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Five Reasons Why Cecilia Grant Kicks Regency Butt (Or, Why You Must Read the Blackshear Family Series)

Her characters are unique. In book two of the Blackshear Family series, the heroine Lydia Slaughter is a former courtesan, and during most of the novel, another man’s mistress. She has relations with a man who is not the hero for most of the book, and essentially enjoys it. She’s also a near genius with numbers and can calculate odds and count cards while gambling. Book one has Martha (Blackshear) Russell paying a neighbor to have sex with her daily for the purpose of conception—all to cheat her husband’s heir out of his inheritance. There’re only a few titled personages…

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