Reviews - Historical

Lady Arabella Niven is firmly on the shelf. Having been sickly her whole life, she has little chance of living long, let alone happily. However, she will not be bartered away to a man her father’s age for that man's political gain. Punished for refusing the man’s proposal, she and her two aunts land in Blackhaven, a place of waters like Bath.

Lady Abigail Rutland has never worked a day in her life. She has everything she could ever want, but yearns for adventure. Little does she know that her life is about to change. At a party, Abigail is kidnapped and forced onto a ship. She wakes up and discovers her hair has been shaved and she is wearing men’s clothing.

Jenny Sutton leaves Virginia for New York without telling her love, Andrew Wentworth, after she receives word that her father has been gravely wounded. Even though there is a high risk of danger, she must go to him. When she arrives, her father passes away but she also discovers that he was in league with a spy network for the Patriots.

Godfrey, Viscount Thorncastle, is at his wit’s end. He has sent a post to the widowed Lady Elise Lancaster asking her to marry him, but he has not heard a word from her in reply. When she visits him he attempts to discuss it, but the torch he has carried for more than two decades causes him to botch things up terribly.

The Bride Price

During her first London season, Emily is unwillingly caught up in the arms of Lord Winthrop, Viscount Marbley. Although she is fighting to get away from him and his kisses, they are seen and a gossip spreads the news throughout the ball. Her reputation in ruins, Emily's father sends her away from London, telling her a husband is waiting for her at home and she will be married shortly.