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The Fortune Hunter

I love novels about the Victorian era. This book was about the battle between two strong women for the love of Captain Ray Middleton, a cavalry officer. He was quite handsome indeed. He was a known horseman and also a well-known womanizer....

5 Stars

Strange Country

At three in the morning, you would think most people would be in bed fast asleep. That's not how it goes for Boyd Davies, Deputy Sheriff. He's been called out about a possible prowler. After he checks everything inside and out of the woman'...

4 Stars
  • Author: Deborah Coates
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, * Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: Tor Books

The Story of Mayfair from 1664 Onwards

The Story of Mayfair from 1664 Onwards is about Mayfair, a section of London, England. Mayfair is one of the most prestigious addresses known. The book takes a look at 350 years of social, financial and physical development. There is an int...

4 Stars

The Cottage on the Corner - An Apple Valley Novel

SETTING: Apple Valley, California. The Cottage on the Corner is a charming, sweet romance. The setting is a small town, called Apple Valley. The book was very well written with a pace that you can gather the charm of the book into your hear...

4 Stars

Witches in Red - A Novel of the Mist-Torn Witches, #2

Witches in Red is the second book in the Mist-Torn Witches series. I enjoyed this book so much. I didn't get a chance to read book one (The Mist-Torn Witches) in the series, but I do suggest other readers start with book one. We start with...

5 Stars
  • Author: Barb Hendee
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal
  • Publisher: ROC

Alien 3 - The Official Movie Novelization

Alien 3 is an interesting book. I have already seen the movie and read several of the Alien books. So I kind of knew what to expect. I liked the first part of the book where it talked about Bad Dreams. The thing about nightmares is they kee...

4 Stars

Aliens - The Official Movie Novelization

From the first time I saw the movie ALIEN I somehow couldn't get it out of my mind. I’ve always thought, what a great science fiction movie. Then we had the book and now we have sequels. It’s been a wonderful creative storyline. In Aliens t...

4 Stars

A Dream of Desire - A Daring Hearts Novel, #3

I thoroughly enjoyed A Dream of Desire. I found this book to be a lovely and sweet historical romance. But it doesn’t end there. Readers are also in for some danger and the evil side of London. I couldn't have asked for more. I like the way...

5 Stars

The Island of Doves

The setting is 19th Century America (1820's) - Buffalo NY The author Ms. McNees gives us a good lesson on the rights of women back then. She shows how laws were needed to protect the women from even their own abusive husbands. She did a won...

4 Stars

The Shadow Year

It’s the summer of 1980 in the English countryside. Five friends come across a lakeside cottage deep in the country that has been abandoned. This is an escape for Kat and her friends and a chance to disappear for a while. The location offer...

4 Stars

The Disappeared

The story begins with Rebecca Tolle, a student that had been missing two years. She was finally found knifed up, dismembered and buried in a Stockholm suburb forest glade. Fredrika Bergman and her team of investigators try to find out why R...

4 Stars

Why Lords Lose Their Hearts

Perdita, is the Duchess of Ormonde. She is widowed. She is carrying a heavy secret of how her brute of a husband actually died. Now this got my attention. I definitely wanted to know what happened to him. Did Perdita kill him? Or did she pe...

5 Stars

Alien - The Official Movie Novelization

In The Official Movie Novelization of Alien the characters match up rather perfect with their characters in the movie. They appear very real. This novelization appears to have been based on a very early transcript of the screenplay. A notic...

3 Stars

The Unexpected Duchess - Playful Brides, #1

I thought the author told a fun, lighthearted story of love and friendship. I felt the detail was down to a "T". It made the characters and the scenes so much more imaginable and real. The author puts the reader right in there to help Cass...

4 Stars

The Dark Affair - A Novel of Mad Passions, #3

I recommend this book to anyone who loves adventure, a little romance, sacrifice, heart-break, and intensity. The author, Marie Claremont, wrote a book where I was actually taking in every page and I loved it. Ms. Claremont proves herself a...

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  • Author: Maire Claremont
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Signet

Girl on the Golden Coin - A Novel of Frances Stuart

I recommend Girl on the Golden Coin to historical fiction lovers. It does have a romance tucked in. The author wrote a beautiful historical love story that will remain with you for some time to come. The approach to this book was so new, so...

