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The Enemies of Versailles: The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy #3 by Sally Christie

The Enemies of Versailles: The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy #3 by Sally Christie

Sally Christie returns to the blog today with the final Installment in The Mistresses of Versailles Trilogy, the story of the court and controversy in the French court of Louis XV. In addition to the review, you can check out the tour stops to see what other readers thought, read an excerpt and enter the tour-wide giveaway to win one of five (5) print copies of THE ENEMIES OF VERSAILLES (US Only) Read more of this post

Mad Richard by Lesley Krueger

Mad Richard by Lesley Krueger

In keeping with my Victoriana obsession, when I saw this historical fiction title from Lesley Krueger, I couldn’t wait to dive in. Based on the life of Richard Dadd, a Victorian artist and celebrity as his life and influences juxtapose against those of Charlotte Brontë, herself in the midst of her own questions and tumult. Please read on for my review of Read more of this post

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The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan

If you are, like me, a fan of BBC/Masterpiece dramas that deal with the WWII era, specifically Home Fires, this is a no-brainer to add to your TBR. Debut author Jennifer Ryan brings us a story of the small English village of Chilbury, at the onset of the war.  Please read on for my review of

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Calamity Jane: How the West Began by Bryan Ney

Calamity Jane: How the West Began by Bryan Ney

A direct request to the blog brings this historic fiction to you today, written by author Bryan Ney, he’s mixed historic fact, some biographical fictions and used a legendary name to present this story. Please read on for my review and excerpt from Read more of this post

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

  • Full House Reading Challenge

Death at St. Vedast: Bianca Goddard Mysteries #3 by Mary Lawrence

Death at St. Vedast: Bianca Goddard Mysteries #3 by Mary Lawrence

A new sort of mystery on the blog today, the Bianca Goddard Mysteries from Mary Lawrence are stories about Bianca, a Tudor era woman and daughter of a notorious alchemist, who has an unusual outlook when it comes to solving mysteries. Please read on for my review of Read more of this post

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

  • Full House Reading Challenge