Mackenzi Lee returns to the world of The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue in this follow-up which follows Monty’s sister Felicity as she attempts to enter the medical profession, before it all goes terribly sideways and she ends up on the run, consorting with pirates and fighting terrible foes (again). The heart of the… Continue reading Review: The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
Fans of the His Dark Materials trilogy and Esi Edugyan's Washington Black will love this exquisite novel about a young woman who breaks free from her sheltered and stifling upbringing and sets out on a fantastical journey.
Roman Mysteries meets Raymond Chandler in this fast-paced detective noir set in Ancient Rome.
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Looking for your next fix of fast-paced, well-written historical crime fiction with a unique twist? Look no further than the Frey & McGray series by Oscar de Muriel.
When I looked at the cover of Washington Black, it wasn’t immediately clear to me whether that was the title, or the name of the author.
This book starts off slowly, which made me slightly anxious. That’s not to say the beginning is bad, but it did feel slightly anticlimactic, especially following all of the hype that has surrounded King of Scars from the moment it was announced.