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A modern twist on the Regency house party.


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You'll laugh and you'll cry reading this cozy southern mystery


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Fiona Ferguson's troubles began with a kiss . . .


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Reviews

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Postcards From The Dead
by Laura Childs
"Another New Orleans mystery solved in this latest installment of the Scrapbooking Mysteries"
Posted January 23, 2013

It's Mardi Gras time in New Orleans, and if you're Carmela Bertrand that means beads, fun, food, and usually, a murder or two! Carmela Bertrand, owner of Memory Mine Scrapbooking, is patiently waiting her turn in the camera spotlight to give a little color to the Mardi Gras Read more...


Nightingale Way
by Emily March
"The latest installment of a series that keeps getting better and better!"
Posted January 23, 2013

Catherine Blackburn was only twenty when she met the tall, dark and totally devastating Jack Davenport. Only one problem - he worked for Cat's mother as a CIA operative. But the two went against the odds and married against her mother's wishes. Jack's work took him all over Read more...


A Wedding Transpires On Mackinac Island
by Cara C. Putman
"Mystery and Romance on Mackinac Island are the highlights of this fun novel"
Posted January 23, 2013

Mackinac Island, off the coast of Michigan, is well known for being the setting for the classic Christopher Reeve/Jane Seymour movie, "Somewhere In Time." But for Alanna Stone, the island is the setting for a tragedy that has kept her from her family and home for ten long years Read more...


The Song Remains The Same
by Allison Winn Scotch
"A compelling novel of one woman's journey to find herself again."
Posted January 11, 2013

Can you imagine waking up one day and have no memory of who you are? This happens when Nell Slattery wakes up, she finds herself in a hospital room, tied to various tubes and monitors. A man and an older woman, looking ragged, fly to her bedside and begin crying Read more...


Man In The Blue Moon
by Michael Morris
"A lovely slice of post World War I Southern life, filled with drama and romance"
Posted October 5, 2012

Ella Wallace's opium-addicted husband Harlan has left her to raise their three children on her own in the small Florida Panhandle town of Dead Lakes, outside of Apalachicola. Harlan has also left Ella knee-deep in debt, and she struggles to run the family's little general store Read more...


The Casual Vacancy
by J.K. Rowling
"J.K. Rowling's new novel appeals to her adult fans with a tale of small town life, good and bad!"
Posted October 5, 2012

When Barry Fairbrother dies suddenly of an aneurysm in his early forties, his unexpected death leaves his family bereft, and his hometown of Pagford in a state of shock. He was a well-known parish councilor as well as being a popular coach of the local female high school rowing Read more...


Confessions of a Slightly Neurotic Hitwoman
by JB Lynn
"A hitwoman is born in this fun and suspensful read!"
Posted October 5, 2012

++What's a girl to do when she's got bills to pay, a niece to look after, and a family full of crazies? Well, when you are Maggie Lee, and times are tough, you become a hitwoman, of course! Only one problem -- Maggie's new line of work involves Read more...


Night Rounds
by Helene Tursten
"A gritty, mesmerizing story that will leave Readers breathless and enthralled"
Posted September 28, 2012

Working the night shift in any situation is often lonely and a little spooky. But no more so than in a hospital, where death lurks around every corner. And on this night at Lowander Hospital in Goteborg, Sweden, death has a mysterious helper who is stalking the nurses on their Read more...


Wallflower In Bloom
by Claire Cook
"Slip on your dancing shoes and enjoy a few spins around the floor with this charming novel!"
Posted September 28, 2012

Claire Cook is well known for being a brilliant storyteller with a gift for spinning stories that resonate with women everywhere. And in her latest novel, WALLFLOWER IN BLOOM, she really grabs the reader's attention with a story that is funny, romantic and inspiring. Plus, there's lot of Read more...


Cowboy Crazy
by Joanne Kennedy
"Fans of fast-paced contemporary romance will love this tale of love in the Wild West!"
Posted September 28, 2012

Sarah Landon swore she would never go back home once she left. But you know what they say about "never say never!" Sarah Landon escaped from tiny Two Shot, Wyoming, to go to an Ivy League school and did well for herself. But her sister needs her now, and that Read more...


