ARC Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: From the author of The Other Einstein comes the mesmerizing story of love, power, and the woman who inspired an American dynasty. In the industrial 1860s at the dawn of the Carnegie empire, Irish immigrant Clara Kelly finds herself in desperate circumstances. Looking for a way out, she seeks employment … More ARC Review: Carnegie’s Maid by Marie Benedict

ARC Review: Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The ship has been like a world within itself, a vast floating city outside of normal rules. But the longer the journey continues, the more confined it is starting to feel, deck upon deck, passenger upon passenger, all of them churning around each other without anywhere to go… 1939: Europe … More ARC Review: Dangerous Crossing by Rachel Rhys

ARC Review: Scones and Scoundrels by Molly MacRae (Highland Bookshop Mystery #2)

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Inversgail, on the west coast of the Scottish Highlands, welcomes home native daughter and best-selling environmental writer Daphne Wood. Known as the icon of ecology, Daphne will spend three months as the author in residence for the Inversgail schools. Janet Marsh and her business partners at Yon Bonnie Books are looking … More ARC Review: Scones and Scoundrels by Molly MacRae (Highland Bookshop Mystery #2)

ARC Review: A Case of Syrah, Syrah by Nancy J. Parra (A Wine Country Mystery #1)

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: Taylor O’Brian is a new businesswoman, founder of “Taylor’s Off The Beaten Path Wine Tours,” who lives on a small winery with her Aunt Jemma. She plans to take small groups around romantic Sonoma County to discover some of the county’s outdoor gardens. It’s all running as smooth as can … More ARC Review: A Case of Syrah, Syrah by Nancy J. Parra (A Wine Country Mystery #1)

ARC Review: Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

  Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous of the Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth. Estranged from Ada’s father, who was infamously “mad, bad, and dangerous to know,” Ada’s mathematician mother is determined to save her only child from her perilous Byron heritage. … More ARC Review: Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

Mini Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro

Official Synopsis from Goodreads: The Remains of the Day is a profoundly compelling portrait of the perfect English butler and of his fading, insular world postwar England. At the end of his three decades of service at Darlington Hall, Stevens embarks on a country drive, during which he looks back over his career to reassure … More Mini Review: The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro