Category: Historical

Review: Her Band of Rakes by R.A. Steffan

Review: Her Band of Rakes by R.A. Steffan

Her Band of Rakes by R.A. Steffan My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: Polyamory Blurb: Exiled to the country after a devastating London scandal, Cassandra Fenwicke’s prospects for marriage and a secure future have become increasingly bleak—and that was before she ended up stranded in the infamous Lord Rotherdam’s remote mansion. Now, she’s trapped with three dangerous and alluring men in the viscount’s notorious den of iniquity. Beyond the walls of Hengewick House lies a joyless future of destitute spinsterhood. Within lies temptation—but Cassandra already knows what happens to young women who give […]

Posted May 11, 2022 by Lola in Historical, Review, Romance / 6 Comments

Review: Proper Scoundrels by Allie Therin

Review: Proper Scoundrels by Allie Therin

Proper Scoundrels by Allie Therin My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: Don’t miss this standalone spin-off in Allie Therin’s acclaimed Magic in Manhattan universe! Their scandalous pasts have left them wounded and unworthy—and hopelessly perfect together. London, 1925 Sebastian de Leon is adjusting to life after three years spent enthralled by blood magic. The atrocities he committed under its control still weigh heavily on his conscience, but when he’s asked to investigate a series of mysterious murders, it feels like an opportunity to make amends. Until he realizes the killer’s […]

Posted March 2, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: A Twist of Fate by Kelley Armstrong

Review: A Twist of Fate by Kelley Armstrong

A Twist of Fate (A Stitch in Time #2) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Time Travel Romance/ Paranormal Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: Four years ago, Rosalind Courtenay stumbled from the nineteenth century to the twenty-first, where she has been trapped ever since, leaving her husband and infant son behind. Now she’s found her way back. The problem, of course, is how to explain her absence to her husband. Does he think she abandoned him? Has he remarried? Is he happy in a new life? Rosalind decides to don a disguise in hopes […]

Posted January 19, 2022 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Mystery, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Ballgowns & Butterflies by Kelley Armstrong

Review: Ballgowns & Butterflies by Kelley Armstrong

Ballgowns & Butterflies (A Stitch in Time #1.5) by Kelley Armstrong My Rating: Genre: Historical Romance/ Time Travel Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: The North Yorkshire moors are always a magical place, but they’re particularly enchanting at the holidays…especially if one gets to travel back in time to a Victorian Christmas. For Bronwyn Dale, it is the stuff of dreams. Fancy-dress balls, quirky small-town traditions, even that classic one-horse open sleigh, complete with jingle bells. There’s just the tiny problem of the Butterfly Effect. How does a time-traveler make a difference without disrupting the future forever? […]

Posted December 21, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk

Review: Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk

Widdershins (Whyborne & Griffin #1) by Jordan L. Hawk My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: A reclusive scholar. A private detective. And a book of spells that could destroy the world. Love is dangerous. Ever since the tragic death of the friend he adored, Percival Endicott Whyborne has ruthlessly suppressed any desire for another man. Instead, he spends his days studying dead languages at the museum where he works. So when handsome ex-Pinkerton Griffin Flaherty approaches him to translate a mysterious book, Whyborne wants to finish the job and get […]

Posted September 14, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: The Engineer by C.S. Poe

Review: The Engineer by C.S. Poe

The Engineer (Magic & Steam #1) by C.S. Poe My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Steampunk Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: 1881—Special Agent Gillian Hamilton is a magic caster with the Federal Bureau of Magic and Steam. He’s sent to Shallow Grave, Arizona, to arrest a madman engineer known as Tinkerer, who’s responsible for blowing up half of Baltimore. Gillian has handled some of the worst criminals in the Bureau’s history, so this assignment shouldn’t be a problem. But even he’s taken aback by a run-in with the country’s most infamous outlaw, Gunner the Deadly. […]

Posted May 11, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance, Steampunk / 2 Comments

Review: Wonderstruck by Allie Therin

Review: Wonderstruck by Allie Therin

Wonderstruck (Magic in Manhattan #3) by Allie Therin My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: Don’t miss the stunning conclusion to Allie Therin’s Magic in Manhattan series! New York, 1925 Arthur Kenzie is on a mission: to destroy the powerful supernatural relic that threatens Manhattan—and all the nonmagical minds in the world. So far his search has been fruitless. All it has done is keep him from the man he loves. But he’ll do anything to keep Rory safe and free, even if that means leaving him behind. Psychometric Rory Brodigan […]

Posted March 3, 2021 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 2 Comments