Be My Texas Valentine
by Jodi Thomas, Phyliss Miranda, DeWanna Pace, Linda L. Broday
"A collection of sweet romantic stories that are just right for any time of the year!"
Posted July 8, 2012

BE MY TEXAS VALENTINE is a charming collection of stories from bestselling author Jodi Thomas, Linda Broday, Phyliss Miranda and DeWanna Pace that are perfect romantic reading for anytime of the year. Jodi Thomas' story - "The Valentine Curse," is a sweet tale about two lost souls who find that love Read more...


The Flower Reader
by Elizabeth Loupas
"Reading the future in flowers during the time of Mary, Queen of Scots"
Posted July 8, 2012

Rinette Leslie of Granmuir is from a family gifted with the knowledge of flororamancy -- they can read the flowers and herbs and prophesize about the future. Mary of Guise, the mother of Mary, Queen of Scots, knows this and entrusts Rinette with a small silver casket that contains some of Read more...


Bridge of Scarlet Leaves
by Kristina McMorris
"A fascinating story of forbidden love set during WWII"
Posted July 8, 2012

In 1941, Maddie Kern's life seemed laid out before her. A gifted violinist, she was destined for great things in her life. But she didn't count on falling in love with her childhood friend, Lane Moritomo. The two young lovers had to hide their relationship from her parents Read more...


The Union Quilters
by Jennifer Chiaverini
"Strength, compassion and quilting during the Civil War days"
Posted July 8, 2012

In her book, THE UNION QUILTERS, Jennifer Chiaverini looks at the founding ladies of the quilting group, women left behind in the harrowing times of the Civil War and how they showed their strength and compassion during the struggles and hardships faced at home during the arduous war. In 1862 Read more...


The House On Butterfly Way
by Elizabeth Bevarly
"Romance and Renovations are the name of the game in this sweet tale!"
Posted July 8, 2012

Eugenie Dashner had loved the pretty house in Manitou Hills for as long as she could remember. Even the name of the house, Fleurissant, seemed magical to her. And now that she has returned to her childhood home, it seemed that the once pretty and elegant house on Butterfly Way Read more...


Sonoma Rose
by Jennifer Chiaverini
"A beautiful story of love and friendship among the early days of the California vineyards"
Posted July 5, 2012

Author Jennifer Chiaverini brings to life two characters who have floated around the perimeter of her previous Elm Creek Quilts novels in her latest offering, SONOMA ROSE. Fans of this charming quilt-oriented series are introduced to Elizabeth Bergstrom Nelson, Sylvia's cousin, and her friend, Rosa Diaz Read more...


Gossip
by Beth Gutcheon
"Who doesn't like a juicy bit of gossip?"
Posted July 5, 2012

The definition of gossip is a rumor or talk of a personal, sensational or intimate nature, or a person who habitually spreads intimate or private rumors or facts. But the original meaning of gossip came from England and meant the communication between two godparents about their godchild. In Beth Gutcheon Read more...


The Baker's Daughter
by Sarah McCoy
"Emotional and thought-provoking, Sarah McCoy's storytelling skills will draw you into this novel."
Posted July 5, 2012

In a beautifully written novel that brings the past and the present together, Sarah McCoy's novel, THE BAKER'S DAUGHTER, is testament to the forgiving powers of time and love. McCoy's sophomore tale focuses on two women's stories. Reba Adams is a journalist in El Paso, Texas Read more...


The Song Remains The Same
by Allison Scotch
"A compelling novel of one woman's journey to find herself again."
Posted July 5, 2012

Can you imagine waking up one day and have no memory of who you are? This happens when Nell Slattery wakes up, she finds herself in a hospital room, tied to various tubes and monitors. A man and an older woman, looking ragged, fly to her bedside and begin crying Read more...


Nadia Knows Best
by Jill Mansell
"Fun, fresh and fascinating - a great beach read!"
Posted July 5, 2012

A bright bit of British chick-lit humor can be found in author Jill Mansell's latest offering, NADIA KNOWS BEST. Nadia is a twenty-something landscape gardener who, after being stranded on the side of a snow-packed road, is rescued by Jay Tiernan, a rather gorgeous property developer Read more...


Sharon Galligar Chance


http://sharonsgardenofbookreviews.blogspot.com

I am a freelance entertainment journalist and have been reviewing books for the past 15 years. I love just about any kind of book with the exception of horror (blood and guts...shudder!) and vampires (sorry,I know they're popular). I adore cozy mysteries, historical romance, women's lit, chick lit...you name it!

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