Take this quiz to see who you’d be – and then remember to enter to win a bundle of these books. #1 What word best describes you? a) effervescent b) nonconfrontational (mostly) c) stealthy #2 My favorite hobby is … a) comparative study of the male form b) looking after my darling baron c) target practice #3 What is the perfect late night snack? a) … Continue reading Quiz: Which Type of Historical Romance Heroine Are You?
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Available August 5: Jane Austen’s First Love ****4/5 stars Dare I say it?! It’s as if Miss Austen is writing it herself and giving us a glimpse of what she’ll soon write in her classics – Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Sense and Sensibility. Recommended readers: If you love all things Jane Austen… If you ever wondered what inspired Jane Austen’s writing. Did we mention Jane … Continue reading Jane Austen’s First Love
Available July 29: Rogue with a Brogue: A Scandalous Highlanders Novel ****3.5/5 stars Join two star-crossed lovers in an adventure into the highlands. Recommended readers: If you like a Highland Romance If you enjoy reading Brogue Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 4.5/5 for plot 4/5 overall Note: 4/5 Pretty Steamy REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: From London ballrooms to the wild Highlands, Rogue with a Brogue is … Continue reading Rogue with a Brogue: Suzanne Enoch
Available July 22: Trapped at the Altar ****3.5/5 stars Trapped at the Altar great historical romance with a touch of urban-English reality. Recommended readers: If you like a real taste of the life of that period If you are a historical romance lover or Jane Feather fan Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3.5/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall Note: Steamy factor (3 of 5 … little steaminess) REVIEW FROM BOOKS … Continue reading Review: Trapped at the Altar, Jane Feather
Available August 5: Secrets of the Lighthouse: A Novel *****5/5 stars The epitome of a summer read, Secrets of the Lighthouse is a mystery romance with a true depth that makes you breath with the characters. Santa Montefiore is brilliant! Recommended readers: If you like a little suspense with your romance… if you have ever dreamed of escaping the your long lost relatives in Ireland… … Continue reading Fiction Review: Secrets of the Lighthouse by Santa Montefiore
Do you keep up and wonder about the financial relationship between authors, booksellers, publishers and more recently Amazon? I’ve caught several interesting headlines on the battle between Amazon and a top-five publisher Hachette … and this article from Sound and Video Contractor does a great job explaining the honest relationship. Here’s the full article: Amazon vs. the World. Some notes from Books for Her: Publishers and booksellers … Continue reading Amazon vs. the World
Available August 5: Love and Let Spy (Lord and Lady Spy) ****4.0/5 stars What’s better than a historical romance? How about one with two spies who try not to fall in love. This is a seamless, escapist read with the right amount of everything. Recommended readers: If you like a kick-ass heroine… and a kick-ass hero who can hold his own … Here’s my Rankings: 4.0/5 … Continue reading Fiction Review: Love and Let Spy
Available July 29th: The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin ****4.5/5 stars The Empress of Austria, an uncommon heiress, and a deeply flawed hero struggling with great big life choices…If it’s true as they say that when it comes down to it there are very few plots in all of literature, this one hearkens a very famous classic with a nice twist. Challenge: Read it yourself and see what … Continue reading Available July 29th: The Fortune Hunter