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Daughter of the Gods: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
4.20
If you put the words book and Ancient Egypt in the same sentence, then you have my undivided attention. So you can imagine how excited I was when I he...more
May 05, 2014
Mar 18, 2014
 
Murder by Misrule
3.93
Elizabethan life and times certainly make for all kinds of outstanding books as there seems to be a never-ending supply of ideas, intrigues, and myste...more
Jun 09, 2014
Jun 10, 2014
 
The Waiting
4.50
Wow!!! Shea is an amazing talent. Each time he writes he impresses me further. I could picture it all in my head and would make a great paranormal mov...more
Mar 2014
Mar 01, 2014
 
Showstoppers (Emily Castles Mysteries)
3.48
Make sure you have read Three Sisters novella first as Showstoppers will take right off into the happenings, without another introduction to Emily Cas...more
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
 
The Tenor
4.12
The Tenor, by Peter Danish, is a book of superb storytelling, with a very real and likeable protagonist and an enthralling theme. I've always been a f...more
Mar 2014
Apr 02, 2014
 
Three Sisters (Emily Castles Mysteries)
3.27
Read Three Sisters FIRST to be introduced to Emily Castles, the quirky protagonist.

Three Sisters and Showstoppers were stories that were fast-paced f...more
Feb 11, 2013
Feb 10, 2013
 
Close to the Sun
4.83
I was offered to be able to pre-review Donald Michael Platt’s Close to the Sun and I jumped at the chance, with my love of the history of anything to...more
Mar 30, 2014
Jul 22, 2014
 
1066: What Fates Impose
3.93
The medieval ages were tumultuous times in Europe and England. The entire area always seemed involved in one uproar after the other. But during the ye...more
Apr 2014
Apr 22, 2014
 
Tick to the Tock
4.20
A month ago, I had the delightful honor of assisting British author Matthew Turner with the process of his novel, Tick to the Tock! I assisted him by...more
Dec 2013
Jan 08, 2014
 
The Debt of Tamar
3.74
The Debt of Tamar, by Nicole Dweck, was a completely beautiful and emotional journey. I quickly became lost in the story and was taken through a gamut...more
Mar 02, 2014
Feb 28, 2014
 
Dominion
3.73
Dominion, by C. J. Sansom is a compelling alternative history book that presents in detail to readers what would have happened has Britain surrendered...more
Mar 09, 2014
Mar 08, 2014
 
The Bone Church: A Novel
3.81
Reading The Bone Church has now cemented me as a Victoria Dougherty junkie! She writes a type of thriller I love, full of drama, intrigue, and histori...more
Jun 2014
Jun 24, 2014
 
Vienna's Last Jihad
4.12
Vienna's Last Jihad, by C. Wayne Dawson, is a military action novel that takes on educating readers about the 1683 conflict in Vienna with invading Tu...more
Mar 10, 2014
Mar 12, 2014
 
The Collector of Dying Breaths: A Novel of Suspense (Reincarnationist, #6)
3.81
Completely absorbed in exquisite storytelling, reading M.J. Rose's The Collector of Dying Breaths kept me captivated to the point I didn't want to hav...more
Mar 16, 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
The Lost Duchess
4.29
I have been intrigued and slightly obsessed since my teen years with the fate of the 'Lost Colony of Roanoke,' which in the late 1500s became the firs...more
May 28, 2014
May 29, 2014
 
Puritan Witch: The Redemption of Rebecca Eames
4.33
I just finished a short novel called Puritan Witch: The Redemption of Rebeckah Eames, by Peni Jo Renner, which was a true-life account of the authors...more
not set
May 12, 2014
 
Saving Grace Devine
4.60
A good haunting mystery!! Gothic and horrifying! I love time slips too and the evil power that causes so much turmoil. The ending was shocking. Didn't...more
Jul 02, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
 
"The Haunted Halls: Volume 1"
3.62
The Haunted Halls, by Glenn Rolfe, is a six part serial horror novel being self-published throughout 2013, with installment 1 currently available and...more
Mar 15, 2013
Mar 15, 2013
 
White Heart
3.73
Awesome insight into why this woman became her legendary figure. Must read!

Here is my full review of White Heart and Four Sisters, All Queens on my bl...more
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 28, 2012
 
The Towers of Tuscany
3.59
The Towers of Tuscany, by Carol Cram, was a beautifully written book that really highlights the era in Tuscany just prior to the Renaissance period in...more
Apr 2014
Apr 21, 2014
 
Relic of Death
3.72
Really loving all of David's works. He never fails to spin a creative and imaginative story. This one seems a little like it should be an episode of T...more
not set
Apr 14, 2014
 
The Harlot's Tale (Midwife Mysteries, #2)
3.74
If you like a great historical mystery set in the mid-1600s of York, then I highly recommend Sam Thomas' midwife mystery series for its superb charact...more
Jan 14, 2014
Jan 04, 2014
 
Damaged Souls
4.57
More like 4.5 stars!

Damaged Souls is the first novel by David Bernstein that I've read and it was so fantastic, it certainly won't be my last. I heard...more
Sep 06, 2013
Aug 31, 2013
 
The Queen's Exiles
4.20
The Queen's Exiles, by author Barbara Kyle and published by Kensington, is the sixth book in her Thornleigh Saga, which though can be read as stand-al...more
Jun 2014
Mar 13, 2014
 
Shadow of Night (All Souls Trilogy, #2)
4.01
You can see this review, book info and more on my blog at http://hookofabook.wordpress.com/2012.... There is a giveaway for the book 07/16/12 through...more
May 24, 2012
Mar 31, 2012
 
Queen Elizabeth's Daughter: A Novel of Elizabeth I
3.72
I took a little road trip this weekend, and as I was the passenger I had the perk of getting a lot of reading done. A book I dove into on this trip, a...more
Mar 25, 2014
Mar 22, 2014
 
Four Sisters, All Queens
3.75
Here is full review on my blog, or a partial below the link:

http://hookofabook.wordpress.com/2012...

Review:


If you love historical fiction as much as...more
Jul 07, 2012
Sep 06, 2011
 
Linden Manor
5.00
Wow!! Cavendish brings ghostly ancient legends of the land back with her gothic tale. It's like reading classic lit from the 1800s with modern surroun...more
not set
May 16, 2014
 
The Vagrants
4.30
Brian never fails to surprise me by the end of his books. Even with novellas he finds time to move things along like a thriller or mystery then whack...more
Jun 02, 2014
May 29, 2014
 
Sara's Smile
4.22
More short story than book since only a 55 page .pdf but it was so sweet! I didn't want to stop reading it. So romantic with a happy ending.

Here is m...more
May 2012
May 29, 2012
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