4 Stars

Devil's Frost - The Spellspinners of Melas, #3

It seems like this series isn't one that you can leave on the shelf and forget. It draws you in and once you're in, you are HOOKED. You can just sit down in your easy chair and pick up wherever you had left off reading. It's like Heidi's wo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Heidi R. Kling
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: * Under 45k Words, Supernatural, Urban Fantasy / Paranormal, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Coliloquy, LLC

Drawn Into Darkness

This book is definitely a page turner of a thriller. The pages don't turn fast enough to read this dark, very dark, book. This is one of those thrillers that you just can't let go of. It will have you on the edge of the seat and still there...

5 Stars
  • Author: Nancy Springer
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Action / Thriller
  • Publisher: NAL

Henry and Rachel

This Historic novel is written about stories the author heard about her maternal great grandparents and from letters by other family members. I started having problems with the book keeping my interest. I was looking for the excitement and...

3 Stars

Love on Mimosa Lane - A Seasons of the Heart Novel, #3

I have read a couple of the author's writings. I really enjoyed them. I wish I'd had started this series at the beginning with Book One. This book is Book 3 in the Seasons of the Heart series. The author writes mainly about the different ch...

4 Stars

Contagion - Toxic City, #3

I had quite a few problems with this book. I couldn't relate to the characters at all. It was like they had no personalities. There was a lot of repeating things in the book. You have the main character Jack feeling bad about the soldiers h...

Stars

The Secret Daughter of the Tsar

The Secret Daughter of the Tsar is written mostly in third person. It is set in the present, but goes back and forth with the past. You don't become confused as to whether it is past or present, since the author tells you what period you ar...

5 Stars

The Back Road

The setting is small village English countryside. THE BACK ROAD was a disturbing and quite shocking book, especially at the beginning. I had to keep reading. It doesn't take long, just a few pages, and you’re hooked, line and sinker. The au...

4 Stars

Lady Anne's Lover - London List, #3

I simply love Lady Anne's Lover and whole The London List series. The London List is a newspaper and is responsible for putting very interesting characters together. I must say that the covers for this series are outstanding. In Lady Anne's...

4 Stars
  • Author: Maggie Robinson
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical
  • Publisher: Brava

Terror Cove - Gravediggers 2

The setting for the book starts with 12 year old Zombie slayers Ian, Kendra and PJ. We are no longer in the mountains of Montana but headed for Puerto Rico, hot and sweaty Puerto Rico. They are on a vacation from Zombie hunting. They hear a...

3 Stars

Moonlight Kiss - Cricket Creek Novels #5

MOONLIGHT KISS by author, LuAnn McLane is the 5th book in the Cricket Creek series. Even though this is the 5th book, the books don't have to be read in order. They are standalone books. The main couple Addison and Reid are very romantic. A...

4 Stars

The Ruins of Lace

The stories in The Ruins of Lace are in first person narrative. Two sisters, Katharina, a lace maker in Lendelmolen at the Flemish abbey, then Heilwich, who is somewhat of a housekeeper to a priest. The other characters were; Denis, border...

3 Stars

Mortal Arts - A Lady Darby Mystery, #2

Lady Kiera Darby has been helping her sister with the first part of her pregnancy. Lady Darby had helped Sebastian Gage to solve a murder and now is trying to stay out of the eye of the public. She has neither seen nor heard from him since....

4 Stars

A Private Duel with Agent Gunn - The Gentlemen of Scotland Yard

A Private Duel with Agent Gunn is set in London 1887. It’s a historical, adventure romance in the Gentlemen of Scotland Yard series. This is the third book in the three part series. It can be read as a standalone. Phineas Gunn is an agent f...

3 Stars
  • Author: Jillian Stone
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romance: Historical, Suspense: Mystery, * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: Pocket Books

The Trouble With Being a Duke - At the Kingsborough Ball, #1

The setting is in London, 1817. This is Book 1 in the At the Kingsborough Ball trilogy. The Trouble With Being a Duke is fast paced but you don't get bogged down and lose where you are. There is just the right amount of tempo. The story sur...

4 Stars

The Bracelet

The Bracelet is about a difficult subject. Human trafficking is a wide spread situation that needs to be stopped. I was glad to see that someone had the courage to write about it. This is a fairly short, fast paced fictional read but if you...

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So Far, So Good

So Far, So Good is a memoir of Ralph Salisbury. The author was born in 1924 to a half Cherokee-Shawnee father and a tough Irish-American mother in rural Iowa. His mother was tough but still a lady. So Far, So Good is a glimpse of American h...

4 Stars

Lord of Mountains - Emberverse, #9

Lord of Mountains is the ninth book in the Emberverse series. I think the series needs to come to an end. The 9th book brought forth nothing really interesting. The characters didn't change much and nothing else did either. For the book bei...

