Reviews by Evelyn North

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A Wife Worth Investing in

I know when I pick up a book by Marguerite Kaye that it’s going to be something different and A Wife Worth Investing In - the second book in her Penniless Brides of Convenience Series – is no exception.  It can be read as a stand-alone but I know I am definitely going to go back and read book o ...

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Death and the Harlot

Yay! A new historical mystery author with a great start to a series! Death and the Harlot, by Georgina Clarke, is book one in the new Lizzie Hardwicke series and it’s a riveting beginning. Lizzie Hardwicke is one of the luckier harlots in Georgian London; she has a roof over her head, regular m ...

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Mrs. Martin's Incomparable Adventure

Courtney Milan’s latest offering in the Worth Saga series is the novella Mrs. Martin’s Incomparable Adventure. In it, the author offers something the romance world is sadly lacking - a romance between an older couple. And by older I don’t mean forties and fifties - I mean sixties and seventies ...

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Motion

Motion is part one of Penny Reid’s new series Laws of Physics and it is classic Penny Reid - smart, funny, and romantic with a little bit of mystery thrown in. Mona Da Vinci is a nineteen-year-old physics genius enjoying her structured life - meditation, yoga, journaling, dental checkups -  all w ...

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When a Duchess Says I Do

When a Duchess Says I Do is the second book in Grace Burrowes’ Rogues to Riches series featuring the Wentworth family. Duncan Wentworth is unhappily settling into life in Berkshire at an estate owned by his cousin Quinn Wentworth, the Duke of Walden. For years, Duncan tutored Quinn’s younger bro ...

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Truth or Beard

My apologies to everyone who recommended this series to me and was rewarded with ‘that doesn’t sound like my cup of tea.' You were right and I was wrong. Deliciously, wonderfully wrong! Truth or Beard is the first book in Penny Reid’s Winston Brothers series about six handsome, bearded brot ...

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The One I Love to Hate

The One I Love to Hate is the first book in Amanda Weaver’s new trilogy - The Romano Sisters. Jess Romano is a twenty-three-year-old reporter who has recently landed her dream job with the Brooklyn Daily Post - a legendary, classic neighborhood paper headed by her long-time idol. Jess lives at hom ...

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The Governess

The Governess, the third book in Christi Caldwell’s Wicked Wallflowers series, features Broderick Killoran, owner of The Devil’s Den gaming hell, and his assistant Regina - Reggie - Sparks. Broderick rescued Reggie one night ten years earlier after she ran from an abusive lover, and for those te ...