About the Book
As heiress of Rosings Park, Anne de Bourgh’s health is of utmost importance to her mother, Lady Catherine de Bourgh. Thus, following the shock of a recent fire at Rosings Park, the young woman is spirited away to Brighton to take the cure. While her domineering mother is bent on healing her daughter’s sickly constitution to secure her a suitable match, Anne herself is far more concerned with sketching the flora and fauna of the lovely sea town. It is in pursuit of artistic inspiration among the flowers that Anne becomes acquainted with Mr. Owen Talbot, a charming man with whom Anne feels an immediate connection, notwithstanding their differing stations.
But despite their growing esteem for one another, the couple faces an insurmountable problem: Lady Catherine has set her sights on a rich, well-connected man for her daughter, and Mr. Talbot is simply too common. With their love in jeopardy, the couple soon faces far graver problems. There has been a murder in Brighton, and Anne is innocently drawn into an amateur investigation that ultimately traces its roots to her own family. With a frightening foreshadowing regarding the de Bourghs, Anne begins to question whom she can truly trust.
About the Author
Award-winning author, Ronda Hinrichsen (also writing as Kathleen Marks) and her family own a small farm located between the beautiful Rocky Mountains and the Great Salt Lake where she regularly sees eagles, hawks, owls, and ducks. Lots of ducks. She is the author of independently and traditionally published non-fiction, romantic suspense and speculative books as well as numerous magazine articles and stories for children and adults. She also enjoys teaching about writing in conference and classroom settings. To learn more about Ronda, visit her website at rondahinrichsen.com.
From cover to cover, this story is every regency romance reader’s dream and delight. The novel is based on characters from Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice bringing a new twist and a new light to Anne de Bourgh’s story. Not only is this story a sweet romance, but it has mystery and intrigue too. This story is filled with anticipating twists and turns that will keep readers guessing and bringing them back for more. Readers will absolutely not want to put down this charming mystery filled regency romance novel.
Genre: historical, regency, romance, mystery
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Publication date: May 1, 2019
Number of pages: 263
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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