Two of Loretta Chase’s best loved short stories are present and set 19th century societal niceties on their ears!!
Every girl wonders whether the boy who wants her first kiss REALLY loves her. When her entire life, her chance for love depends on judging whether it’s true or if he loves her Pounds Sterling, Grace needs a little more than pretty words and bouquets.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Avon, Britain, dowry, gentleman, HarperCollins, JANE EYRE, mental illness, merchant, Napoleon, nobility, nouveau riche, Sebastian, Sebastian Vane, Spain, war wounds
A wounded veteran, nearly bankrupt and with the specter of scandal hanging about, meets his beautiful, independent neighbor. Romance and an ancient folly on the property make a heck of a romance!
In romance novels a lot of attention is paid to virginity and that blood on the sheets. Was it as important in reality as it is in this genre?