PoC Hero

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The Siren of Sussex

Mimi Matthews tops herself with the first novel in what appears to be a fresh and brilliant new series with The Siren of Sussex, the tale of an independent horsewoman and the tailor who vows to make her the most talked about equestrienne in all of England – both of whom suddenly discover love in t ...

B+
Here and Now and Then

Here and Now and Then is a literary science fiction novel which focuses on family - how we can never have too much of it and how we will do anything to protect those we love. His mind is going, his memories fading along with it. In the year 2142 Kin Stewart is a special agent for the Temporal Cor ...

B-
Ice Blue

Oddly enough, although I thought Ice Blue suffered from a number of problems, I enjoyed it nonetheless. The third in Anne Stuart's Ice series, it's not as good as the first book, Black Ice, but much better than the second, Cold As Ice. It's kind of a mess, but an agreeable one. When Summer Hawtho ...

B+
Ride a Painted Pony

I can only attest to reading one of Kathleen Eagle’s books in the past and it moved so slowly that I was hesitant to try another. Therefore, I must admit that as I began to read Ride a Painted Pony, I was a bit surprised by not only its ability to garner my total attention but also by the feeling ...

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Burning Tigress

All through my reading Burning Tigress I shook my head at this missed opportunity. Author Jade Lee is a good writer with a strong knowledge of 19th century Shanghai. When she’s describing the Chinese scolding each other and struggling with life among English people whom they detest, she is marvelo ...

B+
Upon a Midnight Clear

Since the Loveswept line seems doomed, I hope another publisher snaps up Catherine Mulvany fast. She is too good to disappear. I love reading a writer's first book and knowing that I've found someone whose new books I will look for. Upon a Midnight Clear is Catherine Mulvany's debut and if she keeps ...