As an agent for the crown, younger son Marcus Haverly has often risked life and limb in service of his country. With the demise of his father and older brother, however, he now bears the ducal title. Irked by his mother’s nagging, Marcus comes up with a plan to fulfill his obligations to his family by marrying and siring an heir while still being able to carry on his missions for the crown…
When Evan Eldridge returns from the Continent, a wounded war-hero, he has no idea what kind of reward the Prince Regent has in store for him. Having saved the life of the Regent’s godson, Evan finds himself in the bizarre position of being elevated to the peerage. And along with the title of earl and a broken-down manor house, the Regent is also bestowing on him the hand of a girl he’s just met…
TOP TEN THINGS I LEARNED FROM BRIDGERTON:
* If you are a young lady, and anyone anywhere says anything about you, you will be ruined forever!
* Men can do whatever they want. And women can’t. And life is unfair.
* Rolling up your sleeves is a breathtakingly alluring activity….
Due to the peculiarities of Scottish inheritance, the Countess Violet Kerr is an earl in her own right. As such, it is her duty to take care of the estate, arrange good marriages for her sisters, and act as head of the family. Plagued by indecision, however, Violet feels paralyzed and crushed by the weight of responsibility upon her…
What if Jo March really was even more of a biographical study that Louisa May Alcott intended her to be? The authors of Jo & Laurie take the fictional Jo March (or is it Louisa?) and set her story in between the publication of Little Women but before the penning of Good Wives. Jo has taken her family, told some truths, some half-truths, and some untruths about them, and turned them into characters that have taken the reading public by storm….
Evelyn Bray lives in a world between two classes. Fallen into genteel poverty and granddaughter to the steward of the Wyndcliff estate, she is not quite a servant, but not quite a lady. When Liam Twethewey, the young heir who is just come of age, comes out to inspect his estate, he finds himself drawn to his steward’s granddaughter….
The bastard son of scullery maid Jenny Seaton and highwayman Gentleman Jim, Nicholas Seaton’s one joy in life is his friendship and burgeoning romance with the outspoken Squire’s daughter, Maggie Honeywell….
When the new Lord Stildon returns from India, every lady in the surrounding neighborhood is eager to assess his eligibility … More
See my review and book club questions for The Bridled Tongue by Catherine Meyrick, an immersive experience in the world of Tudor everyday folk.
Lucinda Brant’s Roxton Family Saga tells the story of a noble family of the Georgian era. The patriarch of the … More