The Twylight Tower

While I enjoy mysteries and love Elizabethan history and politics, I have to say that The Twylight Tower never really got off the ground for me. It manages to be interesting without being engaging, and the pacing is entirely too slow for a story involving multiple mysterious murders that seem to be pointing to an…

His Betrothed by Gayle Callen

Despite plot problems, character inconsistencies, and a carload of anachronistic language, I ended up liking His Betrothed more than I thought. The quote on the cover vaunts this as a riveting emotional read. While it’s neither riveting nor emotional, it’s a quick read with a hero and heroine who really are a perfect match. Lady…

The Tidal Poole

Many books (some of them mysteries) are set in Elizabethan England but there aren’t any others that can claim to have Queen Elizabeth herself doing the investigating. What amazed me in Karen Harper’s first historical mystery, The Poyson Garden and this one, is that Elizabeth’s sleuthing actually makes sense. She has formed a Privy Plot…

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