The Captain’s Daughter by Jennifer Delamere
Little description:Warm-Hearted Victorian Romance Brings 1880s London to Life
When a series of circumstances beyond her control leave Rosalyn Bernay alone and penniless in London, she chances upon a job backstage at a theater that is presenting the most popular show in London. A talented musician and singer, she feels immediately at home and soon becomes enthralled with the idea of pursuing a career on the stage.
A hand injury during a skirmish in India has forced Nate Moran out of the army until he recovers. Filling his time at a stable of horses for hire in London, he has also spent the past two months working nights as a stagehand, filling in for his injured brother. Although he’s glad he can help his family through a tough time, he is counting the days until he can rejoin his regiment. London holds bitter memories for him that he is anxious to escape. But then he meets the beautiful woman who has found a new lease on life in the very place Nate can’t wait to leave behind.
Genre: Historical Fiction/ Christian Romance
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My thoughts: 5 stars out of 5
Rosalyn Bernay shared her hardship in life: orphaned from the young age, with a father lost at sea, and with two sisters in the same orphanage, she learns to trust God no matter what. At seventeen, she went to another city to earn her living, yet something went amiss with her possition as lady’s companion. One unfortunate incident left her without job, penniless and ruined her reputation, stamping her as a thief. Running away for her life, Rosalyn stops in London, the grand city of many great opportunities, but soon she learns, the capital had its dark, ugly side…. Escaping from the brothel, she wanted to keep her dignity intaked…. she finds there is God’s hand in everything. With a new job offer, which she come across accidently, she was made a dresskeeper in one of the theaters…
Amazing story of hope and courage, faith in God and hardship of life….
Provided by Litfuse as a complementary copy for my opinion and review.