Reviews - Historical

Opal De Petras has opened her home for an afternoon tea party, easing herself back into society. She has sheltered herself for seven years, ever since her husband left without a word. Today is the day Jasper is legally declared dead. A disturbance in the hallway reveals Jasper, her misplaced husband! Opal’s emotions are mixed. Why is he making an appearance now?

Captain Gibb MacGalloway sees Isabella Harcourt in his mother’s garden and wagers with her for a kiss. He wins and Isabella receives her first kiss. Gibb thinks nothing of it—he will never see her again. Imagine his surprise when he learns he is transporting Isabella to America! Her father has sold her in marriage to silver miner, Mr. Schuyler.

Lady Alexandrina Lawson has no interest in Society. A widow, her disaster of a marriage has made her wary of Society events and the marriage mart. Unfortunately, when an encounter with a drunk draws the Earl of Harwood to her rescue in a manner that could prove ruinous, her choices become few, allowing him to save her or give up all chance of reuniting with her son.

William “Raff” Cooper, Duke of Ruffian, a confirmed bachelor, attends Dalton’s ball and decides to wed. At the ball, Raff sees Evangeline “Angie” Dalton. The attraction is instantaneous. Raff dubs her his Angel and wants her as his wife. Angel is painfully shy yet holds a secret: she is in love with someone else. But she is forced to marry William due to her family’s failing finances.

Divine Vintage
Sandra L.
Young

Tess Burton loves heirlooms, prompting her to have her own store, Divine Vintage, in Michigan City, Indiana. When Tess gets invited by Carver House’s proprietor to model clothing from Phoebe, an ancestor and the young, doomed bride of Edward Carver, Tess jumps at the chance. In doing so, Tess meets Trey Dunmore, cousin of the owner, who is modeling clothing of Edward.

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