Book review: Alison Burke, Search for the House of Dreams

Search for the House of Dreams It is the year 1847 in the elegant city of Bath where 18yr old Genevre Stratton is treated more as a servant than a daughter in the elegant house where bills are not paid, and the rent is in arrears.  Appalled by the dishonesty and overriding social ambition beneath her … More Book review: Alison Burke, Search for the House of Dreams

Book review: Deborah Swift, The Poison Keeper

The Poison Keeper By Deborah Swift Naples 1633 Aqua Tofana – One drop to heal. Three drops to kill. Giulia Tofana longs for more responsibility in her mother’s apothecary business, but Mamma has always been secretive and refuses to tell Giulia the hidden keys to her success. When Mamma is arrested for the poisoning of … More Book review: Deborah Swift, The Poison Keeper

Book review: Lucy Morris, The Viking Chief’s Marriage Alliance

The Viking Chief’s Marriage Alliance A challenging wife For a warrior Viking When Thorstein Bergson rescues a beautiful woman from a storm-tossed longship he little expects to broker a powerful marriage alliance with her. This high-status ice queen is not the comfortable wife this warrior chief is seeking, but maybe the bittersweet pain in Gyda’s … More Book review: Lucy Morris, The Viking Chief’s Marriage Alliance

Book review and giveaway! Jeanine Englert, The Highlander’s Secret Son

The Highlander’s Secret Son His first love Now his sworn enemy… What is Fiona MacDonald doing on the run across his lands? With a wee baby as well! Brandon once loved this woman with all his heart―until her family killed many of his clan. Now, as the new Campbell Laird, he must make sure she … More Book review and giveaway! Jeanine Englert, The Highlander’s Secret Son

Guest post and giveaway: Robert M. Kidd, The Walls of Rome

In search of Hannibal, the man, the myth, and consummate master of disguise… I’m delighted to welcome Robert M. Kidd to the blog today, sharing his thoughts on one of the complications for the historical novelist – sometimes, there’s simply too much information! The Walls of Rome 218 BC. Sphax is seventeen and haunted by … More Guest post and giveaway: Robert M. Kidd, The Walls of Rome

Excerpt: Mercedes Rochelle, The Usurper King

The Usurper King (The Plantagenet Legacy, Book 3) By Mercedes Rochelle From Outlaw to Usurper, Henry Bolingbroke fought one rebellion after another. First, he led his own uprising. Gathering support the day he returned from exile, Henry marched across the country and vanquished the forsaken Richard II. Little did he realize that his problems were … More Excerpt: Mercedes Rochelle, The Usurper King