Averil Reisman

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Averil Reisman loves to write steamy American-set historical romances of the Gilded Age and Gay Nineties--the late Victorian period during which America's industrial age aristocracy lived like lords and ladies of England. Ever since the PBS series, America's Castles, which focused on the fabulous houses built during this era, she's been fascinated by the life style of America's industrial age barons.

A closet feminist, she admires the brave women of this era who fought for equal voting rights, and who often broke the mold to bring about social change and women's equality. Writing about strong women, and the alpha males who love them, is one of her greatest passions . . . besides her loving husband.

She's always been a writer, having graduated
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Average rating: 3.9 · 71 ratings · 10 reviews · 4 distinct works
The Captain's Temptress

3.85 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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When I first read romance author Trish Milburn’s post about her effort to gather authors together in a group (Upbeat Authors) to write positive upbeat posts, I hesitated to join. What could I possibly offer that would be inspirational to others? But the more I thought about it, the more I realized that’s exactly what this project is for—turning negative thoughts to positive, turning my negative...

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Averil Reisman Gianna wrote: "Hi, Averil,

Thank you for making me your friend. I hope you have a wonderful week.

Gianna Thomas"


You're welcome. And same to you!


Gianna Thomas Hi, Averil,

Thank you for making me your friend. I hope you have a wonderful week.

Gianna Thomas


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