“The Ebony”

My review: Jane is on her way to England from India when they stop in St Helena after a nasty storm. It was just supposed to be for a few weeks but French frigates in the waters makes her stay longer. Jane makes friends with the locals and it’s a great cast of characters. One… Continue reading “The Ebony”

My Top 10 Reads of 2020!

1. The Way of Kings I’ve read the Mistborn series and Elantris and Warbreaker from Sanderson and my husband devours every book of his. So when my husband, very much a non reader tells me to read a book – I take it seriously and so far his recs haven’t disappointed. And neither has this… Continue reading My Top 10 Reads of 2020!

“A Royal Christmas Quandary”

This was a great story. I loved learning about the different Victorian parlor games they played and the history with the royal family. Hastings did a great job making it seem real and authentic. The characters were fantastic and I kinda want my husband to call me “liebling” which means darling or sweetheart.🎄George and Drina… Continue reading “A Royal Christmas Quandary”

“The Last Word”

I really enjoyed this debut Victorian historical from Hastings. Lucinda finished attending finishing school and is ready to go back to real life – help her father with the ledgers from his countinghouse, read her favorite serial book (it comes chapter by chapter in a magazine) but she is denied both.📜 Lucinda is a stubborn… Continue reading “The Last Word”

“The Invention of Sophie Carter”

Loved the book “The Invention of Sophie Carter”. It was described as a Victorian “Parent Trap” with identical twins switching places. 😁⏱ Sophie and Mariah Carter are orphaned twins living off the kindness -scratch that- ness of others. They were put to work at a young age and never had much affection except for each… Continue reading “The Invention of Sophie Carter”