The Rose and the Thistle by Laura Frantz // Review

My Review: 

A captivating romance set against the backdrop of the Jacobite rebellion and King George I's ascent to the throne of England. 

A staunch Jacobite and staunch Catholic, Lady Blythe Hedley must seek refuge from a family friend in Scotland when her father is declared a traitor to the crown. 

 A beautifully written book, obviously well researched, that breathes life into the pages of history, bringing the time and conflicts to life realistically as the story unfolds. The characters are well developed, and drew me into the story. I admired Blythe and Everard for their faith, as well as their devotion to their family and beliefs. Plus, their chemistry is off the charts!

A slow burn romance that is not to be dismissed, it pulled me into their world in the most enchanting way, while bringing to life the turbulence of the times. Perfect for fans of lush historical reads, a riveting escape from beginning to end. Highly recommend. 

I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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