Lady Katherine “Kate” Beresford is a scandalous woman who has failed to find a husband during her first London season.
Lady Arabella Warwick dreams of being more than a wife and mother, but in Victorian society, the cards are stacked against the 27-year-old spinster with a passion for Assyriology.
It is all arranged. Lady Margaret Montagu Douglas Scott, second daughter of the Duke of Buccleuch, is expected to make a most propitious match.
Ottilie Russell is a young woman of Indian and British descent living in British-occupied India.
Gill Hornby’s Miss Austen is a historical fiction book that centers around famed author, Jane Austen and her lesser-known sister, Cassandra.
Fran Connor’s Honourable Lies is a story, filled with unexpected twists and turns, that centers on an orphan named Victoria.