With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

With a Book in Our Hands

Eighteen reviewers telling you the good, the bad, and the ugly

December 7, 2021

The Secret of Chantilly

From the streets of Paris to the château of Valençay, from the congress of Vienna to the dazzling ballrooms of France’s richest man, Carême recounts adventures colored with spice, humor and tenderness, but always rich with France’s history, its heritage, and its great culinary art.

Historical Fiction 0 Replies to “The Secret of Chantilly”
December 4, 2021

The Keeper of Happy Endings

I have read many books that take place during World War Two, but this one caught my interest because it sounded different – and it was. While we do have some familiar themes, such as the activities of the Resistance in occupied Paris, we also have a theme of magic, literally sewn into bridal gowns!

General Fiction (Adult), Historical Fiction, Women's Fiction 0 Replies to “The Keeper of Happy Endings”
December 3, 2021

The Lady and Her Quill

The Lady and Her Quill (The Ladies of Sommer by the Sea #1) Ruth A. Casie Publication date: November 16, 2021 by DragonBlade Publishing Genre: Historical Romance Rating: 3 stars ⭐⭐⭐ Her mind kept telling her to stop loving him, but her heart couldn’t let him go. Renowned author Lady Alicia Hartley has lost her […]

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November 30, 2021

The Postmistress of Paris

The New York Times bestselling author of The Last Train to London revisits the dark early days of the German occupation in France in this haunting novel—a love story and a tale of high-stakes danger and incomparable courage—about a young American heiress who helps artists hunted by the Nazis escape from war-torn Europe.

Historical Fiction, World War II One Reply to “The Postmistress of Paris”
November 25, 2021

She Never Left

She Never Left by CM Harris Published November 25, 2021by One More Chapter Rating: 3 Stars ⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Fiction DESCRIPTIONWhen Jane and TJ agree to attend their high school reunion they never expect to come face-to-face with classmate-turned-stalker Lincoln the moment they return home. SOMETHING THAT SHOULD NEVER HAVE BEEN WOKEN Unspoken words fester between them of […]

General Fiction (Adult), Science Fiction, Thriller & Horror 0 Replies to “She Never Left”
November 23, 2021

City of Time and Magic

City of Time and Magic sees Xanthe face her greatest challenges yet. She must choose from three treasures that sing to her; a beautiful writing slope, a mourning brooch of heartbreaking detail, and a gorgeous gem-set hat pin. All call her, but the wrong one could take her on a mission other than that which she must address first, and the stakes could not be higher. While her earlier mission to Regency England had been a success, the journey home resulted in Liam being taken from her, spirited away to another time and place. Xanthe must follow the treasure that will take her to him if he is not to be lost forever.

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November 21, 2021

The New Wife

The New Wife by Sue Watson Published November 19, 2021by Bookouture Rating: 5 Stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Genre: Mystery & Thrillers DESCRIPTION You can never truly know what goes on behind closed doors… My darling son, Sam, is marrying his childhood sweetheart and I couldn’t be prouder of the man he’s grown into. Walking out on his abusive father all […]

Domestic Suspense, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller 0 Replies to “The New Wife”
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