Forever My Duke (Unlikely Duchesses #2) by Olivia Drake – Review

Forever My Duke (Unlikely Duchesses, #2)Forever My Duke (Unlikely Duchesses #2) by Olivia Drake – Hadrian Ames, the Duke of Clayton, needs a bride. He even has the perfect one picked out. That is, until he meets the lovely, free-spirited Natalie Fanshawe. She’s the opposite of what a man of his high rank should desire in a wife—an outspoken American who has never even set foot in a London ballroom. Continue reading

The Glittering Hour A Novel by Iona Grey – Review

The Glittering HourThe Glittering Hour A Novel by Iona Grey – An unforgettable historical about true love found and lost and the secrets we keep from one another from an award-winning author

Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing. Her life is a whirl of parties and drinking, pursued by the press and staying on just the right side of scandal, all while running from the life her parents would choose for her. Continue reading

The Book Ghost by Lorna Gray – Review

The Book Ghost: A gorgeously uplifting and heartwarming historical romanceThe Book Ghost by Lorna Gray – There are no white shrouded spectres here, no wailing ghouls. Just the echoes of those who have passed, whispering that history is set to repeat itself.The Cotswolds, Christmastime 1946: A young widow leaves behind the tragedy of her wartime life, and returns home to her ageing aunt and uncle. For Lucy – known as Mrs P – and the people who raised her, the books that line the walls of the family publishing business bring comfort and the promise of new beginnings. Continue reading

Forever and a Duke (Rogues to Riches #3) by Grace Burrowes – Review

Forever and a Duke (Rogues to Riches, #3)Forever and a Duke (Rogues to Riches #3) by Grace Burrowes – A duke meets his match in the last place he’d ever expect in this charming Regency romance by the New York Times bestselling author of My One and Only Duke.

Wrexham, Duke of Elsmore, is overrun by family obligations. With three sisters to escort about Town, a legion of cousins to look after, and aunties who insist he dance with every eligible young woman, he barely has time to manage his dukedom. When he finally carves out a moment to evaluate his family’s finances, he learns that he―and his sisters―are on the verge of social catastrophe. Continue reading

THE PRINCESS PLAN by Julia London – Review

The Princess Plan (A Royal Wedding, #1)The Princess Plan (A Royal Wedding #1) by Julia London – Princes have pomp and glory—not crushes on commoners.

Nothing gets the tongues of London’s high society wagging like a good scandal. And when the personal secretary of the visiting Prince Sebastian of Alucia is found murdered, it’s all anyone can talk about, including Eliza Tricklebank. Her unapologetic gossip gazette has benefited from an anonymous tip about the crime, prompting Sebastian to take an interest in playing detective—and an even greater interest in Eliza. Continue reading

Reckless in Red: The Muses’ Salon #4 by Rachael Miles – Review

Reckless in Red (The Muses' Salon, #4)Reckless in Red (The Muses’ Salon #4) by Rachael Miles – Brimming with vibrant, feisty characters, witty banter, swoon-worthy romance and a touch of mysterious intrigue, the fourth installment in Rachael Miles’s Muses’ Salon Series features an artistic heroine caught up in a Regency-era medical school’s body snatching business.

Lena Frost is a force to be reckoned with. A woman who has made her way in society without family or fortune, she’s about to realize her first big success as an artist… Until her business partner makes off with her money, leaving her with little more than her hopes—and a dead body in her studio. Now Lena is at the mercy of a strikingly handsome stranger demanding answers she dare not reveal… Continue reading