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Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince

Book Review: Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince, by Jennifer Moore Meg Burton is sent from Charleston, South Carolina, to London with orders to find the richest man possible and marry him, in order to save her family from financial ruin. In spite of being unprepared for the dazzling, shallow world of upper class Regency London,… Continue reading Miss Burton Unmasks a Prince

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Book Review: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce Harold Fry and his wife, Maureen, are retired, living a dry, dusty life so boring, empty of love, and uneventful it can’t hardly be called living. Then one day Harold gets a letter from an old friend (Queenie Hennessy) in Northern England, who tells… Continue reading The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

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Celia and the Wolf

Book Review:  Celia and the Wolf, by Donna Maloy. Celia’s father has warned her repeatedly that her true nature as a shapeshifter is to be kept hidden. But normal life in 1806 England is so boring. A fourteen-year old young lady is supposed to sit still, be pretty, embroider, and act refined. Celia dreams of… Continue reading Celia and the Wolf

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Glimmer of Hope

Book Review -- Glimmer of Hope, by Sarah M. Eden Abandoned by her husband, Miranda Harford flees to his English country estate where she struggles with health problems and a broken heart for three long years. When her politically successful, wealthy husband, Carter, shows up at the estate to throw a holiday party, he and… Continue reading Glimmer of Hope

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The Kiss of a Stranger

Crispin, Lord Cavratt doesn’t believe in true love. It seems that every young woman and her mother pursuing him is after his money and title, and he has become jaded. While he walks in the garden with one of those grasping females, she goads him, saying that he probably doesn’t even know how to kiss.… Continue reading The Kiss of a Stranger

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Seeking Persephone

Seeking Persephone, by Sarah M. Eden, is a ‘Beauty and the Beast’ story, but it is also an interesting twist on the Greek myth of Hades and Persephone. Set in the Regency England of 1805, the story builds within the confines of the English customs of that time. Persephone Lancaster receives a marriage proposal from… Continue reading Seeking Persephone

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Isabella Rockwell’s War

  I received this book from the author and have done an honest review.  See my Goodreads review here. What would you do if faced with Isabella Rockwell's problems? Isabella is only twelve years old when her life falls apart. Her parents are dead, her beloved caretaker dies of cholera, and she is sent away… Continue reading Isabella Rockwell’s War