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Murder at Half Moon Gate

Murder at Half Moon Gate by Andrea Penrose Edition: ARC, 2018 Synopsis: A wealthy lord who happens to be a brilliant scientist . . . an enigmatic young widow who secretly pens satirical cartoons . . . a violent killing disguised as a robbery . . . Nothing is as it seems in Regency London, especially… Continue reading Murder at Half Moon Gate

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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

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Twenty-One Days (Daniel Pitt #1)

Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry Edition: ARC, 2018 Synopsis: It's 1910, and Daniel Pitt is a reluctant lawyer who would prefer to follow in the footsteps of his detective father. When the biographer Russell Graves, who Daniel is helping defend, is sentenced to execution for the murder of his wife, Daniel's Pitt-family investigative instincts kick in,… Continue reading Twenty-One Days (Daniel Pitt #1)

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Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes

Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes by Amy Miller Edition: ARC, 2018 Synopsis: January 1941: As Charlie Barton tiptoes silently out of the house one cold winter morning to go off and fight for his country, his wife Audrey is left to run the family bakery on her own.  Times are tougher than ever, but at the… Continue reading Wartime Brides and Wedding Cakes

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Marry In Haste

Mary in Haste by Jane Aiken Edition: ebook, 2018 Synopsis: Camilla Forest has fallen upon hard times since fleeing France and the tyrannical rule of Napoleon Bonaparte. When her job as a governess ends in disaster, Camilla finds herself penniless and alone, stranded on a muddy roadside.  A chance encounter with the notoriously aloof Lord Leominster… Continue reading Marry In Haste