Review: Duty to the Crown (The Crofton Chronicles #2) by Rebecca Cohen

Rating: 4.25 stars out of 5 Anthony Redbourne and Sebastian Hewel, in the role of Lady Bronwyn, wife of the Earl of Crofton, are still new to their marriage and arrangement of deceit.  Madly in love with one another, Sebastian and Anthony are still adjusting to married life while making sure that their deception is kept carefully hidden… Continue reading Review: Duty to the Crown (The Crofton Chronicles #2) by Rebecca Cohen

Review: The Crimson Outlaw by Alex Beecroft

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 Vali Florescu, heir to a powerful local boyar, is determined that his beloved sister will not have to marry the much older, scarred man their father has betrothed her to.  So he hatches a plan to upset the wedding, but everything goes awry, leaving Vali imprisoned by an enraged… Continue reading Review: The Crimson Outlaw by Alex Beecroft

Review: Fever Anthology by M Rode

Rating: 4 stars out of 5 If you love cowboys, than this is the anthology for you.  From cowboy tv stars to those that ride bucking bulls and every permutation in between, these 8 stories will make you laugh, make you sigh, even reach for a fan or too but always make you remember why… Continue reading Review: Fever Anthology by M Rode

It’s Gay Pride Month and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Its Gay Pride Month, a great time to celebrate and give back to the community. Washington, DC’s Capital Pride is coming up this week and culminates in the Capital Pride Parade on Saturday, June 8 and the Capital Pride Street Festival on Sunday, June 9.  If you live in or around the metro area,  there… Continue reading It’s Gay Pride Month and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Review: Chateau d’Eternite by Ariel Tachna

Rating: 3.75 stars Russ Peterson receives a mysterious invitation in the mail for a vacation at a chateau in the south of France and his curiosity compels him to accept. Once there, Russ is astonished to find out that his last physical exam showed a genetic marker that identifies him as a time traveler, and… Continue reading Review: Chateau d’Eternite by Ariel Tachna

April 2013 Book Reviews

Unbelievably, today is the last day  in April and the start of something new for Scattered Thoughts.  I am going to post a summary of each months books reviews on the last day of the month.  Hopefully, this will make it easy to find a new book to read, a book review you might have… Continue reading April 2013 Book Reviews

Review: Masked Riders by Lucius Parhelion

Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5 When ex union cavalryman and now California rancher Jesse Putnam is summoned by his wealthy aunt and boss to come to San Francisco for a meeting.  he uses the night before to visit a bawdy hotel where he  could satiate his illegal desires for men.  But  nothing prepared Jesse to… Continue reading Review: Masked Riders by Lucius Parhelion

Review: On The Lee Shore by Elin Gregory

Rating: 5 out of 5 stars When his last ship is lost at sea and he is the only officer to survive,  Lt Christopher “Kit” Penrose finds his reputation tarnished, leaving him unable to secure a new position on another ship.  Things are looking grim when his godfather, Admiral Tregarne of the Navy Office suggests… Continue reading Review: On The Lee Shore by Elin Gregory

A Cluttered Sunday and the Week Ahead In Reviews

Somehow I’ve done it again.  It  creeps up on me with all the discretion of a whispering wind, but its effects can feel more like a nor’easter by the time I realize it’s occurred once more.  It starts with one project, maybe overhauling one small section of a garden, then spreads to cleaning out the… Continue reading A Cluttered Sunday and the Week Ahead In Reviews

Missing Spring, Rejuvenation, and the Week Ahead in Reviews

Sigh.  The Vernal Equinox has come and gone, the calendar proclaims its spring without refute for all who look at it but the weather will not cooperate!  One day of nice weather is quickly followed by a week of sullen skies, cold winds, and the threat of snow or sleet.  And while we have been… Continue reading Missing Spring, Rejuvenation, and the Week Ahead in Reviews