Sprinkled with fascinating details about the lives of women in Regency England, Lady of Milkweed Manor is a moving romantic drama about. The Lady of Milkweed Manor was Julie Klassen’s first novel and, in my opinion, it is her best. The Lady of Milkweed Manor tells the story of four. Prologue. When first I knew her, I thought her an amusing scrap of girl, silly and a bit grubby from her mornings spent in the gardens. When not pottering about.

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This book covers a lot of hard topics: Sprinkled with fascinating details about the lives of women in Regency England, Lady of Milkweed Manor is a moving romantic drama about the redemption of past failings and the beauty of sacrificial love.

It was clear he could barely wait to get her out of his sight. The plot keeps evolving.

Buy Lady of Milkweed Manor: Twenty-year-old Charlotte Lamb is the daughter of a heartless English vicar, as we discover when she becomes pregnant and he throws her out of her childhood home.

Now, I milkwesd think I can heal someone with a bit of milkweed root, if the need ever arises. Charles is now desperate because Katherine has vowed never to have another child if this one does not live. Both are determined, with God’s help, to protect those they love.

Lady of Milkweed Manor is not to be missed by historical fiction lovers…. She stepped purposefully to the wardrobe and opened its doors. Three simple wooden chests lined the opposite wall, no doubt used to store the belongings of the room’s temporary lodgers.


It just left me feeling sad.

Well, it was fairly good There were frequent unexpected twists in the plot line, which surprised me, and the ending was milkwees done, but really the only reason I read the whole thing was to be able to review it accurately. Willing tears to remain at bay, Charlotte stepped out of the vicarage, quietly shutting the door behind her.

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If I step away, retreat into the shadows, I will be safe, but I won’t be there to see her when she finally flies away Soon, Lamb must make decisions involving true love and sacrifice, providing many powerful turning points throughout the story.

I enjoy all the nursemaid plot although I could see that being tedious for a mama who didn’t nurse her babies–what’s all the fuss By the end, I didn’t hate this book as much as I thought I would.

On the other hand, we have Daniel Taylor, the hero in this story. It’s heart wrenching, and uncomfortable. It had been a gift from her mother’s sister, and Charlotte didn’t think her father would object to her taking it.

There were the neatly trimmed hedges that Buxley still coaxed into the shape her mother preferred. Jul 23, Cintia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Lady of Milkweed Charlotte does end up having a happy ending, but her journey to get there is full of pain.

Lady of Milkweed Manor

The Queen’s Handmaid Series: To avoid the prying eyes of all who know her, she hides herself away in Lond As Charlotte drew closer to the looming grey edifice that was to become her temporary home, she could not help but notice the secretive shuttered windows. She tossed it on the bed. She is definitely one of my favorite writers in the Christian fiction world and historical fiction, in general. I do love to read books that pull at my heart toward Jesus. This story is filled with historically accurate details that make it even more of a gem.


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She heard the sound of paper rustling and knew the matron was again reading the letter. As someone who reads dozens of regency-era books, I can say this book stands alone as completely different. I love this book! Like what other reviews said, this book is a lot darker than I had expected especially as a Bethany House publication. Milkweeds were pretty enough when the flowers bloomed, but when the grey-green pods aged to a dull silver, the reedy stalks held little aesthetic value at all.

I did not find anything depressing about the book that was not an important part of the story. In fact, the only one willing to help Charlotte, that went beyond rules and gossip, was her cousin Lafy, married to Harris, and foster mother to Edmund without knowing it. Suspension of disbelief was too much work to be worthwhile.