Adventure, Drama

Chasing Manhattan by John Gray

I do not know how I missed two things about this book that was fully on display when I checked recently. First, it is the second in a series, usually not a good place to start, and secondly, it is a very religious-themed book. It felt more overt and in full force at the beginning,… Continue reading Chasing Manhattan by John Gray

Adventure, Drama

The Missing Sister (The Seven Sisters #7) by Lucinda Riley

I thought this would be the end of the story, but I found out that I was wrong. I was very sad to hear of the author's passing last year, but comments on Goodreads seem to indicate that her son may be finishing the series for her. After following this series since the beginning, I… Continue reading The Missing Sister (The Seven Sisters #7) by Lucinda Riley

Adventure, Drama, Historical fiction

The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller

I am not one who is usually well served by hype. I tend to not 'get' what people are finding exciting from a particular book making its rounds. When I do understand the point and join my voice with all those clamouring, it is a joy all on its own. This is one such book.  I initially… Continue reading The Memoirs of Stockholm Sven by Nathaniel Ian Miller

Adventure, Historical fiction

The Adventure of the Purloined Portrait by Liese Sherwood-Fabre

I have read and reviewed the previous books in the series: I have enjoyed the series thus far and really liked this book too. The rating is dependent on what I thought of this with respect to the previous works. This book focuses on art and French political upheaval, topics I am not as drawn… Continue reading The Adventure of the Purloined Portrait by Liese Sherwood-Fabre