Readers beware, there is a murderer loose in London, and she is deadly. Women need not fear, as her attraction to the opposite sex is what drives her passion. Her name is Nicollette Caron and loving her can only end in death. Men are inexplicably drawn to her magnetic personality, and in the final throes of passion, they die from exposure. Nicollette is forced to flee for her life moving from town to town in an effort to dodge the guillotine. So begins the new novel by Colleen Hitchcock, Rabbit Heart.
After our introduction to Nicollette, we are drawn into the plot of Nicollette and her maid, Maria, disposing of the body of her latest victim. Nicollette runs for her life to the small town of Glastonbury. Here she meets the dashing Lord Baston, who tries to win her love. Close on her hills is Scotland Yard’s top inspector, Jackson Lang, asking questions and arousing her passion. Caught in a triangle of intrigue and desire, while haunted by visions of her dead lovers, who will be able to tame her Rabbit Heart?
Rabbit Heart is, perhaps, one of the most unbelievably corny books readers may have the opportunity of passing up at a store near them. What might be an interesting plot line quickly descends to absurd in the first few paragraphs of the book. Readers may find themselves laughing out loud as they read of fiery passion dissolving into death. As the book continues, the absurdity only gets worse.
Rabbit Heart is a book that doesn’t have a true direction. Readers may find that this book is just too sappy and uninspired for their taste and give this one a miss. If you happen to pick up this book, beware, you might just find yourself falling down this horrid rabbit hole and wishing that you could make your way out as quickly as possible.