Or can we imagine her herself amorously attached to the girl? Beverly Swerling, Shadowbrook: Knight Gutenberg ebook Uusi aika: Jodi Daynard, The Midwife's Revolt , about a widowed midwife who becomes friends with Abigail Adams in the early days of the Revolution and begins to have feelings for a man she suspects may be a Tory spy. Is she a permissive wife? Beryl Bainbridge, According to Queeney , about Dr. Review George Bowering, Burning Water , about Captain George Vancouver's voyage of discovery to the Pacific Northwest of the American continent, blending accurate details of the voyage with imaginative fiction.
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Cindy Dyson, And She Was , about the tragic decision that allows three women to survive the Russian conquest of the Aleutian Islands, and the effects on subsequent generations into the s when a woman follows her boyfriend to Unalaska Island. Patricia Wynn, The Spider's Touch , about an outlaw who accepts a secret mission from James Stuart, Pretender to the British throne, and helps a waiting woman uncover a murderous spy; 2 in the Blue Satan mystery series. Clare Clark, The Nature of Monsters , about a sixteen-year-old pregnant girl who goes to an apothecary for an abortion in exchange for a year as his maid, and finds herself in mysteriously threatening circumstances. Kate Tremayne, The Loveday Revenge , about a Cornish family brought to the verge of ruin by tragedy and the hatred of a smuggler and their efforts to gain revenge on their adversaries; 8 in the Loveday series. Steele, and Little and Cummings.
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David Liss, A Conspiracy of Paper , a thriller about a retired Jewish pugilist whose work as a private detective in London leads him to investigate the death of his estranged father, a stock-jobber; 1 in the Benjamin Weaver series. Cunninghame Graham Gutenberg ebook Wala'y Igsoon Hallie Rubenhold, The French Lesson , about a woman who goes to Paris to search for the man she loves, where she encounters a Scottish courtesan and is drawn into a nest of spies; 2 in the Confessions of Henrietta Lightfoot series. Another artist might have let this provocative image suffice as the theme of the picture; this one, typically, complicates it with the addition of another woman, perhaps midway in age between the other two, turning as she crosses a bridge to look back at them and at the coupling cats. The 18th century saw a veritable barrage of erotic imagery and writings in many varieties.
Storer Clouston Gutenberg ebook Margarita's Soul: She married the Earl of Oxford but hooked up with a number of other guys including Byron, after he broke up with Caroline Lamb who was also married—as was Byron. Dana Fuller Ross, Yankee Rogue , about a disgraced British officer who comes to America in the s as an indentured servant at the time of the French and Indian Wars and becomes a cavalry leader in the colonial militia; Dana Fuller Ross is a pen name used by Noel B. Kate Tremayne, The Loveday Secrets , about a Cornish family and the shocking secrets that come to light after one of them rescues a small boy from a disastrous coach crash; 9 in the Loveday series. Wingate page images at HathiTrust; US access only The new departure in the common schools of Quincy and other papers on educational topics. Susanna Kearsley, The Firebird , historical romance about a present-day woman capable of sensing an object's history by holding it in her hand, and an eighteenth-century Russian woman connected with Catherine the Great. Kate Tremayne, The Loveday Honour , about the efforts of a Cornish family to restore the family name after one of them is convicted of highway robbery and another is exposed as illegitimate; 5 in the Loveday series.