Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Jessica Blair is a well-known author of almost seventy books written under several pseudonyms; The Restless Spirit, Reach For Tomorrow, The Restless Heart, Storm Bay, A Distant Harbour, and The Seaweed Gatherers. In her new novel, The Road Beneath Me, Kate Swan is thrown out of the house by her father [...]
Gothic romance is a genre you can’t find all too easily today. It was a popular genre a few decades ago and lovers of this romance sub-genre will have to troll secondhand bookstores to find titles. Classics of this genre are novels such as Wuthering Heights and Scarlet Letter. Well known authors of Gothic romance/horror [...]
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Much of my contact with romantic classics was in high school. It seems odd as a lover of romance novels to prefer most of them in film over the book. In part, I blame forced reading in classes. As Orson Scott Card says, “No book, however good, can survive a hostile reading.” To date I’ve [...]
I recently got my hands on an ARC copy of the List by debut novelist Carmen Shirkey. ARCs are one of the best things about being a reviewer, because you get a chance to see behind the scenes. My ARC had five chapter twenty-threes, and this lovable quirk fit right in with the heroine (though [...]