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by Molly Zenk (Goodreads Author)
The Plan. Bored with her Midlands England hometown of Southwell, Mariah Woodhouse sought a better life: travel, excitement, society. Until she could escape, she read everything she could get her hands on. She fell in love with her favorite writer, Lord Byron. The Intrigue. And who should appear at her parents' inn where she worked. None other than the handsome, sophisticat ...more
Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 25th 2008 by Highland Press
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A very clever premise carried out imperfectly. The end of the novel is predictable from the beginning. I was hoping for something a little juicier, at least, concerning someone "mad, bad, and dangerous to know." Also, several historical inaccuracies such as red nail polish and pierced ears were distracting. This novella was an enjoyable light romance, but did not fulfill my hopes.
This was a really cute book! I was really suprised that something that short could be all that good. I enjoyed reading a book about the famous Lord Byron with it's facts and it's fantasy. If you are looking for a short fun read then you should give this book a try.
MOLLY ZENK was born in Minnesota, grew up in Florida, lived briefly in Tennessee, before finally settling in Colorado. She graduated from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL with degrees in Secondary Education, English, and Creative Writing. She spent six years using those degrees teaching High School English, Poetry, and Creative Writing before going on “hiatus” to focus on being a stay-at-home/ ...moreMore about Molly Zenk...