Reviews - Historical

In “Regency Royal Navy Christmas” four different stories pass the revue, each focusing on Christmas during the Napoleonic Wars. The first story, “Boxing the Compass” focuses on a captain who is tasked to bring a convoy of convicts to Australia but longs for nothing more than to be reunited with his baby daughter.

The Marquess Meets His Match
Julie Coulter
Bellon

Lord Christian Wolverton deals in intelligence — specifically dealing with the war against Napoleon. When family responsibilities call him away from his duties, he comes upon information that could swing the war in France's favor. With no time to spare, Christian has to make work of it. Lady Alice, a beautiful woman and the daughter of Lord Huntingdon, is also a trained agent.

Juan Alejandro Sanchez is a cold, fierce, dark and mysterious man. Once a slave, he is now known as a feared pirate — the Beast of the Bay. However, Juan holds secrets that could start a war, and no man has ever been able to pry them from him, or had the courage to try.

Major Adam Ashbury is suddenly vaulted out of the cavalry and into a dukedom. With his newfound responsibilities comes the desire for a wife, and he believes he has found the right woman in Thea de Wolfe. Thea isn't out yet, but she cannot believe her good fortune when she is invited to the duke's house party. Although they had only met once before, she felt attracted to the handsome lord.

The Lazare family saga begins in Saint-Domingue, present day Haiti, and follows the travails of the Lazare family to their new home of Charleston, South Carolina. Joseph Lazare has always believed his darker complexion came from a Spanish grandmother until he and his sisters learn the truth.

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