Once Upon a Duke (Duke’s Club #1) by @evadevonauthor #bookreview #NetGalley #historicalromance #Regency #series

Once Upon a Duke

Kate drew in a calming breath. She had every right to feel uneasy. Spending months planning her own debauchery was one thing; executing it was quite another. Kathryn Darrell is one of the wealthiest widows in Britain and she is determined to finally know passion she never experienced with her gold digger of a husband. … Continue reading Once Upon a Duke (Duke’s Club #1) by @evadevonauthor #bookreview #NetGalley #historicalromance #Regency #series

Sunday in Bed with…Once Upon a Duke

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. This Sunday I’m reading Once Upon a Duke by Eva … Continue reading Sunday in Bed with…Once Upon a Duke

Lady of Pleasure (School of Gallantry #3) by @DelilahMarvelle #bookreview #NetGalley #historical romance #series

Lady of Pleasure

Where has this author been all these years?  I pulled this book from my To- Be-Read (TBR) pile and I'm hooked!  It made me blush, laugh, cry and sigh all within 357 pages of exquisite romance, recklessness, and renewal. She had finally come to face the one thing she had been unable to face since … Continue reading Lady of Pleasure (School of Gallantry #3) by @DelilahMarvelle #bookreview #NetGalley #historical romance #series

Sundays in Bed with…Lady of Pleasure

Sundays in Bed

The meme that dares to ask what book has been in your bed this morning? Come share what book you’ve spent time curled up reading in bed, or which book you wish you had time to read today! This meme is hosted by Midnight Book Girl. This Sunday I’m reading Lady of Pleasure by Delilah Marvelle.  … Continue reading Sundays in Bed with…Lady of Pleasure

#SegueSaturday Betrayed by @ClaireRobyns #bookreview #historicalromance #highlander

Betrayed by Claire Robyns

I started my book review blog in 2009 and I have read so many outstanding books that I wanted to share them again with my followers on #SegueSaturday.  I first posted this review in July 2010.  This is a debut highlander romance by Claire Robyns who has gone on to write contemporary romance series, steampunk/paranormal … Continue reading #SegueSaturday Betrayed by @ClaireRobyns #bookreview #historicalromance #highlander

#BlogTour #BookReview: Losing Time (Knights in Time #5) by Chris Karlsen @ChrisKarlsen1 @BuoniAmiciPress

Publication Day: 16 September 2018 [Kindle] Publisher: Chris Karlsen Pages: 293 Category: Fiction, Genre: Historical Romance / Time Travel ABOUT THIS BOOK Felicia Wycliff’s peaceful stroll through the woods turned to disaster when her dachshund bolted after a rabbit. One minute Felicia was running after the determined little dog, the next she was hurled to the ground. Gathering her … Continue reading #BlogTour #BookReview: Losing Time (Knights in Time #5) by Chris Karlsen @ChrisKarlsen1 @BuoniAmiciPress

#BookReview: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict @authormariebenedict @sbkslandmark

He had vowed to her that he would carve out a different path from those materialistic industrialists and society folk, and he would keep that vow, even though she was gone. Clara Kelley is in America as a source of income to help her family in Ireland.  Expecting to work in the textile mills or … Continue reading #BookReview: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict @authormariebenedict @sbkslandmark

Book Review: Copper Sky by Milana Marsenich @milanamarsenich @book_glow

"No one had ever been there when she needed them." 1917. Copper Camp of Butte, Montana.  Growing up as an orphan and losing her twin sister to a murder at the age of 10, Kaly Shane had a lot of ghosts and a lot of secrets.  Over the years she tried to live a decent … Continue reading Book Review: Copper Sky by Milana Marsenich @milanamarsenich @book_glow

Book Review: Until Tomorrow by Jill Marie Landis @JillMarieLandis

"Always watch your step or you might land in something you can’t wipe off  - Nanny James" Kansas at the end of the Civil War.  It's her twentieth birthday and Cara Calvinia James is alone after the death of her family.  Her wish is about to come true...to go to California and start a new … Continue reading Book Review: Until Tomorrow by Jill Marie Landis @JillMarieLandis

#BookReview: Magnolia Creek by Jill Marie Landis @JillMarieLandis ‏

When lovely woman stoops to folly And finds too late that men betray, What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? —Oliver Goldsmith The Vicar of Wakefield It had been 5 years since Sara Collier Talbot left Magnolia Creek, Kentucky, as a fallen woman who ran off with a Yankee … Continue reading #BookReview: Magnolia Creek by Jill Marie Landis @JillMarieLandis ‏

