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The Rose and the Thistle

Book Review The Rose and the Thistle by Laura FranzHistorical Romance | Christian Fiction Reader’s Thoughts: The Rose and the Thistle was one of our books to watch for in January 2023 and this newest novel by Laura Frantz immediately swept me into the Scottish lowlands and the tense political atmosphere of 1715. From the start, the star of this …

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Of Manners and Murder

Book Review Of Manners and Murder: A Dear Miss Hermoine Mystery by Anastasia HastingsCozy Mystery | Historical Fiction Reader’s Thoughts: Fans of cozy, historical mysteries, make space on your bookshelf! There is a brand new series coming your way — Of Manners and Murder by Anastasia Hastings! This series follows the plucky and determined Violet who finds herself suddenly in …

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Seven Percent of Ro Devereux

Book Review Seven Percent of Ro Devereux by Ellen O’CloverYA | Contemporary | Romance Reader’s Thoughts: Inspired by the childhood game of MASH, Ro Devereux creates a future-predicting app for her senior year project. The app tells users their future: where they’ll live, their career, how many kids they’ll have, and even their perfect dating match. But things first start …

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All The Lost Places

Book Review All the Lost Places by Amanda DykesHistorical Fiction | Christian Fiction “These ancient waters, from then until now, have never left. They travel a familiar path, around and around, over and over, time without end. From sea to sky, raining back down into the hands of man. In the centuries since, these eternity-touched waters bore up tempest-tossed ships. …

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Pretty Little Pieces

Book Review Pretty Little Pieces by Carmen SchoberContemporary Romance | Christian Fiction A month ago, author Carmen Schober reached out and asked if I’d be interested in reading her newest novel, Pretty Little Pieces. While my TBR pile was overflowing and reviews were piling up, I couldn’t help but say, “Yes!” after she pitched her story. A contemporary romance perfect …

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Secrets of the Nile

Book Review Secrets of the Nile by Tasha Alexander

Murder at the Serpentine Bridge

Book Review Murder at the Serpentine Bridge by Andrea Penrose The sixth book in the Wexford & Sloane series, this novel follows newlyweds Lady Charlotte and Lord Wexford as they untangle a web of politics and intrigue. When an engineering genius, Jeremiah Willis, is found floating in the Serpentine Lake, it’s up to the Wexfords to bring his killers to …

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The Ways We Hide

Book Review The Ways We Hide by Kristina McMorris As a child, Fenna is caught up in a Christmas Eve disaster (based on the Italian Hall Disaster of 1913.) Traumatized by this horrific event, she turns to magic and the art of illusion to help her process. Yet, her work as an escape artist soon attracts the attention of British …

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The Bodyguard

Book Review The Bodyguard by Katherine Center Hannah Brooks looks more like a kindergarten teacher than somebody who could kill you with a wine bottle opener. Or a ballpoint pen. Or a dinner napkin. But she’s an Executive Protection Agent (aka “bodyguard”). Hired to protect superstar actor Jack Stapleton from his middle-aged, corgi-breeding stalker, she may be in for more …

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