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REVIEW of The Fifth Knight, by E.M. Powell

I have had The Fifth Knight on my wishlist for ever-so-long. I had already encountered the author, E.M. Powell, and her writing on-line through her excellent historical blog posts. But when I finally received the book for my birthday in

The_Fifth_Knight_V4

REVIEW of The Fifth Knight, by E.M. Powell

I have had The Fifth Knight on my wishlist for ever-so-long. I had already encountered the author, E.M. Powell, and her writing on-line through her excellent historical blog posts. But when I finally received the book for my birthday in

Bride of Distant Isle

REVIEW of Bride of a Distant Isle, by Sandra Byrd

The second book in the Daughters of Hampshire series, Bride of a Distant Isle follows the adventures of Annabel Ashton. Born the illegitimate daughter of a gentlewoman whose Maltese lover abandoned her, Annabel has always known that her cousin Edward

Bride of Distant Isle

REVIEW of Bride of a Distant Isle, by Sandra Byrd

The second book in the Daughters of Hampshire series, Bride of a Distant Isle follows the adventures of Annabel Ashton. Born the illegitimate daughter of a gentlewoman whose Maltese lover abandoned her, Annabel has always known that her cousin Edward

Tall Acre

REVIEW of The Mistress of Tall Acre, by Laura Frantz

In The Mistress of Tall Acre, Laura Frantz explores the time period directly following the American Revolution. What is life like for a young woman whose family was on “the wrong side”of the war, a heroine left friendless in the

Tall Acre

REVIEW of The Mistress of Tall Acre, by Laura Frantz

In The Mistress of Tall Acre, Laura Frantz explores the time period directly following the American Revolution. What is life like for a young woman whose family was on “the wrong side”of the war, a heroine left friendless in the

Ides of April

REVIEW of The Ides of April, by Lindsey Davis

If you’ve followed this blog, you’ll know that I read (and reviewed) all twenty novels in Lindsey Davis’ Marcus Didius Falco series. I was seriously bummed that Nemesis was the last one, and I may have even named my third

Ides of April

REVIEW of The Ides of April, by Lindsey Davis

If you’ve followed this blog, you’ll know that I read (and reviewed) all twenty novels in Lindsey Davis’ Marcus Didius Falco series. I was seriously bummed that Nemesis was the last one, and I may have even named my third

Blackmoore

REVIEW of Blackmoore, by Julianne Donaldson

I read and moderately enjoyed Julianne Donaldson’s debut novel Edenbrooke, but when I read her second book Blackmoore, I was blown away. This was one of the most satisfying Regency romances I have ever read. The characters, especially the first person

Blackmoore

REVIEW of Blackmoore, by Julianne Donaldson

I read and moderately enjoyed Julianne Donaldson’s debut novel Edenbrooke, but when I read her second book Blackmoore, I was blown away. This was one of the most satisfying Regency romances I have ever read. The characters, especially the first person

Lady Maybe

REVIEW of Lady Maybe, by Julie Klassen

Loosely based on the story of Jane Eyre, Lady Maybe follows the romantic adventures of a servant mistakenly assumed to be her dead mistress. Per Julie Klassen’s usual, the plot is filled with mysteries embedded in the past, handsome suitors

Lady Maybe

REVIEW of Lady Maybe, by Julie Klassen

Loosely based on the story of Jane Eyre, Lady Maybe follows the romantic adventures of a servant mistakenly assumed to be her dead mistress. Per Julie Klassen’s usual, the plot is filled with mysteries embedded in the past, handsome suitors

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Castles, Customs, and Kings, Volume 2: Cover Reveal

Madison Street Publishing is excited to give you a sneak peek at our new title to be released this September! I have several essays in this anthology and am excited to be in such good company with nearly 50 other

cover_castles2_lowres

Castles, Customs, and Kings, Volume 2: Cover Reveal

Madison Street Publishing is excited to give you a sneak peek at our new title to be released this September! I have several essays in this anthology and am excited to be in such good company with nearly 50 other