Books by Joan Overfield

B+
Lady Cat

I’m always interested to see how older titles bear up over time and Lady Cat has a premise I rather like, so it was an easy choice. That premise is one that is also featured in one of my favourite historical romances, Lorraine Heath’s Waking up with the Duke; that of a man who needs an heir b ...

C
The Sinister Spinster

I picked up The Sinister Spinster, because it involved foreign diplomacy with a spot of spying and detecting. While there are a plethora of Regency historical romances involving spying by the nobility, diplomacy is an under-utilized plotline. An alliance with Russia in 1814 in the wake of Napoléon ...

C+
The Shadowing

The Shadowing by Joan Overfield is a very gothic experience. While I found the book engrossing and the heroine interesting, the book's over-the-top melodrama was a little difficult to take. In the fifteenth century, an evil sorcerer cursed the McCairn lairds with the Shadowing. At some point ...

B+
Lady Cat

If you're familiar with my reviews, you'll know that I have never found the topic of adultery to be romantic and that I've emphasized my dislike for it as a theme several times. Having said that, it seems there is one possible exception to that rule - and I've found it in Lady Cat. Say you were a ...