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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I thought it did a good job of putting you in the era, and looking at more than the usual sitting-room scenes that many novels set in the same time period stick to. Both are determined, with God’s help, to protect those they love. I hope to see you around, and read your comments! IV rated it really liked it Shelves: I did learn a great deal about how pregnancy out of wedlock was dealt with in the 19th century WHAT?!?!

And so at Manor House, Daniel, who is shocked to see Charlotte living there, agrees to undertake her care, treating her without prejudice and very kindly. While I am not saying that this is the most spiritual book I have ever read, God, the Bible, prayer, forgiveness, consequences of our sins fill the pages if we look.

Lady of Milkweed Manor

Then she noticed the milkweeds Once there, she is faced with decisions on h Really enjoyed this book. My standard is that if a Romance is rated G or PG, I give it an extra star, so technically I would give this a rating of 6 stars. The only flaw in their story is their first kiss! East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It seems rather that when she tells how it happened it makes the reader feel that any young woman in that situation would not have been able to resist, which almost seeks to justify it. I feel like there were trivial moments in the story that o on too long, and then big occurrances that I felt were briefly mentioned or not given enough explanation, dialogue, or time.


If only you were here to soften him. She would leave her mother’s garden in perfect order. He had met Charlotte in the past, as Dr. Charlotte is being sent away in the hopes of milkwede the damage done to her family, especially her older sister, Beatrice who is attempting to secure a marriage proposal. It’s heart wrenching, and uncomfortable.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Klassen handled it mostly well, only crossing the line a time or two, I think — again, according to my personal moral code; hers might be vastly different millweed mine.

Well, it was fairly good There was one scene about nursing a baby that was a bit graphic for kilkweed tastes, but all else was handled nicely.

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Desperate to save Katherine’s sanity and his own estate, Charles Harris begs Daniel Taylor manot allow him to talk to Charlotte and make her an offer she can’t refuse.

View all 12 comments. Ladj there’s usually a wait for it. Julie and her husband have two sons and live in a suburb of St. My heart pounded with anticipation so many times I lost count. Cut to the Quick reviewed Oct. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. While it was happy, not everything was perfect.

And did my Saviour bleed, And did my Sovereign die? His wife suffers from severe depression following the birth of their child. Breastfeeding is a constant element.

Lady of Milkweed Manor

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. From the novel’s beginning, I felt totally pulled into the story. Yet it’s not the theme itself that is a problem for this book – there have been many great novels based upon it – just that it’s not presented with the depth that it requires. So, instead of a story about a woman sinning and God forgiving her and working good from her sin, we have a story of a woman who made a mistake and everything that happens is not her fault.


I’d recommend this, if you’re not offended by the romance of the thing. She took a deep breath and walked on.

Faith themes are subtly woven throughout. A keener mood to Wuthering Heights I have not found. Then she stepped off the cobbles and crossed the damp and narrow Gower Mews. Klassen writes beautifully, but after having loved The Apothecary’s Daughter so much, I have been disappointed in the quality of her other stories. Otherwise, it was a cleanly-worded novel.

Don’t have a Kindle? In conclusion, I highly recommend this book. Klassen’s writing is always masterful.

This book is about a girl who gets pregnant out of wedlock and has to go to a home for unwed mothers. She learned from her mistakes and became a better, stronger, person, molkweed to face the world once more and make her life count, even with all her disadvantages.

Refresh and try again. This book is like that.

He chose his reputation and his name over his own daughter! Julie Klassen is an amazing, passionate author, and everything she writes is worth reading, as she creates deep, layered characters and stories pady will keep you at the edge of your sit.

Charlotte looked down, feeling the heat of embarrassment snake up her neck and pulse in her ears. Most people probably wouldn’t notice or care, but I always notice political, moral, spiritual etc.