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Luck of the Titanic Review

GoodReads: Valora Luck has two things: a ticket for the biggest and most luxurious ocean liner in the world, and a dream of leaving England behind and making a life for herself as a circus performer in New York.  Much to her surprise, though, she’s turned away at the gangway; apparently, Chinese people aren’t allowed […]

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Sistersong eARC Review

GoodReads: 535 AD. In the ancient kingdom of Dumnonia, King Cador’s children inherit a fragmented land abandoned by the Romans. Riva, scarred in a terrible fire, fears she will never heal.Keyne battles to be seen as the king’s son, when born a daughter.And Sinne, the spoiled youngest girl, yearns for romance. All three fear a […]

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Dangerous Women eARC Review

GoodReads: London, 1841. The Rajah sails for Australia. On board are 180 women convicted of petty crimes, sentenced to start a new life half way across the world. Daughters, sisters, mothers – they’ll never see home or family again. Despised and damned, all they have now is each other. Until the murder. As the fearful hunt for […]

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Rebel Daughter eARC Review

GoodReads: Esther dreams of so much more than the marriage her parents have arranged to a prosperous silversmith. Always curious and eager to explore, she must accept the burden of being the dutiful daughter. Yet she is torn between her family responsibilities and her own desires; she longs for the handsome Joseph, even though he […]

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Mexican Gothic Review

          GoodReads: An isolated mansion. A chillingly charismatic aristocrat. And a brave socialite drawn to expose their treacherous secrets. . . . From the author of Gods of Jade and Shadow comes a novel set in glamorous 1950s Mexico.  After receiving a frantic letter from her newlywed cousin begging for someone […]

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A Royal Christmas Quandary – Blog Tour

Blurb: Readers looking for a light, fun read full of holiday mischief will be delighted by Samantha Hastings’ A Royal Christmas Quandary, perfect for fans of A Christmas Prince.When you spend Christmas in a castle, anything is possible.1860. Lady Alexandrina Gailey is looking forward to a cozy holiday at Windsor Castle with her best friend, Princess Alice, and her long-time crush, Lord George Worthington. But Drina’s […]

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The Smuggler’s Daughter – Blog Tour

                                        GoodReads: Only she knows the truth. Only she can save them. 1799Emily Moon lives with her mother in an inn on a clifftop in the darkest reaches of Cornwall. After her father mysteriously disappears, her […]

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Dark and Deepest Red Review

    GoodReads: Summer, 1518. A strange sickness sweeps through Strasbourg: women dance in the streets, some until they fall down dead. As rumors of witchcraft spread, suspicion turns toward Lavinia and her family, and Lavinia may have to do the unimaginable to save herself and everyone she loves. Five centuries later, a pair of […]

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April Rewind

      DNF Though I like the premise, I had a hard time getting into the world-building, but! Neelam has recommended the audiobook, so, I’ll try that, meanwhile, I’m sending this one off to a new home to someone else who wants it! I’m rating it 3 stars, and will change the rating with […]

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Hamnet – Blog Tour

  GoodReads: Drawing on Maggie O’Farrell’s long-term fascination with the little-known story behind Shakespeare’s most enigmatic play, HAMNET is a luminous portrait of a marriage, at its heart the loss of a beloved child. Warwickshire in the 1580s. Agnes is a woman as feared as she is sought after for her unusual gifts. She settles […]