Christina Courtenay

Whispers of the Runes

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2021

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Time-slip

In 2021, Sara Mattsson, a York silversmith, pulls a seax – a short sword – from an archaeological dig. She reads its runic inscription and is ...Read Review

The Runes of Destiny

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2020

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Time-slip

The Runes of Destiny is the follow-up to Christina Courtenay’s magical Echoes of the Runes. Although the books share a location and ...Read Review

Echoes of the Runes

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2020

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Christina Courtenay is an award-winning writer of historical romance, and Echoes of the Runes is her first book with Headline. Historian Mia Maddox ...Read Review

The Velvet Cloak of Moonlight

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2016

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Time-slip

Coincidentally, this title came up for review while I was planning a trip to Raglan Castle in South Wales, and it turned out ...Read Review

The Jade Lioness

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2015

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AdventureRomance

Japan, 1648. The only foreigners permitted to trade are the Dutch, and then only from the island enclave of Dejima, near Nagasaki. Temperance (“Temi”) ...Read Review

Monsoon Mists

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2014

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Romance

This is book 3 in Courtenay’s Kinross series. It’s 1759, and widower Jamie Kinross has swapped the cold of the pine forests of ...Read Review

The Secret Kiss of Darkness

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2014

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Time-slip

I found the illustration on the front of the book very intriguing, and once opened, the cover is lifted on a world of ...Read Review

The Gilded Fan

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2013

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The story is set in the 1640s, starting off in Japan and then going via Amsterdam to England at the time of the ...Read Review

The Silent Touch of Shadows

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2012

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Time-slip

The prologue to The Silent Touch of Shadows sets the tone for this romance. In Chapter One, we meet Melissa Grantham, a single ...Read Review

Highland Storms

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2012

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Romance

Heartbroken Brice Kinross travels from Sweden to take up the reins of the family estate, Rosyth, in Scotland. Having been betrayed by his ...Read Review