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Wedlock: How Georgian Britain’s Worst Husband Met His Match

Wedlock: How Georgian Britain’s Worst Husband Met His Match

Author(s): Wendy Moore

Location(s): County Durham, Northumberland

Genre(s): Historical, Thriller

Era(s): 1750s-1800



Moore transposes the historical Mary Eleonor Bowes (distant relationship of the Queen Mother) into a living, breathing woman, suffering Domestic Abuse at the hands of her new husband. It follows in detail her trials and tribulations through her marriage, her struggles to find her niche as a woman in the 18th century, and her courage to escape oppression at the hands of Irish Lothario and second husband Andrew Robinson Stoney. Set in Newcastle upon Tyne, County Durham and partly Northumberland.

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‘Wedlock is meticulously researched and Moore, mistress of suspense, writes in the gripping language of a thriller so the pages flash past. This book has it all – the blackest of villains, the strongest...

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