For nearly 300 years, the mysterious journal of Jacobite exile Mary Dundas has lain unread-its secrets safe from prying eyes. Now, amateur codebreaker Sara Thomas has been hired by a once-famous historian to crack the journal’s cipher. But when she… more
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Dear Ms. Mantel: I sometimes feel like I’ve been reading or watching historical fiction based on the reign of Henry VIII since childhood. Probably my first memories of any knowledge of this period in English history were school lessons where… more
Dear Ms. Kearsley, I made grabby hands when A Desperate Fortune finally became available at NetGalley because a book from you is always a treat. I knew next to nothing about it because the blurb is not something I need… more
I love a good sports romance. I love the single minded intensity of professional athletes, and adore when a woman perhaps takes them off their game. So, I decided to make a list of some of my favorites. I’m hoping… more
Dear Michael Nava: I’m a huge fan of the Henry Rios mysteries, and when I saw that the same author had an upcoming historical novel set in early 20thC Mexico, I knew I wanted to read it. Despite my eagerness,… more
Dear Ms. Keyes: Time Served was a book that surprised me in all the good ways. It featured an uptight lawyer heroine and felon boyfriend who didn’t have more than a few nickels to rub together. A good portion of the… more