By Candice Hern
"This is an unique, never-before-published Regency brief tale of roughly 12,000 phrases. lovers of the conventional Regency romances of Georgette Heyer, Barbara Metzger, and Carla Kelly will take pleasure in this tale of a highborn bride approximately to embark on an incredible prepared marriage. prior to sacrificing herself at the altar of accountability, woman Ann makes a decision to adventure one final day of unchaperoned enjoyable. Her tried break out, although, seems to be foiled while she will get caught in a tree. She is lucky to be rescued by means of a gallant gentleman, who then accompanies her on a wonderful experience. while she reveals herself falling in love along with her good-looking rescuer, woman Ann needs to now face an prepared marriage that not just checks her feel of responsibility. it could actually additionally holiday her center.
""Candice Hern is a notable expertise of enhanced advantage, one whose intelligence, wit, and craftsmanship are as notable as her dependent romantic sensibility.""
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As it had been since antiquity, historiography was still classified as a branch of narrative literature and a rather loftier one than prose fiction. ) To be a historian was supposed to require narrative skill and a penetrating The Waverley-model 31 judgment of men and affairs; it was not supposed to entail non-partisan professionalism or specialist training in the gathering, collating, and assessing of evidence. Not surprisingly, therefore, poets and philosophers considered historiography a fair field for exercising their talents.
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Lady Ann's Excellent Adventure by Candice Hern