Reviews - Historical

The Hart Inn has a reputation of being lucky for lovers, but many suspect it is the owners’ daughter, Lily, who is responsible. Her parents are pushing her to wed a neighbor, but Lily is not the least interested. Her heart belongs to someone she can never have— nobleman Lord Randolph Torbridge, a frequent visitor to the inn.

Julia Cummings learned how to deal with loss at a young age. She has lost a lot of people, but it was when her best friend Lucas Jonquil left that she felt the ultimate betrayal. Eight years have passed since he left when Julia hears he has returned, but she has no intention of going near him. Lucas' choice to leave was based on the people he had lost.

Honey Farthingale is not the usual debutante. Not only does she come from trade, she actually works in the family business of creating soaps and scents! Even if that does not put off a potential suitor, Honey has a deeply held secret that means marriage is not on the cards. But what about a kiss? Thomas Halford, Earl of Wycke, might be a jaded earl, but something about Honey intrigues him.

Winter of Solace
Kathryn
Le Veque

“Winter of Solace” opens with a scene that proves Caius d’Avignon does not give up on a challenge, even the challenge of remaining a bachelor. Premier knight, Caius d’Avignon, also known as The Britannia Viper, is sent to resolve the tension between neighbors. To Caius’ surprise, the reported situation is false, and he finds himself torn between loyalties.

When Lord Dumberton, Ian Blake, loses his wife, society can’t decide whether he is a murderer or whether he just failed to protect his depressed wife. Either way it has certainly put a tarnish on his reputation. Not that he cares.

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