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Dear Ms. Sherwood, I’ve been slowly working my way through your oeuvre because I like your voice. Devices & Desires, your latest historical romance set in 1888 England, is the first of your books to hit it out of the park for me. Just before reading it, I read and ... more >
Sometimes we find light in the darkest of places… Tortured by a cold, Puritan father, Silence has learned to conceal her passionate nature inside a prison like shell of passivity. Her eventual marriage does not offer her the escape that she longs for and she craves some semblance of autonomy. ... more >
With England under the shadow of Napoleon’s invasion, the windswept coast of Devon has become a hotbed of intrigue—with spies and smugglers terrorising the county, no one is safe. No respectable lady should concern herself with romantic notions of spies and smugglers, but Joanna Fineton does not care. When she ... more >
You never know where you’ll find love… Anna Thompson, a 30-something widow and a mother of two, lives in the quiet village of Branton in Northumberland and leads a safe, simple life with her children. She is relieved when Moorside, the empty house next door is finally bought and looks ... more >
I’ve been in a reading slump for a while so when I hit on two novellas and one book I enjoyed a great deal, I felt a sense of relief. I haven’t lost my reading mojo after all! I review all three below: Binti by Nnedi Okorafor The protagonist of ... more >