Reviews - Historical

Six dukes of the realm have had enough. Their sons have successfully survived the war but remain bachelors with no inclination to marry, and the dukes want grandchildren and proof their lines will carry on. Since their heirs are in no hurry, it is time to take drastic measures, and thus The Pact is born.

The Market Stall Girl
AnneMarie
Brear

Beth Beaumont is happy with her life. The daughter of a successful rhubarb farmer in West Yorkshire, she spends her days working the family market stall selling fruit and vegetables with little thought of marriage until Noah Jackson, a village miner with aspirations to be a teacher starts to pay her attention.

Wild Rose Pass (Trans-Pecos Series)
Dr. Karen Hulene
Bartell
WESTERN:  Cadence McShane is an Army post brat, raised on one frontier post or another. She is also free-spirited and chafes under the expectations of 1880 military polite society at Fort Davis, Texas. Although unhappy at the prospect, she is preparing to marry Lt. James West because it is the expected, proper thing to do.
Unforgotten
Jayne
Castel

When Gavin, heir to the laird, has to tell his love, Ella, that he cannot marry her because he must fulfill his duty and marry her elder sister, heartbroken Ella runs away to the nearest convent and becomes a nun of the Cluniac order. Now, eighteen years later, Gavin arrives at the Abbey to escort Ella home to pay her respects to her dying mother.

Able Six is a genius with a bevy of dead geniuses talking in his brain. Born illegitimately in the early 1800s and later orphaned, he spent his childhood enduring the terrors of a Scottish workhouse. After running away, he went to sea and eventually wound up teaching at St. Brendan’s school in Portsmouth. Married now to Meridee and with son Ben, life is good.

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