Tag: England

With Manga Art, Crilley presents treasure trove of Japanese-styled pieces

The world of manga (Japanese comics) has captured the imagination of artists, both aspiring and professional alike. Now best-selling artist and art instructor Mark Crilley presents the most complete look yet at the variety of creative options available in the world of manga. Crilley fills each chapter with gorgeous, original […]

A Name Unknown is a marvelous addition to Roseanna White bibliography

Roseanna M. White’s newest novel, A Name Unknown, is a marvelous addition to the author’s bibliography. I have read several of her novels in the past and enjoyed them all greatly. However, A Name Unknown quite possibly is my favorite of all of them. The setting of Cornwall was absolutely […]

A Holiday in Bath features three delightful Regency-era clean romances

From the publisher of the USA TODAY bestselling and No. 1 Amazon bestselling Timeless Romance Anthology series in Clean Romance comes A Holiday in Bath, featuring three brand-new Regency romance novellas by Julie Daines, Caroline Warfield and Jaima Fixsen. A Holiday in Bath is a delightful collection of Regency-era short fiction. […]

12 Days at Bleakly Manor by Michelle Griep kicks off wonderful new series

When Clara Chapman receives an intriguing invitation to spend Christmas at an English manor home, she is hesitant yet compelled to attend — for if she remains the duration of the 12-day celebration, she is promised a sum of 1,000 pounds. That’s enough money to bring her brother back from […]

Delamere blends theatrical take on Victorian London with romance, drama

Be transported to 1880s London, and meet a talented musician and singer, in the new Victorian romance novel from Jennifer Delamere, The Captain’s Daughter. When a series of circumstances beyond her control leave Rosalyn Bernay alone and penniless in London, she chances upon a job backstage at a theater that […]

Secrets, misunderstandings, relationships explored in For Love & Honor

Secrets, misunderstandings and relationships are at the heart of For Love & Honor, the third novel in Jody Hedlund’s “An Uncertain Choice” series. Classified as young adult fiction, this historical novel is set in 1300s England. It centers around Lady Sabine, a noblewoman with a secret blemish that could cause her to […]

Brother’s Ruin features Victorian London filled with steampunk magic

Emma Newman’s newest release, Brother’s Ruin, is set in a Victorian London filled with magic. Charlotte “Charlie” Gunn has been keeping secrets — from her parents, from her fiancé, from her brother and, most important, from the British Crown. In Newman’s England, if one possesses magical powers, it must be […]

Check out this list of my most anticipated March 2017 releases

A new month means there are a ton of new releases being published. Here is a list of my most anticipated books being released in March. Some of these already are out, but most are being released in the upcoming weeks. Already released ‘In Farleigh Field,’ by Rhys Bowen World […]

“The Last Kingdom” latest, but hopefully not last, in line of medieval epics

As so often happens, the finding of a likable series between seasons has me a little bit on the edge of my seat. “The Last Kingdom” is a British series, which means there sometimes can be multiple years between seasons. The show is set in the year 872 and, since […]

Green’s “The Mark of the King” inspires with unfamiliar historical setting

Jocelyn Green’s “The Mark of the King” is a beautifully written historical drama. Her characters are complex, each carrying his or her own baggage and fears. Green handles the pacing brilliantly — the story pulls you along because you just have to know what happens next. Twists abound in the […]