A Lady in Disguise by Sandra Byrd


After burying her father, Miss Gillian Young discovers his death may not have been an accident as she had been led to believe. Instead of answers, clues bring more questions as it looks like her father, a well-respected police officer, may have been involved in serious crimes. When Gillian meets the charming Viscount Thomas Lockwood, […]

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Reading Preview 3/23/17


Hey guys! I’ll be finishing The Inkblots over the next couple of days. You can look for that review this weekend. In the meantime, I wanted to share what’s coming up. These will be the next two books I read. I’ve been waiting on Byrd’s new book for almost a year! I’ll be reading Cambron’s book […]

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The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe


Written in 1794, this gothic romance is thought by some to be the origins of the detective novel. It tells the story of Emily St. Aubert, who finds herself under the care of her uncle. Questions and mysteries arise from secrets of her father’s past. I didn’t finish this one. I was about 120 pages in […]

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New books!


I can’t be trusted with a credit card when books are involved. It’s as simple as that. The last couple of weeks have seen several book purchases. I’m happy to say that some of these are e-books, and were only $.99, and one or two were even free. But most of them weren’t. Not to […]

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The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart


When Connor Winslow meets Mary Grey, he mistakes her for his assumed dead cousin, Annabel. Mary soon discovers that if Annabel were alive she would receive an inheritance that Connor wanted for himself. The two come up with a scheme to bring “Annabel” home and make sure Connor gets what he wants. But hidden secrets […]

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Book suggestions?


Hey guys! You may have noticed that I’ve been into a new genre lately (new for me, anyway). I’ve always shied away from romance novels of any kind, because they tend to be either overly sappy or too explicit. With the discovery of my recent reads, I’ve found that there is, in fact, a middle […]

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Bride of a Distant Isle by Sandra Byrd


Highcliffe Hall is the family home of Miss Annabel Ashton, the illegitimate daughter of a woman who died in an insane asylum. Her cousin, Edward, has seen to the estate and made sure Annabel has funds to live as a teacher at a school for women. When she comes for what she believes is a short visit, […]

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Mist of Midnight by Sandra Byrd


     Rebecca Ravenshaw has spent most of her life in India, where her parents were missionaries. After their deaths in a violent Indian uprising, Rebecca returns home to England to claim her family estate. There’s one problem: someone claiming to be Rebecca Ravenshaw had returned home less than a year before, and had recently died. […]

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Is there a Bookaholics Anonymous?


Because I think I need to join. Here are my most recent books. These two are review books. I already have the first one, and will be reading that next. The other is on its way.   This next book, I ordered from christianbook.com, and it came earlier this week. And these were ordered from […]

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