Tag: England

Author Interview: Vanessa Riley & A Gamble at Sunset

Author Interview: Vanessa Riley & A Gamble at Sunset

Posted May 20, 2024 / 2 Comments

I am so delighted to have author Vanessa Riley on the blog today to talk about her new Regency romance, A Gamble at Sunset! Vanessa Riley is an acclaimed author known for captivating novels such as Island Queen, a Good Morning America Buzz Pick, and Queen of Exiles, an ABC View Lit […]


Book Review: A Gamble at Sunset by Vanessa Riley

Book Review: A Gamble at Sunset by Vanessa Riley

Posted May 17, 2024 / 2 Comments

A GAMBLE AT SUNSET by Vanessa Riley SERIES: Betting Against the Duke #1 GENRE: Historical/Regency Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Zebra RELEASE DATE: May 21, 2024 PAGES: 336 Award-winning author Vanessa Riley turns all convention on its head for the first in an enchanting, dazzlingly diverse new Regency romance trilogy featuring a […]


First Line Friday (week 393): The Girl from the Hidden Forest

First Line Friday (week 393): The Girl from the Hidden Forest

Posted May 9, 2024 / 4 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of The Girl from the Hidden Forest by Hannah Linder. I really enjoy this author’s […]


First Line Friday (week 390): The British Booksellers

First Line Friday (week 390): The British Booksellers

Posted April 18, 2024 / 15 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of The British Booksellers by Kristy Cambron. Isn’t that cover so eye-catching?!? It’s a dual timeline […]


Cover Reveal: A Lady of Conscience by Mimi Matthews

Cover Reveal: A Lady of Conscience by Mimi Matthews

Posted April 10, 2024 / 2 Comments

Today, I’m delighted to bring you the cover reveal for A Lady of Conscience by Mimi Matthews! She is one of my favorite authors for clean-but-super-swoony historical romance, and this cover is SO PRETTY, y’all! SERIES: Somerset Stories #5 GENRE: Historical Victorian Romance (Clean) PUBLISHER: Perfectly Proper Press RELEASE DATE: […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Noble Scheme by Roseanna M. White

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): A Noble Scheme by Roseanna M. White

Posted March 19, 2024 / 44 Comments

A NOBLE SCHEME by Roseanna M. White SERIES: The Imposters #2 GENRE: Historical Romance (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: March 19, 2024 PAGES: 349 In the opulent and perilous world of high society’s most elite–and most dangerous–families, two investigators must set aside their broken hearts to uncover the truth. […]


Cover Reveal: The Burning of Rosemont Abbey by Naomi Stephens

Cover Reveal: The Burning of Rosemont Abbey by Naomi Stephens

Posted March 2, 2024 / 4 Comments

Today, I’m delighted to bring you the cover reveal for The Burning of Rosemont Abbey by Naomi Stephens! The description for this book had me at “reminiscent of Agatha Christie”. GENRE: Historical Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Bethany House RELEASE DATE: October 15, 2024 1956: In the quiet village of Wilbeth Green, […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Masquerade by Mary Winters

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Murder in Masquerade by Mary Winters

Posted February 23, 2024 / 14 Comments

MURDER IN MASQUERADE by Mary Winters SERIES: A Lady of Letters Mystery #2 GENRE: Historical/Victorian Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2024 PAGES: 331 Extra, extra, read all about it! Countess turned advice columnist Amelia Amesbury finds herself playing the role of sleuth when a night at […]



Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Once Upon a Murder by Samantha Larsen

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Once Upon a Murder by Samantha Larsen

Posted February 17, 2024 / 12 Comments

ONCE UPON A MURDER by Samantha Larsen SERIES: A Lady Librarian Mystery #2 GENRE: Historical Cozy Mystery (Clean) PUBLISHER: Crooked Lane Books RELEASE DATE: February 20, 2024 PAGES: 298 Miss Tiffany Woodall must sleuth the slaying of a footman to clear her beloved’s name in the second Lady Librarian mystery, […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Embers in the London Sky by Sarah Sundin

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Embers in the London Sky by Sarah Sundin

Posted February 7, 2024 / 59 Comments

EMBERS IN THE LONDON SKY by Sarah Sundin GENRE: Historical Fiction/Romance & Mystery (Christian) PUBLISHER: Revell RELEASE DATE: February 6, 2024 PAGES: 394 As the German army invades the Netherlands in 1940, Aleida van der Zee Martens escapes to London to wait out the Occupation. Separated from her three-year-old son, […]


First Line Friday (week 379): Murder in Westminster

First Line Friday (week 379): Murder in Westminster

Posted February 1, 2024 / 9 Comments

Happy Friday & welcome to the First Line Friday link-up! It’s time to grab the book nearest to you and leave a comment with the first line. Today I’m delighted to feature the first line of Murder in Westminster by Vanessa Riley! I got to meet Vanessa last weekend at […]


Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Once a Queen by Sarah Arthur

Book Review (and a Giveaway!): Once a Queen by Sarah Arthur

Posted January 29, 2024 / 10 Comments

ONCE A QUEEN by Sarah Arthur SERIES: Ternival #1 GENRE: Young Adult Fantasy (Christian) PUBLISHER: WaterBrook RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2024 PAGES: 376 A mysterious manor house hides the keys to shocking family secrets—and rapidly fading portals to other worlds—in the richly woven opener to bestselling author Sarah Arthur’s young […]



Book Review: The Lily of Ludgate Hill by Mimi Matthews

Book Review: The Lily of Ludgate Hill by Mimi Matthews

Posted January 21, 2024 / 5 Comments

THE LILY OF LUDGATE HILL by Mimi Matthews SERIES: Belles of London #3 GENRE: Historical/Victorian Romance (Clean with mild language) PUBLISHER: Berkley RELEASE DATE: January 16, 2024 PAGES: 428 Fortune favors the bold—but is a confirmed spinster daring enough to loosen the reins and accept a favor from the wicked […]



Series Review: The Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc

Series Review: The Harwood Mysteries by Antony Barone Kolenc

Posted January 8, 2024 / 1 Comment

The Harwood Mysteries have been on my TBR list ever since I first featured Antony Barone Kolenc on the blog. This medieval mystery series for upper middle graders through middle schoolers & teens (it grows with the readers as the main character ages) has won copious awards – including the […]