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A Death of No Importance

A Death of No Importance by Mariah Fredericks Edition: ebook, 2018 ARC Synopsis: Jane Prescott has perfected the art of serving as a ladies’ maid in the upper-most echelons of 1910 New York City society. Invisible until she’s needed, Jane has a deft hand and a sharp, observant mind. Which means she sees a lot more… Continue reading A Death of No Importance

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First Night

First Night by Jane Aiken Hodge Edition: ebook, ARC Synopsis: The year is 1802, and Cristabel and Max are headlining a youth performance of Orpheus and Eurydice in Lissenberg’s new opera house. Christabel convinces Max to switch parts to let her sing the male lead only to reveal herself to thunderous applause, and her father’s burning… Continue reading First Night

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Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King

Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King Edition, ebook, ARC 2018 Synopsis: A June summer's evening, on the Sussex Downs, in 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are strolling across their orchard when the telephone rings: an old friend's beloved aunt has failed to return following a supervised outing from Bedlam. After the previous… Continue reading Island of the Mad by Laurie R. King

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Romance Readers Guide to Historic London

Romance Readers Guide to Historic London by Sonja Rouillard Edition: paperback, 2017 Synopsis: At last! A London guide written just for historical romance fans. Or for travelers that want to experience old London. Have you ever wanted to walk in the footsteps of your favorite romance heroine? See grand historic settings from best-loved novels? Or… Continue reading Romance Readers Guide to Historic London

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The Contraband Shore

The Contraband Shore by David Donachie Edition: ebook, 2017 Synopsis: 1787. Captain Edward Brazier is on a mission: recently paid off from his frigate and comfortably off with prize money, he is headed to Deal to propose marriage to the young and lovely widow Betsy Vaughan. He must navigate the bustle of the town's narrow streets… Continue reading The Contraband Shore