Melissa J.

About me

Historical fiction has always been my genre of choice. I particularly enjoy novels set in England. I’m always looking to discover new authors of historical fiction. I love to get lost in the pages of a good book.

From my website

Book Review: The Lost Sisterhood by Anne Fortier

Synopsis:From the author of the New York Times bestseller Juliet comes a mesmerizing novel about a young scholar who risks her reputation—and her life—on a thrilling journey to prove that the legendary warrior women known as the Amazons actually existed.Oxford lecturer Diana Morgan is an expert on Greek mythology. Her…

Book Review: Blackwell's Paradise by V.E. Ulett

Synopsis:Relive the pleasure of falling into the past in Volume II of Blackwell’s Adventures.The repercussions of a court martial and the ill-will of powerful men at the Admiralty pursue Royal Navy captain James Blackwell into the Pacific, where danger lurks around every coral reef. Even if Captain Blackwell and Mercedes…

Book Review and Giveaway: Daughter of the Gods by Stephanie Thornton

Synopsis:Egypt, 1400s BC. The pharaoh’s pampered second daughter, lively, intelligent Hatshepsut, delights in racing her chariot through the marketplace and testing her archery skills in the Nile’s marshlands. But the death of her elder sister, Neferubity, in a gruesome accident arising from Hatshepsut’s games forces her to confront her guilt…and…

 
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