Audra Markham is a ten-year-old girl born into privilege, but only in the sense of wealth. The granddaughter of a Viscount, Audra is the object of ridicule in her spoiled and spiteful family. Alone and unloved, Audra seeks solace in the comfort of food.
In another part of London thirteen-year-old Nathaniel Abbot lives a wretched life, forced to steal food in order to survive. Living in squalid conditions at the local orphanage, Nathaniel and three of his friends are spared further suffering when Audra “rescues” them from their plight.
Two lost souls that cannot find their place in the word suddenly find a place in each other’s hearts. Follow the lives of Audra and Nate as they grow from loyal childhood companions to inseparable young lovers, struggling through the perils of their own lives and facing difficult decisions that threaten to keep them apart.
Of Angels and Orphans is an adorable and compelling read that will keep readers engrossed, enthralled, and enchanted until the very last page! Of Angels and Orphans is a book that is the perfect historical romance read that will take its readers on a moving and entertaining journey from start to finish! The combination of the history with romance and poignancy and the incredible literature courtesy of Barbara T. Cerny makes Of Angels and Orphans a read not to be missed! That is why I urge all readers to pick up this book and immerse yourself in it!
Of Angels and Orphans is a charming historical piece of fiction story that will introduce the reader to a young girl called Audra Markham. Audra has been born into wealth and privilege but despite this, she feels alone, isolated, and unloved thanks to her unforgiving and cruel family. Audra however takes comfort in food. The reader in Of Angels and Orphans will also meet Nathaniel Abbot, a young boy who struggles to find food and is forced to steal to help himself and his local orphanage survive. However, Audra soon helps them and this is the start of their magical story together. The reader will follow Audra and Nathaniel as they grow together and go from friends to lovers and this book lovers is the short premise of the incredible Of Angels and Orphans!
Of Angels and Orphans for me was incredible, captivating, and addictive right from the start and I felt this from beginning to end! I felt this way thanks to the author and her unique premise as well as her bewitching literature. It is rare to find a historical fiction novel that is refreshing, and it is even more challenging to discover a story that does not seem cliché and unlike all others, so that is why I am so happy to have found this wonderful book written by the talented Barbara T. Cerny!
The story of Of Angels and Orphans is original and I loved the many themes and elements explored throughout the book, and all themes are explored by Cerny wonderfully, and she does this by lacing these interesting themes/messages throughout the text flawlessly and weaving them with the story. The result of this makes Of Angels and Orphans a highly addictive and fascinating read that is never once lackluster or predictable and thus should not be missed!
Barbara T. Cerny is a phenomenal writer who is not only amazing for her ability to captivate the reader’s attention straight away, but she is also an excellent author for her ability to lace exceptional twists and turns throughout her story! That will, in turn, have readers shocked but hooked until the very end! The combination of Cerny’s shocking twists and her explanatory powers will immerse the reader in the story and make them be able to visualize every detail, no matter how small. Which in turn will make readers feel included in the journey in the novel and will feel as if they are right there beside the characters in the book!
To conclude my thoughts on this wonderful book, Of Angels and Orphans is an exciting, compelling, and wonderful historical fiction/romance novel that will easily entertain readers for many days and nights and so I, of course, have to award this stellar gem of a book five stars!
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