About the Book
Nineteen-year-old Lizzy and her young brother, Thomas, find themselves orphaned after a tragic accident claims the lives of their parents. Their estranged Uncle Cline arrives to claim his inheritance, and his roguish ways cast a shadow over the manor. Both the family estate and guardianship of his niece and nephew were left to him, and diabolical Uncle Cline is determined to indulge in his newfound wealth and rid himself of his charges. Desperate to save her brother from a dangerous life at sea, and herself from being married off to a detestable old gentleman, Lizzy knows there is only one choice left—they must run.
Lizzy and Thomas sneak away and find refuge in an abandoned cabin. There they remain hidden until fate acquaints Lizzy with Mr. Barton, a charming gentleman who is immediately intrigued by the mysterious young woman. Concealing her identity, Lizzy is unaware that there is much more to this compassionate man than meets the eye. Through his kindness to herself and her brother, Lizzy begins to trust him. Soon Lizzy realizes Mr. Barton may be her best hope for a life in which she can live—and love—as she chooses .
About the Author
Chalon Linton was first introduced to Jane Austen by a dear friend and now she can’t get enough of handsome men in tailcoats. Her intrigue in the genre stems from a nostalgic longing for manners, wit, and true love. Fortunately, Chalon found her dashing gentleman, married him, and now lives happily ever after in Southern California.
Escape to Everly Manor by Chalon Linton is a delightful and sweet story that readers will thoroughly enjoy. This story is about two siblings becoming orphaned when their parents die and their greedy uncle that takes over the family estates and fortune. It’s about struggling through the grief of losing a loved one, but trying to make the best of life. Throughout the story, the characters are engaging and enjoyable, with unexpected twists throughout the plot. This is a light, quick, and easy read that those that enjoy regency romance will definitely want to pick up!
Genre: historical, regency, drama, romance
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: February 1, 2019
Number of pages: 240
A review copy of this book was provided by Covenant Communications. A review was not required and all views and opinions expressed are my own.
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