Tag: Historical

Claiming the Courtesan by Anna Campbell

Claiming the Courtesan by Anna Campbell

Risking the wrath of Chantal (*g*), here is my review of CtC which I tried to post, like, 5 times yesterday. Book description: The Duke of Kylemore knows her as Soraya, London’s most celebrated courtesan. Men fight duels to spend an hour in her company. And only he comes close to taming her. Flying in […]

Joint Review: The Perils of Pleasure by Julie Anne Long

Joint Review: The Perils of Pleasure by Julie Anne Long

Something very rare happened this past week. It must have been the full moon, but Holly and I actually read the same book around the same time! That never happens. And because we’re both lazy, here is our discussion on the book, rather than an actual review. LOL Spoilers all over the place, you’ve been […]

More Than You Know by Jo Goodman

More Than You Know by Jo Goodman

Book description: Rand Hamilton vows to rebuild his Charleston plantation with the only means left to him: a long-lost treasure that has lured and cursed two families for centuries. But to finance his expedition, he must agree to the terms of his wealthy London benefactor and allow his goddaughter to accompany him. Although wary, Rand […]

Confessions at Midnight

Confessions at Midnight

Confessions at Midnight by Jacquie D’Alessandro Carolyn Turner, Viscountess Wingate, is absolutely shocked by the Ladies Literary Society of London’s latest selection. Memoirs of a Mistress is scandalously explicit and downright wicked… and it’s stirring feelings within Carolyn that she hasn’t felt… well, ever! She’s sure that this steamy read is the only reason she’s […]

Rivals for the Crown by Kathleen Givens

Rivals for the Crown by Kathleen Givens

Book description: 1290: Turmoil erupts when the seven-year-old queen of Scotland perishes en route to claim the crown. Two bitter foes — John Balliol and Robert Bruce — emerge as possible successors, but England’s Edward I has his own designs on Scotland. In London, Edward has expelled all Jews from his kingdom. Rachel de Anjou […]