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At the age of twenty-one, Nicholas Price has the world at his feet. He has just graduated from Oxford, he is heir to his father's title and fortune, and he is about to meet Ada Byron, the daughter of his idol Lord Byron. His life falls apart, however, when an attempted elopement with Ada ends in disaster, resulting in his disinheritance. Destitute, he takes up residency in ...more
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Published May 20th 2011 by Ashley J. Barnard, via Smashwords
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Nicholas Price, twenty-one, heir to a title, recent Oxford graduate and aspiring poet is obsessed with the Romantic poet, Lord Byron. So taken with everything Byronic, he declares his intention of marrying Ada, Byron's eighteen year-old daughter. Without even having met her. Luckily for Nicholas, one evening among his father, Lord Neville's guests, are Ada and her mother Annabella, Lady Byron. Nicholas naturally is smitten - even though "she was not quite as beautiful as he hoped" - and
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The characters in this book jumped off the page! For someone who's not big into poetry, let alone Byron's work, I read this book because I had a feeling that if it was something that Ashley J. Barnard wrote, I'd enjoy it. She didn't disappoint, and even offered me the chance to glimpse at some of Lord Byron's work, and an insight into his life. I even learned a little bit more about Shakespeare's work as well. The story flowed, engrossingly quick, too, using Byron and his daughter to set the sta ...more
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Ashley is the author of seven novels, as well as three published stage adaptations of Jane Austen’s books. She lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and daughter, and up until recently she and her husband ran their own Shakespearean theater company, Actors’ Renaissance Theatre. Shadow Fox (2010 Novel of the Year) and its sequels Fox Rising and Night of the Fox are published by Champagne/BURST ...more
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