Years ago, a young second-son put his love on the line and was rebuffed by a woman and her ducal dad. Will Bow Street’s knighted investigator, Sir Brook Derring, rescue the woman by whom he was spurned?
When the owner of a gaming hell and the daughter of an earl are thrown together what could come between them? How about the truth?
by fangswandsfairy • 2014 Historical Romance Reading Challenge, Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: aristocracy, Avon, collaboration, Count, Duke, Earl, eligible, HarperCollins, Horses, house party, Lady, Lord, Marriage, matchmaker, officer, Regency, Season, the ton
I just love the Regency house party. Where house parties set in the Edwardian period are almost always murder mysteries, the Regency house party novel is a frothy chance for mischief and matchmaking.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Addiction, aristocracy, British, England, English, Fenian, hunger, Ireland, Irish, Irish diaspora, mental illness, Potato Famine, Saint Patrick, Victorian, Victorian era
An addicted British aristocrat is treated by an Irish nurse, a lady herself, with her own troubles. They both discover themselves as they find each other. Looks at addiction, the potato famine and the complicated relationship between the Irish and the British.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: aristocracy, Bronwen Evans, England, governess, Libertine Scholars, London, Napoleon, society, strong women, the ton, war hero, Waterloo, women's rights
An injured hero, unjustly accused of a crime and a wife on the lam discover each other in an action filled historical romance series starter.