Reviews - Historical

Lady Arbella de Mowbray isn’t a happy woman. By orders of the king, she’s to be married to an English nobleman living in Scotland, which to her is, “The land of heathens, barbarians… Oh, the horrors she’d heard went on there! The men ate their young. The warriors kept the bones of their victims tied to their beards.

A Lady by Any Other Name

Nicole Farrington has never had it easy, her mother died when she was young, then lost her father as well,   her brother is now her guardian and her jailor.

Laiden's Daughter

Left motherless as a wee bairn, Aishlinn has suffered mightily  at the hands of her step-father and brother.   After growing up in isolation and servitude she is traded by her brothers to the depraved Earl of  Penrith.  She makes a desperate escape, fleeing England for the Scottish highlands, where she is rescued by Duncan McEwan and his men.  

Dangerous Favor

Mathhilde's father was accused of stealing from the king many years ago and as a result, she and her brother have had to live with the shame and straitened circumstances.  Now she is old enough to marry and has hopes to wed someone with enough wealth to supply the money needed to investigate and possibly clear her father’s name.

Sumerford's Autumn
Barbara Gaskell

It is the end of the 15th century, King Henry VII is fighting desperately to retain his throne against one who calls himself Richard Plantagenet. Among those subjects, the Earl of Sumerford’s four sons struggle to make their mark, choose their side and stand their ground.