Posts Categorized: Historical

Review: Starcrossed by Allie Therin

Review: Starcrossed by Allie Therin

Starcrossed (Magic in Manhattan #2) by Allie Therin My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: When everything they’ve built is threatened, only their bond remains… 1925 New York Psychometric Rory Brodigan’s life hasn’t been the same since the day he met Arthur Kenzie. Arthur’s continued quest to contain supernatural relics that pose a threat to the world has captured Rory’s imagination—and his heart. But Arthur’s upper-class upbringing still leaves Rory worried that he’ll never measure up, especially when Arthur’s aristocratic ex arrives in New York. For Arthur, there’s only Rory. But… Read more »

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Review: Cabin Boy by Drake LaMarque

Review: Cabin Boy by Drake LaMarque

Cabin Boy (His Piratical Harem #1) by Drake LaMarque My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance Age Category: New adult/ Adult Type of romance: MM/ Polyamory Blurb: I’ve never been what I was supposed to be. Wealthy sons of Port Governors aren’t supposed to be ejected from the British Navy after less than a year, they’re not supposed to like pulp romances or daydream about the handsome heroes of the stories instead of the heroines. When my Father issued me an order to marry a woman, I knew I had no choice but to make my own way in… Read more »

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Review: Spellbound by Allie Therin

Review: Spellbound by Allie Therin

Spellbound (Magic in Manhattan #1) by Allie Therin My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: To save Manhattan, they’ll have to save each other first… 1925 New York Arthur Kenzie’s life’s work is protecting the world from the supernatural relics that could destroy it. When an amulet with the power to control the tides is shipped to New York, he must intercept it before it can be used to devastating effects. This time, in order to succeed, he needs a powerful psychometric…and the only one available has sworn off his abilities… Read more »

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Review: Submerged by Katie Hayoz

Review: Submerged by Katie Hayoz

Submerged (The Clockwork Siren #2) by Katie Hayoz Blurb: Lure it out. Catch it. Kill it. Melusine Doré knows exactly how to handle monsters. Love, however, is another matter. Though she is doing her best to live her happily ever after, Melusine begins to doubt Levi’s devotion and worries the curse that once made her a siren will return. When Melusine and Levi go hunt a beast down South, Melusine’s deepest fear becomes a reality as she finds herself in exactly the place where all her troubles began: home. There, Melusine must face the dark secrets and lies of her… Read more »

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Review: Immersed by Katie Hayoz

Review: Immersed by Katie Hayoz

Immersed (Immersed #1) by Katie Hayoz Blurb: What if love turned you into a monster? Forget petticoats and demure female behavior. Melusine Doré prefers armored corsets and knives and slays evil creatures for a living. The grim and gruesome don’t frighten her; she’ll take on a cyclops or a dragon and not even break a sweat. But when her rival, the charismatic Levi Cannon, comes to town, all her buried fears begin to surface. Melusine realizes she is in danger of something much more horrifying than facing blood-thirsty beasts – she’s in danger of falling in love. Because love alone… Read more »

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Review: A Lady’s Guide to Skirting Scandal by Kelly Bowen

Review: A Lady’s Guide to Skirting Scandal by Kelly Bowen

A Lady’s Guide to Skirting Scandal (The Lords of Worth #2.5) by Kelly Bowen Blurb: A delightful romp to be read in one sitting—for fans of Sarah MacLean, Julia Quinn, and Tessa Dare. Lady Viola Hextall is bored—of the ocean, her chaperones, and the woeful lack of available dukes on the ocean voyage from London to New York. Scrambling for any diversion short of jumping overboard, Viola strikes up a conversation with the ship’s rough-hewn, blue-eyed surgeon—and discovers an immediate cure for what ails her… To Nathaniel Shaw, Viola has the bearing of a lady and the spirit of an… Read more »

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Review: The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

Review: The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell Blurb: Feodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. Feodora’s mother is a wolf wilder, and Feo is a wolf wilder in training. A wolf wilder is the opposite of an animal tamer: it is a person who teaches tamed animals to fend for themselves, and to fight and to run, and to be wary of humans. When the murderous hostility of the Russian Army threatens her very existence, Feo is… Read more »

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