Choc Lit

The Thief’s Daughter

By Victoria Cornwall - Published 2016

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Cornwall, England, in the 1700s is a dreary, impoverished, and tough place to live. When Jenna was a child, she had an experience ...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 Lost Girl

By Liz Harris - Published 2016

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RomanceWestern

A moving romantic novel rooted in its social context, The Lost Girl explores themes of identity and belonging through the story of a ...Read Review

The Legend of the Gypsy Hawk: Book One of the Pirates of Ile Saint Anne

By Sally Malcolm - Published 2016

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AdventureNauticalRomance

In 1716, Zach Hazard, captain of a pirate ship, returns to the idyllic West African island of Ile Sainte Anne. A safe haven for ...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

Fool’s Gold

By Zana Bell - Published 2014

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Romance

The cover is beautiful, very romantic, and as it says 1866 New Zealand is no place for a lady! I was hooked on this ...Read Review

Dangerous Decisions

By Margaret Kaine - Published 2013

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Romance

This novel opens in 1905 with Helena Standish embarking on her London coming-out season. Oliver Faraday, who Helena meets at a Grosvenor House ball, ...Read Review

The Highwayman’s Daughter

By Henriette Gyland - Published 2014Published 2014-05-07

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AdventureRomance

1768. Jack Blythe, heir to an earldom, and his wastrel cousin, Rupert, are returning from London when their carriage is held up on Hounslow ...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