Sarah C.

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Portrait of a Scotsman (A League of Extraordinary Women #3) By Evie Dunmore Cover Image
ISBN: 9781984805720
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Berkley - September 7th, 2021

Historical romance loses its fantasy element when I think too hard about the reality of the 1880s - the surplus of clothing layers and the lack of women's rights, the quickness in which you can get labeled a wanton or hysteric and sent away to a sanitarium. Sooty gas lighting? NO THANKS. However, Evie Dunmore got me good with this one. There's a discussion on Marx! Socialism! Suffragettes! Workers and unions! A grumpy Scotsman with big hands and a chipped tooth! For all of those wary historical romance babies, this one is for you.

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