Genre: Historical

Jan 26 2018
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Review for The Taste of Temptation (The Matchmaker of Edinburgh #2) by Julia Kelly

Review for The Taste of Temptation (The Matchmaker of Edinburgh #2) by Julia Kelly

The Taste of Temptation (The Matchmaker of Edinburgh, #2) by Julia Kelly Published by Pocket Star on February 5th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Fiction, Romance Pages: 285 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Travel back in time to Scotland with bestselling author Julia Kelly for this delightful second installment in her latest historical romance series, The Matchmaker of Edinburgh series. Accomplished matchmaker Moira Sullivan knows that sometimes, the most unlikely pair can be the most entertaining.

Only desperation could have driven Caroline Burkett to her brother’s home in Scotland, but desperate is exactly what she is. After suing her former fiancé for breaking their engagement and …

Jan 25 2018
7

Mini Reviews: The Unforgotten by Laura Powell & Whip Smart (The Loft #1) by Siena Noble

Mini Reviews: The Unforgotten by Laura Powell & Whip Smart (The Loft #1) by Siena Noble

 

 

 

 

 

The Unforgotten
By: Laura Powell
Published: February 6th 2018
By: Gallery Books
Genre: Adult, Historical, Mystery, Fiction
Pages: 288
Format: Kindle
Amazon
 

 
Love, suspicion, and heartbreak collide in an evocative debut novel which will draw you in with clever twists and turns, and enticing secrets.

 
Fifteen-year-old Betty Broadbent helps her erratic and beautiful mother run the Hotel Eden, a boarding house now besieged by reporters, keen for juicy gossip and eye-catching headlines. They are there because the Cornish seaside town has recently witnessed a string of murders, young girls stabbed to death. Among the newspaper jackals, Mr. Gallagher stands out. Quiet, serious Mr. Gallagher — Betty is fascinated by his mysterious nature and desperate to be noticed by him and not …

Jan 23 2018
8

Can’t Wait Wednesday #26: The Dutch Wife by Ellen Keith

Can’t Wait Wednesday #26: The Dutch Wife by Ellen Keith

 
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here, at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well!

 

 

This an era of time that I find completely heart breaking, but the strength that some of the people had is just amazing. Marijke story sounds like an emotional one as well as Karl and
Luciano’s. I will have my tissues handy, and follow them on their journey’s.

What are you waiting on …

Jan 15 2018
18

Review for Beneath the Water by Sarah Painter

Review for Beneath the Water by Sarah Painter

Beneath the Water by Sarah Painter Published by Lake Union Publishing on February 8th 2018 Genres: Adult, Fiction, Historical, Mystery/Fiction, Social Science, Thriller Pages: 330 Format: Kindle Source: Publisher Buy on Amazon Goodreads

Munro House is the new start Stella needs. But it will also draw her back to a dark past…

Devastated by a broken engagement, Stella Jackson leaves her old life behind for a new start in rural Scotland. But when she arrives in the remote coastal village of Arisaig, nothing is what she expected.

At the edge of Arisaig sits Munro House; grand, imposing and said to be cursed by a string of tragic …

Jan 05 2018
13

Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

Review for As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner

As Bright as Heaven by Susan Meissner Published by Berkley Books on February 6th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Fiction, War Times Pages: 400 Source: BookishFirst Buy on Amazon Goodreads

In 1918, Philadelphia was a city teeming with promise. Even as its young men went off to fight in the Great War, there were opportunities for a fresh start on its cobblestone streets. Into this bustling town, came Pauline Bright and her husband, filled with hope that they could now give their three daughters—Evelyn, Maggie, and Willa—a chance at a better life.

But just months after they arrive, the Spanish Flu reaches the shores of America. As the pandemic claims …

Dec 06 2017
31

Can’t Wait Wednesday #20 Greyfriars House by Emma Fraser

Can’t Wait Wednesday #20 Greyfriars House by Emma Fraser

 
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here, at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well!

 

Between the setting in the islands of Scotland to the era of time, this sounds fascinating to me. But what really gets me is what could Olivia has seen all those years ago that caused her own aunts to act so horribly toward her. And will her daughter Charlotte be able to …

Dec 04 2017
9

Review for The English Wife by Lauren Willig

Review for The English Wife by Lauren Willig

The English Wife by Lauren Willig Published by St. Martin’s Press on January 9th 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Mystery, Fiction Pages: 384 Format: Kindle Buy on Amazon Goodreads

From the New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous Gilded Age novel full of family secrets, affairs, and even murder.

Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live a charmed life: he’s the scion of an old Knickerbocker family, she grew up in a Tudor manor in England, they had a whirlwind romance in London, they have three year old twins on whom they dote, and he’s recreated her family home on the banks of the Hudson and renamed it …