Genre: Historical Fiction

🎧 An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn @deannaraybourn #AngeleMasters @RecordedBooks #LoveAudiobooks

🎧 An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn @deannaraybourn #AngeleMasters @RecordedBooks #LoveAudiobooks

The Veronica Speedwell series is very much a Sherlock Holmish mystery and while An Unexpected Peril is again a mystery, this time Veronica spends more time pretending to be someone she is not, than solving a mystery. Veronica, Lepidopterist by trade, is no stranger to royalty since she is the illegitimate (or legitimate sort of […]

Posted August 15, 2022 by Robin in Book Review / 13 Comments

🎧 A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn @deannaraybourn #AngeleMasters @RecordedBooks #LoveAudiobooks

🎧  A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn @deannaraybourn #AngeleMasters @RecordedBooks #LoveAudiobooks

Veronica Speedwell series has been a lot of fun so far and A Murderous Relation, the fifth book of the series is no exception.  Veronica, a lepidopterist (someone who studies butterflies) by trade, and adventurer by accident has just stumbled head first into another mystery.  It is amazing how many times she gets both herself […]

Posted July 23, 2022 by Robin in Book Review / 6 Comments

Harriet by Alice McVeigh @astmcveigh1 #WarleighHallPress @sophiarose1816

Harriet by Alice McVeigh @astmcveigh1 #WarleighHallPress @sophiarose1816

Successfully debuting in the Austenesque world with Susan, Alice McVeigh continues to dazzle Austen lovers with a new retelling of Emma. Harriet sidelines that matchmaking lady and satisfies readers who ever wondered what two very different ladies were thinking as events transpired. Since a tender age, Harriet Smith had boarded at Mrs. Goddard’s school in […]

Posted July 3, 2022 by Sophia in Book Review / 14 Comments

Our Last Days in Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton #ChanelCleeton @BerkleyPub @sophiarose1816

Our Last Days in Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton #ChanelCleeton @BerkleyPub @sophiarose1816

The history and culture of Cuba and Spain are brought to vivid life against the backdrop of the ongoing Perez family saga.  Chanel Cleeton has been a long-time familiar author, but with the books focused on the Perez family, she captivated me with her lush depictions of characters, relationship, plotting, and historical background.  I was […]

Posted May 29, 2022 by Sophia in Book Review / 22 Comments