Reviews - Historical

Betty returned from Minneapolis to Pine Lake, Wisconsin, pregnant and hoping for sanctuary from her abusive, drunken husband, Harry. She brought her friend, Lizzie, and her husband, Fin, a baby named Grace to adopt as their child. Lizzie wants to help her friend and heal the rift between Alice and Betty.

MYSTERY: Enid Longbourn is a pariah, shunned by all. Several years prior, she eloped with John Longbourn, who proves to be extremely abusive. Now a widow and a mother, she lives at home with her parents. Word is, her friend Eugenia has murdered Phineas, Viscount Rushcliff. His brother, Greydon Campden, is determined Eugenia will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

Dorothea Barbant has been kidnapped by Roderick Westinghouse with the assistance of her father, and managed a daring escape in the carriage storage box of Colonel Lionel (Lion) O’Toole and Corporal Blythe. Lion is thought to be illegitimate, and discovers some surprising family secrets from the Earl of Ruthford, his grandfather.

Euphemia “Effie” Darrow has put her all into creating the Darrow School, a place for girls like her – the illegitimate and pushed aside. The school is a place for girls to learn to take care of themselves and do so without needing a man, as Effie did. However, now a man Effie fell in love with as a girl has returned to her life.

A Wyoming Summer (Timeless Western Collection Book 4)
Carla Kelly, Christine Sterling,
Heather B. Moore

ANTHOLOGY: The first novella in this anthology is “Ellen Found” by Carla Kelly. This story is about the construction of the Old Faithful Inn in 1903. Ellen Found decides to leave a rough work environment in Montana for an unknown job in the kitchen feeding the workers completing the Inn. There, she meets some people who change her life.