Blog Tour, Historical Romance

Blog Tour: How to Love a Duke in Ten Days by Kerrigan Byrne

Lady Alexandra Lane leads an interesting but solitary life, except for her career and relationship with her two best friends from her school days. She’s scholarly and learned but is emotionally scarred and burdened by a ten-year old event that only a few know about. However, one of them is her anonymous blackmailer who has… Continue reading Blog Tour: How to Love a Duke in Ten Days by Kerrigan Byrne

Audiobook, Historical Fiction

The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

It’s post-war 1946 and young widow Grace Healey is running late for work. As she takes a shortcut through Grand Central Station, she discovers an abandoned suitcase under a bench. In it, she finds photographs of 12 women and something compels her to take them with her. Once Grace learns that the owner, Eleanor Trigg,… Continue reading The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff

Historical Mystery

Murder in the Bowery 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.   Private Investigator Frank Malloy is hired by Will Bert to find the man’s younger brother, Freddie, who was… Continue reading Murder in the Bowery by Victoria Thompson

Historical Fiction

Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood

It’s 1969 and Ginny Richardson goes into labor with her second child at the baby shower hosted by her mother-in-law. After a hazy delivery, she’s informed that her baby daughter, Lucy, has serious health issues and has Down syndrome. Still in a fog aided by sedatives heaped upon her, husband Ab convinces her that the… Continue reading Keeping Lucy by T. Greenwood

Audiobook, Historical Fiction, Magical Realism

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

One midwinter’s night at Swan Inn in Radcot on the banks of the river Thames, a seriously injured man bursts in carrying what was first believed to be a puppet. As they tend to the man’s wounds, the proprietors and patrons come to realize the puppet is actually a dead child. When the nurse arrives… Continue reading Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

Historical Mystery

Murder in Morningside Heights 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.         Frank finally gets a meaty case for his new detective agency. It involves the… Continue reading Murder in Morningside Heights by Victoria Thompson

Historical Fiction

Bethlehem by Karen Kelly

Joanna Collier is the mother of two young children and married to Frank, an engineer working for his family’s business...Bethlehem Steel. After his father’s death, Frank’s responsibilities increased dramatically and felt the pressure to move his family to the headquarters in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. And, he needed to be closer to his aging grandmother and mother,… Continue reading Bethlehem by Karen Kelly

Historical Fiction

Montauk by Nicola Harrison

The year is 1938 and the setting is New York City where college educated Beatrice Beaudreaux lives with Harry, her husband of five years. They’ve tried unsuccessfully to have a child and she’s noticed that some of the spark is missing between them. When Harry makes plans for them to spend the summer in Montauk… Continue reading Montauk by Nicola Harrison

Audiobook, Fantasy

Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

We pause from The Mortal Instruments and continue the prequel trilogy, as recommended by the author and many readers. This final book continues the reach back into the past of the Shadowhunters & Downworlders.       I was wondering how this final book in the trilogy was going to tie up so many loose… Continue reading Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

Historical Mystery

Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue 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.         Sarah and Frank Malloy are on their honeymoon in Europe, leaving Maeve and… Continue reading Murder on St. Nicholas Avenue by Victoria Thompson