Tag: Historical Fiction

Book Review: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

Book Review: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

 New Oldbury, 1821In the wake of a scandal, the Montrose family and their three daughters—Catherine, Lydia, and Emeline—flee Boston for their new country home, Willow Hall. The estate seems sleepy and idyllic. But a subtle menace creeps into the atmosphere, remnants of a dark history that call to Lydia, and to the youngest, Emeline.All three … Continue reading Book Review: The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox

Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

Thank you to Berley for sending me an electronic copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.    England, 1879. Annabelle Archer, the brilliant but destitute daughter of a country vicar, has earned herself a place among the first cohort of female students at the renowned University of Oxford. In return for her scholarship, she … Continue reading Bringing Down the Duke by Evie Dunmore

#DirtyDaddiesWednesday – Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas

#DirtyDaddiesWednesday – Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas

She was unmarried, untouched and almost thirty, but novelist Amanda Briars wasn't about to greet her next birthday without making love to a man. When he appeared at her door, she believed he was her gift to herself, hired for one night of passion. Unforgettably handsome, irresistibly virile, he tempted her in ways she never … Continue reading #DirtyDaddiesWednesday – Suddenly You by Lisa Kleypas

Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Under the cover of “Sherlock Holmes, consulting detective,” Charlotte Holmes puts her extraordinary powers of deduction to good use. Aided by the capable Mrs. Watson, Charlotte draws those in need to her and makes it her business to know what other people don’t.Moriarty’s shadow looms large. First, Charlotte’s half brother disappears. Then, Lady Ingram, the … Continue reading Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Review: Odd & True by Cat Winters

Review: Odd & True by Cat Winters

Trudchen grew up hearing Odette’s stories of their monster-slaying mother and a magician’s curse. But now that Tru’s older, she’s starting to wonder if her older sister’s tales were just comforting lies, especially because there’s nothing fantastic about her own life—permanently disabled and in constant pain from childhood polio. In 1909, after a two-year absence, … Continue reading Review: Odd & True by Cat Winters

Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

Eelyn fights alongside her Asks clansmen against their rivals, the Riki.  While on the battlefield she sees the impossible— her brother, fighting with the enemy — the fact that he is fighting for the enemy would be surprising enough, except that he's been dead for five years. Distracted in battle by her brother's return, she … Continue reading Review: Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young