ARC Review: Blood Is Blood by Will Thomas (Barker & Llewelyn #10)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A bombing injures private enquiry agent Cyrus Barker, leaving it up to his soon-to-be-married junior partner Thomas Llewelyn to find the person trying to murder them both before it’s too late—in the newest mystery in Will Thomas’s beloved series. In 19th century London, Cyrus Barker and his associate Thomas Llewelyn … More ARC Review: Blood Is Blood by Will Thomas (Barker & Llewelyn #10)

ARC Review: The Rain Watcher by Tatiana de Rosnay

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The first new novel in four years from the beloved superstar author of Sarah’s Key, a heartbreaking and uplifting story of family secrets and devastating disaster, in the tradition of THE NEST. The Rain Watcher is a powerful family drama set in Paris as the Malegarde family gathers to celebrate the … More ARC Review: The Rain Watcher by Tatiana de Rosnay

ARC Review: A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt and her illustrious family in as they rule Gilded-Age New York, from the New York Times bestselling author of Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald. In 1883, the New York Times prints a lengthy rave of Alva Vanderbilt’s Fifth Ave. costume ball–a coup for … More ARC Review: A Well-Behaved Woman by Therese Anne Fowler

Book Review: The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the bestselling tradition of Bill Bryson and Tony Horwitz, Rinker Buck’s “The Oregon Trail” is a major work of participatory history: an epic account of traveling the 2,000-mile length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way, in a covered wagon with a team of mules–which hasn’t been done in a … More Book Review: The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck

ARC Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one of America’s greatest political dynasties. London, 1938. The effervescent “It girl” of London society since her father was named the ambassador, Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy moves in rarified circles, rubbing satin-covered elbows with some … More ARC Review: The Kennedy Debutante by Kerri Maher

ARC Review: The Pint of No Return by Ellie Alexander (A Sloan Krause Mystery #2)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Amateur sleuth Sloan Krause returns in The Pint of No Return, another delightful cozy by Ellie Alexander—this time investigating a movie star who’s murdered not long after arriving in Leavenworth, WA to film his latest project. No other festival compares to Oktoberfest in Leavenworth, Washington. The whole town is buzzing with … More ARC Review: The Pint of No Return by Ellie Alexander (A Sloan Krause Mystery #2)

ARC Review: Treacherous Is the Night by Anna Lee Huber (Verity Kent #2)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In 1919 England, in the shadow of The Great War, many look to the spirit world for answers. But it will take an all too earthbound intrigue to draw in the discerning heroine of Anna Lee Huber’s latest mystery . . . It’s not that Verity Kent doesn’t sympathize with those … More ARC Review: Treacherous Is the Night by Anna Lee Huber (Verity Kent #2)

ARC Review: A Sorrowful Sanctuary by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow #5)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: In the fifth book of the series that the Globe and Mail calls “terrific,” Lane Winslow investigates the murder of an unidentified man she found adrift in a boat near King’s Cove. Lane Winslow is enjoying a perfect, sunny day at the lake when she spots a gravely injured young man … More ARC Review: A Sorrowful Sanctuary by Iona Whishaw (Lane Winslow #5)

ARC Review: The Lost Carousel of Provence by Juliet Blackwell

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: An artist lost to history, a family abandoned to its secrets, and the woman whose search for meaning unearths it all in a sweeping and expressive story from the New York Times bestselling author of Letters from Paris. Long, lonely years have passed for the crumbling Château Clement, nestled well … More ARC Review: The Lost Carousel of Provence by Juliet Blackwell