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By Deanna Raybourn -
Delilah Drummond is scandalous, even by 1920s standards. Her latest problem—the suicide of her ex-husband—is too much for her family to ...Read Review
By Pam Jenoff -
Margot Rosenthal spent the majority of the war in England with her father, a professor. Now her father is one of the diplomats ...Read Review
By Sarah MacLean -
The “lady scientist” character is becoming a stock figure in 19th-century historical romance. She gives authors the opportunity to create a character who ...Read Review
By Anna Randol -
Olivia and Clayton were lovers who planned to run away together, but their plot was thwarted by Olivia’s father, a corrupt paper ...Read Review
By Robin Bridges -
AdventureChildren/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy
Katerina Alexandrovna is the most powerful necromancer in Russia, but she’d rather be studying medicine. Unfortunately, the tsar has banned women from ...Read Review
By Robin LaFevers -
Sybella is a handmaiden to Saint Mortain, and she’s a skilled assassin who deals in death. Raised by the vile d’Albret, ...Read Review
By Beverly Jenkins -
Mariah Cooper inherited her unusual golden eyes from her father, and they’ve caused her nothing but grief. The neighborhood children call her ...Read Review
By Grace Burrowes -
Darius Lindsey is a cicisbeo by trade, a handsome man who caters to the needs and whims of married women. He’s not ...Read Review
By Jennifer Haigh -
Bakerton, Pennsylvania is a mining town whose prosperity peaked in the mid-20th century, and the decline of both the town and its ...Read Review
By Laurel McKee -
Lady Sophia Huntington has been ostracized by her family and widowed after a brief marriage. Forced to fend for herself, Sophia makes her ...Read Review
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