Book reviews

Book Review: Close to the Wind by Zana Bell

 Close to the Wind by Zana Bell ebook Review copy provided by publisher Choc Lit, October 2013  Synopsis- What would you give to be free? Georgiana da Silva is catapulted out of the Victorian drawing rooms and into a world of danger when she escapes her fiendish fiancé to engage in a mad dash across… Continue reading Book Review: Close to the Wind by Zana Bell

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Aussie Book Review: London’s Last True Scoundrel by Christina Brooke

 London's Last True Scoundrel by Christina Brooke Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Penguin, June 2013  Synopsis- Physically reckless, irrepressibly roguish, and poised on the brink of ruin, Jonathon Westruther, Earl of Davenport, returns from the dead only to throw himself into dissipation. Until he meets his worst nightmare: a straitlaced former schoolteacher he can't… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: London’s Last True Scoundrel by Christina Brooke

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Aussie Book Excerpt: The Day Embroidered by Anne Brear

Today, Australian author Anne Brear has stopped by to share an excerpt of her latest historical fiction novel with Knox Publishing, The Day Embroidered.  The Scottish Highlands, 1899. A life-altering event led Catrina Davies to hide from her family and society. Alone in the Highlands, she exists in a lonely world cared for only by her savior,… Continue reading Aussie Book Excerpt: The Day Embroidered by Anne Brear

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Aussie Book Review: Tangled Reins and Other Stories by Stephanie Laurens

 Tangled Reins and Other Stories by Stephanie Laurens Paperback Review copy provided by publisher/ DMCPR Media Harlequin Mira, February 2013  Synopsis- Tangled Reins by Stephanie Laurens Miss Dorothea Darent had no intention of ever getting married - until a  dashing stranger with hazel eyes kissed her under a blackberry tree. Haunted by their kiss, the Marquis… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Tangled Reins and Other Stories by Stephanie Laurens

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Aussie Book Review: Tempt the Devil by Anna Campbell

 Tempt the Devil by Anna Campbell Paperback TBR pile Avon, 2010 (originally published 2008) Synopsis- For Olivia Raines, London's most notorious courtesan, and the infamous Julian Southwood, Earl of Erith, falling in love will be the greatest risk of all in this wicked and wild romance from Anna Campbell. Any man in London would worship her.… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Tempt the Devil by Anna Campbell

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Aussie Short Story Review: Caroline and the Captain by Maggi Andersen #AWW2012

 Caroline and the Captain by Maggi Andersen ebook Free copy from publisher website Knox Robinson Publishing, March 2012  Synopsis- George, Earl of Haworth, has died in a riding accident and left Haworth Park in disorder. Captain Nicholas Bonham of Wellington’s Peninsular Regiment, the 52nd Light Infantry, returns from fighting the Napoleonic wars to see his… Continue reading Aussie Short Story Review: Caroline and the Captain by Maggi Andersen #AWW2012

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Aussie Short Story Review: A Most Serious Gentleman by Anne Brear #aww2012

 A Most Serious Gentleman by Anne Brear ebook Free copy from publisher website Knox Robinson Publishing, March 2012  Synopsis- It’s 1919 and the war in Europe is over. As the men make their way home to start rebuilding their lives, it quickly becomes clear that some scars are not physical… Sir Jeremy Remington, a validated hero,… Continue reading Aussie Short Story Review: A Most Serious Gentleman by Anne Brear #aww2012

Book reviews

Book Review: Desired by Nicola Cornick

 Desired (The Scandalous Women of the Ton #5) by Nicola Cornick  Paperback  Review copy provided by publisher  Mira (Harlequin), June 2012  Synopsis- Her wicked ways were the talk of the ton. Teresa, Dowager Marchioness of Darent, is rumored to have exhausted her four deceased husbands with her insatiable needs. So it's no surprise that every rake in… Continue reading Book Review: Desired by Nicola Cornick

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Book Review: The King’s Concubine by Anne O’Brien

 Anne O'Brien- The King's Concubine  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy courtesy of DMCPR media  Publisher- MIRA  Publication date- May 2012  Synopsis- "A child born in the plague year of 1348, abandoned and raised within the oppressive walls of a convent, Alice Perrers refused to take the veil, convinced that a greater destiny awaited her. Ambitious… Continue reading Book Review: The King’s Concubine by Anne O’Brien

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Aussie Book Review: Beyond the Sunset by Anna Jacobs

Anna Jacobs- Beyond the Sunset (#2, Swan River Colony series) Format- Paperback Source- Self-purchase Synopsis: In the untamed outback of Western Australia, the Blake sisters are together again despite what seemed like unsurmountable odds.For Cassandra - reunited again with the man she loves - the Swan River Colony is a refuge that seems like a… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Beyond the Sunset by Anna Jacobs