An American heiress marries a Churchill, gets a stiff upper lip and gives birth to Winston Churchill.
A young woman and luthier, a builder of stringed instruments, learns some unpleasant truths and almost ruins her life.
When WWII starts the men in a provincial village all join up in some way and the choir is discontinued. But, why? The women decide to carry on with just their own voices to truly help them through the war.
Mercy gets a new job working at a Medieval reenactment camp located at a rented manor with a hot new owner
Cora, an Intelligent, beautiful, and very rich, American heiress meets a handsome duke, Ivo, as she and her domineering mother tour England looking for titled husband.
A brave and idealistic knight and prince saves a beautiful princess from a terrible prince to whom she is betrothed. She’s grateful but not THAT grateful.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Avon, Corfu, England, France, Gaelen Foley, Greece, Inferno Club, Italy, Lady Burke, Lord Forrester, My Wicked Marquess, Regency. Espionage. Assassin
Regency Era spy, assassin and impoverished Nicholas, Lord Forrester is freed for a special assignment with the widowed Lady Drake who has a little side business finding the missing. Can they complete the international, high-stakes mission, and keep themselves and their hearts’ safe?
If one were to judge by the number of books of this type, it is an apparently common fantasy to awaken in Jane Austen’s time in a story like one of her novels. Would that work for you? Lack of bathrooms, ready to wear and body odor would do me in. What about you?
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Africa, Avon, crimes against women, England, exploration, HarperCollins, Laura Lee Guhrke, London, missionaries, Savoy Hotel, science, Scientific method, Victorian era
Suffering from trauma and subsequent ruination Edie goes to England to find a husband, hoping to find one who will look past her ruin to her deep purse. And, she needs to find a man who will make no demands on her as a wife. Stuart needs a wife who can solve all his financial problems and who won’t mind him spending most of his time exploring Africa. When he is forced to return home and wants a real marriage can the marriage of convenience become a love match?
Princess Luisa loses her husband, her father and her crown and is forced to hide incognito from the revolutionaries who would finish off her family. Can her uncle and his espionage colleagues save the day when so many have betrayed them?
All the kids are doing it! Why did youngsters run to Gretna Green to get married? Where was it?
A sheltered miss bordering on spinsterhood takes desperate measures to capture the man of her dreams. She gets more than she bargained for. And so does the hero!
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.