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Historical Romance Book Review: Finally His Bride

About the Book Title: Finally His Bride   Series: Bride Ships: New Voyages, Book 1   Author: Jody Hedlund   Genre: Historical Romance   Publisher: Sunrise Publish ing   Release Date: February 12 , 2 02 4 Click here to purchase a copy of this book.   Publisher's Book Description “With the cotton mills closed and hunger rampant in Manchester, England, Willow Rhodes’s family encourages her to join the bride ship bound for the Pacific Northwest, where she is assured of employment. Willow agrees to go with the hope that eventually she can save enough money for her family to join her.     Rebellious knuckle-boxing champion Caleb Edwards loves Willow more than life itself. But Willow has been adamant that she sees him as a friend and nothing more. Unable to watch her sail away, Caleb uses his prize money to pay for passage to Vancouver Island to be with Willow.” My Review Finally His Bride , by Jody Hedlund, is the first book in The Bride Ships New Voyages series. Plenty of hist

Historical Fiction Book Review: All My Secrets

About the Book Title: All My Secrets   Author: Lynn Austin   Genre: Historical Fiction   Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers   Release Date: February 6 , 2 02 4 Click here to purchase a copy of this novel.   Publisher's Book Description “Bestselling author Lynn Austin returns with a luminous work of historical fiction set amid the opulence of Gilded Age New York, where three generations of women in one family must reckon with the choices they have made and their hopes for the future.     New York, 1898. The only thing more shocking than Arthur Stanhope III’s unexpected death is the revelation that his will bestows his company―and most of the vast fortune that goes with it―to the nearest male heir, leaving his mother, wife, and daughter nearly impoverished . His widow, Sylvia, quickly realizes she must set aside her grief to ensure their daughter, Adelaide, is launched into society as soon as the appropriate mourning period passes. If Sylvia can find a wealthy husband for Ad