Books by Marsha Canham

B+
Across a Moonlit Sea

Memory does play funny tricks on you. I bought Across a Moonlit Sea at a UBS because I remembered loving it a few years ago. After reading it, I realised that, although it was still really good, something had changed and it sure as hell wasn't the book. Mind you, it's still a wonderful Elizabetha ...

B
My Forever Love

The best word to describe Marsha Canham's My Forever Love would be solid. Considering how hard it is to find good medievals these days, that should be taken as a ringing endorsement. It's nothing earth-shattering and is a little on the slow side, but it's also well-written and vivid, with an interes ...

A
The Iron Rose

Attention, readers in search of an exciting historical with a lush love story: have I got a book for you! Marsha Canham hits one out of the park with this gender-bending tale of pirates, spies, and love on the high seas. At the helm of her ship the Iron Rose on what's supposed to be a short shakedo ...

B+
Midnight Honor

There must be something romantic about hopeless endeavors – how else can you explain the popularity of movies like Titanic, where you know going in that the boat’s going to sink? Or the multitude of books set during the Scottish rebellion of 1745-6, where you know before you crack the book open ...

C+
Swept Away

Annaleah Fairchilde is a spirited lass who refuses to consider the suit of Lord Barrimore, a duke's heir. For this impertinence she is exiled from her London Season to the isolated Cornish home of eccentric Great-aunt Florence. While walking on the beach, Anna discovers the unconscious, mistre ...

A
The Blood of Roses

I was immediately drawn to this book by the cover. A blue plaid kilt in the background and an ornate sword with roses tied to it gave me the impression this would be a story of battles and love won and lost. Happily, that first impression was right on the money! The Blood of Roses is the sequel t ...

A-
Pale Moon Rider

After reading a string of mediocre books, it was a great relief to read Pale Moon Rider. Marsha Canham has written a real winner here, with believable characters - not an evil sister in sight - and lots of suspense. Also, while it deals with dark subjects, like the French Revolution, it isn't a do ...