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The Baron In Bath By Isabella Thorne

 

Miss Julia Bellevue: A Regency Romance Novel

Heart of a Gentleman Book 4

The Baron In Bath By Isabella Thorne
The Baron In Bath

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE THE BARON IN BATH BY ISABELLA THORNE:

The Baron In Bath, a Regency romance, features Julie Bellevue and Godwin Gruger, Baron of Fawkland.  Julie’s an absolute horror at the society whirl.  She’s out spoken, never says the correct thing, blurts out what’s on her mind, and she’s tall as an amazon, as well as, awkward and insecure.  Tales, rumors, and gossip, persist and never died of her parentage; increasing her insecurities.

After her father’s death, Julie finds he’s betrothed her to Godwin Gruger, Baron of Fawkland.  Gossips say he’s a rake and produced bastards numbering from one to twenty-five, depending on who recounting the tale;  the gossip flies across society and the ton endlessly.  The terms of her inheritance, tied to marrying Godwin, breaks her heart;  she’ll lose her beloved home in Bath if the marriage does not take place.

Julie and her sister, Jane, travel to Bath to meet her future intended; who’s the brother of her childhood confident and friend Cedric.  In a flurry of parties, dances, and social events, Julie finds she still does not fit in with the idea of the Regency woman; she’s out spoken, far from graceful, an amazon in a jungle of beautiful petite ladies, and insecure.  Julie finds herself torn between two battling brothers.  Her friend from the past or Godwin, her father’s  choice of husband, into whose hands will Julie decide to place her future?  Or will she surprise everyone and choose another gentleman?  My Regency romance book reviews of The Baron In Bath follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

Oh my, what a wonderful tale of love, jealousy, envy, and romance, Isabella Thorne created for us in The Baron In Bath.  With a variety of characters, we get to see our favorites from earlier books and glimpse into their lives.  The twist and turns and revelations in this book kept coming as Throne led us through her Regency tale. 

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Whisper To Me By Kent Hamilton

 

Historical Western Romance Novels (The Martin Ranch Saga Book Book 2)

Whisper To Me
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STORY-LINE WHISPER TO ME BY KENT HAMILTON:

Set in West Texas in 1868, Eliza and Christopher are deliriously happy running the Martin Ranch.  Married life agrees with both.  The old gang of troublemakers ranch hands are gone and the new ones told Eliza’s the owner and boss;  do what she says, when she says it.

Adam, new on the ranch, has never failed to break a horse; today’s the day he will fail.  Not only does he fail to break the horse, but also loses his bet with Susanna.  Susanna, visiting her Aunt Waverly, came to the ranch for after Eliza’s invisitation.  A veterinarian’s daughter, she has skill with horses, what we call whispering or horse whisperers today; she offers to teach Adam.

Sparks fly between Adam and Susanna.  Unimpressed with her in the beginning, as they work together gentling horses, his admiration for her talent grows.  As they grow closer and closer, will a city girl fall for the cowboy rancher?  Is trouble brewing on the horizon as the troublemakers are still in town? My romance book reviews of Whisper To Me follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

I found Whisper To Me engaging and enjoyable.  Due to the length of short stories and novella,  authors can not develop the in-depth characterization and plotting as in a novel.  However, Hamilton crafted a short book of 55 pages, filled with action, drama, romance, and a solid complete story-line.

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Murder In The Development By Penelope Sotheby

 

A Diane Dimbleby Cozy Mystery

Murder In The Development
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STORY-LINE MURDER IN THE DEVELOPMENT BY PENELOPE SOTHEBY:

In Murder In The Development, we find Diane and Albert, amateur detectives and possibly the bane, of Inspector Crothers existence.  Pruning her roses, trying to get the characters for her latest book to coöperate, they receive a call from Crothers asking for help. He’s sending Monique Carstairs for help with her missing husband, Jonathan.

Returning home, Monique finds her house in total disarray, with the words TRAITOR, painted everywhere.  Where is Johnathan and what has he gotten into?  Finding several worthy culprits, Diane’s on the case; action and murder is sure to follow.  My review of cozy mystery, Murder In The Development, follows.

