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The Family at Number 13 by S.D. Monaghan #Review @bookouture

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Connor thinks St. Catherine’s Hill will be an ideal place to live and run his therapy practice, and he’s eager to become part of the neighborhood. Unbeknownst to him, his new neighbors are already antagonistic towards him. One is a former client with an axe to grind. The other is a woman named Mary whose family life is made difficult by her troubled nephew and indifferent husband. All of them have secrets, but one leads to tragedy.

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Beneath the Attic by V.C. Andrews #Review @GalleryBooks

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It’s been thirty-two years since I first ‘met’ the Foxworth family. For me, the most mysterious member of the family was the first Corrine (whose namesake did terrible things for the sake of the family fortune). Very little was said about her, and what information readers do have came from a character whose knowledge may not be wholly accurate. This novel presented an opportunity to (finally) know who she was, and I was unable to resist it. Despite being disappointed by a previous title, I was cautiously optimistic about this novel.

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Thorns in a Realm of Roses: The Henry Queens by Thomas Crockett #Review

 

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Historical fiction novels about Henry VIII and his many wives always catch my eye, and I typically enjoy them. When I came across this book on Netgalley, I was excited about it and couldn’t wait to get started.

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The Secret Letter by Debbie Rix #Review @debbierix @bookouture

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The gorgeous cover and intriguing title alone pretty much had me sold on reading this book, but the blurb sealed the deal. I seem to be especially drawn to historical novels about WWII lately. What appealed to me most about this novel is that the two main characters are on opposing sides of the war. Imogen is British, Magda is German, and each are expected to do their patriotic duty.

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Elegant Etiquette in the Nineteenth Century by Mallory James #Review @_MalloryJames @penswordbooks

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How were ladies and gentlemen meant to behave in nineteenth century England? What role did etiquette play regarding correspondence, dinner parties, and proper behavior while they were out and about? What were the particular guidelines reserved for ladies or gentlemen? All these topics and more are covered in Elegant Etiquette in the Nineteenth Century.

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