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‘A False Proposal’ by Pamela Mingle

STORY: London 1812 War hero Adam Grey returns home with a burning ambition to run for Parliament. But he needs the support of the local baronet, who controls the seat. Adam’s plans are thwarted by his dissolute father, who has promised him to the baronet’s daughter in return for forgiveness of his debts. Adam wants… Continue reading ‘A False Proposal’ by Pamela Mingle

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‘The Earl’s Betrothal’ by Karen Tuft

STORY: Out of the war and into another, Captain Lord Anthony Hargreaves finds the politics of romance to be as uninviting a battle as the one that nearly cost him his life in Badajoz, Spain. Wounded both mentally and physically from the Peninsular War in 1812, Anthony returns home to find that his older brother… Continue reading ‘The Earl’s Betrothal’ by Karen Tuft

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‘The Summer Queen’ by Elizabeth Chadwick

STORY: Eleanor of Aquitaine is a 12th century icon who has fascinated readers for 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive. This stunning novel introduces an Eleanor that all other writers have missed. Based on the most up-to-date research, it is the first novel to show Eleanor beginning her married life at 13. Overflowing with… Continue reading ‘The Summer Queen’ by Elizabeth Chadwick

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‘Marrying Winterborne’ by Lisa Kleypas

STORY: A ruthless tycoon Savage ambition has brought common-born Rhys Winterborne vast wealth and success. In business and beyond, Rhys gets exactly what he wants. And from the moment he meets the shy, aristocratic Lady Helen Ravenel, he is determined to possess her. If he must take her virtue to ensure she marries him, so… Continue reading ‘Marrying Winterborne’ by Lisa Kleypas

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‘Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray’ by Dorothy Love

STORY: A general’s wife and a slave girl forge a friendship that transcends race, culture, and the crucible of Civil War. Mary Anna Custis Lee is a great-granddaughter of Martha Washington, wife of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, and heiress to Virginia’s storied Arlington house and General Washington’s personal belongings. Born in bondage at Arlington,… Continue reading ‘Mrs. Lee and Mrs. Gray’ by Dorothy Love

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Outlander – The Fox’s Lair [Epi. 208]

I'm not sure about you, but I'm so f'n glad we left France! Some of the past seven episodes have been good and some brilliant, while the story at times painfully slow, still kept moving us forward and I was elated as our couple decided to plow through their pain and sorrow, and head back… Continue reading Outlander – The Fox’s Lair [Epi. 208]

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‘The Beast of Clan Kincaid’ by Lily Blackwood

STORY: They call him the Beast—a hardened mercenary whose heart seems as cold as his icy blue gaze. They do not know his true name: Niall Braewick, son of the Laird of Kincaid. It has been years since he escaped into the forest the night his father was murdered. Now he has returned, ablaze with… Continue reading ‘The Beast of Clan Kincaid’ by Lily Blackwood