I first thought that I would start off this review
stating that reading Amanda Quick is a guilty pleasure of
mine. Then, I thought that I'm not at all guilty about
it, vice versa to be honest. However, Quick's books are
definitely a pleasure to read.
THE OTHER Read more...
THE MUSIC OF THE DEEP is the kind of book that I felt hooked
me right from the very first page. If I could, I would read
non-stop until I finished the book, alas I started late in
the evening and then had to sleep. I wish more books Read more...
For some reason I have a deep love for books set in the
American South. So, when I saw this book, a crime novel
set in Savannah, Georgia I just knew I had to read
it. So, I was overjoyed when I got the chance to read the
THE Read more...
London, 1814. In one of the coldest winters ever is the
body of a woman found in the snow by no other than Hero,
the wife of Sebastian St. Cyr, Viscount Devlin. She
recognizes the woman as Jane Ambrose, a piano teacher to
Princess Charlotte, the only child of the Read more...
The Civil War may be over, but it has left a lot of women
mourning husbands and sons. This has seen an increase in
spiritualism. And in Boston, there is a man, Edward Moody
that is said to be able to take your picture and you
dearly departed will appear Read more...
I just want to make a comment about this cover before I
review the book. The cover I had on my ebook version of
the book was of a woman on a beach stool reading a book.
So, you wonder, what's so special about that? Well, on my
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China Bayles has a ghost problem. It all starts when she
and her friend Ruby Wilcox starts to clean up the loft
about their shop Thyme and Seasons. China finds a box of
handcrafted lace and old photographs in the loft, but
when she is temporary alone in there and Read more...
The story in FAST FALLS THE NIGHT takes place during 24
hours. It all starts with a young woman overdosing on the
floor of a gas station bathroom in Acker's Gap. For the
police in the town it is one tragic event, but then
they got called to another Read more...
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY is a book that I was interested in
reading because I had read that it was a modern retelling
of PERSUASION by Jane Austen. I love modern retellings. I
usually don't read much contemporary romance fiction, but
I have a weakness for retellings so Read more...
UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY is actually the third fictional
account I have read about Lorena "Hick" Hickok and
Eleanor Roosevelt. And, I would, without any problems, read
at least three more. I find both women fascinating to
read about and I like reading new books that take a
different look at their Read more...
THE ATOMIC CITY GIRLS by Janet Beard takes place during
the last part of WW2 when several lives collide in Oak
Ridge, Tennessee, the city that doesn't exist, at least
For eighteen-year-old June Walker, the prospect of
working at Oak Ridge is a chance to Read more...
THE BEACH AT PAINTER'S COVE by Shelley Noble is a tale about
family, of a summer when truths are revealed and feuds
are addressed. It all starts with Issy's sister,
Vivianne, leaving her children at the Muses by the Sea,
the Whitaker family's Connecticut mansion Read more...
As a big thriller fan, the blurb for EMMA IN THE NIGHT by
intrigued me. Two sisters, Cass and Emma, both go missing
and are gone for three years until Cass, the younger
sister comes back, and all she says to her family and the
FBI is find Read more...
First, I want to say that I haven't read any of the previous books
in The Memoirs of Lady Trent
series. However, it has been one that I have been curious about for
some time. As a fantasy fan can't Read more...
Carter Blake gets an email from a concerned neighbor of a
couple that has gone missing and the cops are not doing a
thing to find them since they don't suspect a crime has been
committed. In their opinion have they left of their
own free will. All that Read more...
To be honest, I thought MOTHERS AND OTHER STRANGERS was a
least that is the feeling I got from the book's blurb. The
first thing the blurb says about the book is:
"My father proposed to my mother at gunpoint when she was
nineteen, and knowing that Read more...
My name is Magdalena and I love to
read crime, mystery, thriller, horror,
women's fiction, literary fiction,
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biographical, non-fiction and graphic
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