Reviews - Historical

REGENCY:  Diana is a widow who has grown tired of life in the English country. Her cousin Jules invites her to go to Paris with him to help him with a mission. He seeks out those who are dangerous to France and plotting assassinations.

In the early years of the twentieth century, women lived a very different life. Many of the opportunities afforded to us now (careers, education, voting) were not allowed to the feminine part of society. Voting was a hot-button issue and the Suffragette movement was picking up steam.

Mr. Darcy to the Rescue
Victoria
Kincaid

This is a retelling of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". Everyone knows the story of Darcy and Elizabeth: the arrogant rich man and the spirited woman who learn that all is not as it seems on the surface. Retellings and re-imaginings are not uncommon for such a classic work.

A Baron for Becky
Jude
Knight

At fifteen, Becky (aka Rose) was forced into a life of prostitution. Luckier than most girls in her situation, she was "rescued" from a brothel and turned into a courtesan.

"Regency Christmas Gifts" is a collection of three stories by Carla Kelly. In “The Lasting Gift”, sailing master Thomas Jenkins is tired of retirement and looking for a distraction when Mary Ann Poole and her daughter Beth arrive on his doorstep to return a package delivered to her by mistake.

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