Reading Wednesday | The Number of Love

The Number of Love is the first book in Roseanna M. White's newest series, The Codebreakers. It follows Margot De Wilde, a young mathematician who works for England's secretive Room 40 during World War I, and Drake Elton, a British spy who falls in love with her. With an enemy closing in, they must work … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Number of Love

Reading Wednesday | Whose Waves These Are

Amanda Dykes' debut novel, Whose Waves These Are, is an emotional tale of love, loss, and family. When her great uncle Bob experiences life-threatening injuries, Annie Bliss returns to Ansel-by-the-Sea for the first time since she was ten years old. She finds Bob has left her a puzzle to solve, one that links to a … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Whose Waves These Are

Reading Wednesday | Dying in the Wool

Do you like traditional mysteries? Dying in the Wool by Frances Brody is very much written in traditional mystery style. A historical mystery, it follows young widow Kate Shakelton as she attempts to discover the whereabouts of her friend's long-lost father. Since her husband went MIA and was presumed dead during World War II, Kate … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Dying in the Wool

Reading Wednesday | Far Side of the Sea

Far Side of the Sea by Kate Breslin is a World War I spy romance. Lieutenant Colin Mabry decodes messages from the front after being sent home with a permanent war injury. Johanna works at a dovecote for French Intelligence. When she sends Colin a message to come to France, it begins a gripping quest … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Far Side of the Sea

Reading Wednesday | Between Two Shores

Between Two Shores, by Jocelyn Green, is a historical romance set in 1750s Canada. The Seven Years War is in full swing. Catherine Duval is a woman caught between two sides of that war and two sides of her own mixed race. Born the daughter of a Frenchman and a Mohawk woman, Catherine lives in … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Between Two Shores

Reading Wednesday | Shelter of the Most High

Shelter of the Most High, by Connilyn Cossette, is a captivating tale set in 1388 BC. Sofea is a young woman taken from her home on the Island of Sicily. She is eventually brought to Kedesh, a City of Refuge among the Hebrews. Eitan is a young man who wishes to leave Kedesh, but cannot … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | Shelter of the Most High

Reading Wednesday | The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond

I loved The House on Foster Hill, so when I learned that Jaime Jo Wright was coming out with a second book, I jumped at the chance to read it. The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond is a page-turning tale that mixes history, suspense, and romance. Written in the same style as The House on Foster Hill, it follows … Continue reading Reading Wednesday | The Reckoning at Gossamer Pond

Reading Wednesday|City of Lies

City of Lies is one of the best books I have read in awhile. This historical mystery by Victoria Thompson, brings to life the struggles of suffergist women in the early 1900s.  Elizabeth Miles is a con-woman operating in Washington, D.C. When a con goes bad, she is forced to hide from her mark among a … Continue reading Reading Wednesday|City of Lies

Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson: a book review

Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson is a mystery set in turn of the century San Fransisco. Camri Coulter's brother has disappeared and Camri leaves everything to find him. On her way to San Fransisco, Camri makes the acquaintance of two other young women, each going to San Fransisco for their own reasons. The three of … Continue reading Places Hidden by Tracie Peterson: a book review

In the Shadow of Denali by Peterson & Woodhouse – A Book Review

In the Shadow of Denali by Tracie Peterson and Kimberley Woodhouse is an historical, inspirational novel set in Alaska during the early 1900s. It follows Allan Brennan on his quest to find the truth about what happened to his father on Denali. Believing the expert guide, John Ivanoff, to be at fault for his father's … Continue reading In the Shadow of Denali by Peterson & Woodhouse – A Book Review