Category Archives: Adventure

On My Bookshelf: July 28/17

I had a birthday last week and got a gift card from my sister for Chapters ( a Canadian bookstore for real and online) and so have managed to pick up a few more books (which I swore I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Palace of Darkness by Tracy L. Higley — a novel of Petra

Petra is an ancient city carved out of stone, hidden from the world for hundreds of years.  In 106 A.D., it was about to be annexed to the mighty Roman Empire.  It was a time of persecution of Christians throughout … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: To Win Her Favor (A Belle Meade Plantation novel by Tamera Alexander

Today’s cozy read is the first I’ve read by romance author Tamera Alexander and I must say I thoroughly enjoyed it.  Set in Tennessee shortly after the Civil War, To Win Her Favor takes full advantage of the horse breeding … Continue reading

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Princess Elizabeth’s Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal

This mystery adventure historical fiction story set in WWII is part of a series by Susan Elia MacNeal that neatly melds history into imagined events that could have been.  They involve real people — George VI, the Duke of Windsor, … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: The Queen’s Handmaid by Tracy L. Higley

Today’s Cozy Read selection is The Queen’s Handmaid, an historical fiction novel by Tracy L. Higley which takes place in the time of Herod the Great, Salome, Cleopatra, and Marc Antony — 39 B.C.  It is a romantic adventure centering … Continue reading

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Leopard at the Door by Jennifer McVeigh

See if this sounds familiar to you.  You read a couple of teasers posted by other bloggers about a book that sounds really intriguing.  Then you see a full review of the book and think, ‘Oh yeah, gotta read that!’ … Continue reading

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Costa Rica Update March 21/17

Originally posted on On The Road with Ms. M.:
Hola! Exactly 5 weeks tomorrow and I will be on my way to Nicoya, Costa Rica.  The team members are on a closed Facebook group, meeting, sharing ideas, praying about the…

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