Reviews - Historical

Raised in an unhappy home, Lady Helen Sutherland learned that survival depends upon keeping her father happy. When she’s forced into a betrothal with a man known for killing his wives, she summons the courage to run away from home, seeking sanctuary with her best friend at the rival clan of McKay.

Zee (short for Zerelda, named after her aunt) is working alongside her parents at a boardinghouse. The family is living during a difficult war-torn time. The South has been hit hard, and Zee has two cousins: Jesse and Frank, who  have been fighting for the South. When Jesse is brought to the boardinghouse with barely a breath of life left in him, iIt’s up to Zee to nurse him back to health.

Mariah Travers is nearing thirty years old and destined to life as a spinster. After being jilted years earlier, she has lost faith in finding love — that is, until her father finds her a husband nearly twice her age. Lord Peter deVere may be a little older, but he is in great health. He is also desperate for an heir so his malevolent nephew, William, does not inherit his estate.

REGENCY:  Sophia Darlington is ready for marriage, but only one man comes to mind —Viscount Crispin Margrave. They have known each other most of their lives. However, Crispin has a secret. He is with the Regent’s Consul and spies for the king. He knows very well that this job would put the one he loves in great danger, so he distances himself from Sophia.

Newlyweds Katie and Collin MacDonald have already had their fair share of danger and turmoil on their way to the altar. Now they face their next big adventure: leaving their beloved Scotland for the promised land of Nova Scotia. Can their newfound love survive when threatened by Katie’s fragile health, a shipwreck, and the dangers of a new wilderness?