A Train from Penzance to Paris Laura Briggs When Maisie accepts a celebrated author’s invitation to mentor her, she finds herself leaving Cornwall behind on train tracks bound for the glitter city of Paris. Instead of making beds and serving coffee at the Penmarrow hotel in Cornwall, she’s making notes on her manuscript while sitting … More Book review: Laura Briggs, A Train from Penzance to Paris
The Warrior Knight and the Widow Protected by The Beast – Undone by the man Racing cross-country pursued by danger, widow Lady Ellena Swein isn’t pleased to be taken back to her father’s castle. But with his knight Sir Braedan Leofric, also known as The Beast, as her captor, she has little choice! Ellena is … More Book review: Ella Matthews, The Warrior Knight and the Widow
Redeeming the Reclusive Earl His heart is a fortress… And she’s trespassing! After losing all he holds dear in a horrific fire, Max Aldersley, Earl of Rivenhall, shuns the world—until he catches Effie Nithercott digging holes on his estate! He banishes the intrepid archaeologist and the unsettled feelings she rouses within him. But she returns … More Book review: Virginia Heath, Redeeming the Reclusive Earl
Confessions of a Sheba Queen by Autumn Bardot Publication Date: March 10, 2019 Cleis Press eBook & Paperback; 384 Pages Genre: Historical/Erotica With a host of unforgettable characters and unbridled sensual escapades, Confessions of a Sheba Queen is a triumphantly erotic retelling of an indomitable woman prevailing in a man’s world. During a … More Book review: Autumn Bardot, Confessions of a Sheba Queen
As I wrote in my post on the Ocelot Press blog yesterday, this week, I’m celebrating five years since the reburial services for Richard III, held in Leicester in 2015. I’ve written before about how that night led to me finishing my timeslip novella, The Last Plantagenet?, so I thought I’d share part of that … More A teaser from The Last Plantagenet?
The Bridled Tongue by Catherine Meyrick Publication Date: February 1, 2020 Courante Publishing Paperback & eBook; 342 Pages Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Death and life are in the power of the tongue. England 1586 Alyce Bradley has few choices when her father decides it is time she marry as many refuse to see her … More Book review: Catherine Meyrick, The Bridled Tongue
Victorine, by Drēma Drudge Publication date: March 17th 2020 Publisher: Fleur-de-Lis Press In 1863, Civil War is raging in the United States. Victorine Meurent is posing nude, in Paris, for paintings that will be heralded as the beginning of modern art: Manet’s Olympia and Picnic on the Grass. However, Victorine’s persistent desire is not to be a model … More Spotlight: Drema Drudge, Victorine