Reviews - Historical

NOVELLA: Playwright Viola Black will do whatever it takes to get her plays sold, including dressing like a man. Her father is gracious enough to turn a blind eye to this behavior until she’s cornered on the street one night. Nothing can convince him it was a one time incident, and she begins to suspect there is more to the situation than what meets the eye. Dr.

Three Sisters
Susan
Payne

Set in 19th C. America with an interestingly complex plot line, this story is a fresh approach to Western romance. “Three Sisters” follows the tale of three young women who, starting out in Texas, are on a quest to find one man—although who is he, and why they are so desperate to find him, remains a mystery until well into the story.

“Promise me.” As she lay dying, Leah Manheim sent a psychic wish to her granddaughter, Rose Levi. Rose has been chosen to continue Leah’s life work. But Rose wonders what it is exactly that her grandmother wanted of her. Leah survived Auschwitz and spent the rest of her post-War days protecting the memories of those who experienced the Holocaust.

Lady Grace Norrington is bored with the ton and its rules. She is nearly thirty and not a debutante anymore, but plans to be married to someone by her birthday. Luckily, her family is having a Valentine’s Day masquerade ball for both Grace and her twin sister, Patience. Everything is going according to plan until Grace’s father hires Mr. Harrison Conrad as the new butler.

While at a wedding that Miss Theodosia Ashbrooke, a most prominent matchmaker, had orchestrated, she is asked by a prospective client to make a match for her son, Albemarle Howard, the Earl of Lenskeyn. Theodosia is up for any challenge, even a man who claims he does not need a wife. As Theodosia attempts to match Albemarle to woman after woman, he finds something wrong with each one.

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