Nurse Anne Davis needs a new start at life,so she packs up and leaves her past behind in Boston. She intends to have nothing to do with men while she heals from the horrors inflicted by her deceased husband.
Dr. Nicholas Anderson isn't looking for a long term relationship, but despite his best effort, he's wildly attracted to Anne. How could he know that when her past catches up with her, his plans... [click here for more]
Pilfering food for her sickly máthair, Aisling O’Quinn wanders amidst the filth-ridden cobbled streets of Five Points, Manhattan. A matron of the Children’s Aid Society catches her and considers it her civic duty to force the twelve-year-old onto an orphan train to a “better life”. Though Five Points is a notorious slum, with its rag-picker alleys and bandit haunts, she... [click here for more]
A fascinating collection of first-hand accounts of life in the time of Jane Austen (1775-1817), showing how social standing and etiquette were prime considerations of the period, and revealing the stark contrast between "upstairs" and "downstairs" and the lives of men and women.
With extracts from Jane Austen's novels, letters, biographies, memoirs and newspapers, including previously... [click here for more]