Miss Wilton's Waltz

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Product Details

Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
Shadow Mountain
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.9 X 1.1 X 8.7 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781629724133

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About the Author

Josi S. Kilpack is the author of twenty-six novels, including A Culinary Mystery series and several titles in the Proper Romance series. Her novel A Heart Revealed was a 2015 Publishers Weekly Best Romance Book of the Year. She and her husband, Lee, are the parents to four children.

Reviews

"The jilted elder sister in Kilpack's The Vicar's Daughter becomes the heroine in this tender, satisfying Regency romance. When Catherine, a particularly troublesome new student of Lenora's, becomes her nemesis, Lenora falls into a conflicted relationship with the girl's devoted uncle, Aiden, who will do anything to help his difficult niece--even blackmailing Lenora with his knowledge of her secret habit of taking late-night river walks while dressed in men's clothing. Kilpack convincingly portrays the acting out of an angry, formerly neglected child, who causes much damage to Lenora's psyche, reputation, and future hopes. Lenora's slow, arduous journey toward empathy, forgiveness, and love...proves deeply rewarding."-- (02/06/2018)
"Sweet, insightful, and gracefully written, Kilpack's latest Regency romance is a quiet triumph."
--Booklist
"Lives intertwined by circumstance are suddenly bound by love, and it will take courage to vanquish the fear, pride, and guilt that are blocking everyone's happiness. Kilpack's sequel to The Vicar's Daughter is another quiet, character-driven romance that finds poignancy through complex conflicts while maintaining a more authentic tone and sensibility (including no sex) than many current historical romances. A sweet, engaging, graceful romance."
-- (04/15/2018)
"A lovely, nuanced romance that shows how creating a relationship with oneself is just as
important as falling in love with somebody else...Lenora Wilton is no shrinking violet. At first look, she easily could be an Austen heroine...Miss Wilton's Waltz is proper without being demure. Lenora's romance with Aiden includes some breathtaking moments and undeniable chemistry. The book rarely crosses the line into physical interactions, which makes Lenora's
exploration of her own values and desires that much more exciting. The then-scandalous waltz shared by Aiden and Lenora is an excellent moment in this beautifully crafted romance. Kilpack has a deft touch for characterization. Lenora, Aiden, and other characters are vibrant and well drawn. In each scene, Kilpack plays with familiar stereotypes--the prim headmistress, the insolent student--but makes them feel fresh and relatable. The book
includes characters who cope with anxiety and a learning disability. Although Lenora initially finds comfort in doing the right thing, her adventure truly begins when she learns to do what
is right for her. Miss Wilton's Waltz charms in every chapter."--Foreword Reviews
"Enchanting Regency romance...Kilpack frequently employs cliffhangers to keep the plot moving. As the newest book in the Proper Romance series, Miss Wilton's Waltzis a fun and enchanting story that lives up to its predecessors!"--Compass Book Ratings
"Patience, forgiveness, and a willingness to trust eventually carry the day in this inspirational romance, and there are interesting insights into the strategies adopted by those struggling to cope with severe insecurities and a troubled childhood. Recommended."--Historical Novel Society