Recent Reviews

The Hot Summer of 1968
Viliam Klimáček
Peter Petro (Translator)

During the Cold War and behind The Berlin Wall, the Czechoslovakian Communist Party experimented with “Socialism with a human face” known as the “Prague Spring”. For a brief window of time there was freedom of the press, an end to arbitrary wiretaps; and citizens regained the right to travel without prior authorizations and visas.

Lady Leonora, daughter to the Earl of Whickerton, prefers to study the people around her, and is determined to record her observations wherever she goes. Unfortunately, her trust is shattered when one fateful masquerade ball leaves her haunted by the image of a masked man - and without her notebook.

A Gentlewoman Scholar (Timeless Victorian Collection #6)
Sarah M. Eden, Michele Paige Holmes &
Nancy Campbell Allen
A short story anthology, featuring: “Blessing in Disguise” by Sarah M. Eden where Liam Rafferty is sent by the Trinity College heads to investigate the strange medical student, Fred Fitzsimmons, whose secret that he is in fact she, could destroy the hopes of many.

Qara Whitaker loves her job, despite the endless hours. She’s on the verge of a promotion when her grandmother surprises her with a trip to Mongolia to visit their family. Unable to say no, she packs her laptop and boards a plane in the hopes of learning more about her heritage – in between working. She never expects that a shared cab ride would change everything.

Daisy Ruiz has crushed on Ken Dixon since the sixth grade. Ken, one of the Dixon identical triplet brothers, never noticed Daisy’s shy affection. He geared his life for missionary work while Daisy ultimately took over as executive director for her family’s ministry. She also made a mistake, believing her boyfriend would remain loyal to her and the baby they unintentionally created.

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