The second in the Wideacre Trilogy, this novel is set in 18th-century Sussex. In the Dower House two children are being raised in protected innocence. Equal claimants to the inheritance of Wideacre, tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidden to marry, only one can inherit the estate.
Love this era. Phillipa Gregory is a real page turner for me. If you enjoy the Tudor error I recommend: The Other Boleyn Girl, The Queens Fool, The Other Queen, The Lady of the Rivers, The White Queen, The Red Queen, Wideacre, The Favoured Child, Meridon. Follow the link below to read the books in their correct order.
Wideacre Hall, set in the heart of the English countryside, is the ancestral home that Beatrice Lacey loves. But as a woman of the 18th century, she has no right of inheritance. Corrupted by a world that mistreats women, she sets out to corrupt other...
Philippa Gregory, Historical Fiction author of The Tudor Dynasty Books:THE LADY OF THE RIVERS, The Constant Princess, The Other Boleyn Girl, The Boleyn Inheritance, The Queen's Fool, The Virgin's Lover, The Other Queen.