Elizabeth Boyle: Love Letters from a Duke

Rags to Riches.  Mistaken identity.  Dukes.  Mayfair. Sounds like my kind of book! At least that’s what I thought as I plucked this one from the shelves a couple of months ago. I had read a few of Elizabeth Boyle’s novels before Love Letters, and found them to be satisfying reads. But let me tell you the problem with this one. I found myself not … Expand

Karen Hawkins: Her Master and Commander

Ever since I put down Linda Lael Miller’s Pirates, I have been enamoured of the historical romance featuring pirates. Funnily enough, there are not often common. And worse, most are devoid of the magic of Miller’s piratical journey. I was drawn in by the cover of Karen Hawkins’ Her Master and Commander as well as the title. Seemed to meet my three requirements (see review … Expand

Lisa Kleypas: Author Review

You may recognize Lisa Kleypas for her contemporary romance. But she also has a veritable garden of historical (usually Victorian) romances which are worth checking out for those lazy days of summer. Although much more fun to read in a series, her four season/Wallflowers series books each stand alone as wonderful romances…two even featuring American heroines that invade the ton, and set tongues wagging over … Expand