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Fire at Midnight
3.45
did not like it
While I just read and didn't stop to think about the story itself, I read through it pretty quickly - 250 pages in a couple of hours. As soon as I sto ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
Gypsy
4.19
liked it
I got this book as part of a buy 1 get 1 of a certain selection of titles free deal. If I’m honest, I was attracted to the cover. That girl in that go ...more
Jun 2011
Jun 20, 2011
 
The Wicked and the Just
3.62
it was amazing
Full review can be found here.

Something that I think will be very important to take into account with this book is that it will not be for everyone: n
...more
Mar 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
Arabella
4.05
it was amazing
I really enjoy Heyer's style. It's so classy and you immediately get a feel for the period in which the story is set, which is something that a lot of ...more
Apr 2011
Apr 11, 2011
 
Deception's Pawn (Deception's Princess, #2)
3.58
it was ok
Last year I read Deception's Princess because the concept of it made me think of Warrior Daughter by Janet Paisley, one of my favourite books. It turn ...more
Apr 30, 2015
Jun 06, 2014
 
Until Next Time (The Angel Chronicles, #1)
3.60
liked it
Full review can be found here.

The first thing that struck me about this book upon completion of it is that the prologue and the epilogue are separate
...more
Feb 2012
Mar 07, 2012
 
Breath of Earth (Blood of Earth, #1)
3.63
liked it
The cover caught my eye first. And man, what a pretty cover!

Then I read some good reviews, and I thought to myself that I quite fancied an alternate h
...more
Jan 2017
Jan 18, 2017
 
Scorpio Rising (The Scorpio Series, #1)
3.65
it was amazing
Full review can be found here.

Right as of the first chapter, this book hit me with its blunt approach to events and sex in particular. This actually w
...more
Oct 2011
Oct 03, 2011
 
The Convenient Marriage
3.68
liked it
This was my 8th Heyer read and I'm sorry to say that it's my least favourite thus far.

In this case, I went into the book expecting to read Horatia and
...more
Jul 26, 2015
Jul 26, 2015
 
Home by Morning
3.49
liked it
I seem to have a thing for historical westerns at the moment and this fit into that category. I liked the idea of a woman fighting for her right to pr ...more
Mar 2013
Mar 17, 2013
 
Dissolution (Matthew Shardlake, #1)
4.08
really liked it
Set in the period when King Henry VIII is set on closing all the monestaries in England, this novel follows the story of Matthew Shardlake, one of Tho ...more
Nov 2010
Nov 16, 2010
 
The Native Star (Veneficas Americana, #1)
3.57
really liked it
When small town witch, Emily Edwards ends up with a rock stuck in her hand, she and Dreadnought Stanton, a New York educated warlock, have to make the ...more
Nov 2010
Nov 23, 2010
 
Fallen Grace
3.69
liked it
Full review can be found here.

3.5 stars

Though this was shelved in the A section, I think it would have been better in the younger readers’ area. It’s
...more
May 2012
Jun 09, 2012
 
Inés of My Soul
3.91
really liked it
From the perspective of someone looking at the craft that's gone into weaving this novel, it is an excellent piece. A true work of art. Very well writ ...more
Nov 2010
Dec 01, 2010
 
The Strangely Beautiful Tale of Miss Percy Parker (Strangely Beautiful, #1)
3.44
really liked it
**spoiler alert** Full review can be found here.

First of all, let’s get the bad out of the way. The language use was often clunky with terms and expre
...more
Sep 2011
Jan 07, 2012
 
Lady Lazarus (Lady Lazarus Trilogy, #1)
3.09
liked it
Set in 1939 - Europe is once again on the verge of war. Hitler has already started his crusade against the Jews and is on the verge of invading Poland ...more
May 2011
May 21, 2011
 
And Only to Deceive (Lady Emily, #1)
3.73
really liked it
I bought this as part of my historical murder mystery with a touch of romance binge. The protagonist isn't particularly likeable at the start of the s ...more
Dec 2010
Feb 01, 2011
 
Firelight (Darkest London, #1)
3.78
really liked it
Full review can be found here.

This book is so good in almost every way that I’m not entirely sure where to start with my review! I’m going to start wi
...more
Feb 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
Beauty in the Beast
3.42
really liked it
Full review can be found here.

For a short story, Beauty in the Beast dabbles in a bit of everything! It’s historical, it’s romance, it’s paranormal, i
...more
Feb 2012
Feb 18, 2012
 
India Black (Madam of Espionage, #1)
3.49
really liked it
First of all, on the cover art here on Goodreads, India has eyes... on my cover her face gets cut off at the nose. I am very disappointed! I would hav ...more
Mar 2011
Mar 30, 2011
 
Devil's Cub (Alastair, #2)
4.19
it was amazing
Mary Challoner's plan to foil the despoiling of her sister by the notorious rake, my Lord Vidal, goes somewhat awry when the hot-headed lord Vidal abd ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 05, 2011
 
Darker Still (Magic Most Foul, #1)
3.63
liked it
Full review can be found here.

This idea held a lot of potential and for the most part the story lived up to my expectations. I liked the idea behind i
...more
Nov 2011
Mar 03, 2012
 
A Poisoned Season (Lady Emily, #2)
3.96
really liked it
Observations while reading: The author seems to be feeling more at ease with an English setting in this book than she did in the previous one. The nar ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 06, 2011
 
Sarah's Key
4.14
really liked it
It didn't take long for me to become sucked in by the story at the beginning to the book. Sarah's story stirred a mixture of feelings in me: sadness t ...more
Feb 2011
Feb 22, 2011
 
Heart's Blood
4.09
it was amazing
There are very few books that capture my attention as of the first lines as this one did. As soon as I began I knew that I loved Marillier's prose. Th ...more
Dec 2010
Feb 01, 2011
 
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin, #1)
3.91
really liked it
Full review can be found here.

Grave Mercy is the story of Ismae, a daughter of saint Mortain, the old Breton god of Death. Rescued from what would hav
...more
Mar 2012
Mar 11, 2012
 
Not Quite Darcy
3.53
liked it
Somewhere beteen 2.5 and 3 stars.

Before I get into the story, I want to note that William Brown, this story’s hero shares a name with Just William(Bro
...more
Feb 2015
Feb 02, 2015
 
The Dark Mirror (The Bridei Chronicles, #1)
3.97
really liked it
Full review can be found here.

Though a fantasy title, this story is steeped in historical fact based on real people who crop up in the historical reco
...more
Oct 2011
Oct 01, 2011
 
Mr Darcy, Vampyre
2.88
it was ok
Though I enjoyed the style of writing in this story, the plot was extremely weak. There was some lovely descriptions of the Continent in a style remin ...more
Sep 2009
Nov 09, 2010
 
Walk on Earth a Stranger (The Gold Seer Trilogy #1)
3.94
really liked it
I read and really enjoyed Rae Carson's Fire and Thorns trilogy a couple of years ago, so I was interested in reading more of what the author had to of ...more
Jan 2017
Feb 02, 2017
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