House of Gold

House of Gold is a sweeping family saga that takes place during the Great War. It's lush and atmospheric, filled with tons of small details that really bring the historical setting to life. In short, it turned out to be everything I love about historical fiction, and it's a book I'm beyond pleased t ...

The Shattered Tree

Mysteries which aren’t police procedurals typically require an extra dose of suspended disbelief. While a caterer, hotel owner or nurse might solve a crime at some point in their career it is unlikely that they will ever close case after interesting case with a speed and efficiency which New York ...


I've been using the 12 in 2012 Reading Challenge on the Potpourri Board to encourage me to clear off my TBR pile and to read new to me sub-genres. Lovers lost in time is not exactly new to me, but it is a sub-genre I don't read very often. I'm glad I picked it for this round as I would have hated to ...