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The Fortune Hunter (Lovers and Ladies, #5)
Although I have read a lot of trad regencies lately and I have read quite a few of Beverley's novels in the past this is the first time I read her tra ...more
Nov 18, 2008
Jul 25, 2013
In the Frame
I seldom read autobiographies but last week I was offered the chance to read Helen Mirren's autobiography and just couldn't resist.

I have enjoyed her
Jul 26, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
Deadly Dڻcisions
I am slowly making my way through Kathy Reichs' Temperance Brennan series and this time I read Deadly Decisions, book nº 3.

The book starts with a youn
Feb 15, 2010
Feb 19, 2010
I am a bit at odds with most of the reviews I read of this book. While I enjoyed the story I thought it lacked the creepiness to keep me up at night a ...more
Nov 2009
Nov 03, 2009
A Christmas Secret (Christmas Stories, #4)
Dominic Corde is thrilled to “fill the robe” as substitute vicar in the village of Cottisham, while the Reverend Wynter is away on a three-week Christ ...more
Dec 21, 2008
Dec 20, 2008
Damaged (Maggie O'Dell, #8)
Alex Kava's Maggie O'Dell series is one I have followed faithfully for 7 books and was eager to get back to. Damaged is book number 8 and, sadly, beca ...more
Mar 20, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
Dark Protector (Paladins of Darkness, #1)
I was feeling like reading something different (meaning non historical) and found this one in the TBR pile. I hadn't heard much about Alexis Morgan be ...more
Jan 10, 2013
Jan 20, 2013
Sew Kawaii!: 22 Simple Sewing Projects for Cool Kids of All Ages
Now that I have 2 babies at home it seems that most of the crafty things I do is something for the them. Not only that but I have been looking for thi ...more
Feb 29, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
After finishing Chadwick's The Scarlet Lion I thought I needed something completely different and so picked up Heyer's Sylvester. And what a delightfu ...more
Feb 10, 2010
Feb 08, 2010
To Defy a King (William Marshal #5)
After having read the stories of William Marshall and Isabelle de Clare I was looking forward to read about their eldest daughter, Mahelt Marshall. El ...more
May 09, 2010
May 10, 2010
This Duchess of Mine (Desperate Duchesses, #5)
I am a bit undecided on how to grade this book. Although it is not worse than any of the others in the series the truth is that it did not live up to ...more
Jul 14, 2009
Jul 13, 2009
When a Texan Gambles (Wife Lottery, #2)
A while back I read Jodi Thomas's A Texan's Wager and really enjoyed it. So naturally I was looking forward to continue with the series. Unfortunately ...more
Mar 19, 2010
Mar 19, 2010
Never Love a Cowboy (Rogues in Texas, #2)
After having read Lorraine Heath's Texas trilogy I open every one of her books with the expectation of finding similar gems. Unfortunately it never ha ...more
Oct 2010
Oct 16, 2010
Lust Unleashed (Night Seekers, #1)
I didn't have any special read planned for this month's TBR challenge and I have to admit that the date just snook up on me and suddenly I was faced w ...more
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 21, 2013
Martha Stewart's Handmade Holiday Crafts: 225 Projects and Year-Round Inspiration for Everybody's Favorite Celebrations
I haven't really been posting any handmade crafts on the blog. Although that was and still is one of my main interests, besides reading, I haven't had ...more
May 19, 2012
May 20, 2012
At Last Comes Love (Huxtable Quintet, #3)
I think that the Huxtable series is improving with every book that comes out and this third book is now my favourite in the series.

This is the story
May 23, 2009
May 23, 2009
Captain Wentworth's Diary (Jane Austen Heroes, #3)
Persuasion is my favourite Jane Austen book so it was with high expectations that I started this story, supposedly Captain's Wentworth's version of th ...more
Aug 23, 2009
Aug 23, 2009
The Raven Prince (Princes Trilogy, #1)
Although I have heard a lot about Elizabeth Hoyt last year this is my first book by her. I picked it up because she is the Author of The Month at one ...more
Apr 25, 2009
Apr 25, 2009
The Thirteen Problems
After having read this book I rather think I would love to have such a group of friends that could meet every week and solve mysteries. Unfortunately ...more
Sep 22, 2010
Oct 16, 2010
I have been curious about this author ever since a friend wrote a review of one of her books for a traditional regencies blog we both collaborate in. ...more
Oct 24, 2009
Oct 24, 2009
Mannerby's Lady
Heath is a hit and miss author for me. I always open her books with a lot of expectation and sometimes they end being a bit a letdown. Fortunately tha ...more
Aug 23, 2010
Aug 23, 2010
Last Chance, My Love (Triple Countess, #1)
I've been a fan of Lynne Connolly's Richard and Rose series and when I came across this new series, the Triple Countess books, I couldn't resist tryin ...more
Feb 13, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
The Green Bronze Mirror
The Green Bronze Mirror is the story of Karen, a fifteen year old girl who finds herself transported to Roman Britain during Nero's reign. Found by a ...more
Feb 28, 2010
Feb 27, 2010
A Chance to Dream (Triple Countess, #2)
Book 2 in the Triple Countess series is about Orlando, the second brother, and Violetta Palagio, the daughter of London’s most famous courtesan. Viole ...more
Feb 14, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
Met by Chance (Triple Countess, #3)
I was a bit surprised that book 3 was about Perdita and not about Corin, the third brother... but it seems he will have a story soon so all is well…

Feb 14, 2010
Feb 14, 2010
Fractured (Will Trent, #2)
After having enjoyed Triptych so much how could I resist picking up Fractured? I really just couldn't wait to find out more about Will and in this sto ...more
Apr 20, 2010
Apr 18, 2010
Agnes Grey
Another book that I had not expected to enjoy as much as I did and that, together with Gaskell's Mary Barton is making me rethink the decision not to ...more
Dec 28, 2009
Dec 27, 2009
Além Tejo
One of the things I was hoping to find through the Portuguese Historical Fiction challenge was to find new books to read. Not that I didn't already ha ...more
May 24, 2013
May 21, 2013
Miss Lacey's Last Fling
After a few twists and turns this month I managed to read the book for the Regency Romance Challenge. The first book I read for this challenge wasn't ...more
Jul 19, 2013
Jul 17, 2013
Stone Virgin
The Stone Virgin is set in Venice in 3 different periods in time, the 1400s, the 1700s and in present day. The story opens in the 15th century with th ...more
Nov 21, 2009
Nov 18, 2009