STORY: As the Darcys are about to embark on their wedding trip to Italy, they lose the capable service of Miss Darcy's long-time companion. What will they do? They cannot leave dear Georgiana without a proper lady for a companion. Elizabeth Darcy's aunt comes to their rescue, recommending the lovely spinster Lucy Wetherspoon, whose family she… Continue reading ‘Miss Darcy’s New Companion: A Pride and Prejudice Variation’ by Cheryl Bolen
Month: June 2016
‘The Bourbon Thief’ by Tiffany Reisz
STORY: When Cooper McQueen wakes up from a night with a beautiful stranger, it's to discover he's been robbed. The only item stolen—a million-dollar bottle of bourbon. The thief, a mysterious woman named Paris, claims the bottle is rightfully hers. After all, the label itself says it's property of the Maddox family who owned and… Continue reading ‘The Bourbon Thief’ by Tiffany Reisz
Spotlight on Lecia Cornwall and ‘Beauty and the Highland Beast’!
BOOK BLURB: Powerful and dangerous highlander Dair Sinclair was once the favored son of his clan, The Sinclairs of Carraig Brigh. With Dair at the helm, Sinclair ships circled the globe bringing home incredible fortune. Until one deadly mission when Dair is captured, tortured and is unable to save his young cousin. He returns home… Continue reading Spotlight on Lecia Cornwall and ‘Beauty and the Highland Beast’!
Spotlight on Mary Jo Putney and ‘Once a Soldier’!
BOOK BLURB: As heir to a title and great wealth, Will Masterson should have stayed home and tended his responsibilities. Instead he went to war. Now, after perilous years fighting the French, he intends his current mission to be his last. But all his plans are forgotten when he arrives in the small mountain stronghold of San Gabriel… Continue reading Spotlight on Mary Jo Putney and ‘Once a Soldier’!
‘Her Highland Rogue’ by Violetta Rand
STORY: Errol MacRae’s days of gallivanting across the Highlands are nearing an end. His father’s health has taken a turn for the worse, and rumors are swirling that the crown intends to transfer ancient lands into the hands of the MacKenzies, the clan the MacRaes are sworn to defend. Errol expects to lead his men… Continue reading ‘Her Highland Rogue’ by Violetta Rand
‘I Want My Epidural Back: Adventures in Mediocre Parenting ‘ by Karen Alpert
STORY: Now that I’m a mom, I know the most painful part isn’t getting something giant through your hooha. It’s having a real live child. If you are the kind of mom who shapes your kiddo’s organic quinoa into reproductions of the Mona Lisa, do not read this book. If you stayed up past midnight to create… Continue reading ‘I Want My Epidural Back: Adventures in Mediocre Parenting ‘ by Karen Alpert
‘The Royal Nanny’ by Karen Harper
STORY: April, 1897: A young nanny arrives at Sandringham, ancestral estate of the Duke and Duchess of York. She is excited, exhausted—and about to meet royalty. . . . So begins the unforgettable story of Charlotte Bill, who would care for a generation of royals as their parents never could. Neither Charlotte—LaLa, as her charges… Continue reading ‘The Royal Nanny’ by Karen Harper
‘A False Proposal’ by Pamela Mingle
STORY: London 1812 War hero Adam Grey returns home with a burning ambition to run for Parliament. But he needs the support of the local baronet, who controls the seat. Adam’s plans are thwarted by his dissolute father, who has promised him to the baronet’s daughter in return for forgiveness of his debts. Adam wants… Continue reading ‘A False Proposal’ by Pamela Mingle
‘The Earl’s Betrothal’ by Karen Tuft
STORY: Out of the war and into another, Captain Lord Anthony Hargreaves finds the politics of romance to be as uninviting a battle as the one that nearly cost him his life in Badajoz, Spain. Wounded both mentally and physically from the Peninsular War in 1812, Anthony returns home to find that his older brother… Continue reading ‘The Earl’s Betrothal’ by Karen Tuft
‘The Summer Queen’ by Elizabeth Chadwick
STORY: Eleanor of Aquitaine is a 12th century icon who has fascinated readers for 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive. This stunning novel introduces an Eleanor that all other writers have missed. Based on the most up-to-date research, it is the first novel to show Eleanor beginning her married life at 13. Overflowing with… Continue reading ‘The Summer Queen’ by Elizabeth Chadwick