Sojourn With a Stranger – by Keta Diablo
I’ve loved historical romance since I was a teen gobbling up Regency Romances by the truckload. I’ve always been especially fond of those set in colonial America, Civil War era, or the old west. Humans are passionate beings, no matter what time period they lived in, but there is something about smoldering sensuality set against a backdrop of polite, formal language and voluminous clothing that just does it for me.
Raine Brinsley is in a sadly all-too-common situation for young women in the late nineteenth century. Both of her parents have died at sea, her meager family savings gone with them. She hopes to earn enough money working as a servant in a wealthy Norfolk, VA home to pay for the journey back to Maine, and her only surviving relative, an elderly grandfather. Continue reading