Reviews - Historical

Childhood enemies Edward de Wolfe and Cassiopeia de Norville have spent years away from home and family in London training as a diplomat for the King and serving in a household of the Queen’s court.  They have both returned home just in time for a cousin’s wedding celebration to find their once antagonistic relationship blossoming into an intriguing friendship.

Maximillian “Max” Abelman, Duke of Longley, is used to running away from everything.  The gypsy in a brothel predicts Max will kiss Lily Ducat. As he holds the tarot card that tells his cursed destiny, he decides to go anyway to the Mayfield Canterbury estate where Lily and her family are staying.

Flynn Elliot has always been more interested in botany than anything else. When his sister drags him to a ball, Flynn knows he is going to be bored and not have fun. As Flynn is wandering out to the moonlit garden, he spies Evie, a beautiful woman who is dancing in the moonlight. Flynn is entranced and can’t help but dance with the beguiling lady.

Lady Cecelia Campbell has longed for the day when Lord Rupert Marlow, Earl of Stanhope, would return to England and declare his love for her. Lord Rupert, however, shows more attention to his fellow soldiers than to her and seems to take her affection for granted. Lord Rupert isn't the only one who has changed in the intervening four years.

Able Six is a genius. Unfortunately, he is also a bastard born of a prostitute and a workhouse rat until he finally finagles himself into the Royal Navy.

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