Books by Jude Morgan

THE SECRET LIFE OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE by Jude Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"A tour de force."
Morgan (A Little Folly, 2013, etc.) draws restless young Will Shakespeare as he resists being trapped in apprenticeship to his glove-maker father. Read full book review >
A LITTLE FOLLY by Jude Morgan
Released: March 12, 2013

"Many modern romance readers will find the book slow-moving and florid, while others may find the core of the story too lightweight."
Released from their domineering father's strict expectations by his unexpected death, siblings Valentine and Louisa decide to explore life beyond his rigid boundaries. Read full book review >
SYMPHONY by Jude Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"Cameo appearances by Liszt, Chopin, Mendelssohn, Dumas and Delacroix, and lush, period-appropriate, at times impenetrable prose make for an unwieldy but credible behind-the-music exposé of the Romantic era."
Scenes from the lives of French Romantic composer Hector Berlioz and Irish actress Harriet Smithson. Read full book review >
INDISCRETION by Jude Morgan
Released: Dec. 1, 2006

"A story that, like its heroine, is entertaining and spirited, if a little too fond of the sound of its own voice."
Jane Austen revisited, in a Regency tale of manners and matrimony. Read full book review >
PASSION by Jude Morgan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 5, 2005

"A sprightly, intelligent romp through chartered territory."
Three iconoclastic British poets—Byron, Keats and Shelley—are viewed through the prism of the women who defied parents, husbands and social norms to be at their sides, from the author of The King's Touch (2004). Read full book review >