Bookblast: The Quality of Mercy by Malia Zaidi with giveaway link

The Quality of Mercy by Malia Zaidi Publication Date: August 25, 2020 Book Baby Paperback & eBook; 416 pages Series: The Lady Evelyn Mysteries, Book 5 Genre: Historical Mystery After years spent away, Lady Evelyn is at long last back in her home city of London and she has returned with a rather controversial plan. … Continue reading Bookblast: The Quality of Mercy by Malia Zaidi with giveaway link

A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freeman (review)

American born Frances Wynn, the widowed Countess of Harleigh, is back and as curious as ever in the follow up to Dianne Freeman's fabulous debut Victorian era cozy mystery, A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder. With her younger sister's engagement a fait accompli, Frances is now hosting another young American heiress hopeful of making … Continue reading A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder by Dianne Freeman (review)

A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder by Dianne Freeman (review)

A perfect melding of Historical Romance and Cozy Mystery is to be found in the smartly titled and cheerily (well, mostly) written first-in-series book, A Lady's Guide to Etiquette and Murder. Widow of the philandering Earl of Harleigh, Frances Wynn is just tasting a bit of independence after setting up house in London with her … Continue reading A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder by Dianne Freeman (review)

Promise Season by Lee Evie (review + giveaway link)

Promise Seasonby Lee Evie Publication Date: November 26, 2019Interstice PressPaperback & eBook; 294 pages Series: Promise Season, Book OneGenre: Historical Fiction A slave. A spy. A promise. Joseon Dynasty, Korea: A humid summer storm rages across the Pavilion, the greatest entertainment house in the sprawling city of Hanyang. Within its stifling walls a gisaeng slave … Continue reading Promise Season by Lee Evie (review + giveaway link)

No Filter by Heather Day Gilbert (blog tour review)

First of three books in Heather Day Gilbert's new Barks & Beans Cozy Mystery series, No Filter opens with Macy Hatfield joining her brother Bo's new Cafe/Dog petting venture in their West Virginia hometown. With both siblings still reeling from the end of their relationships, their cafe and it isn't long before Macy is a … Continue reading No Filter by Heather Day Gilbert (blog tour review)

A Song for Lonely Wolves by Lee Evie (review + giveaway link)

A Song for Lonely Wolvesby Lee Evie Publication Date: February 26, 2020 Interstice Press Series: Joseon Detective, Book One Genre: Historical Fiction   A missing woman. A frozen body.A bonded servant girl, determined to solve a mystery. Joseon Korea, winter, 1590. At the foot of a jagged mountain range, an isolated village lies in muddy … Continue reading A Song for Lonely Wolves by Lee Evie (review + giveaway link)

Belinda Blake and the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by Heather Day Gilbert (review)

Exotic pet-sitter/game reviewer Belinda Blake has barely started her temporary job at a wolf preserve before the inevitable occurs. Murder. Written in Belinda's distinct voice, an assortment of new characters are quickly introduced, many with both motive and opportunity. And, of course, the wolves are not above suspicion either, but that's what seems to happen … Continue reading Belinda Blake and the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing by Heather Day Gilbert (review)

Spotlight: Of Darkness and Light by Heidi Eljarbo with a giveaway!

Of Darkness and Light by Heidi Eljarbo Publication Date: May 12, 2020 Series: Soli Hansen Mysteries, #1 Genre: Historical Mystery     In this first book of a new historical mystery series, a young art historian faces a tough choice in German-occupied Norway. “Artful prose and at a pace that makes for a can't-put-down, first-class … Continue reading Spotlight: Of Darkness and Light by Heidi Eljarbo with a giveaway!

Ever Faithful by Karen Barnett (review)

Ever Faithful is the third stand-alone Vintage National Parks novel from author Karen Barnett, combining mystery, adventure, and romance against the backdrop of Yellowstone National Park during the summer of 1933. Several things make this novel stand out, not least the fun and authentic use of the names summer workers gave to their different jobs, like maids … Continue reading Ever Faithful by Karen Barnett (review)