Category Archives: Romance

Cozy Read Wednesday: The Hideaway by Lauren K. Denton

Today’s Cozy Read selection is The Hideaway.  Set in the southern US, it features family relationships, romance, renovations, and the antique business.  Throw in some legal shenanigans from a shifty developer who has had his eye on the waterfront B … Continue reading

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The Magdalene Scrolls by Barbara Wood

The Magdalene Scrolls (1978) is an historical fiction novel I’ve been wanting to read for quite a while — partly because of the lure of ancient scrolls themselves and partly because of the idea of archaeology uncovering ancient things and what they … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: The Guest Book, A Sunset Beach Novel (#2) by Marybeth Whalen

Today’s Cozy Read is from Marybeth Whalen‘s Sunset Beach series, The Guest Book (book #2).  This is an especially poignant story as the main character, Macy, has been drifting and pretty messed up ever since her father died 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: The Case of the Killer Divorce by Barbara Venkataraman

Welcome to Mystery Monday.  Today’s feature is the second book of the Jamie Quinn Mystery Collection by Barbara Venkataraman.  The first of the series, Death by Didgeridoo, was reviewed here and while each is a standalone story, the first fills … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: The Convenient Groom: A Nantucket Love Story by Denise Hunter

Today’s Cozy Read is a Nantucket Love Story called The Convenient Groom (second in the series) by Denise Hunter.  Despite the fact that this author has written 40+ books, this is the first book of hers that I’ve read but it won’t … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Ahab’s Wife: Or, The Star-Gazer by Sena Jeter Naslund

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Redeeming Grace, Ruth’s Story by Jill Eileen Smith

I received a free copy of this book from Revell Reads publishing in exchange for an honest review. Redeeming Grace tells the biblical story of Ruth the Moabite who married one of the sons of Naomi and Elimelech and became … Continue reading

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