Cornwall

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The Mermaid of Penperro

The Mermaid of Penperro is a fun story with a lot of humor - and a dash of whimsy thrown in for good measure. Although it's not about an actual mermaid, you do have to suspend your disbelief for this one. Fortunately, it's worth it. Konstanze Bugg is the child of an opera singer and an actor, ...

B
Gambler's Daughter

Never having read any of this author's previous works, I had no idea what to expect when I opened this book. However, the back blurb indicated the heroine was disguising her identity to defraud a wealthy family. This was not an inspiring summation of the story. Thankfully, although the back blurb wa ...

A
To Love and To Cherish

To Love and To Cherish is the first volume of Patricia Gaffney's justly renowned Wyckerley trilogy. The books are set during the Victorian era in the English village of Wyckerley. Wyckerley's physical terrain is similar to Cornwall - mining and agricultural country, and one of the charms of the tril ...

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The Lady in Gray

After a long series of mediocre reads, it is a treat to come across a book that gets it right. Having been banished to her aunt in Cornwall after a youthful peccadillo, lady Sylvia has spent the last 10 years concentrating on her art. Nicholas Morley, Earl of Longueville, has returned to Cornw ...

B
The Lady in Gray

After I finished The Lady in Gray, I took a trip to the used book store to find more of Patricia Oliver's books. I finished 1998 in a bit of depression because two of my favorite regency writers, Mary Balogh and Carla Kelly said they will no longer be writing the traditional Regency Romance, but wit ...