Reviews - Historical

Chaos greets Calliope when she enters Winn’s household as the newly appointed governess to his nieces and nephew. Even though he clearly has no idea what to do with children, he is terribly handsome, even when he is maddening. Winn thought his home being overrun by children was bad enough, until Calliope shows up. She looks like no governess he has seen before.

William Croft, a Baron, has set out for Cornwall chasing his past and a dream. For three years he has dreamed of a woman, whom he calls her Aislin. Three years ago, his ship was attacked and sunk. All crew members on board were killed, except Croft. Memoryless, his dreams have haunted him, and he decides it is time to do some investigating.

In 1852, Lord Owen Burnley discovers his sister’s strangled body in London’s East End, and vows to find her killer. With few clues, including an original handkerchief found in his sister’s hand, he is determined to find justice. With his anger and frustration bottled up inside, he earns his nickname with the way he treats people that he suspects.

Katie Hathaway has worked hard to escape her small hometown of Roebling, New Jersey, in the early 1950’s. She has just been offered a job as a dance instructor for a studio in Trenton, when she decides to share her exciting news with her family, and takes the bus back to her hometown.

In the opening pages, the reader is dropped into the year 1300, on the lands bordering Scotland. The cold-hearted lord of Trastamara Castle, Roget de Sauque, is planning a visit to his mistress at Mordrington Manor, another of his holdings. To his shock, he finds it overrun by her brethren. The visit does not end well.

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