Winter in Madrid by C.J. Sansom

Winter in Madrid by C.J. Sansom

I read the whole Matthew Shardlake series and enjoyed it. Winter in Madrid by C.J. Sansom is a stand alone novel, its history happening after the Spanish Civil War, in 1940. I had a short chat about the book with my tutor and he knows…

Rendezvous by Amanda Quick

Rendezvous by Amanda Quick

Rendezvous by Amanda Quick is the love story between the impulsive and fashion loving Augusta Ballinger and the dull, classics loving Earl of Graystone. It is a lovely story, very interesting because it is unusual. It involves a murder or two, spies during the Napoleonic…

Seduction by Amanda Quick

Seduction by Amanda Quick

Seduction by Amanda Quick is another lovely regency book I read by this author. Like all her books, in this one there are a few interesting twists, and the most impressive one is the duel. It’s not what one can expect from a duel, besides…

Ravished by Amanda Quick

Ravished by Amanda Quick

Ravished by Amanda Quick is a retelling of the classic tale, Beauty and the Beast. I just love this book, I think I’ve read it twenty times and I would gladly read it again. Miss Harriet Pomeroy needs him, Gideon Westbrook, Viscount St. Justin, because…

Affair by Amanda Quick

Affair by Amanda Quick

In Affair by Amanda Quick we find out the story of Charlotte Arkendale and Baxter St. Ives. He is a bastard, recognized by his father, who spends his time in high society circles, but still a bastard. What I loved most about this book was…

Scandal by Amanda Quick

Scandal by Amanda Quick

Scandal by Amanda Quick is another book I read as a teenager. It seems I still love her style and I will read a few more books by her these days. Scandal is the story of Emily Faringdon and Simon Augustus Traherne, the mysterious Earl…

Dangerous by Amanda Quick

Dangerous by Amanda Quick

I read Dangerous by Amanda Quick and other books by her as a teenager. Now that I’m on holiday I’ve decided to take a break a few days and read some light books, before going back to serious subjects. So, there will be some regency…

Victorian Fairy Tales by Michael Newton

Victorian Fairy Tales by Michael Newton

I recently bought Victorian Fairy Tales by Michael Newton because I thought it would be a nice book to relax before going to bed. Well, some of the parts in these tales were a bit dreadful, but overall the stories were nice. Michael Newton edited…

Her Dark Knight’s Redemption by Nicole Locke

Her Dark Knight’s Redemption by Nicole Locke

Her Dark Knight’s Redemption by Nicole Locke is the eight and last book in the Lovers and Legends series. I was looking forward to this book, as Reynold of Warstone appeared in two other books and he looked very interesting. The story is a bit…

Reclaimed by the Knight by Nicole Locke

Reclaimed by the Knight by Nicole Locke

Reclaimed by the Knight by Nicole Locke is the seventh book in the Lovers and Legends series. I stopped reading the previous book in the series, as it was not to her standard. I’m glad that I’ve decided to continue reading her books, as this…

The Knight’s Scarred Maiden by Nicole Locke

The Knight’s Scarred Maiden by Nicole Locke

The Knight’s Scarred Maiden by Nicole Locke is the fifth book in the Lovers and Legends series. This is the story of Rhain, a mercenary knight, brother to Teague from the previous book, and Helissent, a beautiful woman, but with deep scars from a fire…

In Debt to the Enemy Lord by Nicole Locke

In Debt to the Enemy Lord by Nicole Locke

In Debt to the Enemy Lord by Nicole Locke is the fourth book in the Lovers and Legends series. I took pictures of the books before I read them, hence this is photographed, like all the others, on a tartan scarf, but the story takes…

The Highland Laird’s Bride by Nicole Locke

The Highland Laird’s Bride by Nicole Locke

The Highland Laird’s Bride by Nicole Locke is the third book in the Lovers and Legends series. This time the protagonist is Bram, Laird of Clan Colquhoun and Lioslath of Clan Fergusson. His sister, Gaira was the heroine in the first novel and her betrothed…

Her Enemy Highlander by Nicole Locke

Her Enemy Highlander by Nicole Locke

Her Enemy Highlander by Nicole Locke is the second book in the Lovers and Legends Series. This is related in a small way to the first book, but it can be read as a stand-alone novel without any issues. The events take place a few…

The Knight’s Broken Promise by Nicole Locke

The Knight’s Broken Promise by Nicole Locke

The Knight’s Broken Promise by Nicole Locke is the first book from a series of 8 novels. I read recently a book by her and I like her style, so I borrowed three of the books in the series. I just loved this book, both…

Unlaced by the Highland Duke by Lara Temple

Unlaced by the Highland Duke by Lara Temple

Unlaced by the Highland Duke by Lara Temple sounded great, as the second book in the Lochmore Legacy Series. It was about two people I read in the previous book and I was so looking forward to this story. But, the previous book was written…