Books by Paula Marshall

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The Deserted Bride

Mary, Queen of Scots, was the subject (both knowing and unknowing) of many Catholic plots to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I. Aware of this, and with new rumors afoot, Andrew, Earl of Exford, is assigned to monitor Mary’s visit to an English spa town. Luckily, he has a cover. Ten years ago, when he wa ...

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Maid of Honor

Paula Marshall’s Harlequin Historicals backlist has become my new go-to for historicals with  unusual settings. In Maid of Honor, it’s 1558, Queen Elizabeth is on the verge of coronation and Penelope Jermaine and Oliver Woodville are fresh arrivals at court, as maid of honor to the Queen and ge ...

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An Unconventional Heiress

Circa 1810, Sydney society is in transition. The new governor Lachlan Macquarie is raising the status of freed convicts (‘emancipists’), much to the wrath of exclusives who arrived from the United Kingdom freely and, often, temporarily. Sarah Langley, wealthy gentlewoman newly arrived in the cit ...

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The Devil and Drusilla

I am very fond of traditional Regencies, and I think it’s great that Harlequin has taken to reissuing two older Mills & Boon books each month, even if they are only available through the Harlequin website. That said, I was less than delighted with The Devil and Drusilla by Paula Marshall. It is a ...

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Lord Hadleigh's Rebellion

Those who bemoan the loss of traditional Regencies or wish for books set in non-Regency settings with lower sensuality ratings should acquaint themselves with the mail-order only books from Harlequin Historicals. I have found a number of gems among the offerings in this line, and Lord Hadleigh's Re ...