An examination of family values in Regency England against the backdrop of illegitimacy.
When North returns from war he finds his former fiancee working as his family governess, with a child in tow reputed to be his.
Meeting at a masquerade ball is romantic, but it is hard for Benedict Bridgerton to find his lady love when he doesn’t get her name and hasn’t seen her face.
An unwed mother who teaches in an elite, private, girls’ school and an enigmatic war hero become very close friends in this late-Regency romance.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: Ballantine, British India, Georgian Period, gossip, Historic Romance, honesty, illegitimacy, Memsahib, Penguin Random House, Random House, scandal, the Raj, Ton
A young Lady with a secret she has maintained through strict discipline finds that past threatened when she falls in love with the second son of a well-connected duke.
by fangswandsfairy • 2015 Reading Challenges, Book Review Fiction, New Adult Romance • Tags: Affair, banking, boston, business, drugs, family, illegitimacy, personal assistant, Samantha Young, scandal, secrets, suicide
Big secrets and scandalous family history present obstacles for a wealthy businessman and his PA. Sort of “ingenue meets billionaire.”