A Lady’s Guide to Fortune-Hunting – Debut novel brings a touch of class back to the Regency romance
Sophie Irwin’s new book hits the sweet spot where modern sense meets historic sensibility
There’s something about Regency England. This short period between 1811 and 1820 is disproportionally represented in historical fiction, and not just because it features the Napoleonic Wars. No, when it comes to the Regency, readers want romance. They want witty women in empire line frocks and brooding men in tight breeches. And these days there are dozens, if not hundreds, of authors ready and able to provide them.
The one who created the Regency romance ...