Review: JANE SEYMOUR The Haunted Queen by Alison Weir

History casts Jane Seymour as a qualified wimp and I’ve always felt that gastronomically unfair.  Just because you like one person, say Anne Boleyn, it doesn’t mean the next person is unlikable for whatever reason. Mostly it’s because I’ve lived long enough to know that there are many kinds of strength.  You don’t need to…

Review: PIPER’S PURSUIT by Melanie Dickerson

I’ve had a massive head-cold all week and have only begun to think half-straight.  Kinda.  My apology for a less-than-stellar review, because this novel deserves way better.  This is the sort of storytelling which prevents me from speed-reading, well-rounded characters, vivid setting, sound structure. Katerina has grown up in medieval Hamlin in Germany, during a…

American Princesses of the Gilded Age

TO MARRY AN ENGLISH LORD on Goodreads If you think Meghan is all that, let me tell you, girlfriend, she wasn’t the first.  This post kicks off my series on Real Princesses.  Buying into the fairytale is nothing new.  For most girls, it ended in heartbreak.  Makes me wonder why we still think our prince…

Review for Tour: THE END OF THE MAGI by Patrick W. Carr

The End of the Magi By Patrick W. Carr Christian Historical Fiction Hardcover, Paperback, Audiobook & ebook, 384 Pages November 5th 2019 by Bethany House Publishers Centuries before the magi arrived in Bethlehem, a prophecy sets a young magus on his path . . . Following his vision of the coming Messiah, the prophet Daniel…