Victoria Janashvili Janashvili de Cubitas, Cuba
This is the first book I've read by Betty Neels (that I remember anyway), though of course I see her name all the time. I love the old quaint Harlequins, and this certainly qualifies (published in 1990, the year my first daughter was born). But it was a little frustrating also. Throughout most of the book, the hero and heroine hardly ever see each other and it's kind of hard to see how they could fall in love. Suzannah Lightfoot lives with her elderly aunt and works as a tour guide for an historical home. When her aunt dies, and then she is let go from her job, she finds herself looking for employment and a place for herself and her cat to live. Guy Bowers-Bentinck is a brain surgeon, who, while not really caring much for her or being too impressed with her, finds himself worrying about her future and trying to help her find a way to support herself. It's a pleasant little read, but not especially compelling.