See my review and book club questions for Fair as a Star by Mimi Matthews, a “short but perfect novella” set in the Victorian Era.
A lady’s companion ought to blend in with her surroundings, but it’s impossible for Clara Hartwright to remain invisible. Forced … More
Have any of you started your Christmas reading yet?
Here are three novellas centered around a Victorian Christmastide…
Ever since her father’s death, Laura Hayes has been forced to shoulder the burden of her invalid brother and the … More
Miss Elizabeth Black runs a proper school for middle class Victorian girls and writes proper novels approved by the proper … More
When Florence’s best friend Liz is attacked in her carriage while traveling through the dilapidated neighborhood of Soho, her coachman … More
Following the marriage of Lady Helena, Jenny Holloway is no longer needed as a lady’s companion. Jenny receives a “modest … More
For Helena Reynolds, a matrimonial advertisement in the newspaper may be her salvation. Constantly looking over her shoulder to make … More
Estranged from his father, tearing through his allowance on wine, women, and cards, Tristan Sinclair, the Viscount St. Ashton, is … More
Ostracized from polite society after her father’s suicide, Miss Sylvia Stafford takes up a position as a governess for a … More