Category: Historical

DNF Reviews January and February 2024

DNF Reviews January and February 2024

Blogger Lisa Loves Literature inspired me to do DNF reviews again and group them in one post. I decided to do posts until I have 4 or so DNF reviews, so maybe one every few months. We’ll see. Junker Seven Junker Seven (Twin Suns #1) by Olive J. Kelley Genre: Science Fiction Age Category: Young Adult Type of romance: nb/f Blurb: A romantic, queer sci-fi epic about changing the galaxy, one girl at a time. Castor Quasar is a junker- a bounty hunter making a living off of collecting and selling valuable scrap. They live a quiet life, bouncing from […]

Posted February 28, 2024 by Lola in Contemporary, Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance, Sci-Fi / 6 Comments

Review: The Stoat and the Debutante by Laura Greenwood

Review: The Stoat and the Debutante by Laura Greenwood

The Stoat and the Debutante (The Shifter Season #7) Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance Age Category: Type of romance: Blurb: A stoat shifter heiress is sent to London in the hopes of catching a suitor. Miss Harriet Ermington knows that as an untitled heiress, being presented to the Shifter Queen is an opportunity she can’t let pass, even if it means living under the control of her aunt. With his family almost in financial ruin, Mr Frederick Stoaly knows he is expected to find a wealthy wife, even if his heart would rather find a […]

Posted January 26, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 10 Comments

Review: The Heir and The Tiger by Laura Greenwood

Review: The Heir and The Tiger by Laura Greenwood

The Heir and the Tiger (A Shifter Season Story) Laura Greenwood My Rating: 3 stars Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: An unexpected betrothal leads the rebellious Shifter Heir to sneak out to a ball and meet a handsome Count. Josephine, the Shifter Heir, knows that she is expected to be perfect at everything, and that includes marrying the man her parents pick out for her. But when that day comes, she realises that she wants to go to at least one more ball first. The Count of Strizenzia has been sent to England […]

Posted January 19, 2024 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: Death Around the Bend by T.E. Kinsey

Review: Death Around the Bend by T.E. Kinsey

Death Around the Bend (Lady Hardcastle Mysteries #3) by T.E. Kinsey narrated by Elizabeth Knowelden My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Cozy Mystery Age Category: Adult Type of romance: no romance Blurb: September 1909, and Lady Hardcastle and her maid, Florence, have been invited to Lord Riddlethorpe’s country estate for a week of motor racing and parties. They both agree that it sounds like a perfectly charming holiday. But when one of the drivers dies in a crash during the very first race, they discover that what seemed like an uncharacteristic error in judgement may have a more sinister explanation… […]

Posted November 23, 2023 by Lola in Historical, Mystery, Review / 5 Comments

Review: The Stag and the Baroness by Laura Greenwood

Review: The Stag and the Baroness by Laura Greenwood

The Stag and the Baroness (The Shifter Season #3) Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A widowed deer shifter discovers that the new Baron is more than she could ever have hoped for. After a loveless marriage, Lady Lydia Ferrington has thrown herself into throwing events that are the talk of the shifter social calendar. But when Jonathan returns from abroad to take his place as the new baron, Lydia finds herself unwilling to give up hers. Despite knowing they shouldn’t, the two of them soon find themselves […]

Posted October 5, 2023 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 2 Comments

Review: Once a Rogue by Allie Therin

Review: Once a Rogue by Allie Therin

Once a Rogue (Roaring Twenties Magic #2) Allie Therin My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Historical Paranormal Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MM Blurb: Two reformed scoundrels have renounced the battlefields and scandals for one another, but their troubled pasts could destroy everything they hold dear… New York, 1925 Cranky and jaded Lord Fine—Wesley, now, to the kindhearted lover he cynically doubts life will let him keep—arrives in Manhattan with one goal: find the American paranormals and get their help with the relic burdening Sebastian. His plans are upended when the other paranormals seem to have vanished, and a […]

Posted September 19, 2023 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 4 Comments

Review: The Falcon and the Bluestocking by Laura Greenwood

Review: The Falcon and the Bluestocking by Laura Greenwood

The Falcon and the Bluestocking (The Shifter Season #6) by Laura Greenwood My Rating: 4 stars Genre: Paranormal Historical Romance Age Category: Adult Type of romance: MF Blurb: A falcon shifter who prefers to look at the stars than dance at the ball, and the secret Duke falling for her must navigate the Shifter Season. Miss Mary Falnor much prefers intellectual discussions to formal balls, especially as the last thing she expects to find at them is a husband. When the Duke of Clawdon encounters a young lady willing to get to know him as Stephen instead of His Grace, […]

Posted September 11, 2023 by Lola in Fantasy, Historical, Review, Romance / 2 Comments