Darlene Smoliak

About me

Darlene is a Canadian book blogger who reviews at Peeking Between the Pages and has an ever growing love of historical fiction whether it be political, mystery, religious, and most definitely anything to do with the royals.

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The Dark Lady’s Mask by Mary Sharratt 

The Dark Lady’s Mask is the story of Aemilia Bassano Lanier. She was the first Englishwoman to publish her poetry and she was believed to be Shakespeare’s ‘Dark Lady’; his muse and lover. This is the second book I’ve read about Aemilia and Mary Sharratt’s adaptation brings Aemilia Bassano Lanier…

Spellbound by Rachel Hawkins (Audiobook)

Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins is the third book in the Hex Hall series and another winner. As with the first two books I listened to this one on audio as well. Once again it was narrated by Cris Dukehart who is officially one of my favorite narrators now. I…

Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins (Audiobook)

Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins is the second book in the Hex Hall series. I listened to the audiobook narrated by Cris Dukehart and she does a fantastic job once again. I really enjoy books read by narrators that add a lot of emotion to their voices as it makes it…

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