Category: Historical Romance
Published: February 14, 2014
Summary: Aleksender de Lefèvre rescues Sophia Rose from a life of abuse and misery in her darkest hour, and they form a lifelong bond. Aleksander ends up drawn away by war, and during the year that he is gone, Sophia matures into a beautiful woman – a dancer. When he returns home, Aleksander finds that his “home” is gone and has been replace by revolution, bloodshed and betrayal. Physically and emotionally scarred, Aleksender is thrown into a world of violence and sensuality, and only Sophia might bring an end to the winter in his heart.
Inspired by the 1871 Paris Commune, The Frost of Springtime is a poignant tale of revolution, redemption, and the healing power of love.
Rachel L Demeter lives in the hills of Anaheim California with her high school sweet heart and her lowland sheepdog, Teddy. She likes writing dark, edgy romance novels that challenge emotions and examine the redeeming quality of love.
Rachel has has a passion for imagining characters and stories for as long as she can remember. Before she had developed reading and writing skills, she was already dictating stories for her mom to write out on her behalf. She has an affinity for tortured heroes and unconventional love stories. Where she is creating a protagonist or antagonist, she always assures that each character is given a soul.
Rachel’s dream is to leave an emotional impact on her readers. Her themes never stray too far from: forbidden romance, soul mates, the power of love, mending wounds, and triumph over darkness.