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The Girl in the Gatehouse

The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen Edition: ebook, 2010 Synopsis: Miss Mariah Aubrey, banished after a scandal, hides herself away in a long-abandoned gatehouse on the far edge of a distant relative's estate. There, she supports herself and her loyal servant the only way she knows how--by writing novels in secret. Captain Matthew Bryant,… Continue reading The Girl in the Gatehouse

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First Night

First Night by Jane Aiken Hodge Edition: ebook, ARC Synopsis: The year is 1802, and Cristabel and Max are headlining a youth performance of Orpheus and Eurydice in Lissenberg’s new opera house. Christabel convinces Max to switch parts to let her sing the male lead only to reveal herself to thunderous applause, and her father’s burning… Continue reading First Night

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Marry In Haste

Mary in Haste by Jane Aiken Edition: ebook, 2018 Synopsis: Camilla Forest has fallen upon hard times since fleeing France and the tyrannical rule of Napoleon Bonaparte. When her job as a governess ends in disaster, Camilla finds herself penniless and alone, stranded on a muddy roadside.  A chance encounter with the notoriously aloof Lord Leominster… Continue reading Marry In Haste

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The Gentleman’s Deception

The Gentleman's Deception by Karen Tuft Edition: ebook, 2017 Synopsis:  Renowned actress Ruby Chadwick, The Darling of Drury Lane, has long planned and prepared for her final performance. With exceptional beauty comes the unwanted attention of men, and after years of fending off odious suitors, Ruby is ready to leave it all behind in favor of… Continue reading The Gentleman’s Deception

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A Dangerous Debut

A Dangerous Debut By Wendy May Andrews Edition: Kindle, 2018 Synopsis: Daisy meets Lord Seaton quite by accident while standing outside a closed employment office. The handsome viscount proposes they might be able to help each other out. He offers to hire her to accompany him to visit his parents while posing as a potential love… Continue reading A Dangerous Debut

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Love, Lies, and Spies

Love, Lies, and Spies by Cindy Anstey Edition: paperback, 2016 Synopsis: Juliana Telford is not your average nineteenth-century young lady. She’s much more interested in researching ladybugs than marriage, fashionable dresses, or dances. So when her father sends her to London for a season, she’s determined not to form any attachments. Instead, she plans to secretly… Continue reading Love, Lies, and Spies