A Slave to Shadows by Naomi Finley

Synopsis: In 1850 Charleston, South Carolina, brutality and cruelty simmer just under the genteel surface of Southern society. In an era where ladies are considered mere property, beautiful and headstrong Willow Hendricks’ father has filled her life with turmoil, secrets, and lies.Her father rules her life until she finds a kindred spirit in spunky, outspoken Whitney…

Review – My Nazi Nemesis: A World War II Novel by Rich DiSilvio

Synopsis: Jack Goodwin is a savvy CIA agent oozing with charisma, yet saddled with baggage. Haunted by a dark past for fifteen years, Jack finally reveals all to his daughter, Eleanor. As an OSS agent during the World War ll, Jack had been involved in a series of near-death engagements, from failed sorties and secret missions,…

Review – That Woman: Beating the Odds in Colonial New York by Wayne Clark

Synopsis: Kidnapped in France and brought to America as an indentured servant, a young woman takes on the brutal merchant king of New York’s East River waterfront…Illness suddenly deprives 17-year-old Sarah Da Silva and her older brother Jacob of a mother. Before Sarah has come to terms with that loss, her merchant father grows frail and…

Review- Scarred: A Civil War Novel of Redemption by Michael Kenneth Smith

Synopsis: After fatally shooting the Confederate sharpshooter who killed his best friend, Zach Harkin’s sense of revenge changes to deep remorse when he views the dead man’s diary and photo. Haunted, suffering from post traumatic stress, and unable to serve, he is mustered out of service. With scant information, he begins an epic journey to…

Review: Stones Don’t Speak (Tall King’s Country Book 2) by Gry Finsnes

Synopsis: 1941, Norway. The population tries to cope with the German occupation. After her successful debut concert as a pianist, Ellen Langmo, resists the Nazis who want to use her talent in their endeavor to convince people that Hitler’s ideas are right. At the same time the resistance movements begin to take form and her…

Review: Mistress Suffragette by Diana Forbes

Synopsis: A young woman without prospects at a ball in Gilded Age Newport, Rhode Island is a target for a certain kind of “suitor.” At the Memorial Day Ball during the Panic of 1893, impoverished but feisty Penelope Stanton draws the unwanted advances of a villainous millionaire banker who preys on distressed women—the incorrigible Edgar…

Review – The Balladeer by Fred Calvert

  Synopsis: Bobby Wayner was twelve when he watched his older brother, Eldon, die on the kitchen table from a shotgun wound.’ The opening of Fred Calvert’s lyrical novel “The Balladeer” sets the tone for this striking and poignant tale about the destruction of two families. During World War II in Kentucky, farm boys Bobby and…

Blog Tour: The Pleasure Device (Harwell Heirs Book 1) by Regina Kammer

  Blog Tour: The Pleasure Device (Harwell Heirs #1) by Regina Kammer Jun 6th – Jun 13th       Harwell Heirs series, Book OneIn Victorian London of 1879, a new device for the treatment of hysteria has just arrived from France. Dr. Julius Christopher plans to use the invention for his own salacious scheme. Can Dr….

Review – Goodbye Bombay by Gry Finsnes

  Synopsis: Bombay in 1980, India’s business centre, was a swirl of parties mixing all religions and nationalities. The Norwegian lawyer Christine is married but falls in love with the good-looking Parsee Zarin. They meet in a houseboat in Srinagar and declare their love in the Mogul gardens, but this is just the beginning of a…

Review: Where Lemons Bloom by Blair McDowell

  Synopsis: When Eve Anderson meets Adamo de Leone on a ship bound for Europe, she has no idea of the dark secret that will endanger both their lives. She accompanies him to his home on Italy’s Amalfi Coast to open an inn left to him by his grandfather. But then she learns he spent five…

Review- When Water Flows Uphill by Beryl Shaw

Synopsis: Scientist Dr. Armand Croft, a distressed amnesia victim, takes an assignment to import water to Las Vegas from a subterranean aquifer in the north. But northern ringleader Gary Wixx organizes a rancher’s alliance that stops Dr. Croft at every reach. Subsequently, the two men face off and launch an embittered and fierce water war. Meanwhile,…

Review – Tempted by a Rogue by Lauren Smith

Synopsis: Gemma Haverford knows exactly who she will marry: James Randolph, the man she’s had a secret understanding with for the last eleven years. With every letter written between them while he’s been off at sea, their love has grown. Now they will be reunited with his return to England. There’s just one problem. The man…