$25 Cover Reveal Giveaway – My Sister’s Intended by Rachael Anderson

Coming Spring 2018 My Sister's Intended by Rachael Anderson For as long as Prudence can remember, it has been understood that her sister will one day wed the eldest son of their nearest neighbor. Such an alliance will benefit both families and bring a great deal of joy to all parents involved. Unfortunately, Prudence has … Continue reading $25 Cover Reveal Giveaway – My Sister’s Intended by Rachael Anderson

Book review: Hero of My Heart by Megan Frampton (0345542029) E-book

"Merry" Mary Smith, the late vicar's daughter, is in a very bad predicament.  Her half brother is gambling and drinking her inheritance away and has decided to sell her to the highest bidder who happens to be a devastatingly handsome man who seems to be ill. Little does she know she is in for the … Continue reading Book review: Hero of My Heart by Megan Frampton (0345542029) E-book

Book review: The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne by Jayne Fresina (9781402266003) E-book

"Ellie Vyne never had much sympathy for men, until she temporarily became one."  Her secret life as the gambling Count de Bonneville is helping her take care of her family and it is going to land her in more trouble that she ever dreamed.  She is classified as an outspoken old maid at 27 years … Continue reading Book review: The Wicked Wedding of Miss Ellie Vyne by Jayne Fresina (9781402266003) E-book

Book review: Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband by Melissa Mayhue (9781416532866)

This is the first book in the The Daughters of the Glen series which takes us from 21st century Colorado to 13th century Scotland.  Caitlyn Coryell has discovered her selfish, power-hungry fiance with another woman in his office and realizes that she didn't really love the man in the first place.  Conner MacKiernan is desperate … Continue reading Book review: Thirty Nights with a Highland Husband by Melissa Mayhue (9781416532866)

Book review: Ravished by a Highlander by Paula Quinn (9781441774972, Audiobook)

Davina Montgomery is a lovely and caring woman and has a dangerous secret.  She is the eldest daughter of King James of England and has been cloistered away in St. Christopher’s Abbey all of her life.  Men close to the King have found out her hiding place and have sent an army to kill her. … Continue reading Book review: Ravished by a Highlander by Paula Quinn (9781441774972, Audiobook)

Book review: Drums of Autumn (Outlander #4 series) by Diana Gabaldon (9780553714524 – Book on CD)

This is the fourth book in the Outlander series and Claire and Jamie's new adventures are in the Americas.  They travel with Ian Murray (Jamie's nephew) to North Carolina where they meet Jamie's Aunt Jocasta at River Run.  Even though Aunt Jocasta wants to leave Jamie her estate, he prefers to settle at Fraser's Ridge … Continue reading Book review: Drums of Autumn (Outlander #4 series) by Diana Gabaldon (9780553714524 – Book on CD)

Book review: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon (9780553714548 – Book on CD)

At Jamie's insistence Claire fled  for her and her baby's life back to the 20th century to escape the bloody fight at Colloden.  Twenty years late in the 1960's Claire discovers that against all odds Jamie survived Colloden and she must go back without her daughter.  The reunion between Claire and Jamie is unforgettable and … Continue reading Book review: Voyager by Diana Gabaldon (9780553714548 – Book on CD)

Book review: Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon (0385335970-Book on CD)

This wonderful story continues.  I admit I was a little leery about the beginning because it started in the 1960's with Claire's present life and was too slow in my opinion, but when it returned to Claire and Jamie's adventures, I felt at ease once again. If you really want to feel the experience, get … Continue reading Book review: Dragonfly in Amber by Diana Gabaldon (0385335970-Book on CD)

Book review: A Courtesan’s Guide to Getting Your Man by Celeste Bradley and Susan Donovan (9780312532567)

Books with transitions between times is a difficult feat to keep both periods interesting and I found this book fell short. It is set in 19th century London and present day Boston. I preferred the historical transition about Ophelia, a woman who did not want to be ruled by a man and became a courtesan … Continue reading Book review: A Courtesan’s Guide to Getting Your Man by Celeste Bradley and Susan Donovan (9780312532567)

Book review: Outlander by Diane Gabaldon (9781419359705-book on CD)

Hold on for a terrific ride! I have read this book two times...so far. The first was when it came out 20 years. Was it that long ago? And second when I recently listened to the audiobook on my ride to and from work every day. Even after all of these years, the story is … Continue reading Book review: Outlander by Diane Gabaldon (9781419359705-book on CD)