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All Scot and Bothered (2020)
Kerrigan Byrne

This is another romance novel set in the 19th century featuring a female mathematician. It features such lines as:

(quoted from All Scot and Bothered)

She had very few innate talents, but the rhythm and structure of sexual relations apparently came as easily to her as maths.

Cecelia, who was punished by her father when she was a young girl for being exceptionally good at calculus, has grown up to earn a degree in mathematics, but then unexpectedly inherits a business that is an odd combination of a girl's school, a night club, and a brothel. Through this new business she gains knowledge of sensitive information that require her to hide in Scotland under the protection of the hunky Scotsman of the title.

I am not a good person to judge books in this genre. All I can say is that occasional discussions of mathematics mostly focus on Cecelia's interest in cryptography and other characters' lack of interest in math.

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GenreHistorical Fiction, Romance,
MotifFemale Mathematicians, Romance,

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