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‘The Duchess’ by Danielle Steel

STORY: Angelique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out,… Continue reading ‘The Duchess’ by Danielle Steel

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Spotlight on Janna MacGregor and ‘The Bad Luck Bride’!

BOOK BLURB: All were shocked at the announcement of the “cursed” Lady Claire Cavensham to Lord Alexander Hallworth, the Marquess of Pembrooke, especially since she is already engaged to another unfortunate Lord. Perhaps she will make it to the altar this time with one of these fine gentlemen! —Midnight Cryer No one is left breathless… Continue reading Spotlight on Janna MacGregor and ‘The Bad Luck Bride’!

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‘Goodnight from London’ by Jennifer Robson

STORY: Ruby Sutton gets her big break: the chance to report on the European war as a staff writer for Picture Weekly newsmagazine in London. She jumps at the chance, for it's an opportunity not only to prove herself, but also to start fresh in a city and country that know nothing of her humble… Continue reading ‘Goodnight from London’ by Jennifer Robson

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‘The Marriage Bureau: The True Story of How Two Matchmakers Arranged Love in Wartime London’ by Penrose Halson

STORY: In the spring of 1939, with the Second World War looming, two determined twenty-four-year-olds, Heather Jenner and Mary Oliver, decided to open a marriage bureau. They found a tiny office on London’s Bond Street and set about the delicate business of matchmaking. Drawing on the bureau’s extensive archives, Penrose Halson—who many years later found… Continue reading ‘The Marriage Bureau: The True Story of How Two Matchmakers Arranged Love in Wartime London’ by Penrose Halson

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‘Where Hearts Meet’ by Maureen Driscoll

STORY: Arabella Warren has been trying to find employment as a governess for several months. But after having to leave numerous households for unsavory reasons, she has found it next to impossible to attain a position in a decent home. Then she sees an advertisement in the newspaper for a widower seeking a wife to… Continue reading ‘Where Hearts Meet’ by Maureen Driscoll

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‘Speak No Evil’ by Tanya Anne Crosby

STORY: Lifting the veil of secrecy on a grand Southern family in decline, author Tanya Anne Crosby explores the lives of Caroline, Augusta, and Savannah Aldridge, three sisters who share a dark past and an uncertain future... Caroline Aldridge was surprised by the number of mourners at her mother's funeral. Evidently the newspaper heiress who… Continue reading ‘Speak No Evil’ by Tanya Anne Crosby

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‘The Mistress’ by Danielle Steel

STORY: Natasha Leonova’s beauty saved her life. Discovered on a freezing Moscow street by a Russian billionaire, she has lived for seven years under his protection, immersed in rarefied luxury, while he pursues his activities in a dark world that she guesses at but never sees. Her home is the world, often on one of… Continue reading ‘The Mistress’ by Danielle Steel