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Brenda Hiatt: The Cygnet

Though ostensibly in London for her debut, Miss Deirdre Wheaton is far more interested in meeting celebrated poets than eligible bachelors. In fact, her deepest, most secret desire is to have her own poetry published someday . . . until she meets the Marquis of Wrotham. Once Cupid’s arrow strikes, Deirdre can think of nothing … Continue reading

Only a Hero Will Do: Susan Lodge

Hetty’s desperate gamble to avoid an odious match lands her all at sea. Can an overbearing ship’s physician really be the hero she needs to escape her treacherous family? Marriage to a cruel dandy is not how Hetty Avebury envisions spending the rest of her life. Determined to raise funds to escape the match she … Continue reading

Gabriella: Brenda Hiatt

He lost a wager . . . but won a treasure. Due to a lost wager, the Duke of Ravenham is obliged to bring a pretty little nobody from the country into fashion among the high-sticklers of London Society. Ravenham would never refuse a debt of honor, no matter how unorthodox, so he overlooks Miss … Continue reading

The Tenacious Miss Tamerlane: Kasey Michaels

Part of Kasey Michaels “Regency Classics: Alphabet Series” I dove into The Tenacious Miss Tamerlane ready for a funny romp. This gem of a novel did not disappoint.  With laugh out loud funny banter, some very eccentric supporting characters, and a quiz of a heroine (Miss Tansy Tamerlane) you will love this book from start … Continue reading

A Very Merry Chase: Teresa Thomas Bohannon

A lovely cover for a lovely, funny little Regency.  As author Teresa Thomas Bohannon tells us in the afterforward, it is the book of her heart that she toiled over for 30 years. Featuring a feisty redhead heroine who is the darling of the Ton and a duke’s daughter, and a new to the Ton … Continue reading

Barbara Cartland: The Cross of Love

When Rena’s father dies she is alone in the world, forced out of the vicarage that has been her home, with nowhere to go and no money. She seeks help at the large wooden cross standing in the nearby grounds of The Grange. And there in the earth she finds three golden coins, which she … Continue reading

Georgette Heyer: Frederica

Frederica is the self-appointed guardian of her three younger siblings.  Their true guardian, her brother Harry, is still at college and a bit too busy kicking up larks to be managing the nursery. Frederica comes to London, three siblings in tow, to launch her beautiful sister into the marriage mart.  Because they have no available … Continue reading

Jacqueline Diamond: The Forgetful Lady

Jacqueline Diamond is launching new covers for her Regencies, designed by my dear friend and graphic designer Kelly at customgraphics.etsy.com.  I am so pleased, as the covers are beautiful and really represent this wonderful collection of clean, traditional Regencies! The Forgetful Lady is a delightful and sometimes emotional tale of a young lady who, bent … Continue reading

Candace Hern: A Garden Folly

 After so much sugary temptation over the holidays, I confess I developed a bit of a sweet tooth.  So, even after reading several other “clean” Regencies, I dived into the Candace Hern bookshelf to find the next read. A Garden Folly was in keeping with this month’s randomly met theme of disguises.  This time, its the Duke who … Continue reading