Mrs Calcott's Army
Dorset, 1817: Lydia Calcott, making her lonely way home from market, is accosted and savagely attacked. She is rescued from drowning by Major Mark Roper, a stranger to the area, who takes her back to his temporary quarters at Brockhill Manor.
Hearing her story, Mark vows to protect her until the would-be murderer is taken up. How to find one unknown man before he can come...more
I hope I see more of this author's work in the future.
A rich tapestry of characters ,who are very believable , so real you care what happens to them,
With out spoiling both the drama and romance , that befall our heroine Lydia , I will only say she is both genteel & mild of manor , but most definitely no shrinking violet , to day she would be said, to have girl power,
Set in the fictional market town of Wimborne , Dorset in 1817 , with the wonderful Quarter Jack clock , keeping time ...more
The detail of early nineteenth-century life in ...more