At the height of the Civil Rights Movement amidst an America convulsed by the 1960s, a pregnant young woman and her brash, profane aunt embark upon an audacious road trip from Chicago to Los Angeles to confront a decades-old mystery from 1920’s Black Hollywood in this haunting novel of historical ... more >
PLEASE NOTE: This post contains SPOILERS and I am opening the comment thread to spoilers as well. There may be triggers in the comment thread, too. Dear Readers, There’s a lot to talk about in Wild Sign, Patricia Briggs’s most recent book, and in addition to my review I wanted ... more >
It’s Zoe and Jack’s first wedding anniversary party. They’ve got an announcement! They’re getting divorced. Marriage isn’t for everyone – something that Zoe and Jack discovered only after they’d walked down the aisle. Bad timing, huh? So now they’re stuck together in their once harmonious marital home, neither one of ... more >
Dear Ms. Stewart: Among my first and most beloved romantic novels are the novels of Mary Stewart. Although probably best known for the Merlin fantasy trilogy, I first discovered the romantic suspense novels. When I saw that at least one was being rereleased I quickly asked to review, despite the ... more >
Dear Ms. Warner, I am a big fan of Western romances and your books have been praised by many of my trusted reviewers. So when I was offered the opportunity to review your latest, the middle book in the Runaway Brides trilogy, I was happy to accept. Although I haven’t ... more >
If I were to describe this plot, I would say that it is a plot of estranged spouses. Ned has gone from boy to man, as is most often the result of journeys. And Lady Kathleen has suffered the rumor of her husband's swift removal for the past three years. But this book is so much more than the reconciliation of estranged spouses. It is more than the two protagonist's getting to know each other as they fall in love, despite the forced marriage. No, this is a book about what makes a hero.