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Book Review: Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekback

  Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekback Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Hachette, February 2015  Synopsis- A brilliantly written and gripping historical Nordic Noir thriller with all the intrigue and atmosphere of Burial Rites, the pent-up passion of The Piano and the suspense of The Tenderness of Wolves. There are six homesteads on Blackasen Mountain.… Continue reading Book Review: Wolf Winter by Cecilia Ekback

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Aussie Book Review: Taking a Chance by Deborah Burrows

 Taking a Chance by Deborah Burrows Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Pan Macmillan, May 2013  Synopsis- This historical romance/crime is set in Perth during the Second World War. Nell is an Australian journo, and quite the fashionable lady, and Johnny is a captain with the American Press Corps who has a bit of a… Continue reading Aussie Book Review: Taking a Chance by Deborah Burrows

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Book Review: The Ambassador’s Daughter by Pam Jenoff

 The Ambassador's Daughter by Pam Jenoff Paperback Review copy provided by publisher Harlequin Mira, February 2013  Synopsis- Paris, 1919.The world's leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the… Continue reading Book Review: The Ambassador’s Daughter by Pam Jenoff

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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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Valentine’s Day Giveaway from Romance at Random

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, Romance at Random (Random House) are kicking off the month with a historical romance giveaway pack for those that follow my blog. ONE winner will receive a copy of each of these THREE romance ebooks: (Click on the title to read reviews @ Goodreads) The Notorious Lady Anne… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Giveaway from Romance at Random

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Book Review: Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield

 Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield Paperback Review copy provided by publisher/ DMCPR Media Harlequin Mira, January 2013  Synopsis- In the dark days of war, a mother makes the ultimate sacrifice Lucy Takeda is just fourteen years old, living in Los Angeles, when the bombs rain down on Pearl Harbor. Within weeks, she and her… Continue reading Book Review: Garden of Stones by Sophie Littlefield

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Book Review: Overseas by Beatriz Williams

 Beatriz Williams- Overseas  Format- Paperback  Source- Review copy  Publisher- Allen and Unwin  Publication date- 2 July 2012  Synopsis- A passionate, sweeping novel of a love that transcends time. When twenty-something Wall Street analyst Kate Wilson attracts the notice of the legendary Julian Laurence at a business meeting, no one’s more surprised than she is. Julian’s relentless energy and… Continue reading Book Review: Overseas by Beatriz Williams

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Book Review: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn

 Kate Quinn- Mistress of Rome  Format- Paperback  Source- Self-purchase  Publication date- 2010 Synopsis: First century Rome: a world of depravity, blood, and secrets.  The enigmatic Emperor Domitian watches over all, fearing murder from every side . . . except from the woman who fascinates him most. Thea is a slave girl from Judaea; musical, wary, and… Continue reading Book Review: Mistress of Rome by Kate Quinn