Reviews - Historical

Lady Ariel was scarred for life in a fire when she was younger, losing her mother and brother at the same time. She now is retired and lives in the country, away from prying eyes. Society has dubbed her Lady Beast, and she wears a mask when she goes out. When Ariel’s father dies, her second cousin inherits his title, leaving the wealth to his only daughter.

Rosamund has lost her faith in love and desires to leave her cold and stifling marriage to become an herbalist where she will be more useful. Major Giles Butler is on his way to rejoin Wellington’s army to defeat Napoleon when he runs across the Duke of Cuttyngham, a very opinionated man who insults Butler’s slain friend, Colonel Michael Landon.

Sophia Templeworth is the youngest of four daughters – and the only one unmarried. Despite her mother's attempts to change that, Sophia is quite alright with the lack of romance in her own personal life, and finds herself much happier spending her time in the stables and riding her brother-in-law's horses.

Two young lovers, a vicar's daughter and a Duke's son, are separated by lies, betrayal, the rules of society, and an ocean. Thea Fowler and Oliver Hawkins grew up in the countryside village of Thetford. When their friendship becomes intimate, he is sent away to Canada. Oliver promises to send for her, but he learns Thea married soon after he left.

Miss Lucy Beresford waited patiently for six years for her bridegroom to finally take her to the altar as promised. However, her patience has run out, and she travels to London to force his hand. Unfortunately, the groom is missing and Lucy’s only chance to find him is with his best friend, a notorious rake, Lord Montague.