A woman’s life crumples around her due to the effects of mental illness on her marriage, her adopted child and herself.
The not so brain-damaged Lord Vere is super handsome but pretends to be a complete idiot. It’s not easy to trick him into marriage but desperation leads Ellisande into desperate measures. Will he ever understand and forgive?
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!
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.
REAL by Katy Evans Gallery Books/Simon & Schuster 320 pages | Trade Paperback, E-Book, Audiobook September 2013 E-Galley provided by publisher via NetGalley for review. No remuneration exchanged and all opinions presented herein are my own except as noted. HOT. SEXY. POWERFUL. PAINFUL. REAL. The scorching international bestseller that strips away everything you’ve ever […]