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The Sunne in Splendour
4.40
it was amazing
Sharon Kay Penman's biography of Richard III is one of my favorite books of all time. I have hesitated in writing this review for quite a while becaus ...more
Apr 19, 2001
Dec 02, 2007
 
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Tudor Court, #3)
4.05
really liked it
I bought this book a few months back but I was hesitant to pick it up. Anne Boleyn's story is one I researched a long time ago and I wasn't too sure I ...more
Feb 2008
Dec 09, 2007
 
Trace (Kay Scarpetta, #13)
3.77
liked it
Although I'm a big fan of Cornwell's Scarpetta series I had great trouble getting into this book.

Scarpetta goes back to Richmond after 5 years to help
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not set
Dec 02, 2007
 
Pope Joan
4.07
really liked it
Pope Joan is a figure I was aware of but knew next to nothing about, her existence is surrounded by mystery and so she seems the ideal figure to write ...more
Aug 18, 2009
Aug 14, 2009
 
A Conspiração
3.68
it was ok
After I read The DaVinci Code, which I liked, and Angels and Demons, which I loved I put the other Dan Brown books on my wish list. I was recently sen ...more
Nov 2007
Jan 02, 2008
 
The Spymaster's Lady (Spymasters, #1)
4.03
it was ok
Please note that this review contains more spoilers than what I usually include in my posts.

I heard so many good things about this book, and, from a
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Feb 11, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
The Secret Pearl
3.90
really liked it
The Secret Pearl is another book where Mrs. Balogh uses a different, and for many authors and readers, forbidden theme as a plot device. At the beginn ...more
Oct 13, 2010
Dec 08, 2007
 
The Devil Wears Prada (The Devil Wears Prada, #1)
3.71
liked it
I finished The Devil Wear Prada last night. I had some trouble getting into the book, those first descriptions of Andrea's adventures before joining t ...more
not set
Feb 11, 2008
 
The Ruby in the Smoke (Sally Lockhart, #1)
3.76
liked it
I started this book with great expectation having heard so much about Pullman and his His Dark Materials books. Besides it is set in Victorian London ...more
Mar 02, 2008
Dec 18, 2007
 
Born in Shame (Born In Trilogy, #3)
4.08
really liked it
I was convinced that I had read the first two books in this trilogy when I picked up this one. But now it seems I only read the first one, Born in Fir ...more
Aug 29, 2010
Dec 08, 2007
 
Longing
3.85
really liked it
Longing is unlike most Mary Balogh books. In fact there's only one other book that I would compare to it - Truly - which I read last year and loved. L ...more
Jul 04, 2010
Aug 15, 2009
 
Déjà Dead (Temperance Brennan, #1)
3.86
really liked it
I had a good time reading this book, it's my second read by Reichs and I'm looking forward to more. I like the thriller feel, the fast paced action an ...more
not set
Feb 07, 2008
 
The Coming Home Place
3.43
really liked it
do like intense and poignant stories and this book seemed exactly my kind of thing. It does have an older feel to it but that is not what bothered me ...more
Jun 08, 2009
Dec 08, 2007
 
More Than Love Letters
3.74
it was amazing
I had no idea what I was getting into when I added this More than Love Letters to the TBR pile except for the fact that it was chick-litish and writte ...more
Jun 17, 2009
Apr 02, 2008
 
The Wood Nymph (Mainwaring, #2)
3.59
really liked it
One of Mary Balogh's older titles and one I knew little about before starting and I'll admit I was a bit worried after reading a few chapters.

Heartbro
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Apr 23, 2008
Apr 19, 2008
 
The Gingerbread Man
3.81
really liked it
Aside from a short story on a paranormal anthology that I don't really remember this was my first read by Shayne. I really enjoyed her suspense.

Detect
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not set
Feb 07, 2008
 
Abby Cooper, Psychic Eye (Psychic Eye Mystery, #1)
3.91
really liked it
My love of cozy mysteries has no end. Most of the books I read are actually very good (or I’ve been very lucky) and I just finished another good one t ...more
not set
Dec 02, 2007
 
The Secret of Chimneys
3.86
really liked it
The Secret of Chimneys is my final entry for the Cozy Mystery Challenge and I’m glad I ended with it because the whole story is just so cosy and a per ...more
Sep 16, 2009
Sep 16, 2009
 
Silent Melody (Georgian, #2)
3.80
really liked it
We first met Emily and Ashley in Heartless, she is Anna's youngest sister and he is Luke's younger brother. Emily is deaf mute, in Heartless she knew ...more
Oct 05, 2010
Nov 19, 2008
 
Lady Gallant (European Renaissance Duo, #1; Ladies, #1)
3.78
it was amazing
I had this book in the TBR pile for a very long time. I heard very good things about it but at the same time I was unsure about how I would feel as I' ...more
Apr 05, 2008
Dec 08, 2007
 
Dancing with Clara (Sullivan, #2)
3.70
it was amazing
I hardly ever reread books, not because I don’t feel like it but because the TBR pile is more of a TBR mountain by now and I made it a resolution to r ...more
Mar 2007
Jan 29, 2008
 
Heartless (Georgian, #1)
3.82
it was amazing
A long, long time ago, when I started reading romance, Heartless was one of the first Mary Balogh books that I read. I loved it! I loved Luke who, des ...more
Sep 29, 2010
Apr 23, 2008
 
The Spinster and the Rake (Candlelight Regency #711)
3.66
really liked it
I was actually expecting The Spinster and The Rake to be a sort of To Love a Dark Lord but in short format. I have no idea why I thought that, I shoul ...more
Apr 19, 2009
Nov 18, 2008
 
Red Adam's Lady
4.35
really liked it
I have a new book to add to my medieval keeper's shelf. Red Adam's Lady is a fun tale, it has a perfect medieval atmosphere and it has engaging charac ...more
Nov 11, 2009
Dec 08, 2007
 
Warprize (Chronicles of the Warlands, #1)
3.99
it was amazing
always hesitate when I am offered fantasy books, it might be a bit of a prejudice because I end up loving many of those recommended to me. This one w ...more
May 23, 2008
May 12, 2008
 
Mistress of the Revolution
3.91
it was amazing
This was a difficult review to write. I enjoyed the book very much and I wanted to do it justice but sometimes there are so many things you appreciate ...more
Mar 18, 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
The Marsh King's Daughter
3.95
it was amazing
It seems with every new Elizabeth Chadwick book I read I become more of a fangirl of her work. Like in previous books what really draws me in are the ...more
Jan 28, 2009
Dec 08, 2007
 
A Christmas Journey (Christmas Stories, #1)
3.37
really liked it

I found this book a really interesting read.It is set as usual in the Victorian period. Lady Vespasia Cumming-Gould attends a house Party with some fr
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Dec 2007
Dec 08, 2007
 
Simply Love
3.95
really liked it
I have discovered that if I read Anderson's books in a row I get a bit tired of her writing and characters but if I only read one every once in a whil ...more
Jun 18, 2010
Dec 08, 2007
 
Lover Awakened (Black Dagger Brotherhood, #3)
4.45
really liked it
I think I finally realised what my problem is with JR Ward. I really liked the story she wants to tell. In this one for instance Zsadist has been phys ...more
not set
Feb 11, 2008
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