Book review: Kathleen McGurl, The Storm Girl

The Storm Girl The gripping new historical novel from the USA Today bestselling author of The Girl from Bletchley Park and The Forgotten Secret. A heartbreaking choice. A secret kept for centuries. 1784. When Esther Harris’s father hurts his back, she takes over his role helping smugglers hide contraband in the secret cellar in their pub. But when the free traders’ … More Book review: Kathleen McGurl, The Storm Girl

Book review: Bonni Goldberg, The Write Balance

The Write Balance: How to Embrace Percolation, Revision & Going Public Bonni Goldberg’s The Write Balance introduces you to alternative perspectives and motivation for lasting creative fulfillment. This companion book to the beloved bestseller, Room to Write is filled with encouragement, tools, examples and exercises. Through years of teaching writing in workshops and in classrooms, Bonni has seen that … More Book review: Bonni Goldberg, The Write Balance

Guest post: Sarah Rodi, Escaping with Her Saxon Enemy

Escaping With Her Saxon Enemy Her tempting enemy is a chink in her armour! Viking shield maiden, Svea Ivarsson, would far rather face Saxon warriors than be on the run with the fiercely captivating Lord Ashford Stanton, protector to the Saxon King. Reaching Ash’s family castle, Svea must swap her chainmail for life as a Lady. … More Guest post: Sarah Rodi, Escaping with Her Saxon Enemy

Excerpt: Rebecca Rosenberg, Champagne Widows

Champagne Widows by Rebecca Rosenberg Paperback Publication Date: February 25, 2022 Lion Heart Publishing Genre: Historical Fiction Triple-gold-medal-winning author Rebecca Rosenberg serves up a triumphant tale of talent and ambition, love and loss, betrayal and redemption, and accepting yourself and others for who they are. Champagne, France, 1800 Twenty-year-old Barbe-Nicole has inherited Le Nez (an … More Excerpt: Rebecca Rosenberg, Champagne Widows

Book review: Lara Temple, The Earl She Should Never Desire

The Earl She Should Never Desire This very handsome earl…Is the one man she cannot fall for…War widow Lily Walsh has left her aristocratic family behind, but she can’t deny her younger sister’s request to come to London to meet her fiancé. Though not a love match, Lord Sherborne is kind, amusing and ideal for her sister … More Book review: Lara Temple, The Earl She Should Never Desire

Spotlight: Christopher M. Cevasco, Beheld: Godiva’s Story

Beheld: Godiva’s Story By Christopher M. Cevasco A darkly twisted psychological thriller exploring the legend of Lady Godiva’s naked ride. Having survived a grave illness to become one of 11th-century England’s wealthiest landowners, Godgyfu of Coventry (Lady Godiva) remains forever grateful to the town whose patron saint worked such miracles. She vows to rebuild Coventry’s … More Spotlight: Christopher M. Cevasco, Beheld: Godiva’s Story

Book blast: Melodie Winawer, Anticipation

Anticipation by Melodie Winawer Publication Date: November 2, 2021 Gallery Books Genre: Historical Fiction     From the author of the “engrossing historical epic” (Booklist) The Scribe of Siena comes Anticipation, a thrilling tale set in the crumbling city of Mystras, Greece, in which a scientist’s vacation with her young son quickly turns into a … More Book blast: Melodie Winawer, Anticipation

Book review: Amanda McCabe, Winning Back his Duchess

Winning Back His Duchess Escape to beautiful Venice for this Victorian marriage reunited story… An invitation to Venice… To save their marriage! Suggesting divorce to her estranged husband, Jamie, Duke of Byson, takes all of Rose Wilkins’s courage. Years of distance and heartbreak have taken a toll—she needs a new start. But Jamie won’t hear … More Book review: Amanda McCabe, Winning Back his Duchess

Book review: David Fitz-Gerald, Waking Up Lost

Waking Up Lost – A Mystical Fantasy Adventure (The Adirondack Spirit Series) By David Fitz-Gerald Traveling without warning. Nights lost to supernatural journeys. Is one young man fated to wander far from safety? New York State, 1833. Noah Munch longs to fit in. Living with a mother who communes with ghosts and a brother with … More Book review: David Fitz-Gerald, Waking Up Lost

Book review: Sofi Laporte, Lady Ludmilla’s Accidental Letter

Lady Ludmilla’s Accidental Letter A resolute spinster. An irresistible rake. One accidental letter… Can love triumph over this hopeless muddle in the middle of the London season? Lady Ludmilla is mortified. Though the spinster extraordinaire knows it is foolish, she has fallen head-over-heels for the amiable man with whom she’s been secretly corresponding, and that … More Book review: Sofi Laporte, Lady Ludmilla’s Accidental Letter