The Return of Her Dear Viscount: a Historical Regency Romance Novel

By (author)Alice Kirks

In “The Return of her Dear Viscount,” Rose Price must navigate her complicated feelings for the Earl’s son, Henry Ryder, while also grappling with class differences and outside forces trying to tear them apart. With no cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after, this historical romance novel is filled with passion, forgiveness, and the fight for true love.


Rose Price, maid in the service of the Earl and Countess of Harrowby, is an intelligent woman with a fiery spirit. When she learns that Henry Ryder, the Earl’s son and her childhood friend, returns home, her heart skips a beat. However, she will soon realise that he is not the kind and caring person she once knew, and she will feel foolish for ever having feelings for him…Could Rose be the one who will guide Henry back to his forgotten gentle soul? Or will she realise that falling for him was the greatest mistake in her life?While Henry is shying away from Rose, pretending there has never been a connection between them, he soon realises just how much she has always meant to him. When he discovers that his friends have humiliated Rose, causing her to run away, he feels furious, but also guilty. Will Henry convince Rose that he is capable of change and worthy of forgiveness, showing her the true colours of his heart? Or has his misbehaviour cost him her love?In the midst of this chaos, the only certainty is this; he will never let the love of his life get hurt again…Even though they cannot hide their love for each other anymore, Rose and Henry have to confront class differences, and people that insist on tearing them apart. Will the two of them find the courage to defeat social expectations? Or will they find themselves fighting for a love that could never flourish?”The Return of her Dear Viscount” is a historical romance novel of approximately 80,000 words. No cheating, no cliffhangers, and a guaranteed happily ever after.