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Highland Hellion by Mary Wine Excerpt + Giveaway

Highland Hellion by Mary Wine Excerpt + Giveaway

Katherine made sure the straps of her saddle were tight. She took a great deal of pleasure in the fact that she knew as much about preparing a horse for riding as every one of the men surrounding her. That would certainly not be the case if she’d been raised in England. Her old life was only a memory now, hidden behind her adventures in the Highlands. She smiled as she recalled the many things she’d done at Robert’s side while disguised as a boy. She gripped the side of the saddle, making ready to mount. But a hard hand […]

• Posted June 2, 2017 • 2 Comments

Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen [Book Review]

Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen [Book Review]

I received this book for free from the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. MY THOUGHTS Earls Just Want to Have Fun by Shana Galen is the first book in the Covent Garden Cubs series and I was blown away!  This book has all the things I LOVE about historical romance!  We have a street-smart heroine and a stickler-for-propriety Earl and what do we get?  An explosive romance and a fun read! What I liked: This story is sort of like Pygmalion […]

• Posted May 27, 2015 • 3 Comments

How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less by Elizabeth Michels | Book Review

How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less by Elizabeth Michels | Book Review

My Thoughts How to Lose a Lord in 10 Days or Less is the first book by Elizabeth Michels that I read.  This book is the third of the series but can read as a standalone.  I initially picked up this book because I had read a couple of books with the same title (or very, very similar) last month and I loved it!  I thought that this book would be the same.  The story focuses on a stuffy aristocrat, Andrew Clifton, Lord Amberstall and country girl recluse, Katie Moore.  Both have been a little estranged in society and found each […]

• Posted July 21, 2014 • 0 Comments

Sapphires are an Earl’s Best Friend by Shana Galen | Book Review

Sapphires are an Earl’s Best Friend by Shana Galen | Book Review

My Thoughts “A page-turning tale of mystery and espionage” Sapphires are an Earl’s Best Friend is the third book in Shana Galen’s Jewels of the Ton series and focuses on Lily Dawson’s HEA. I enjoyed reading about Lily’s backstory. The story starts off with Lily (as a child) who was obviously intrigued by her father’s work. Her father is also a spy. Despite growing up in a loving family, she makes a mistake and is thrown out of the family home and is rescued by Lord Sinclair and his wife. I was very curious about Lily’s backstory since I read […]

• Posted April 10, 2014 • 0 Comments

If You Give a Rake a Ruby by Shana Galen | Book Review

If You Give a Rake a Ruby by Shana Galen | Book Review

Ridiculously Short Plot A courtesan gets blackmailed into helping an ex-spy capture a traitor Main Characters Fallon/Maggie Warrick Fitzhugh Themes Undercover Agent/Spy Rags to Riches Setting London, England Favorite Lines “It’s about time you came to bed,” Warrick said. It was too dark to see his pocket watch, but he gauged the time close to five in the morning. “I’ve been waiting for hours.” “Oh, how rude of me,” she said, her voice quite low and husky in the shadowed room. He could hear her fumbling about and realized she probably sought her tinderbox. “To keep an uninvited man waiting.” […]

• Posted July 30, 2013 • 0 Comments