Book Review: Forever Lovely by Linore Rose Burkard

Forever Lovely book cover

Forever Lovely

Genre: Regency Time-Travel Romance; Sweet and Clean


Description of Forever Lovely:

When Miss Margaret Andrews traveled to the future to find her missing sister, she never expected to find true love. In 1819 England, Margaret’s a bluestocking with dreams of becoming an inventress, but when the Tallit, a magical time-travel shawl, goes awry, she finds herself stranded in 21st Century Manhattan where she encounters adventure and unexpected romance.

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Book review of Forever Lovely:

Forever Lovely by Linore Rose Burkard is a delightful regency-era romantic fiction that seamlessly blends time-travel adventure with charming romance. Set against the backdrop of 1819 England and 21st-century Manhattan, this novel transports readers on a captivating journey filled with intrigue, humor, and heartwarming moments.

One of the standout aspects of this book is the character of Miss Margaret Andrews, a bluestocking with dreams of becoming an inventress. Margaret’s determination and intelligence make her a compelling protagonist, and readers will find themselves rooting for her as she navigates the challenges of time travel and unexpected romance. Burkard skillfully captures the essence of the regency era, immersing readers in a world of ballrooms, carriage rides, and societal expectations.

The romance between Margaret and Stewart Russell, a grad student studying early British female writers, is beautifully developed and brimming with chemistry. Their interactions are filled with witty banter and tender moments, making their love story both captivating and heartwarming. As Margaret and Stewart navigate the complexities of their relationship across two centuries, readers are treated to a romance that transcends time and defies all odds.

Burkard’s writing is evocative and richly detailed, bringing both historical England and modern-day Manhattan to life with vivid descriptions and authentic period dialogue. The seamless integration of time-travel elements adds an exciting twist to the traditional regency romance genre, keeping readers eagerly turning the pages to discover what happens next.

Overall, Forever Lovely is a delightful read that will appeal to fans of regency-era romance and time-travel fiction alike. With its engaging characters, charming romance, and captivating storyline, this novel is sure to enchant readers from beginning to end. Burkard has crafted a truly enchanting tale that transports readers to another time and place, leaving them longing for more even after the final page is turned.

 ~ (from “A Look Inside” blog by Demetria Head)

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Linore Rose Burkard

Linore Rose Burkard


Linore Rose Burkard is a Christian author and mother of five. She writes Inspirational Regency and contemporary love stories because “love never fails!”

In Ohio for 20+ years, she can’t hide her New York roots. (All she has to do is say “cawfee” and everyone knows.) She lives with her family, a Shorkie, two cats, and enjoys mornings on the patio drinking her (ahem) “morning beverage.” 

For more information, visit Linore at

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