Parish Orphans of Devon series

The Winter Companion

After reading good reviews of Mimi Matthews’ books on AAR, I decided to give a couple of her Christmas romances a try, and I began with The Winter Companion, the fourth in her Parish Orphans of Devon series. While this was a pleasant read with some aspects I liked, it will probably appeal more to ...

A Convenient Fiction

A Convenient Fiction beautifully mixes Georgette.Heyer with Victoria Holt.  Part gothic romance, part family story with a tiny sprinkling of humor thrown in, it’s a lovely, spooky heartbreaker of a novel that sinks its claws right into you, then kisses the wound it leaves behind. Laura Hayes i ...

The Matrimonial Advertisement

Author Mimi Matthews has been on my radar ever since the release of her début novel, The Lost Letter in 2017, but this is the first time I’ve read one of her books.  The Matrimonial Advertisement is the first in her Parish Orphans of Devon series, and as the title suggests, the story is a variat ...