Category Archives: Reviews

The Wicked Hour by Alice Blanchard @stmartinspress #fiction #review

Overview From the award-winning author of Trace of Evil, a detective dealing with the scars of her past must solve a seemingly unconnected string of murders, and face the impossible question of what to do when the killer may be hiding … Continue reading

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November Escapes and Escapades #escapesandescapades #wrapup #5starreads

Well! November has come and gone! I did not do a whole lot this month. After a busy October, I decided to sit my happy little butt at home and work and read. So without further ado… Escapades I wanted … Continue reading

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Tsarina by Ellen Alpsten @stmartinspress @EAlpsten_Author #historicalfiction #5star

Overview Makes Game of Thrones look like a nursery rhyme.” —Daisy Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of The Fortune Hunter “[Alpsten] recounts this remarkable woman’s colourful life and times.” —Count Nikolai Tolstoy, historian and author Before there was Catherine … Continue reading

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Lowcountry Boughs of Holly by Susan M. Boyer @HeneryPress @susanmboyer #fiction #review #christmas

Overview It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but Private Investigator Liz Talbot is struggling to feel festive. She hasn’t seen her best friend, Colleen, in weeks and fears she may never see her again in this life. Meanwhile … Continue reading

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The Forgotten Sister by Nicola Cornick #historicalfiction #review @harlequinbooks @nicolacornick

Overview In the tradition of the spellbinding historical novels of Philippa Gregory and Kate Morton comes a stunning story based on a real-life Tudor mystery, of a curse that echoes through the centuries and shapes two women’s destinies… 1560: Amy Robsart … Continue reading

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Comrade Koba by Robert Littell @overlookpress #historicalfiction #review

Overview A tight, captivating story of a naive child’s encounters with a Soviet dictator, the 20th novel by Robert Littell After the sudden death of his nuclear physicist father and the arrest of his mother during the Stalinist purge of … Continue reading

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The Light at Wyndcliff by Sarah E. Ladd #historicalfiction #review @thomasnelson @sarahladdauthor

Overview Raised on the sprawling and rugged Wyndcliff Estate near the dangerous coast of South Cornwall, Evelyn Bray lives with her grandfather, a once-wealthy man now reduced to the post of steward. Evelyn is still grieving her father’s death and … Continue reading

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Stories from Suffragette City M.J. Rose – editor, Fiona Davis – Editor

Overview One City. One Movement. A World of Stories. Stories from Suffragette City is a collection of short stories that all take place on a single day: October 23, 1915. It’s the day when tens of thousands of women marched up … Continue reading

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Rescue You by Elysia Whisler @harlequinbooks @ElysiaWhisler #fiction #review

BOOK SUMMARY: RESCUE YOUAuthor: Elysia WhislerISBN: 9780778310082Publication Date: October 27, 2020Publisher: MIRA Books She needs a fresh start. He’s got scars that haven’t healed. With the help of some rescue dogs, they’ll discover that everyone deserves a chance at happiness. … Continue reading

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The Wonder Boy of Whistle Stop by Fannie Flagg #review #fiction

Overview A heartwarming novel about secrets of youth rediscovered, hometown memories, and the magical moments in ordinary lives, from the beloved author of Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe“Reading this novel is like entering a second childhood.”—Kirkus Reviews  Bud … Continue reading

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