Martine Bailey, The Penny Heart (2015; titled A Taste for Nightshade in the U.
S.), about a young wife whose husband married her for her money, and a slum girl who has vowed revenge after being deported to Australia for swindling the young wife's husband.
Click on the title for more information from Powell's Books or another online source, or if you're outside the U. Leila Aboulela, The Kindness of Enemies (2016), about a present-day scholar in Scotland researching the life of the Muslim leader in the Caucasus who led the anti-Russian resistance in the nineteenth century; part of the novel is set in nineteenth-century Russia.Peter Ackroyd, The Case Book of Victor Frankenstein (2009), a literary novel which imagines that the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley and Victor Frankenstein, creator of the Frankenstein monster, were students together at Oxford. Ryder (2008), historical romance about a British agent assigned to smuggle out of Napoleon's France a French noblewoman with an English son; #1 in the Those Scandalous Ravenhursts series.If there are children involved, keeping positive memories alive often helps children to know that it’s okay to talk about their parent and share their feelings.I don’t think divorce should define who we loved and who and how we grieve.Louise Allen, The Outrageous Lady Felsham (2008), historical romance about a young widow who has an affair with a viscount who turns up in her bedroom in the wee hours of the morning; #2 in the Those Scandalous Ravenhursts series.
Louise Allen, The Shocking Lord Standon (2008), historical romance about a respectable man who discovers the solution to his own difficulty when he assists a naked woman out of hers; #3 in the Those Scandalous Ravenhursts series. Ravenhurst (2009), historical romance about a reckless man who falls in love with his bluestocking cousin, whose drab exterior conceals a passionate nature; #4 in the Those Scandalous Ravenhursts series. Hurst (2009), historical romance about an aristocratic young woman who falls in love with a theatre owner who doesn't believe in love; #5 in the Those Scandalous Ravenhursts series.Jump to: The British and Irish in the 19th Century Mysteries: 19th Century Britain Novels by and Inspired by Jane Austen Mysteries Inspired by Jane Austen The European Continent and Mediterranean in the 19th Century Mysteries: 19th Century European Continent Nineteenth century Europe featured the English Regency period, which gave rise to the "Regency romance" genre.Jane Austen wrote during this time, and a number of modern authors have borrowed her characters to create a distinct new Jane-Austen-inspired genre of historical fiction.Beryl Bainbridge, Master Georgie (1998), about a homosexual British physician who volunteers to serve as a medical officer in the Crimean War.Lori Baker, The Glass Ocean (2013), about a glassmaker and the daughter of a seaman who meet aboard ship on her naturalist father's expedition to the New World.From 1837-1901, England's Queen Victoria presided over an era known for the expansion of the British Empire and rigid social rules that masked a surge in poverty and crime.