Literature & Fiction, Romance: Regency
Blue Star Books
Lady Amelie Wainwoode’s secret identity is secure until the arrival of the scandalous Lord Stratfield. Determined to protect her good name and clandestine art career, she counters his blackmail. Now she must leave the sanctuary of her aunt’s home in London for his estate at White Ash to fulfill the bargain. Her presence unveils more than the hushed history which binds their families.
David Ambrose, Lord Stratfield, has endured deceit, censure and scandals. Even so, he does not hesitate to manipulate rumors of his disreputable behavior to his best advantage. He gives the daughter of the man he loathed for years no choice—comply with his plans and accept his terms or he will expose and ruin her.
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Praise for Family Portrait
A fascinating romantic tale in a magnificent Regency voice. FIVE STARS!
– Affaire de Coeur
It kept me up all night! A wonderful story with eloquent style and graceful characters.
– Ann Vandeventer
Family Portrait is a delightful and richly told Regency. Sharon Sobel’s characters are both subtle and more than they first seem. Her tale delivers unexpected twists making this a delightful Regency romance…Ms. Sobel has a unique voice when it comes to writing, one that draws you in for a compelling read.
Sharon Sobel uses classic Regency styling and superior storytelling to weave a delightful tale of intrigue, romance, and family…the right mixture of mystery, classic styling and a chemistry between the hero and heroine leaves you excited, exasperated, and wanting more!
– Andi Williams, Southern Girl Book Reviews
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Esther Brown’s family is falling apart around her. Widowed and re-married with two daughters, Esther is unable to control her eldest daughter Geneva’s wayward ways and sends Geneva to live with her aunt and her aunt’s husband in Ivy Glen, a small town outside Chicago. Esther’s attempt to find salvation for her child sets in motion a series of dramatic events that tests the bonds of one family as they discover ‘Family Secrets.’
Based on fact, ‘Family Secrets’ is set in a 1920’s Chicago suburb and told from the perspectives of multiple family members. This dramatic tale has it all: passion, betrayal, deception, forgiveness and a glimpse into the unconditional ties that bind a family together.
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Candice Kohl was born and spent most of her life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There she worked as a copywriter in advertising and public relations. She also performed as an actress at the Sunset Playhouse, a major Midwest community theatre. In her spare time, she taught English as a second language to recently arrived immigrants. She and her husband, Phil Brabant, raised two sons: Christopher is a jazz musician in New Orleans and Dustin is a student in Milwaukee.
In 1993, her first book, “The String on a Roast Won’t Catch Fire in the Oven: An A to Z Encyclopedia of Common Sense” was released with excellent reviews, including one by the American Library Association. Her other titles include “Destiny’s Disguise” and “A Twist in Time.” Kohl has had numerous articles published in periodicals and newspapers, but her greatest passion has always been romance.
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Lord John, the earl of Farleigh—his giant frame scarred by battles fought as a mercenary knight—returns home to England to claim his unexpected inheritance. But now he must battle against the wicked baron Elwood of Eye and a woman with an inner strength to match his own who dares to love him.
A widow bitter toward men, Lady Gwyneth—her willfulness and deceit borne not of treachery—determines to save her younger sister from the formidable earl by wedding him herself. Expecting nothing but cruelty at her husband’s hand, she is surprised to find herself the recipient of that which she has so often given, but never received: love. But Gwyneth has dark secrets that will inevitably be revealed—secrets that will test the strength of their love.
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