Lesley-Anne McLeod




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Lesley-Anne McLeod

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My sixth Regency romance 'Novel Byte' (short fiction) "Phoebe's Duty" will be released by Uncial Press on September 16. http://www.uncialpress.com/phoebe-s-d...

Visit my website http://www.lesleyannemcleod.com/novel... for more information.

"I am primarily using Goodreads to catalogue my books, particularly my research books. I hope that the lists available here will be of use to other authors of historical fiction. I have not necessarily read every portion of each research book, but Goodreads gives no 'partially read' option! My favourite fiction is included just for fun!"

Lesley-Anne McLeod has loved all things British--from history and geography to art and literature--for longer than she can remember. After years of bookselling and non-fi
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Average rating: 3.67 · 82 ratings · 16 reviews · 19 distinct works · Similar authors
Carolina's Walking Tour

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The Beggarmaid

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Comet Wine

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The Education of Portia

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Love's Liberty

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Daughter of Trade

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The Harmless Deception

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The Elopement - Thomas RowlandsonA clandestine marriage, a runaway romance, a bolt to Gretna Green -- these all have formed the plots of many Regency novels. But what did the press of the day report about these secret liaisons in the first twenty years of the nineteenth century? A great deal:

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“Jane Austen’s world is a unique wedge of history, immortalized by her wonderful books. It is ironic that I am fascinated by the Regency world in all its details, when Jane Austen seldom mentions any of those facts. She never mentions the war raging in Europe, her characters are apparently unaware of the industrialization shortly to overtake them. The revolution of steam travel does not touch her people–they travel by coach, horse, and foot.” and “There is no doubt that Austen herself was aware of the world around her and its imminent change. But her characters live in the world of the family, the village and the heart–and are loved because of it. The trappings of the greater world do not impinge on Jane Austen’s books.”
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