Not Always a Saint by Mary Putney

Available August 25: Not Always a Saint (Lost Lords) ****3.5/5 stars- Liked it to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. Love is hard when you’re always trying to escape your past. Recommended readers If you are a fan of Mary Jo Putney If you are a fan of English history and if you could use a little more adventure with your historical romance Here’s … Continue reading Not Always a Saint by Mary Putney

Review: Somewhere in France

Somewhere in France: A Novel of The Great War by Jennifer Robson is available now ****3.5/5 stars- Liked it to the edge of love- call it a stage I crush. An English lady takes her chance for love and independence in World War I. Recommended readers If you are a reader of World War I fiction, if you miss Downton Abbey, and if you could use a little … Continue reading Review: Somewhere in France

Available tomorrow: Meadowlands

Available April 1st:  Meadowlands by Elizabeth Jeffrey **2.5/5 stars- it was ok, but something was missing An aristocratic English family weathers the changes wrought by the Great War. Recommended readers Readers of World War I lit Downton Abbey fans Suckers for a family drama Here’s my Rankings: 2.5/5 for characters 2.5/5 for plot 2.5/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Meadowlands traces the lives of the … Continue reading Available tomorrow: Meadowlands

Review: The Girl You Left Behind

Available now:  The Girl You Left Behind ****3.5/5 stars In 1916, one  woman struggles to survive in her German-occupied town. When her portrait, painted by her husband before he left to fight for France, draws the obsessive eye of the German kommandant, she must put everything on the line. And in the present, another woman struggles to hold on to the portrait that means everything to her. Recommended readers: If … Continue reading Review: The Girl You Left Behind

Available August 26th: The End of Innocence

Available August 26th: The End of Innocence by Allegra Jordan ***3/5 stars Timed to release with the Centenary of World War I, The End of Innocence is the story of German noble Wils Brandl and Boston bluestocking Helen Brooks, who meet at Harvard just before World War I.  When Wils is called back to Germany to fight for the Kaiser,  their newfound hope is challenged and pushed to a breaking point. … Continue reading Available August 26th: The End of Innocence