Travel to 1917 with Tides of Honour by Genevieve Graham and narrated by Fajer Al-Kaisi. There you’ll become caught up in WWI, the suffragist movement, and a touching love story. Graham quickly pulled me in and endeared me to these characters as she transported me in time.
A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn is the third novel in the Veronica Speedwell series. Set in London, 1888 it shares Victorian mysteries and the friendship and antics of Veronica, the bastard daughter of the Prince of Wales and the troubled Stoker Revelstoke Templeton-Vane. In this installment, Stoker’s former best friend is missing as well as an Egyptian artifact.
I have long wanted to try Victoria Thompson’s Gaslight Mystery series but at twenty-one books, I kept putting it off. When I saw she was beginning a new series, The Counterfeit Lady, and read the synopsis for City of Lies, I knew it was time. City of Lies delivered an addictive tale with a quick-thinking grifter who soon finds herself a part of history as she tries to outwit a killer.
Diane Chamberlain magically transports me to her settings and introduces vibrant and complex characters. Such was the case with THE STOLEN MARRIAGE. It’s 1944 when folks are dealing with food rations, racial discrimination, and polio outbreaks. Chamberlain touches on all three as our protagonist Tess DeMello makes an error that lands her in Hickory, North Carolina. Poignant, inspiring and fascinating I devoured THE STOLEN MARRIAGE.
The gilded era – 1880 New York and the promise of three young witches drew me in and had me listening to THE WITCHES OF NEW YORK written by Ami McKay and narrated by Julia Whelan. McKay offered up a dark and curious tale that I enjoyed despite its meandering pace.
Today Sophia Rose is visiting with a review of THE DAUGHTER OF SHERLOCK HOLMES a light historical mystery. Grab a cup of your favorite caffeinated beverage and check out Sophia’s thoughts.
Please welcome Sophia Rose to the blog today. She is here to share a review of WHERE THE DEAD LIE by C.S. Harris. This is a cunning historical mystery that will transport you to 1839 London. Grab a cup of your favorite caffeinated beverage and enjoy!
A little mystery, snark, family troubles and a smidgen of romance await you in A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING by Deanna Raybourn. This is the second novel in the Veronica Speedwell series featuring a feisty, modern thinking heroine and her dashing business partner and friend Stoker. Enjoy a classic whodunit with the liveliest of characters.