Reviews - Historical

Lady Grizelda Niven's meeting with Dragan Tsiza occurs over the dead body of her maid! When he's arrested, she's certain he is innocent. Upon his release, she engages his help to find out the truth of who murdered her maid, Nancy. In Dragan, Grizelda finds a kindred spirit. Like Grizelda, who hides her true self from the world, Dragan also is more than he seems.

The Truth of the Matter
Leigh
Flemming

Laurel Whitman works in one of Philadelphia's factories, and at night studies art design. She shares her dream of becoming a famous textile artist with Irish immigrant Cillian O'Brien, who himself dreams of becoming a famous inventor. Laurel's father, however, despises her artistic talent, treating her far more harshly than her siblings.

As the only daughter of a well-respected horseman, Penny Darlington is regarded for her own knowledge of horses. She has developed a rapport with equally horse-mad Lord Cabot, or so she thinks, until he levels her with a cutting remark in public. After this debacle, a hurt Penny is dismayed to find Cabot will be a houseguest of her family during the Newmarket races, and vows to avoid him.

After finishing his business in London, Andreas de Wolfe is left with some unusual free time. His friend takes him to a debauched underground club where all wear masks. He encounters a beautiful, frightened woman seeking the exit and feels an instant connection, but when the two make plans to meet a day later and reveal their identities, Andreas is left waiting alone.

Aaron Fisher will not have any more women aboard his ship. His grandmother is already on board and causing problems. When he goes into town to find some new members for his crew, he discovers the final piece he needs to find his late father’s treasure. What makes it worse is that the piece was stolen from him by a woman who is now working with his arch nemesis.

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