Do you feel that earthquake around Kentucky? That’s just me, bouncing up and down in excitement over today’s guest! Lori Benton was raised east of the Appalachian Mountains, surrounded by early American history going back three hundred years. Her novels transport readers to the eighteenth century, where she brings to… Read more »
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Hi everyone! We are kicking off summer today on Top Ten Tuesday with our lists of beach reads! After last week’s atrociously difficult prompt for which I was only to come up with an embarrassing FOUR books (it still hurts a little), I have gone above and beyond this… Read more »
October 1776–August 1777 It is said that what a man sows he will reap–and for such a harvest there is no set season. No one connected to Reginald Aubrey is untouched by the crime he committed twenty years ago. Not William, the Oneida child Reginald stole and raised as his… Read more »
It’s Friday again! (WHOOHOO!!!) Time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line! Today, my “first line” is really more of a “first paragraph” because I want you to get an idea of the beauty of this book. Mine is from Lori Benton’s latest… Read more »
This week’s topic has several possible variations but I’m choosing to talk about my favorite historical settings. You know, those periods of history whose mere mention in a book blurb has your radar engaged and your interest piqued.
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday theme is the books we are most anticipating in the first half of 2016. I started out the list yesterday with my contemporary “can’t waits”. Today I’m going to look at the historical fiction I’m most looking forward to from January to June.
And I’m warning you right now – there’s way more than ten 🙂
Short & Sweet Review: Weaving history and fiction evenly together – without being left with too much of one and too little of the other – is no easy feat! Yet in The Wood’s Edge as in her previous books, author Lori Benton succeeds beautifully! Rich characters, complex emotions, and the enduring trilogy… Read more »