Vice and Virtue
1700, London: a city so crowded and unregulated that anyone, should they so desire, could slip away - disappear down a back street and become someone else. After the death of her father, seventeen-year-old Aurora Eversedge is left without a dowry and agrees to marry a much older man who claims to be wealthy, though in poor health.
Veronica Bennett worked for several years as an English lecturer but now devotes her time to writing fiction. She is the author of Angelmonster, based on the life of Mary Shelley; Cassandra's Sister, based on the life of Jane Austen; as well as Shakespeare's Apprentice; Monkey, The Boy-free Zone; Fish Feet and Dandelion and Bobcat. She also writes the popular Poppy Love series under the name Natasha May.