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TBR Challenge: Provoked (Enlightenment #1) by Joanna Chambers

Lowborn David Lauriston lacks the family connections needed to rise in Edinburgh’s privileged legal world. Worse, his latest case—defending weavers accused of treason—has brought him under suspicion of harbouring radical sympathies.

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Historical Romance

The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy #1) by Sherry Thomas

It all began with a ruined elixir and a bolt of lightning.

Iolanthe Seabourne is the greatest elemental mage of her generation—or so she’s been told.

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19th Century

Rogue Spy (Spymasters #5) by Joanna Bourne

For years he’d lived a lie. It was time to tell the truth…even if it cost him the woman he loved.

Ten years ago he was a boy, given the name Thomas Paxton and sent by Revolutionary France to infiltrate the British Intelligence Service.

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Historical Romance

Twelfth Night & Bonfire Night - 2 Lady Julia Novellas by Deanna Raybourn

Because the first of these two novellas appeared in the summer, I decided to put it temporarily on the back-burner to read at a more wintry time of the year. 1,246 more words

Historical Romance

The Anatomist's Wife by Anna Lee Huber (audiobook) - Narrated by Heather Wilds

Following the death of her husband, Lady Darby has taken refuge at her sister’s estate, finding solace in her passion for painting. But when one of the house guests is murdered, her brother-in-law asks her to aid the insufferable Sebastian Gage—a fellow guest with some experience as an inquiry agent.

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19th Century

Night of a Thousand Stars by Deanna Raybourn

On the verge of a stilted life as an aristocrat’s wife, Poppy Hammond does the only sensible thing—she flees the chapel in her wedding gown. Assisted by the handsome curate who calls himself Sebastian Cantrip, she spirits away to her estranged father’s quiet country village, pursued by the family she left in uproar.

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Wow! What a Review!

There are few things in this cockamamie world that can lift an author’s spirits like a great review. My pea-sized ego usually resides in a large pit the size of the Grand Canyon, kicked around by those mules the tourists ride. 148 more words