How did Queen Victoria get to be the Queen of England and Empress of the United Kingdom?
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?
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.
A young heiress escapes a smothering family situation and embarks on a life defiant of societal norms. Her adventures include a steamy affair with the Lord of the Rakes.