Books by Susan Wiggs

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Miranda

Do you remember when every Regency historical had to have a spy, adorable urchins or both? Published in 1996, this novel predates the years where readers could find a spy skulking in every ballroom and it does avoid many of the clichés in which spy romances of the early 2000s abound. I wasn't sure ...

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Between You and Me

In Susan Wiggs’ newest offering, Caleb Stoltz is chafing at his Amish life. When his nephew is involved in a life threatening accident, he’s forced to confront the tension between his longing for the English world and his commitment to his family. Dr. Reese Powell is on hand when Caleb’s nephe ...

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Between You and Me

Between You and Me is the latest novel from bestselling author Susan Wiggs. AAR Staffers Lisa Fernandes and Shannon Dyer read it, and are here to share their thoughts. Caleb Stoltz is of two worlds. Raised Amish, he chose to stay in the modern world and attend college after his rumspringa.  ...

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The Mistress of Normandy (aka The Lily and the Leopard)

Everyone who reads historical romance has a favorite period that they love time-warping back to again and again.  Mine happens to be the medieval period. I have a good handful of keepers that I always go back to when I want to revisit the era.  Some are well-worn (the entirety of the Rosalynde ...

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Starlight on Willow Lake

There’s a trope in romance novels that I call The Saint and the Millionaire. In these stories a woman who is too good to be true is finally rewarded for her perfection when she meets a man who is not only breathtakingly handsome but wealthy beyond measure as well as anxious to solve all her proble ...

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The Beekeeper's Ball

Dr. Mack Roark said, "Our past informs our present and our future reaches back into our present to define who we are." In terms of our heroine this is very much the case; she has dreams for her future but until she can forget and forgo what happened in her past she will never fulfill those dreams. H ...

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Candlelight Christmas

Sometimes a book gets off to a running start… and sometimes it stumbles. Candlelight Christmas had a very bumbling start and failed to fully recover. The pacing was odd and not much happened. This felt like a novella’s worth of material stretched into book length with fluffy filler. If anythin ...

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The Apple Orchard

Family is a complicated thing. Some would like to lose theirs (or at least a few members of it). Others long for a closer relationship with theirs. Yet others long for any family at all. And almost all families have secrets. Some of those secrets completely redefine what we think of as family, such ...

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Return to Willow Lake

Even with superb writing, several irritating plot devices can derail a book for me, and that is what happened in Ms. Wiggs’ latest release. If you can go with the flow, then you might enjoy this book more than I did.         Sonnet Romano almost has the world on a string. She ha ...

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The Summer Hideaway

The Summer Hideaway is part of Susan Wiggs' Lakeshore Chronicles series, set at a camp in upstate New York, but it works as a standalone. It combines a contemporary romance with the story of three children growing up during World War II. I enjoyed both stories, but would have liked a bit more of eac ...