as time passes, her
feelings for Max grow far beyond friendship. But as the
increases, Lacy soon recognises that this is not a game,
that maybe she was foolish to trust anyone. Will Lacy find
missing pieces and reach the manuscript before Igor's
And when the whole truth emerges, will Lacy ever be able
ROMANTIC ROAD by Blair McDowell is a fast paced,
dangerous adventure, that transports the reader
from Vienna, to Budapest, to New York. The plot really
appealed to me as I love a good mystery, and the
between Lacy and Max was brilliantly handled, as I found
myself second guessing whether he could be trusted, over
over again. I enjoyed the character of Lacy as she dealt
her life crumbling around her, with spirit and
ROMANTIC ROAD by Blair McDowell is an action packed
that I thoroughly enjoyed.
When Lacy Telchev buries her husband she finds herself in
treacherous waters. Igor, much older than Lacy, had
Suddenly, Lacy is being chased across Europe by men who
believe she can lead them to those secrets.
Evading her pursuers with the aid of a chance
the handsome and mysterious Max Petersen, Lacy travels
across Germany, Austria and Hungary, to a shattering
discovery in Budapest. Along the way, she meets three
from Igor's past.
As Igor's story unfolds through them, Lacy is less and
certain who her husband really was. Who can Lacy trust?
she survive to find out?
A shadow came between her and the sun. She opened her
eyes and sat up abruptly. The man, the dark skinned man
she had last seen on the road from the Berkshires, sat
down across from her. His partner stood behind him, his
pale grey eyes boring into her.
The seated man spoke. â€śMrs. Telchev, youâ€™ve given us a
great deal of trouble.â€ť
Lacy looked around frantically. Where was Max?
â€śWe mean you no harm. But we must have that manuscript.
Your husband told you where he hid it. It only makes
sense. Tell us where it is, and we wonâ€™t bother you
At that moment, the waitress placed the pitcher of beer
Max had ordered on the table in front of Lacy. Lacy
glanced down at the beer, then up at the seated man. In
one sweeping gesture, she threw the contents of the
pitcher into his face and overturned the table. The
second man moved to grab her, but she was out of her
chair and running before he could get to her.