Joan Smith: Talk of the Town

Daphne Ingleside’s visit to her Aunt Effie in London was meant to add a little spark to her placid country life. And it did–once the two women decided to write Effie’s memoirs. For Effie, a … Continue

Barbara Metzger: Miss Lockharte’s Letters

IF SHE MUST DIE, SHE VOWS TO CAST SOME BLAME ON A RATHER ATTRACTIVE HEARTBREAKER! Delirious with fever, Rosellen Lockharte summons all her strength to pen several letters from her attic deathbed. Soon all who … Continue

Georgette Heyer: The Reluctant Widow

In The Reluctant Widow, Elinor Rochdale, a young woman of good birth but straitened circumstances, sets out to accept a position as a governess and ends up plunged into a tangle of foreign intrigue instead. … Continue

Joan Smith: Imprudent Lady

Prudence Mallow, country miss, finds herself in London as the poor relation of her Uncle Clarence, a true British eccentric (and erstwhile painter). When she discovers her calling as a novelist, she is delighted to … Continue