Historical fiction

The Forbidden Promise by Lorna Cook

This is a dual timeline story, one is of WWII, and the other is in present-day Scotland. I preferred the current day's timeline of our leading lady (Kate) is working towards making an old Scottish castle more lucrative for its owners. The other is of a girl on the brink of adulthood who doubts her… Continue reading The Forbidden Promise by Lorna Cook

Historical fiction, Mystery

Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Every time I see the first in a series, especially with more promised to come, my eyes perk up, and I almost automatically request an opportunity to get my hands on it. Sometimes I am rewarded for this impulse, but most often, I am not. In this case, I was glad that it was the… Continue reading Murder at the Mena House by Erica Ruth Neubauer

Historical fiction, Mystery

A Death in Chelsea (A Mayfair 100 Murder Mystery #2) by Lynn Brittney

This is the second in the series, and I did feel a little left out when it came to pre-established relationships and bonds that I was not privy to. That had me floundering, in the beginning feeling the language a little too clunky. But once the people became more transparent, I started to get the… Continue reading A Death in Chelsea (A Mayfair 100 Murder Mystery #2) by Lynn Brittney

Historical fiction

Give the Devil His Due( A Rowland Sinclair Mystery #7) by Sulari Gentill

I have read and reviewed two previous books in the series (although not in the appropriate order!) This is the seventh book in the series, and I think you should have a working knowledge of the characters before approaching the characters at this late a stage. I will begin by saying I really enjoyed the… Continue reading Give the Devil His Due( A Rowland Sinclair Mystery #7) by Sulari Gentill