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

Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys – Review

The Fountains of SilenceFountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys – From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Salt to the Sea and Between Shades of Gray comes a gripping, unforgettable portrait of love, silence, and secrets amidst a Spanish dictatorship.

Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark secret. Meanwhile, tourists and foreign businessmen flood into Spain under the welcoming guise of sunshine and wine. Among them is eighteen-year-old Daniel Matheson, the son of a Texas oil tycoon, who arrives in Madrid with his parents hoping to connect with the country of his mother’s birth through the lens of his camera. Continue reading