Books by Elaine Coffman

B
The Highlander

Elaine Coffman's first book in the Graham Clan series, The Highlander, is a very adventurous read, and I can't wait to meet the rest of the family. Sophie d'Alembert is French royalty on the run. The granddaughter of the Louis XIV, she's been betrothed to the Duke of Rockingha ...

C
The Italian

I was excited to be assigned The Italian for review; I enjoyed Coffman's historicals years ago, when I first started reading romance, and I looked forward to a pleasant reacquaintance with her work. While the book turned out to be decent, it also turned out to have a far less romantic component than ...

D+
The Fifth Daughter

Cold. Distant. Uninvolved. Odd words to use to describe a book that is largely set in the beautiful Tuscan region of Italy. Yet that is exactly how I felt as I read The Fifth Daughter. The story was engaging enough, the setting was unusual and different, and several of the Italian seconday character ...

D+
The Bride of Black Douglas

This was not the worst book I have ever read, but it’s in contention for the most exasperating. There’s a lot of promise here, including a terrific backstory and acceptable prose, but it’s consistently undercut by illogic, anachronisms, and head-scratching inconsistencies. I don’t think I ...