Reviews - Historical

The Wicked Captain

Mary
Lancaster


Eve Cramond, widowed wife of a colonel, is pleasantly surprised to find her husband’s captain on her doorstep in the midst of her mourning. Captain Lawrence, affectionately called Lawrie, was injured in battle and is finally well enough to bring Eve a message from her late husband before his death.

To Love a Governess
Josi S. Kilpack, Heather B. Moore,
Julie Daines

Do governesses deserve a chance at true love? Based on the three stories within this delightful anthology, the answer is emphatically yes! In our first tale, “Til’ All the Seas Gang Dry”, Dina is a governess to her friend’s children after her aunt’s death. Unexpectedly reunited with her childhood love, she must quietly nurse her heartbreak in the shadows after seeing him with his new fiancée.

Graham MacCoinnich dreads going to court when he receives a summons. His family past and reputation is not exactly the best and he wonders if trouble is on the horizon. He is pleasantly surprised when he is charged with escorting the King's goddaughter through Scotland. She wishes to write a book and needs a guide to assist her; however, that is not the true reason for the journey.

Alice de Grecy was bullied into an abusive marriage by her father, which forced her to break an engagement to businessman Ross Trelawney. She endured years of pain and suffering until her husband died under horrendous circumstances. She now volunteers at a shelter for abused women and is shocked when Ross comes back into her life.

Her Christmas Wish
Ellie
St. Clair

Emily Nicholls wants nothing more than a family. It has been something she has wished for years but it has never happened. When she finds herself widowed, she decides to become a governess, but there is something missing. Lord Charles Blythe must marry and have an heir to prevent his inheritance going to his cousin.

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