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Manor of Secrets by Katherine Longshore | Review

Manor of Secrets by Katherine Longshore
Published by Point on January 28, 2014
Pages 320
Format Hardcover
Source Publisher
Goodreads • B&N

The year is 1911. And at The Manor, nothing is as it seems . . .

Lady Charlotte Edmonds: Beautiful, wealthy, and sheltered, Charlotte feels suffocated by the strictures of upper-crust society. She longs to see the world beyond The Manor, to seek out high adventure. And most of all, romance. 

Janie Seward: Fiery, hardworking, and clever, Janie knows she can be more than just a kitchen maid. But she isn't sure she possesses the courage -- or the means -- to break free and follow her passions.

Both Charlotte and Janie are ready for change. As their paths overlap in the gilded hallways and dark corridors of The Manor, rules are broken and secrets are revealed. Secrets that will alter the course of their lives. . . forever.


    Usually I am not such a fan of the old time historical fiction with girls all dressed up in the gorgeous dresses and falling in love with people they're not supposed to fall for. That is the typical storyline to most of these historical fiction love stories. This one in particular stood out to me. As I was reading, I was waiting for the boredom...waiting for the basic storyline. Instead, I was amazed. The mysteries always had me on the edge of my seat, as cliche as that sounds. Although there is some love involved, the mystery and secret aspect struck home to me.
    Also, let's admirer this cover. The girl on the front is absolutely gorgeous. The blue on the dress really made this cover stick out to me. Personally, I think this is the best book I have ever read by Katherine Longshore, and if you haven't read this yet, please do! I assure you that you will not be disappointed. (Read if you love the show Downtown Abby, reminded me of that!)


  1. I love this cover! I also love historical fiction, though I'm not a big fan of historical 'romance'. I don't mind if there is a little romance in my story, but I don't want it to be the main ideal Sounds like this one may fit the bill!

  2. I love a good historical fiction romance! Nice review.

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