Reviews - Historical

Susannah Moorcroft runs from her murderous husband, who is intent on killing her. As they run through the bog, he falls into chest-deep water and his venomous spewing turns to cries for help. Susannah watches as her husband sinks into the swamp, breathing his last. Later, Susannah changes her last name and purchases a decrepit inn, to begin life anew with her maid.

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Karen Michelle Nutt, J. Arlene Culiner, Elizabeth Clements,
Angela Raines, Julie Lence, Kaye Spencer

Jewel Murphy runs away from her uncle because he wants her to marry an old man. Nash Landry does not believe in marriage. Jewel’s solution? A fake marriage! Essie’s husband wants a divorce. Almost penniless, she leaves for Blake’s Folly to become a piano player in a saloon and finds love. Dan Loomis is looking for a deserter. The clues lead him to a ranch where Miranda Foster is caretaker.

VICTORIAN:  Ophelia's first love vanishes, leaving her with a broken heart. She marries for convenience to Mortimer Crane who spends the time sleeping with other women and leaving her home alone. When Mortimer puts the mine and town in her name while pocketing the profits, she decides that it is time to get out of the marriage.

After Richard Fitzwilliam loses the woman he loves for the second time, he decides that alcohol, women and war are a good way to forget. He escapes to try to forget, but he finds himself pulled back to the past time and again. Fast forward and his son Ben walks away from his life, relationship, apartment and returns to his childhood home.

Jamie had a huge problem with alcohol until his older brother died. With his nephew needing a regent, Jamie takes it on without realizing he will have to marry. Agata thought everything was working out in her favor. Despite her husband not being the nicest man, he had given her security and the possibility of children.

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