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Slightly Scandalous (Bedwyn Saga, #3)
Okay, this one was a complete surprise. I couldn't imagine any way in which I would view Freyja Bedwin in a better light, having been introduced to he ...more
Jun 12, 2009
Jun 10, 2009
Slightly Wicked (Bedwyn Saga, #2)
After what I consider a poor and far-fetched beginning, considering the history of the times, this book then settles down to a great fast-paced read. ...more
Jun 09, 2009
Jun 07, 2009
Finding Perfect (Fool's Gold, #3)
A fascinating book although I wondered about the research concerning the implantation of embryos. I don't know much about it but it seems unlikely tha ...more
Sep 11, 2010
Sep 10, 2010
A Night Like This (Smythe-Smith Quartet, #2)
The second in this series was a bit breezier than the first, although the author did a good job of creating a sense of danger surrounding the two main ...more
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 21, 2012
The Dog Says How
I was fortunate to have been able to attend a play by Kevin Kling while in Seattle recently. It was wonderfully funny, and I was immensely pleased to ...more
Jun 03, 2009
May 12, 2009
Summer Nights (Fool's Gold, #8)
Although this was a fun read, it lacked the something extra I like to see. Mainly most of it did not ring true for me. I have been training my new 4-y ...more
Jul 10, 2012
Jul 06, 2012
Between the Lines
I hovered between three and four stars for this book, but the characterization and dialogue, as usual, pushed me up a notch. The plot and humor are al ...more
May 29, 2014
Oct 23, 2008
Conspiracy in Death (In Death, #8)
Wow! This one is hard to put down. Eve finds herself investigating the grisly and inexplicable murder of an old man living on the streets who wouldn't ...more
Jul 08, 2011
Jul 15, 2011
The Corinthian
A delightful Regency romp and fun read. Ms. Heyer's characters are always a joy to get to know. The Corinthian is full of adventure and hey-go-mad ant ...more
Dec 23, 2014
Dec 22, 2014
The Quiet Gentleman
A Regency of the first order with a bit of mystery thrown in, this book has it all. The characters are well-drawn and interesting. The heroine is an a ...more
Jan 24, 2015
Jan 24, 2015
A Letter of Mary (Mary Russell, #3)
It is always a pleasure to read a book that catches the interest and easily flows to a conclusion. (The other books I am currently reading I have eith ...more
Dec 27, 2010
Dec 23, 2010
All About Passion (Cynster, #7)
Interesting relationship portrayal about two people in an arranged marriage learning about each other further than on a physical basis. I was a bit pu ...more
Jan 11, 2015
Jan 09, 2015
The Brazen Bride (Black Cobra Quartet, #3)
The third in the Black Cobra series, the author would have done better to keep the part where poor Logan gets hit over the head by something (and plea ...more
Jun 06, 2015
Jun 04, 2015
A Secret Affair (Huxtable Quintet, #5)
Well, the title does not really fit. There certainly was nothing secret about the affair as far as I could tell. Nevertheless, Mary Balogh manages, as ...more
Mar 07, 2011
Mar 08, 2011
Finding Home
All three books are equally enjoyable reads, something not often found in combined publications like this. I bought it for the Elizabeth Lowell contri ...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 18, 2009
The Stanislaski Sisters: Natasha and Rachel (Stanislaskis #1 & 3)
I have read these books three times and still enjoy them immensely. Taming Natasha is both heart-rending and heart-warming. I loved the description of ...more
Aug 03, 2014
Jul 30, 2014
On the Prowl (Alpha & Omega, #0.5)
I read this book for the initial story by Patricia Briggs (5 stars) and did not intend to read the others. Mostly I wanted to read about the initial m ...more
Mar 17, 2013
Mar 14, 2013
Simon The Coldheart
What a way with battles Ms Heyer has! Taking place in the 1400's, this book covers the insurgence against Henry IV in England and Henry V's march acro ...more
Nov 09, 2014
Nov 08, 2014
Dragon's Fire
I'm glad I went back to see if Todd McCaffrey had written any more books, because I am enjoying a further visit to Pern via his writing. This one cent ...more
Apr 2014
Mar 27, 2014
The Body in the Library (Miss Marple, #3)
Ms. Christie's Miss Marple series are my favorites of her works, hands down. There is something about a little old lady being so sharp and cagey that ...more
Jan 27, 2015
Jan 26, 2015
The Temporary Wife/A Promise of Spring (Web #4)
I was happy to see this book printed since it contains two of Ms. Balogh's earlier works that I am missing from my collection.

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Jun 03, 2013
May 26, 2013
Foundation (Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles, #1)
A great beginning to this series. You can't help but love Mags, even his name, and sympathize with what he has been through, although it is pretty typ ...more
Nov 06, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
Worth Dying For (Jack Reacher, #15)
This book is as violent and horrendous as the previous ones, but at least Jack gets up to speed more quickly figuring out what is happening and he mak ...more
Mar 10, 2015
Mar 09, 2015
Storm of Visions (The Chosen Ones, #1)
I bought this book online without knowing what it was about (I was looking for a historical romance) and a brief glimpse of the synopsis on the back h ...more
Mar 11, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
Based on goodreads friend Gina's review, I decided to buy and read this book. In spite of the little to no descriptive narrative, I enjoyed it, althou ...more
Apr 04, 2011
Apr 04, 2011
Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation
This book is a delight and more like what I was expecting from McCullough's 1776. Ms. Roberts starts with Eliza Pinckney, well before the Revolutionar ...more
Feb 02, 2009
Jan 25, 2009
The First Four Years (Little House, #9)
Although this book was published posthumously and doesn't really have the same panache as the earlier books, Laura comes through as a totally differen ...more
Aug 03, 2010
Aug 03, 2010
The Murder on the Links (Hercule Poirot, #2)
The second in the series sees Hastings once more jumping from suspect to suspect while juggling his attraction to Marthe Daubreuil and his distaste fo ...more
Jun 30, 2015
Jul 02, 2015
This is the first book I've read by this author, recommended by Gina's goodreads comments, and I have to say that I am impressed. There were some slig ...more
Oct 07, 2010
Oct 03, 2010
The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millennium, #2)
It took a while to get into this one. I was nearly a third through it before the pace picked up enough that I could no longer put it down. Again Larss ...more
Apr 10, 2012
Apr 02, 2012