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The story of the high society scandal that gripped Regency England.
Geraldine Roberts lives in East London with her husband and two daughters. In 2010, she decided to follow her life-long passion for history and attained an MA with distinction from Queen Mary University of London. Her paper on Margaret Thatcher won the Harold MacMillan award in 2011. The Angel and the Cad is her first book.
Geraldine Roberts elegantly combines the skills of an archival
historian, immersed in original documents, with those of a talented
detective sleuth, painstakingly following the trail of hints and
clues to produce a compelling and utterly believable story from the
past -- Professor Lisa Jardine CBE
Roberts leaves no stone unturned in telling this compelling tale of fortune and folly. She brings the Regency world into vivid life in describing the dangerous allure of a feckless man. -- Elizabeth Fremantle
Fascinating [...] Roberts does an outstanding job of bringing this dark tale to life, and her book truly is a page-turner that surpasses any work of Regency fiction. -- Hallie Rubenhold * BBC History Magazine *
Geraldine Roberts gives a compassionate look at two wholly disparate personalities and the wider society in which they span their elegant, and ultimately ruinous, lives. * History Revealed *