Jen Black

The Devil’s Revenge

By K N Shields - Published 2013

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

This is a murder mystery set in Maine in 1893. The victim has been not only killed but horribly disfigured, and occult symbols are ...Read Review

The Abominable

By Dan Simmons - Published 2013

Genres:

AdventureThriller

In a sense, this book cheated me, for the blurb raised expectations of discovering yeti on Everest. Instead it is an account of ...Read Review

My Lady Deceiver

By Freda Lightfoot - Published 2013

Genres:

Romance

In 1905, Rosie Belsfield crosses the Atlantic with her family to start a new life, but on the grounds of ill health is forced ...Read Review

The Nine Day Queen

By Ella March Chase - Published 2011Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is much more the story of all three Grey sisters – Lady Jane, Lady Katherine and Lady Mary – than of the unfortunate Jane, ...Read Review

The Innkeeper’s Daughter

By Val Wood - Published 2012

Genres:

Saga

Val Wood is a Yorkshire woman who now lives in Beverley and certainly knows the region and history of which she writes. The ...Read Review

Ravenscliffe

By Jane Sanderson - Published 2012

Genres:

Set in Yorkshire in 1904, this novel depicts the lives of ten or more characters living in or around the mining town of Netherwood. ...Read Review

The Silent Touch of Shadows

By Christina Courtenay - Published 2012

Genres:

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

The Lion Wakes

By Robert Low - Published 2011

Genres:

AdventureMilitary

For me, this was a book of two halves. Each scene is vividly told, with unusual phrasing and a knowledgeable eye for detail. ...Read Review

Cherry Tree Lane

By Anna Jacobs - Published 2011

Genres:

Romance

Mattie Willitt hates the idea of marriage to her father’s friend Stan, especially when money will change hands between the two men ...Read Review

Cross My Palm

By Sara Stockbridge - Published 2011

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

London ladies in the 1860s loved to hold supper parties and have their fortunes told. Fortune-teller Miss Rose Lee is taken up by ...Read Review