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Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction
Slammerkin author Donoghue takes readers to the Beau Monde era, where a
Lord Derby has been chasing the lovely Eliza for years, trying to convince her to marry him when his invalid wife dies. It
An authentic picture of an era seething with a need for change, colorful characters and more colorful cultural details make for an engaging, fascinating read.
Donoghue's intuitive understanding of the time period takes readers straight into the heart of her story and the minds of her characters. This is a finely tuned work of historical fiction that intrigues and titillates. (Sep., 672 pp., $26.00)
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: September 2004