2019 Challenges

2019 Reading Challenges Summary

I participated in five reading challenges, including the Goodreads Reading Challenge. I’m excited that I achieved my goals in all of them!     I had a goal of reading 150 books and actually read 156     I participated at the Marathoner level (50+ audiobooks) and actually posted reviews here for 82    … Continue reading 2019 Reading Challenges Summary

Audiobook, Historical Romance

The Hunter by Kerrigan Byrne

Christopher Argent is an assassin for hire who also works for Dorian Blackwell, the Blackheart of Ben More. He’s well known for his effectiveness and also has the reputation of having ice running through his veins. When he receives an assignment through a solicitor to take the life of Millie LeCour, a well known theater… Continue reading The Hunter by Kerrigan Byrne

Historical Mystery

Who Slays the Wicked by C. S. Harris

Well, the day of reckoning for the despicable and detestable Lord Ashworth has arrived. The husband of Sebastian St. Cyr’s niece Stephanie was found brutally murdered in a compromising position at one of the homes he used for his sordid activities. Sebastian is assisting Chief Magistrate Henry Lovejoy in the investigation, as he does when… Continue reading Who Slays the Wicked by C. S. Harris

Historical Romance, Western Romance

Texas Rain by Jodi Thomas

Travis McMurray is a Texas Ranger who returns home to Whispering Mountain, Texas for a long-awaited visit to his family. Being a Ranger satisfies his wanderlust as that’s who he is. He takes his younger sister to a barn dance and stumbles into Rainey Adams, a green-eyed mysterious woman who kisses him...and then steals his… Continue reading Texas Rain by Jodi Thomas

Audiobook, Historical Romance

The Highwayman by Kerrigan Byrne

This series was selected as a group read in one of my Goodreads groups. I’ll be posting reviews each month until we finish all the released books.   Mrs. Farah Mackenzie is a widow working as a clerk for Scotland Yard. When the infamous and wealthy criminal mastermind Dorian Blackwell, known as the Blackheart of… Continue reading The Highwayman by Kerrigan Byrne

Historical Romance

The Highlander’s Defiant Captive by Anna Campbell

The Mackinnon and the Drummond clans have feuded for so many years no one quite remembers what started it all. Callum Mackinnon, Laird of Achnasheen and head of the Mackinnons, wants the bloodshed to end and after his attempts to reason with William Drummond, Laird of Bruard and head of the Drummonds, fail, he takes… Continue reading The Highlander’s Defiant Captive by Anna Campbell

Blog Tour, Historical Romance

Release Day Blog Tour & #Giveaway: This Earl of Mine by Kate Bateman

Georgiana Caversteed needs to be married to maintain her independence and to fend off a persistent cousin who only wants her fortune. She concocts a scheme to marry a convict headed for the gallows, which will allow her to be free to do as she pleases, spurn her cousin and continue running her deceased father’s… Continue reading Release Day Blog Tour & #Giveaway: This Earl of Mine by Kate Bateman

Audiobook, Historical Fiction

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

This is the story of Daisy Jones, a young girl with an amazing voice and presence, and The Six, a rock band coming into its own in the late 60s, early 70s. Daisy is a bit of a free spirit who wants to write and sing her own songs though she’s very deeply immersed in… Continue reading Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Historical Mystery

Murder on Trinity Place by Victoria Thompson

I’m reading this series in one of my Goodreads groups and it’s one of our favorites. It’s set in turn-of-the-century (19th) New York City featuring Sarah and Frank Malloy who often find themselves investigating murders together. This is the last until April. Frank and Sarah Malloy attend a dinner party at Mrs. Ellsworth’s home to… Continue reading Murder on Trinity Place by Victoria Thompson

Blog Tour, Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance

Blog Tour & #Giveaway: The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller

  Alva Webster returns to New York from Paris in the midst of false scandalous rumors after fleeing her abusive husband three years before. Now that her husband is dead, Alva wants to move on with her life and purchases Liefdehuis, a neglected mansion in Hyde Park. Her plan is to restore it and write… Continue reading Blog Tour & #Giveaway: The Widow of Rose House by Diana Biller