Category: Historical Fiction

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Posted March 4, 2021 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Mystery, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: An Unexpected Peril by Deanna Raybourn The story opens with Veronica and Stoker working on an exhibition for the Curiosity Club. They are erecting a memorial to Alice Baker-Greene, a pioneering mountain climber and member who passed away during a climb in the small country of Alpenwald, whose ruler, Princess Gisela, is coming […]

Review: Uncharted by Alli Temp..

Review: Uncharted by Alli Temple

Uncharted Author: Alli Temple Reviewer: B. Rating: B What I’m Talking About: Having been fascinated by tales of women pirates for years (after reading an article about Cheng I Sao), I was very excited to read Uncharted by new-to-me author Alli Temple. Told through the experiences of Lady Georgina (aka “George”), the story begins with a […]

Review: The Raven Lady by Shar..

Review: The Raven Lady by Sharon Lynn Fisher

The Raven Lady Author: Sharon Lynn Fisher Reviewer: Nima Rating: A- What I’m Talking About: In describing the series, Fisher says, “The Faery Rehistory weaves Ireland’s ancient mythological races with Victorian-era technology and manners into an Ireland that was never conquered by the British.” So imagine an alternative world where the fairies of Ireland’s folklore […]

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Posted March 25, 2020 by Jen in Historical Fiction, Listen Up!, Rating B
Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Murderous Relation by Deanna Raybourn A Murderous Relation opens shortly after the conclusion of the previous book, with Veronica and Stoker returning home and plans to consummate their relationship now that they have admitted their feelings for one another. However, before they can do anything, they are summoned to attend Lady Welly on […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review + Giveaway: The Art of Theft by Sherry Thomas

Today we are celebrating the upcoming release of THE HOLLOW OF FEAR by Sherry Thomas. I’ve got my audiobook review, plus the publisher is offering a giveaway of the print edition. Read on and celebrate with us! Audiobook review: The Art of Theft Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #4 Genre: Historical Mystery […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Dangerous Collaboration by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Dangerous Collaboration Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #4 Genre: Historical Mystery, romantic elements Source: Recorded Books Although A Dangerous Collaboration opens on the heels of the previous book, the story quickly jumps forward six months, to a time after Veronica and Lady Cordelia’s hasty expedition to Madeira. While Veronica […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn

Audiobook review: A Treacherous Curse Author:  Deanna Raybourn Narrator: Angèle Masters Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Veronica Speedwell Mysteries #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased A Treacherous Curse is the third exciting tale in the Veronica Speedwell Mysteries. I truly enjoy this amazing set of stories. This time around, Veronica and Stoker are drawn into a murder mystery that has ties […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Crown Jewel Mystery by Anna Elliott & Charles Veley

Audiobook review: The Crown Jewel Mystery Authors:  Anna Elliott & Charles Veley Narrators: Simon Prebble & Wendy Tremont King Audio Speed: 1.25x & 1.5x Series: Sherlock Holmes and Lucy James Mystery #4 (PREQUEL) Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Narrator When I put a call out for historical mysteries with strong-willed lead women, I got some great suggestions. It was narrator Wendy […]

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Listen Up! #Audiobook Review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas

Audiobook review: The Hollow of Fear by Sherry Thomas Author:  Sherry Thomas Narrator: Kate Reading Audio Speed: 1.5x Series: Lady Sherlock #3 Genre: Historical Mystery Source: Purchased Note: This review contains spoilers from the previous titles in the series. Dealing with the aftermath of the shocking discovery that Lady Ingram is a spy for Moriarty, The Hollow of Fear shifts […]