Through a Glass Darkly

Sordid, Bleak, Depressing.  Welcome to the 18th Century. Author: Karleen Koen In the interest of full disclosure, I have to admit to having little experience of the subgenre of historical fiction into which Through a Glass Darkly fits.  Set in the early 18th century England and France, this 700+ page romance tome is quite the eye opener about the time period.  I don’t really mean that as a compliment. Through a Glass Darkly tells us the tale of Barbara Alderley.  Barbara is fifteen years old and a member of a privileged, noble family.  Living on the country estate of Tamworth, [...]