Reviews - Historical

Scandal’s Child

Newly widowed Miranda Comstock is in desperate straits. She takes a position as a nurse to a young blind girl named Phoebe in order to avoid becoming destitute.  Phoebe lost her mother in the same fire that took her sight.  Miranda comes to adore Phoebe, who is ward of the Earl of Longley.

Alexander has lived a simple life in a monastery since being brought there as a very young boy. His world changes forever when he is sent to Castle Kilmuir to tutor the nephew of Domnall, Thane of Kilmuir.  Domnall’s sister Sibylla is very curious about Alexander and feels drawn to him from the moment he arrives.

SUSPENSE/THRILLER:  "What if President Abraham Lincoln had survived the assassination attempt — how would history change?”

Lord Wickenden, better known as the Wicked Baron, has fled to the Cumbrian coast after a duel leaves his continued freedom hanging in the balance.  At the request of an old friend, he investigates a local madam with her hooks in a friend’s son. He learns a bit too late that the delightful Gillie Muir is too innocent to be a conniving hussy.

Lucas Bywood is in Europe on his Grand Tour when his father orders him home to Bywood Hall. When he gets there, things are in turmoil. His mother is ill after taking a spill from her horse, his younger sister is betrothed and his oldest brother is married to a woman that no one really likes. Most importantly, Lucas has been promised by his father to marry a young lady that he cannot stand!