Before the Season Ends

Before the Season Ends
Written by Linore Rose Burkard

About the Book…


England, 1813: Romantic woes at home send Ariana Forsythe to her Aunt Bentley’s town house in the fashionable Mayfair district of London. There she finds worse troubles than those that prompted her flight from home. Under her aunt’s watchful eye, Ariana is soon steeped in high society–and at odds with Mr. Phillip Mornay, London’s current darling rogue.

Then, unexpectedly, rumour of a scandal changes Ariana forever. Her faith and her future are at stake in an unexpected adventure that gains even the Prince Regent’s attention.

Will Ariana’s faith survive this test? And what about her heart? For it is Ariana’s heart that most threatens to betray the truths she has always believed in. When she finds herself backed against a wall, betrothed to a man who cannot share her faith, how can it ever turn out right?

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About the Author…
Linore Rose Burkard creates Inspirational Romance for the Jane Austen Soul. Her characters take you back in time to experience life and love during the era of Regency England (circa 1800 – 1830). Fans of classic romances, such as Pride & Prejudice, Emma, and Sense & Sensibility, will enjoy meeting Ariana Forsythe, a feisty heroine who finds her heart and beliefs tested by high-society London.

Ms. Burkard’s novels include Before the Seasons Ends and The House in Grosvenor Square (coming April, 2009). Her stories blend Christian faith and romance with well-researched details from the Regency period. Her books and monthly newsletter captivate readers with little-known facts, exciting stories, and historical insights. Experience a romantic age, where timeless lessons still apply to modern life. And, enjoy romance that reminds us happy endings are possible for everyone.

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12 thoughts on “Before the Season Ends

  1. I have never read this author before however I will read this book. I am a fan of Jane Austen and period books, the Christian aspect adds to my interest. I look forward to reading it.

  2. Jessica, This book sounds amazing! I will be at Barnes & Noble’s door when they open tomorrow at 9am! Ariana sounds like someone with whom I could identify. As an English teacher, I love the idea of the genre that this book represents. Also, I love the idea of blending Christian ideas with real life experiences that are positive. I can see now that I am going to ravish this book this weekend. I’ll let you know on Monday! Thanks for the excellent review!
    Dana Fredrick, Ed.D.

  3. Wow. It sounds fantastic. A darling rogue and high society. Its hard to go wrong with that combo. I have added this to my “to read” list.

  4. Even if the description had not interested me, the cover would have … all in all, sounds like a good book.

  5. While I have not previously read a historical romance with a Christian perspective, it sounds like an interesting read. I will have to add it to my list of books to purchase in the near future.

  6. This is a new author for me but it is my kind of book. I will read and I’m sure it will be a hit for me and many others. Keep up the good work.

  7. Hey all,
    What a bunch of great readers–I can tell by the comments! I wanted to give you all a heads up about the FREE reader’s resources on my website. Since it sounds like you all enjoy historical romance or the regency, or Jane Austen, you will love these fabulous resources! You can download them and they are free. You don’t even have to give your email (but if you would like my monthly e-newsletter about the Regency, I hope you will).
    Go here for the resources:

    Thanks! Send your friends over since Jessica still needs four more comments! (Mine don’t count!)

  8. Well I see that I’m the 8th person to comment here and that means that two more people have to comment in order for Linore to consider giving away a free book. Your book has a lovely cover and title. I’m very interested in your novel now that I’ve read about it and I will definitely be putting it on my wishlist at

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