CHARACTERS, PLOTTING, DEVELOPMENT:

I love cozy mysteries and rarely do I correctly guess who is the murderer.  This book’s no different.  Sotheby crafted a fast-paced book filled with clues, and possible villains.  I found the pacing correct for the length of the book and the characters well-developed.  I loved Albert’s character; he’s a hoot.  Diane and Albert compliment each other.  I enjoyed the snips and snarks they tossed around.  Diane, a motherly caring woman on the surface; far from matronly she has an inquisitive mind and the skill to sort out a mystery.  Including several worthy culprits, and a surprise ending, I found this a good cozy mystery.

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WINTERS RISING BY SHANNYN LEAH

 

 

WINTERS RISING BY SHANNYN LEAH
WINTERS RISING, COVER

 

 

 

Book One Jax Winters, Clean Edition

Lexcon Time Travel Series

 

 

 

 

 

STORY-LINE WINTERS RISING:

Author Shannyn Leah created a first class beginning to a new series in her novel, Winters Rising.  Creating a new world order of citizens, Leah, skillfully wove her time travel story.

They are the Gatekeepers who insure time is not disrupted and events do not change.  Seconds bond and marry Gatekeepers.  Each carries a birth mark on their body.  This mark calls to its mate.

Brea is a Second and unsatisfied with her lot in life.  She is more than a second and breeder for her Gatekeeper, Jax.  As a result, Brea’s determined not to bond with Jax, until she can talk to the Council about the injustice in the Second and Gatekeeper system.  Married but unbonded, Jax and Brea have a turbulent relationship filled with anger, prejudice, misconception, and of course, attraction.  Evil is also afoot in the Lexcon community.  Someone is trying to disrupt time and create chaos.

Brea and Jax will find mystery, intrigue, and perhaps love await them.  Brea’s destiny written long ago has far-reaching effects.  Can she and Jax find common ground to foster love and companionship?  Will

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Sweet As Sugar By Stacy Eaton

 

 

The Celebration Series Book 5

Sweet As Sugar by Stacy Eaton
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STORY-LINE SWEET AS SUGAR  BY STACY EATON:

Sweet As Sugar takes us back to Celebration, small town USA; filled with love and where everyone looks out for each other.  Dispatcher Missy Moresco has the pulse of Celebration under her finger tips.  She knows everything going on in this small town. She’s loving, fun, dependable, and fast with a snarky comment, along with carrying an extra fifteen pounds in the posterior.   When one of Celebration’s own’s threatened, FBI Agent Casper Princeton, shows up in the middle of a snow storm to cover the case.  To say he and Missy butt heads from the beginning is an under statement.  The sparks fly fast and furious.  Deciding a fake relationship between Missy and Casper will be the cover to protect the case, Missy and Casper snark, snip, and fight mutual attraction.

Add into the mix Casper’s adorable five-year old daughter, and the stage’s set.  Casper shows up on Missy’s

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The Lost Prophet By Francis B. McPike

the lost prophet

 

Vince Ramsey And April Are Back

Fighting Evil Men Committing Atrocious Crimes

Christian Fiction At Its Best

 

 

Author James B. McPike’s latest Christian fiction book is packed with action from start to finish. I love books based on biblical facts and/or biblical prophesy.  Find a relaxing seat and get ready for a roller coaster ride.

 

STORY LINE:

Religious prophet’s tombs are destroyed in Jerusalem;  tombs dating back to biblical times are gone forever.  Soldiers and innocent victims are murdered in an inhuman and inconceivable manner.

Vince Ramsey and girlfriend, April, are back in action again.  Vacationing in Tahiti, Vince is

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Deep Time By Rob Sangster

Deep Time

 

Non Stop Action

Evil Villians

You Can’t Put The Book Down!

 

Rob Sangster has done it again.  Great book with fly by the seat of your pants action and adventure.  This book has everything it takes to make a great book.

 

Jack is back and it’s very personal. Jack’s goddaughter, Katie, a radar operator on the Greenpeace ship

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