Book review: Rob Samborn, The Prisoner of Paradise

The world’s largest oil painting. A 400-year-old murder. A disembodied whisper: “Amore mio.” My love. Nick and Julia O’Connor’s dream trip to Venice collapses when a haunting voice reaches out to Nick from Tintoretto’s Paradise, a monumental depiction of Heaven. Convinced his delusions are the result of a concussion, Julia insists her husband see a doctor, though … More Book review: Rob Samborn, The Prisoner of Paradise

Book review: Jeanine Englert, Eloping with the Laird

Eloping with the Laird A man she can trust… With her life…and her heart? Ordered by her father to choose a husband by the end of the Highland Games—or he will select one for her—widow Moira Fraser hastily elopes with Rory McKenna, Laird of Blackmore. But they soon discover neither is free of the past. … More Book review: Jeanine Englert, Eloping with the Laird

Book review: Mercedes Rochelle, A King Under Siege

(The Plantagenet Legacy, Book 1) By Mercedes Rochelle Audio Narrated by Kevin E. Green Richard II found himself under siege not once, but twice in his minority. Crowned king at age ten, he was only fourteen when the Peasants’ Revolt terrorized London. But he proved himself every bit the Plantagenet successor, facing Wat Tyler and … More Book review: Mercedes Rochelle, A King Under Siege

Book review: Elisabeth J. Hobbes, Daughter of the Sea

Daughter of the Sea On a windswept British coastline the tide deposits an unexpected gift… It was the cry that she first noticed, the plaintive wail that called to her over the crash of winter waves. Wrapped only in a sealskin, the baby girl looks up at Effie and instantly captures her heart. She meant … More Book review: Elisabeth J. Hobbes, Daughter of the Sea

The Birthday Heart!

It’s a Happy First Birthday to The Raided Heart today! Except, it really isn’t. It’s actually Happy 23rd (ish) Birthday. When the book launched in November 2019, it was the culmination of over two decades of thinking time, two major overhauls, and many, many edits. Thankfully, every one of them was worth it. The book … More The Birthday Heart!