"So we worked hard, mending and making and washing, doing any chores for Nanny rather than actually look after the children ourselves. I have seen too many children brought up without Nannies to think this at all desirable. In Oxford, the wives of progressive dons did it often as a matter of principle; they would gradually become morons themselves, while the children looked like slum children and behaved like barbarians."
After reading these two books, I went on to read about the Mitford sisters, the youngest of whom became the Duchess of Devonshire and owner of Blenheim Palace. Although learning about the Mitford sisters' personal lives led me to really dislike most of them, I did enjoy learning about Nancy's background and how it helped her craft her stories. If you want a more authentic look into a changing time period, then I encourage you to check out these two books.
Rescued from Ruin, my second regency romance for Harlequin Historical. Mr. Rathbone, the hero of my upcoming March release, A Debt Paid in Marriage, first makes his appearance in Rescued from Ruin. Check out the Rafflecopter below for how to enter then scroll down to check out A Debt Paid in Marriage, which will be out on March 1, 2015 and is now available for pre-order. The giveaway is open to international readers.
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"Lee takes readers on an uncomplicated, but sexy romp...as Laura takes drastic measures to save her business." - RT Book Reviews A Debt Paid in Marriage
Laura Townsend's plan to reclaim her family's merchandise backfires when she creeps into moneylender Philip Rathbone's house and threatens him with a pistol, only to find him reclining naked in his bath!
The last thing she expects is to see this guarded widower on her doorstep a couple of days later armed with a very surprising proposal. A marriage of convenience may be Laura's chance to reclaim her future, but she won't settle for anything less than true passion.
Can she hope to find it in Philip's arms?