Category: Historical Fiction

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Ruse of Shadows by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Ruse of Shadows by Sherry Thomas Charlotte Holmes, the brilliant investigative mind behind Sherlock Holmes, for the first time finds herself the suspect and focus of a police investigation. Ash’s brother, Lord Bancroft, escaped his prison and was murdered, with Bancroft himself pointing his finger at Charlotte from beyond the grave. Jumping around in […]

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Posted April 11, 2024 by Sophia Rose in Historical Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: The House on Biscayne Bay by Chanel Cleeton

The House on Biscayne Bay Author: Chanel Cleeton Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: Foreboding and tragic, a fabulous house by the sea has a history from its first moments. Many claim Marbrisa is cursed when deaths and accidents plague those who come to this ominous place of seeming paradise.  Chanel Cleeton […]

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Posted February 29, 2024 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Grave Robbery by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Grave Robbery by Deanna Raybourn Veronica and Stoker are back at home working on Lord Rosemorran’s collection when their employer comes to Stoker with a special assignment. He has purchased a wax figure that looks similar to Madame Tussaud‘s Sleeping Beauty, and his youngest Rose would like it to have clockworks inserted so […]

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Review: The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch by Melissa Taub

The Scandalous Confessions of Lydia Bennet, Witch Author: Melinda Taub Reviewer: Sophia Rose Rating: B What I’m Talking About: When one considers the power and repercussions of magic, is it any wonder that the last woman in the world people want possessing it is the youngest, most irrepressible and irresponsible of the Bennet sisters from […]

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Review: OverLondon by George Penney and Tony Johnson

OverLondon Authors: George Penney and Tony Johnson Reviewer: Jen Rating: B/B+ What I’m Talking About: OverLondon is a fantastical adventure filled with sarcasm, satire, and silliness. The story follows former Dread Pirate Purple Reign, now privateer Captain Alex Reign, and her misfit crew as they try to earn/steal enough money to get back their airship, […]

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Posted April 26, 2023 by Ang in Historical Fiction, Rating A, Reviews
Review: Fifth Avenue Glamour Girl by Renée Rosen

Fifth Avenue Glamour Girl Author: Renée Rosen Reviewer: Ang Rating: A What I’m Talking About: Fifth Avenue Glamour Girl is an enlightening look into the life of Estee Lauder and her fight to become a household name in cosmetics, through the voice of her best friend Gloria. Using the bonds of female friendship Ms. Rosen […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Wilhelm Conspiracy by Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Wilhelm Conspiracy by Charles Veley For fans of the original Sherlock Holmes tales comes this interesting twist on what became of Holmes after his battle with Moriarty in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s “The Final Problem.” Continuing the adventures of Sherlock, Dr. Watson, and newcomer, Ms. Lucy James, The Wilhelm Conspiracy picks up about a […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Tempest at Sea by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: A Tempest at Sea by Sherry Thomas After the shocking conclusion to her previous adventure, Charlotte has been in hiding for months, recently reuniting with Lord Ingram (Ash). His brother, Lord Remington, needs Charlotte for a mission, and in exchange, he offers her protection against Moriarty. This eventually places Charlotte and Mrs. Watson in disguise […]

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Posted March 6, 2023 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating A
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Sinister Revenge by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Sinister Revenge by Deanna Raybourn Picking up about six months after the conclusion of the previous adventure, Veronica is traveling through Italy with Tiberius, collecting butterflies. Stoker remains absent and unheard from after he left following their last adventure when he thought Veronica was married (she’s not and never was).  After feeling […]

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Posted December 7, 2022 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Secret of Bow Lane by Jennifer Ashley

Audiobook review: The Secret of Bow Lane by Jennifer Ashley The Secret of Bow Lane is the sixth title in the Kat Holloway mysteries, following the adventures of Mayfair cook and local sleuth, Kat Holloway. While each story is an independent mystery, the books are tightly linked together through the development of Kat’s personal growth and evolution; […]