Reviews by Mary Skelton

B+
The Importance of Being Wicked

Victoria Alexander’s The Importance of Being Wicked is the fourth book in her Hadley-Atwater series along with the novella Lord Stilwell’s Excellent Engagements. The latter introduces readers to the hero of this book, Winfield Elliott. However, readers need not read the other books in the series ...

C+
Bite Me, Your Grace

When I chose this book to review, I was intrigued by both the title and the premise. “Bite Me, Your Grace” as the title had me imagining a story using a clever double entendre. A clever title shows an author with a clever mind, right? In some ways the book was clever and there was evidence of t ...

B
Relentless

Relentless is the third book in a series about a private investigation company whose operatives all have a little something extra. Hush and Afterglow are the first two books in this romantic suspense series that has a slight touch of the paranormal. I have not read either of them, but this book stan ...

B
Seduction of a Highland Warrior

Seduction of a Highland Warrior is the final book in the three part Glen of Many Legends series. I have not read the first two books in this series, but Sue-Ellen Welfonder did a good job of filling the reader in on the important background from the previous two books. Therefore this book does well ...

C+
Never Trust a Rake

Never Trust a Rake is a typical regency romance. Country girl with little town bronze meets unrepentant rake and the country girl is not impressed. The story flows well. The writing is witty at times, yet the entire package just seemed to fall a little flat.         Miss Henrietta Gibs ...