Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B.

This historical fiction novel about Josephine Bonaparte (throughout the story known as ‘Rose’…until Napoleon prefers her as ‘Josephine’) kept my interest all the way through. Beginning with her life on a sugar plantation in the Caribbeans, Rose is only a … Continue reading

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Orchard House

Tara Austen Weaver has always yearned for a closer-knit family. Her mother was raised by a very harsh stepmother (these days I would hope CPS would have been called in), and lacked the experience herself of a close family life. … Continue reading

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Mrs. Tim Carries On

When I pick up a DE Stevenson novel, I know I am in for a treat. I have enjoyed almost every one of her books (and she has written close to forty!) Although her novels are called ‘light romances’, I … Continue reading

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