Reviews - Historical

The Duchess War
Courtney
Milan

Robert Blaisdell, 9th Duke of Clermont, bears his title with unease.  Brought up in a dysfunctional family, with a cold and absent mother and a father whose abhorrent acts of indiscretion included rape, has left Robert burdened and ashamed of his aristocratic privileges.

Author Jane Austen is struggling to write her next novel. She has been moderately successful with a few books now published but remains very private.  While residing at Chawton cottage, she receives a series of letters from her dear friend Lady Serena - two years earlier at the battle at Salamanca, Spain, Lord Darcy Hathloss was declared missing.  Serena is devastated.

No Place for a Lady
Deb
Stover

Usually when your mistress finds herself with child after a masquerade ball rendezvous it is a scandal of epic proportions.  For Irish maid Molly Riordan it begins the adventure of a lifetime.  Her spoiled mistress, Lady Elizabeth, is to be wed to her masked American, and the trip to the wild west will give Molly the chance to track down her father, missing since he travelled there to seek his

Heartless
Jaimey
Grant

A Little Deception
Beverley
Eikli

Rose Chesterfield bears the weight of rescuing the family name and plantation in the West Indies. Her irresponsible sister-in-law Helena has risked the entire plantation by incurring a debt to Viscount Rampton, one of London's most unscrupulous bachelors.  Disguising herself as Helena, Rose prays her wits will keep her from succumbing to the eligible Rampton's charms.

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