BLOG TOUR AND REVIEW – A Rebel at Pennington’s by Rachel Brimble

A Rebel At Pennington’s

One woman’s journey to find herself and help secure the vote. Perfect for the fans of the TV series Mr Selfridgeand The Paradise.


1911 Bath. Banished from her ancestral home, passionate suffrage campaigner, Esther Stanbury works as a window dresser in Pennington’s Department Store. She has hopes and dreams for women’s progression and will do anything to help secure the vote. 
Owner of the prestigious Phoenix Hotel, Lawrence Culfordhas what most would view as a successful life. But Lawrence is harbouring shame, resentment and an anger that threatens his future happiness.

When Esther and Lawrence meet their mutual understanding of life’s challenges unites them and they are drawn to the possibility of a life of love that neither thought existed. 
With the Coronation of King-Emperor George V looming, the atmosphere in Bath is building to fever pitch, as is the suffragists’ determination to secure the vote.

Will Esther’s rebellious nature lead her to ruin or can they overcome their pasts and look to build a future together?


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Katie’s ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ REVIEW:

A Rebel at Pennington’s (Pennington’s #2)
By Rachel Brimble
4 stars
Reviewed on behalf of 3 Degrees of Fiction Book Blog

A Rebel at Pennington’s was another wonderful historical romance read by Rachel Brimble. I really like the way the author describes everything in her stories with such detail. Everything I read is vivid in my mind as if I am watching a British period drama. Although this is the second book in the Pennington’s series it could easily be read as a standalone, however I would also highly recommend book 1 also. 
I loved the main characters in the story, especially Esther. She was a strong, independent woman and I really enjoyed reading about her. She wasn’t afraid to stand up for what she believed even if that meant losing her family. 
I really liked Lawrence, he may be wealthy but he has worked hard to get to this point in his life. I think I knew when Esther and Lawrence first met that they would make the perfect couple but there were reservations from both sides which I could totally understand. 
A really enjoyable read and I am looking forward to reading more from this series and this author in the future. 

Author Bio – Rachel lives with her husband and their two daughters in a small town near Bath in the UK. Since 2007, she has had several novels published by small US presses, eight books published by Harlequin Superromance(Templeton Cove Stories) and four Victorian romances with eKensington/Lyrical.

In January 2018, she signed a four-book deal with Aria Fiction for a new Edwardian series set in Bath’s finest department store. The first book, The Mistress of Pennington’s released July 2018.

Rachel is a member of the Romantic Novelists Association and Romance Writers of America, and was selected to mentor the Superromance finalist of So You Think You Can Write 2014 contest. When she isn’t writing, you’ll find Rachel with her head in a book or walking the beautiful English countryside with her family. Her dream place to live is Bourton-on-the-Water in South West England.

She likes nothing more than connecting and chatting with her readers and fellow romance writers. Rachel would love to hear from you!







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