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Light of the World - A Dave Robicheaux Novel

LIGHT OF THE WORLD is a journey into the evil and darkness that is all around us. In this thriller, being the 20th Dave Robicheaux novel, the main characters, Dave, Clete, Molly, Alafair and Gretchen are all living in Montana. This sounds r...

4 Stars

Shake Down the Stars

Shake Down the Stars is about a young woman who is trying to deal with the conflicts in her life. The book is a fast read. The author, Ms. Swindle, takes you on a journey you will not forget. She keeps your interest and you keep turning the...

4 Stars
  • Author: Renee Swindle
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

Survivor - Alone #2

I didn't read the first book, Chasers, so I came in after the Alone series was already well on its way. I suggest you read Chasers first before reading Survivor. SURVIVOR takes up where CHASERS left off. The main character, Jesse is alone a...

3 Stars
  • Author: James Phelan
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Science Fiction, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: K-Teen

Bolero - A Nick Sayler Novel, #1

I loved Nick Sayler! As soon as I started reading, I knew this was going to be good. And guess what, I didn't want to put it down. Bolero is book one in the Nick Sayler series. Nick is one of those guys you love one minute and turn around a...

5 Stars

The Eddy

THE EDDY is a supernatural mystery in real life theories. The author Eli Just is a former history teacher who studies physics. He writes about whether there may be alternate universes. He says that we no longer take for granted the world as...

4 Stars

The Kings of Cool - A Prequel to Savages

The author, Don Winslow is a unique author. Sometimes you can tell who the author of a book is by their style. Not with Mr. Winslow. His style seems to change with each book. THE KINGS OF COOL is on the lighter side which I feel is due to h...

3 Stars

Never Kiss a Rake - Scandal at the House of Russell

Never Kiss a Rake is Book One in the awaited trilogy about the Russell sisters. Bryony Russell’s father has part ownership in a company and is now being accused of stealing money. The family lives with a cloud of shame over their heads. The...

3 Stars

Spring Awakening - Summerset Abbey, #3

Spring Awakening is the third book and conclusion to the Summerset Abbey series. The story builds around two sisters and their maid. You follow their journey during the uncertainty of World War I. Rowena and Victoria were very free willed a...

4 Stars

The Hidden Deep - Threshold Series, #2

THE HIDDEN DEEP is the second book of the Threshold series. Ms. Kinde does not fail. She wrote a very descriptive sequel. You get to know the characters from the first book so much better. I liked this book more so than the first. It has mo...

4 Stars
  • Author: Christa J. Kinde
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: Fantasy, Kids: Middle Grade, * Young Adult
  • Publisher: Zonderkidz

The Two Week Wait

This is a story of two women desperate for a final try at pregnancy. They are trying through egg sharing. The author tells how this experience has affected them and the people near to them. The primary subject of the novel is pregnancy and...

3 Stars

The Mango Bride

The Mango Bride was very interesting. I know nothing about it going in and I got to become part of it. The book was very realistic and written on a personal note. There are so many true to life settings. You may wonder what it would be like...

4 Stars
  • Author: Marivi Soliven
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: NAL

Founders - A Novel of the Coming Collapse

The author, James Wesley Rawles is a survivalist and has a story to tell. He tells of the price of oil being so high it has almost come to the point you can't afford it. Financial disaster is here and is changing the world dramatically. We...

3 Stars

Slow Apocalypse

Apocalypse fiction is of the future and what happens after an apocalyptic event takes place. Often times that’s a nuclear war or plague. It seems like all of these type of books are similar. Something happens which wreaks havoc on large por...

4 Stars

Joyland

I'm an avid Stephen King reader. One of my favorite books is THE SHINING. I've read it so many times and watched it on TV quite a few times. Talk about scary. That it is. Another one that was great was MISERY with Annie Wilkes, a crazy book...

5 Stars

Wool

The author, Mr. Howey, has created something amazing. He has developed characters that you can relate to and believe. The story has a plot that develops into a superior sci-fi- read. He puts you right there with the characters, right in tha...

5 Stars

Before the Larkspur Blooms - A Prairie Hearts Novel

After eight years of doing time for a crime he didn't commit, Thomas Donoban is released and heads home…or what used to be home. Right now, he finds that he isn't very welcome. His parents have been long buried and the people who used to be...

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Timber Creek - A Sierra Falls Novel

Ms. Wolff's novel, which is her second Sierra Falls novel, puts two characters together who are similar and absolutely perfect for each other. She wrote with such tone that you will be totally entertained by the conversations and the beauti...

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  • Author: Veronica Wolff
  • Review by: Bemiown
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Elements
  • Publisher: Berkley

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