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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That was serious indeed. Turning back to her rapidly thinning wardrobe, her hand fell upon a plain muslin in dove grey. I love this author and the two books I have read by her have been clean, full of history that is well researched, mysterious storylines.

I have to say, I would not read it again. But years passed, he married milkewed woman, and later on, we find out she was also hospitalized in the Manor, and was also pregnant. Review – The Queen’s Handmaid. Now Charlotte paused only long enough to run her fingers over Katherine’s elaborate script and the smeared London Duty date stamp.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I love the ending– finally the underdog wins. Charlotte arose on milkwed legs and pressed a letter from the London solicitor and a bank note into the woman’s hand.

He might be glad that her mother was not here to witness this day, but Charlotte was not. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

The story is about Charlotte mankr is a Vicar’s daughter living in the ‘s. Perhaps that solicitor friend of Uncle’s had given false information about this place. The reader will immediately connect with Charlotte and her sense of loss on several levels. Best of all, Lady of Milkweed Manor shows in a tangible and emotionally gratifying way how all things do work together for the good of those who love the Lord and are called according to His purpose.


Forgive me, I mean no disrespect, but do you really think God works that way? Charlotte’s mother was attended by Dr. A sharp barb of waiting fills my chest and I can barely breathe.

I guess his part in the story could be read as a way to say that, even without Charlotte, her father and sister continued with their lives as if nothing had happened, although more bitterly. When the driver helped her alight at Chequers Inn, she took not o coach headed for Hertfordshire and Aunt Tilney, but rather a coach bound for London.

Charles is now desperate because Katherine has vowed never to have another child if this one does not live. Soon, Lamb must make decisions involving true love and sacrifice, providing many powerful turning points throughout the story.

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Having never read anything about wet nurses or a novel that deals directly with the life of unwed mother’s during this particular time in history, I found all the detail to be engrossing. Lady of Milkweed Manor Series: Their attitude made me so angry! In fact, the only one willing to help Charlotte, that went beyond rules and gossip, was her cousin Katherine, married to Harris, and foster mother to Edmund without knowing it.

It makes these characters a lot more human and relatable. A keener mood to Wuthering Heights I have not found. Two minutes later, just as she knew it would, the post wagon approached. However, my biggest problem was the lack of sin. Review – The Dancing Master. 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.


The tales in this book about the life of a wet-nurse of the day were fascinating. I suppose Father’s anger is right and just.

However, I was again rather unsuspecting and wouldn’t want a teenager reading it. However, when Charles’s estate home burns, Charlotte seeks to comfort him, but when things go too far she finds herself “ruined”. B- Sensuality Subtle Book Type: Their attitude made me so angry! It was a lovely edition with a canvas cover embroidered with birds and flowers worked in silk and metallic thread. Honestly, it was just sad. And from that decision on, she grew and became stronger, as she decided to help in the Manor the best she could, instead of sinking in her pain and she would have had a good excuse for it.

The quotes and excerpts from other works were tedious.

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He has since married, but maintains an affection toward her. That exquisite thing, the seed of milkweed, furnished abundant playthings. That was disconcerting to me and, like I said, hard to follow. There wasn’t an overt amount of religiousness, and what was there was very believable for the time that the book is set.

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