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Review: The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla (Pink Carnation, Book 11) by Lauren Willig

Review: The Mark of the Midnight Manzanilla (Pink Carnation, Book 11) by Lauren Willigby Lynn Reynolds

Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds Make sure to read the Prologue because it prepares the reader for the first chapter. Sally Fitzhugh is at an evening soirée and she has an interesting discussion with friends.  Lucien, the Duke of Belliston, has a late night visitor and they have an interesting discussion – there’s no way you […]

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An Earthly Elysium

An Earthly Elysiumby Guest Blogger

Guest blog by Grace Elliot, author of The Ringmaster’s Daughter Have you heard of a pleasure garden? Pleasure gardens were all the rage in Georgian and Victorian England, and as the name suggests they were open air spaces where people went to be entertained. It’s difficult to think of a modern equivalent and perhaps closest […]

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Review: The Ringmaster’s Daughter (The Foxhall Series, Book 1) by Grace Elliott

Review: The Ringmaster’s Daughter (The Foxhall Series, Book 1) by Grace Elliottby Lynn Reynolds

Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds Tobias Wolfson meets Henrietta Hart in a very interesting way. Hetty and I both have something in common – we take care of our fathers. Tobias is all about business but that was before he meets her. He’s a man of vision. Grace takes the reader back to a time when […]

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Review: A Baron in Her Bed (Spies of Mayfair, Book 1) by Maggi Andersen

Review: A Baron in Her Bed (Spies of Mayfair, Book 1) by Maggi Andersenby Lynn Reynolds

Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds This story takes place in the year 1816. In reading Maggi’s book, she made the best choice when she created Horatia Cavendish. It’s a great way to start off the book when the lead female character has a mind of her own and goes against convention. She also has her male […]

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Review: Sweet Madness (Veiled Seduction, Book 3) by Heather Snow

Review: Sweet Madness (Veiled Seduction, Book 3) by Heather Snowby Lynn Reynolds

Reviewed by Lynn Reynolds The year is 1817 and then it jumps to 1820. Gabriel Devereaux is watching Lady Penelope Bridgeman dance with her husband. He seems to be envious of what she and her husband have. Then Heather jumps ahead when we see that something may have happened to Gabe. Heather covers a subject […]

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Review: Treacherous Temptations by Victoria Vane

Review: Treacherous Temptations by Victoria Vaneby Lynn Reynolds

Review by Lynn Reynolds The prologue starts on December 31, 1720. It has a shocking beginning and then it jumps over a year ahead. The setting is Venice and our character describes it as if it were female. I always find it interesting how a town is described as being female. It also makes me […]

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Audio Review: Seven Nights in a Rogue’s Bed (Sons of Sin, Book 1) by Anna Campbell

Audio Review: Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed (Sons of Sin, Book 1) by Anna Campbellby Keira G

Hero: Jonas Merrick is the illegitimate son of the late Viscount Hillbrook. In his youth, his cousin, William Merrick, the new Lord Hillbrook, slashed his face deep leaving him permanently disfigured. His deepest desire to exact revenge on William and his plans are going smoothly right up until William’s wife, Roberta, sends her virgin spinster […]

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Review: Curse of the Gypsy (Lady Anne Mystery, Book 3) by Donna Lea Simpson

Review: Curse of the Gypsy (Lady Anne Mystery, Book 3) by Donna Lea Simpsonby Keira G

Heroine: When Lady Anne Addison visits the gypsy camp on her father’s lands, she swears she spies Tony in the woods. Unacceptable! She meant it when she said she needed space. Did the man never listen? Well he can’t misunderstand her if it is in writing! Hero: Anthony, the Marquess of Darkefell, has proposed to […]

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