Once a Rebel by Mary Jo Putney

**** 3.5 stars: While lacking some passion, Once a Rebel will weave fiction and factual events of the Revolutionary War. Enjoy!   Recommended readers: If you like Mary Jo Putney If you like a mix of English and American historical fiction If you like rekindled love stories Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: After escaping – albeit not … Continue reading Once a Rebel by Mary Jo Putney

Paradise Valley by CJ Box

**** 3.5 stars: Loved it. Another great Rocky Mountain thriller by everyone’s favorite modern Western writer CJ Box.     Recommended readers: If you like CJ Box If you want an action-packed thriller set in the Rocky Mountains If you like outdoorsy settings and action-packed plots Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Everyone’s favorite modern Western writer, CJ … Continue reading Paradise Valley by CJ Box

Lie Down in Roses by Heather Graham

**** 4.5 stars: Loved it and probably stayed up all night reading and developing real feelings for fictional people. This Middle-Ages romantic drama will keep you up all night reading. Another great Heather Graham historical romance.   Recommended readers: If you like Heather Graham If you want an action-packed historical read If you like Middle Age period fiction Here’s my Rankings: 5/5 for characters 4/5 for plot … Continue reading Lie Down in Roses by Heather Graham

Nonfiction Review: MacArthur’s Spies

Available now: MacArthur’s Spies by Peter Eisner ****4/5 stars Happy 4th of July from The Soldier, the Singer, and the Spymaster who defied the Japanese in World War II Recommended readers: History Buffs World War II buffs Spy novel fans Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: What’s better than a World War II spy novel with a enigmatic woman at the center? … Continue reading Nonfiction Review: MacArthur’s Spies

Her Australian Cattle Baron

*** 3/5: Liked it, through and through A good escapist read, a story as dramatic as the Australian land it is set in. Recommended readers: If you like a strong, sexy man in your romance If you need a quick-reading, escapist read Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 2.5/5 for plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Royston Stirling has wealth, power and a gorgeous ranch in … Continue reading Her Australian Cattle Baron

Lord of Lies Amy Sands

Lord of Lies | Amy Sandas

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush A fun, adventurous historical romance from Amy Sandas. Recommended readers: If you like Historical Romance If you like a character with spunk Here’s my Rankings: 3.5/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: When Portia Chadwick’s sister is kidnapped, she finds the best spy for the job: Nightshade. Only there’s something intriguing … Continue reading Lord of Lies | Amy Sandas

Coming June 27th: The Confusion of Languages

Available June 27th: The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon ****5/5 stars- loved it and stayed up all night reading literary fiction An intimate look into the lives of two very different American women living abroad amid the Arab Spring, with shattering consequences. Recommended readers: If you like suspenseful literary fiction, if you are interested in the expat experience in the Middle East, and if … Continue reading Coming June 27th: The Confusion of Languages

Addicted to the Duke

*** 3/5: Liked it, through and through Addicted to the Duke is a bold and passionate adventure from England to the Mediterranean. Recommended readers: If you like historical romances and sailing the seas If you like some serious passion Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 for characters 3/5 for plot 3.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Who can resist a sailing Duke? Only Alexander Bracken, Duke of Bedford, has … Continue reading Addicted to the Duke