Reviews - Historical

Hot Winter Nights

Tammy Andresen,‎ Amy Rose Bennett, ‎ Dawn Brower, Heather Boyd,

Amanda Mariel, Nina Mason, Christina McKnight, Lauren Smith

A collection of love stories set in the Regency Period, the stories in “Hot Winter Nights” share a theme of love and sensual awakening between lovers.  From the drawing rooms of manor houses to the bedroom of a bordello, the reader follows the journeys of eight women who, despite the odds against them, prove brave enough to follow their passion in the arms of men who are at times scoundrels, bu

Only a Hero Will Do

Captain Grant Alexander and Elizabeth Atwell both share a common interest — King and Country first, as both are members of the Legion, a secret society. The Legion is comprised of those wanting to protect the British monarchy, and put death those, like the traitor Typhon, who would destroy it.  London society has no idea what these two will do to destroy someone like Typhon.

Lady Clara Masson has loved Andrew Macalister, the Duke of Bradstone, since she was ten. Her brother Jonathon, the Earl of Morton, hates Andrew with a vengeance and risking her brother’s wrath, she sneaks out of her brother’s home to attend the Duke’s family birthday ball. Her punishment is much worse than expected.

REGENCY:  Crippled and confined to a life in a wheelchair, Dora Mosier is forced by her mother to earn her keep or be turned out to starve. Dora decides to write letters to wounded Civil War veterans. Wanting to be someone sophisticated, she reinvents herself as Philomena Parks, a robust, well to do woman. She writes to former Union Captain Allon Banks.

Dowager Lady Thornham spends her days reading about the rakes and scoundrels of London but of late, most of them have settled down and married. Her companion, Honora Beaumont, suggests she find a new diversion — and the Dowager comes up with a doozy! With three rakehell nephews in need of wives, she will throw a house party, giving her nephews a fortnight within which to find a suitable wife.