Earlier this week I shared my review of The Hollows, a historical mystery set in 1920s Ohio. Today we’re in 1855 New Hampshire with The Companion by Kim Taylor Blakemore. The Companion is the tale of Lucy Blunt, a poor… Read More ›
September was a great reading month for me, but I didn’t get in much blogging time. The books were all good, so I can’t not write about them. Hence, this quick recap. What I read:
Historical Fiction Panel. Join the Book Cougars at the Mohegan Sun on Thurs, Sept 27th at 7pm. In conversation with Fiona Davis, Melodie Winawer, James R. Benn, and Marie Benedict.
Visit other stops on this tour! The Collector of Dying Breaths is the 6th book in M.J. Rose’s Reincarnationist Series and her 14th book overall. This is the first book I’ve read in the series, but I didn’t feel that… Read More ›
Riverhead BooksPaperback release: January 3, 2012ISBN: 978-1-59448-560-2 Source: review copyMy Goodreads rating: 2/5Recommend to: historical fiction fans I came close to throwing in the towel multiple times during the first 180 pages of this book. It just wasn’t grabbing me…. Read More ›
Title: The Hangman’s Daughter (Die Henkerstochter) Author: Oliver Potzsch Translated from German by: Lee Chadeayne Edition I read: AmazonCrossing, 2010 (ISBN 978-1-935597-06-6) Source: bought it Now also available from Mariner Books. I noticed ads for this book on various book… Read More ›
The Lieutenant’s Ladyby Bess Streeter AldrichOriginally published 1942 by D. Appleton-Century Company, Inc.Edition read: 1987 Bison BookISBN 0-8032-5914-x This is the second novel that I’ve read by Nebraska author Bess Streeter Aldrich (1881-1954). The first was one that I’ve read… Read More ›
Title: The SherlockianAuthor: Graham MoorePublisher: Twelve/Hachette Book GroupPublished: December 1, 2010Source: advance reading copy I’m not a Sherlock Homes fan. I may have read “The Hound of Baskervilles” way back when, but I wouldn’t bet my life on it. You’d… Read More ›