Review: Winter’s Dawn (Flos Magicae #3) by Arden Powell

Rating: 5🌈 What an extraordinary story. It takes place in an alternate England, where magic and its users are to be strictly regimented, constrained by laws and prevailing ruling opinion. Anything or anyone with opposing viewpoints or uses of magic are quickly apprehended, accused of treason, and sent off to the impenetrable Blackwood Gaol to… Continue reading Review: Winter’s Dawn (Flos Magicae #3) by Arden Powell

Review: An Affair for Aumont (The Lords of Bucknall Club, #5) by J.A. Rock and Lisa Henry

Rating: 5 🌈 An Affair for Aumont is my absolute favorite of this fantastic series, The Lords of Bucknall Club, by J.A. Rock and Lisa Henry. If I didn’t already know there was another book in the series with an expected release date, I would have thought this was an incredible series finale. That’s because… Continue reading Review: An Affair for Aumont (The Lords of Bucknall Club, #5) by J.A. Rock and Lisa Henry

Review: The Less Than Spectacular Times of Henry Milch (The Wyandot County Mysteries #1) by Marshall Thornton

Rating: 4 🌈 Marshall Thornton is a great writer and a favorite author of mine. So I was happy to see a new story in a brand new series just released from him. The Less Than Spectacular Times of Henry Milch has many of the terrific elements I expect from a Marshall Thornton book. It… Continue reading Review: The Less Than Spectacular Times of Henry Milch (The Wyandot County Mysteries #1) by Marshall Thornton

Review: Something Fabulous by Alexis Hall

Rating: 4.5 🌈 Alexis Hall’s regency romance, Something Fabulous is indeed totally fabulous. A rollicking tale of two men who end up falling for each other is done via a Regency road trip. Although it’s carriages and a gorgeous pair of bays instead of a car, it’s still a wild madcap road race after a… Continue reading Review: Something Fabulous by Alexis Hall

Review: A Sanctuary for Soulden (The Lords of Bucknall Club #4) by J.A. Rock and Lisa Henry

Rating: 4.5 🌈 In Rock and Henry’s marvelous Regency series, The Lords of Bucknall Club, the authors start with a premise that history zigged instead of zagged in 1783 when the Marriage Act Amendment was introduced in England to allow same sex marriages. Why? Because it wanted to encourage childless marriages between the many lesser… Continue reading Review: A Sanctuary for Soulden (The Lords of Bucknall Club #4) by J.A. Rock and Lisa Henry

Review: Honey from the Lion(Love Across Time #2) by Jackie North

Honey from the Lion(Love Across Time #2) by Jackie North Rating: 4.5 🌈 One of the series threads of the Farthingdale Ranch series is that of the mysterious disappearance of one of Farthingdale ranch’s first guest or dudes when it opened up for business. A young man called Laurie Quinn vanished without a trace and… Continue reading Review: Honey from the Lion(Love Across Time #2) by Jackie North

A Case for Christmas ( The Lords of Bucknail Club #2) by Lisa Henry and JA Rock

Rating: 5 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 A Case for Christmas is just plain amazing. Sumptuous in period details, incredibly well written, and so full of clever scintillating dialogue that a review could easily be filled with one quote after another, it’s one to remember. From the unusual cast of characters, to a twisting, devious mystery, and a romance… Continue reading A Case for Christmas ( The Lords of Bucknail Club #2) by Lisa Henry and JA Rock

A Husband for Hartwell (The Lords of Bucknall Club #1) by Lisa Henry and JA Rock

Rating: 5 🌈🌈🌈🌈🌈 I started this series with the second book , A Case for Christmas, which was Lord Christmas Gale’s rocky path to love. So my introduction here to that complicated character through his friend’s perspective was a welcome one. I actually enjoyed the backwards path I took. I knew of course the ending… Continue reading A Husband for Hartwell (The Lords of Bucknall Club #1) by Lisa Henry and JA Rock

So Squirrels. This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

So… Squirrels   So as I counted down the days until Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words went on hiatus, I had things to do and wanted everything to go in a tidy, organized manner.  So of course, everything rapidly descended into chaos.  The dishwasher broke down, I had to deal with family RL issues, and… Continue reading So Squirrels. This Week At Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words

A Free Dreamer Review: Time Turns (Out of Time #4) by C.B. Lewis

Rating: 5 stars out of 5 As a consultant analyst for the most technologically advanced firms in the country, Danny Ferguson knows he’s seen a lot of crazy stuff, but nothing comes close to his newest position at the Temporal Research Institute, the world’s foremost time travel organisation. The corrupted piece of code Ferguson found… Continue reading A Free Dreamer Review: Time Turns (Out of Time #4) by C.B. Lewis