[Reading] ➻ Mistress Suffragette By Diana Forbes – Avshao.info

Mistress Suffragette As Penelope Stanton Grows Into Her Own In The Burgeoning Women S Suffrage Movement, She Is Pursued By An Incorrigible Banker Who Promises To Use His Access And Power To Help Her Advance But Can He Be Trusted Or Are His Words Part Of An Elaborate Mind Game Played Between Him And His Wife In This Superbly Crafted Novel, Rich With Historical Detail, Diana Forbes Transports The Reader To The Gilded Age And Creates An Unforgettable Protagonist In Penelope Stanton Pursued By A Villainous Millionaire, Torn Between The Dictates Of Propriety, The Promptings Of Her Own Heart, And Her Allegiance To The Fight For Women S Suffrage, Can Penelope Forge Her Own Path This Book Is Impossible To Put Down And Readers Will Be Rooting For Penelope All The Way Phyllis T Smith, Bestselling Author Of I Am Livia And The Daughters Of Palatine Hill.Mistress Suffragette Is A Delightful Romp Through The Gilded Age Penelope Stanton, A Young Woman Forced To Create A New Life For Herself, Is A Witty And Feisty Guide Through This Most Fascinating Of Eras A Very Entertaining Read Susan Breen, Author Of The Bestselling Maggie Dove Mystery Series.For Lovers Of Historical Fiction, This Debut Novel By Diana Forbes Is A Romp Through The Pleasures And Perils Of The Gilded Age In Late 19th Century New England Books Pro


About the Author: Diana Forbes

Diana Forbes is a 9th generation American, with ancestors on both sides of the Civil War Diana Forbes lives and writes in Manhattan When she is not cribbing chapters, Diana Forbes loves to explore the buildings where her 19th Century American ancestors lived, loved, survived and thrived She is passionate about vintage clothing, antique furniture, ancestry, and vows to master the quadrille in he Diana Forbes is a 9th generation American, with ancestors on both sides of the Civil War Diana Forbes lives and writes in Manhattan When she is not cribbing chapters, Diana Forbes loves to explore the buildings where her 19th Century American ancestors lived, loved, survived and thrived She is passionate about vintage clothing, antique furniture, ancestry, and vows to master the quadrille in her lifetime Diana Forbes is the author of New York Gilded Age historical fiction.Diana Forbes s Publication History 1 Mistress Suffragette was published by Pen Press in 2017.2 Temptation, a chapter from the sequel to Mistress Suffragette, was published in the Saturday Evening Post s Great American Fiction Contest anthology of winners in January 2017.3 A selection from Mistress Suffragette won 1st Prize in Women s Fiction in the Missouri Romance Writers of America Gateway to the Best Contest.4 In addition, Mistress Suffragette was a Finalist in the Wisconsin RWA Fab Five contest in Women s Fiction 5 Mistress Suffragette won 1st Place in the 2016 Chatelaine Award, in the Romantic and Sensual category.6 Mistress Suffragette was shortlisted in the 2016 Chanticleer Somerset Award for Literary Fiction 7 Mistress Suffragette won the 2017 Book Excellence Award for Romance 8 Mistress Suffragette was awarded the Silver 2017 North American Book Award for History 9 Silver, 2017 NYC Big Book Awards, Historical Fiction Starred Kirkus Review The book feels like it was written at the time, reading like an alternate, feminist take on The House of Mirth s well born lady in reduced circumstances with a decidedly happier ending.A sprightly, winning historical novel about an unexpected romance between a young woman and her own power



10 thoughts on “Mistress Suffragette

  1. says:

    I rarely read or review romances I like unusual books, and romances tend to run to formula So when I got the request for this review, I had to take a look at what was being said about Mistress Suffragette on Goodreads It sounded like there would beemphasis on the context than I woul


  2. says:

    Against a backdrop of the Gilded Age, Mistress Suffragette follows a young woman as she fights with society and herself to find genuine freedom.New York debutante Penelope Stanton is on the verge of marrying Sam, a business acquaintance of her father, but when her father s business endeavors


  3. says:

    Splendid, delightful and engaging.Mistress Suffragette is a wonderful story set in the time when women fought to have a voice while still being dependent on a man It is a great read and brimming with enlightening historical information.It is brilliantly written in the time setting of the 1890 s durin


  4. says:

    Reviewed by Juliana Leal for Readers Views 05 17 Mistress Suffragette by Diana Forbes is a wonderful and detailed journey that takes you back in time to the late 19th Century Gilded Age 1870 1900 It is a vivid story that merges romance, fiction, and historical events that took place during that age Diana Forb


  5. says:

    It was a new and promising time for women at the end of the 1800 s, and this suited Penelope Stanton perfectly She had just been dumped by her fianc , no matter that he was her cousin, but theirs was to be a marriage by alliance in his eyes anyway She no longer had the financial connections now that her father s busin


  6. says:

    Diana Forbes has a knack for this type of writing In Mistress Suffragette we get a mix of history and romance that, despite the plethora of steamy romance book covers featuring bare chested, 18th century Dukes, is rarely done well To be honest, it s not easy for me to imagine romance being all that sexy to begin with back befo


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    Disclaimer I won this book from GoodReads and the publisher Never toast your enemies It accords them too much power Penelope Stanton, oldest of two daughters of Newport scion Phillip Stanton, is caught between the old order and the new age As the panic of 1893 comes crashing in, it leads the way for suffrage and abolitionist outcry tha


  8. says:

    A fun mix of history and fictionDiana Forbes managed to write a fun and witty historical novel that I believe is very close to how things were during the suffrage movement Penelope is living on the cusp of a women s movement but she is still stuck in a time when women are expected to marry or considered spinsters before they re in their late 20


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    Following a young woman s journey as she discovers the world on her own Although Penelope P Stanton had lived a life with her parents and younger sister, she soon realizes that her worth is dependent on saving her father s dying business by whatever means necessary Learning this, amongst the way the current men she s encountered in her life, leads her t


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    Diana Forbes takes us on Penelope Stanton s journey during the Gilded Age to fight for women s rights While trying to fight for the rights of women though, Penelope must also fight off the advances of Edgar Daggers, an obnoxious millionaire who is known for his flirtatious ways As she works hard to ignore them she also has to fight against some feelings she has


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