Reviews - Historical

In Spite of Lions

After the death of her beloved father and protector, Anna flees the machinations of her spiteful, abusive mother and boards the first ship leaving port that will give her passage.  Not knowing where she will land but yearning for a life of her own, Anna wholeheartedly embraces the adventure before her.  Upon landing in Africa with only Mary Livingston and her two young children as friends from

Grace Tupper’s husband stole her daughter and abandoned her to life alone. Unable to track her child, and now a widow, Grace agrees to become a mail-order bride to start again. Arriving in Freedom, Colorado Grace discovers her bid at a new life might provide her more choices than she expected, and that dreams do sometimes come true.

Jordan McCurdy cannot believe his sister is gone, so when an eccentric historian tells him that Sophie might not really be dead but actually living in another time, he puts on the cursed wedding dress in an attempt to save her. Unfortunately, things do not go as expected.

The occupation of a governess is less than stable, and when Caroline Grey finds herself falsely accused of seducing her employer’s son, only the quick thinking of that same son saves Caroline from unemployment.

Josephine: Lady Archer’s Creed, Book 4
Amanda Mariel
Christina McKnight

VICTORIAN:  Theo, Georgie, Adeline, and Josie have been friends for years and are together now to celebrate Adeline’s upcoming marriage. Their alliance came about because of their shared love of archery and they decide to enjoy a turkey hunt, but it is cut short when Josie’s arrow lands in a handsome stranger’s shoulder rather than her mark.