Gideon Frost is willing to do whatever it takes to earn enough money to save the printing shop that was left to him by his father. But when faced with the prospect. Buy a cheap copy of Frost Fair book by Erastes. “The research behind ‘Frost Fair’ is impressive indeed and the depiction of the winter carnival taking place on. In the first Frost Fair was held-although there’s not that much recorder evidence of it, . Thanks so much to Erastes for stopping by today.

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Leave a comment or question for your chance to win. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. She gave me a villain to really grind my teeth about, and two heroes to cheer for despite one’s stupid mistake and the other’s bad fortune. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: But when faced with the prospect of having to engage in acts society deems unnatural and the law declares punishable by death, he realized there are limits as to how far he’ll go.

When I first found it it only had cases in a range of about years, but it expands — erasted now there are cases from the s to the s. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jan 15, Xondra Day rated it really liked it Shelves: The book is readable—the research seems thorough, and the prose is quite good. I hesitated about the rating for this book.

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He was not so much tongue-tied, but seemingly tongue- less in the young man’s presence and all he had been able to do was give the engraver carte blanche to sketch where and how he liked.

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That young man creates it, and his Creator has made it in him. I was first drawn to this book by its absolutely gorgeous cover. Gideon, even if poor and with few chance to be better, is still proud to be a free man, a merchant, yes, maybe not noble, but independent.

Or eeastes you think that the little stories are just as important as the big ones?

Mostly, I could smell the tang of the men who desired Gideon, with their advances both wanted and not. It’s a quick read–too quick for how enjoyable it was. Whatever else, this fic was what I needed right eraastes. Dec 28, vLadimiR rated it it was amazing.

The rich would commission the most exquisite undershirts,and underwear- fabulously expensive fabrics and meticulously embroidered. His vow is shaken, though, when he meets Gideon Frost. They’ll be available in the women’s romance section of books and marketed specifically at women with “proper romance covers”. I have one tiny quibble and it comes near the end: But aside from the great characters and sweet romance, it’s the setting that knocks me out.

Preview — Frost Fair by Erastes. In regency fiction–and historical fiction in general–we tend to only be introduced to the very highs and the very lows, the Lord of the manner and the lowest scullery maid.

Then, I just loved the title; it’s perfect, perfect, perfect for this historical short story revolving around a brief period in when the Thames froze over. I like historical novels. Now I know that Austen lovers hoover this kind of thing up, but what what do you think? He sounded curt and gruff even to his own ears, and he knew that it was self-protection; better to appear an arrogant nouveau-riche than to give any hint of his true feelings. So what, he wondered, as he stood outside Frost’s shop on a freezing day, had led his footsteps back here?


Gideon Frost was man of honor and owner of little printing press shop. Of course, being the ironic postmodern I am, I’ll take the time to complain about a few clearly very important Whatever else, this fic was what I needed right now.

All this, in a short novella! Villain was exposed and Gideon found his happiness in Joshua’s arms. Oct 16, Terry rated it really liked it. London and the plight of its impoverished have been filmed many times, and Erastes stages her novel against this background to good effect.

I loved writing it. As always the writing is so good and the story just flows.

Jun 17, Martha H. This book disappointed me.

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This site uses cookies. This was a lovely title to read and was thoroughly enjoyable. I loved the character of Gideon and found it disturbing the things he had to do to keep his head above wate The more I erastse of Erastes writing the more I appreciate the detail and obvious research she has done to recreate the time of which she is writing at the time. I’ve been fan of Erastes since reading Junction Xwhich was fabulously disturbing, fdost so far, she doesn’t disappoint.