A Modest Independence: Parish Orphans of Devon (Book 2), by Mimi Matthews – A Review

From the desk of Laurel Ann Nattress:

The second book in the Parish Orphans of Devon series is a historical romance road trip novel with an intriguing premise: can two unlikely companions travel together from London to India under false pretense to join forces to find a lost friend?

In A Modest Independence, author Mimi Matthews’ explores an improbable romance of an impertinent, strong-willed woman and an equally independent bachelor who are thrown together under eyebrow-raising Continue reading “A Modest Independence: Parish Orphans of Devon (Book 2), by Mimi Matthews – A Review”

A Holiday by Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella, by Mimi Matthews – A Review

From the desk of Laurel Ann Nattress:

What better way to get yourself into the holiday spirit than with a Victorian-themed Christmas romance. Set in the Dickensian London of the 1860s, and in Mr. Darcy territory of Derbyshire, A Holiday by Gaslight, by Mimi Matthews offers everything that a Victorian-era Christmas love story should. A snowy Palladian country manor house to set the idyllic scene: holiday traditions of bringing family and friends together to celebrate by decking the halls, sleigh rides, and yule logs—all culminating in a Christmas ball. Mix in a dutiful daughter of a baronet whose ill-founded assumptions of her suitor result in her rejection of their courtship, and you have a second chance love story reminiscent of North and South (1855). Like Elizabeth Continue reading “A Holiday by Gaslight: A Victorian Christmas Novella, by Mimi Matthews – A Review”

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