Mackenzies Series

The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie

The general problem with The Wicked Deeds of Daniel Mackenzie is that nothing goes quite far enough. There are no wicked deeds. The worlds of the hero and heroine - engineering and spiritualism, respectively - aren’t detailed or thoughtful enough. The characterizations are full of unrealized poten ...

The Seduction of Elliot McBride

I, like many readers, was entranced by the first book in Ms. Ashley's the Mackenziesseries, The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie. Ms. Ashley's latest entry into the series, The Seduction of Elliot McBride, is nowhere as strong as the first. That said, it's not as weak as The Many Sins of Lord Cameron a ...

The Madness of Lord Ian MacKenzie

When you’re reading a book that is a step or two – or six or seven – above the norm, you know it almost immediately. Such is the case with The Madness of Lord Ian MacKenzie. The characters here are so complex and so real that I was fascinated by their journey. Add in the fact that this stor ...