The list author says: "I have been an avid reader since childhood and recently received a Kindle for Christmas. I love books that captivate me to the point that I cannot put them down. Will continue to update my list with new discoveries!"
"Book 2 does not disappoint as Alec has to learn his new role all the while squashing persistent rumors regarding his brother's death as well as trying to figure out what Serena is hiding from him by terminating their relationship."
"Twist and turns abound in this historial mystery set in the late 1700's. Alec Halsey, second son has returned after performing diplomatic work overseas only to discover that his elder brother has become betrothed to his intended. Murder abounds at a house party to celebrate Lord Delvin and Emily's engagement, where no one quite seems who they appear to be. Wonderful mystery.""
"England 1876, India Black is a former whore and current proprietress of the Lotus House, a brothel. When one of India's clients winds up deceased in her brothel, India begins to fear that everything she owns may be taken from her. Blackmailed to help the British or face losing the Lotus House, India works side by side with Mr. French, a British agent and mutual attraction appears.""
"Lyrical and beautiful written layers of stories within stories involving an aging, dying famous writer who seeks to tell her final story of her life and the biographer she selects to tell her story. Reminescent of the House at Riverton and the Forgotten Garden. Difficult to put down once you start it and will leave you thinking about it long after you finish it."
"First in the Lady Julia Grey series. Wonderful Victorian mystery with a strong female character with suspense, mystery and sexual tension. If you have a kindle order the bundle of all three books for 9.99. You will not be disappointed. Don't let the cover fool you, the older cover was way better that this one makes it look like a Harlequin Romance which it is definately not."
"Book 2 in the Lady Julia Grey Series. See my recommendation under Book 1. Don't let the cover fool you, the older cover was way better that this one makes it look like a Harlequin Romance which it is definately not."
"The author describes Sebastian St. Cyr as Mr. Darcy with a little James Bond thrown in...Need I saw more! Book 1 in the Sebastian St. Cyr series. Wonderfully written with a little romance thrown in but the main character Sebastian St. Cyr is a man on a mission in the early 1800's as he investigates crime using unusual skills when DNA was not even a word. Am hooked!"
"Book 3 in the Lady Julia Grey series. Wonderful and sad to see it end. Hope Deanna Raybourn writes some more of the same. Don't let the cover fool you, the older cover was way better that this one makes it look like a Harlequin Romance which it is definately not."
"Book 4 in the Lady Julia Grey Series. Julia and Brisbane are reunited once again in India. I won't divulge how, that is for you to read and discover. Julia is also reunited with her two cousins from Silent in the Sanctuary. Mysteries within mysteries keep you guessing up until the end and the charismatic and delightful " is it or isn't relationship" between Julia and Brisbane is as potent as ever."
"Book 2 in the Sebastian St. Cyr series. Great Writing and characters. Sebastian continues his love affair with Kat Boleyn against his father's wishes while returning to investigate a murder. As always there is more than meets the eye."
"Book 3 in the Series. A killer is on the loose in 1800's London and the victims are left in places with unusual items on their bodies corresponding with lines in a poem. And someone doesn't want St. Cyr involved..."
"Book 4 in the Series. Hero Jarvis, daughter of St. Cyr's enemy and king's cousin has asked for Sebastian St. Cyr's assistance in discovering the mystery behind the death of a noblewomen forced into prostitution. Working together changes their relationship in more ways than one."
"Book 5 in the Series. Wonderfully written with excellent characters. Sebastian St. Cyr discovers more secrets hidden from him by his family, some with life alterating ramifications involving lost loves. This time his investigation ties him to the son of Ben Franklin and the unusual role his father, Jarvis and another man played in the past that are tied to the murder of a Bishop."
"Wonderful story set in New Orleans. The past features the placage system and the quadroon women the Creole men loved. These visions appear to Corlis McCullough whose ancestor lived during this time and they tell Corlis a story that affects and ultimately preserves historical buildings under a demolition ball also fiercely protected by King Duvallon and Corlis' nemesis from college."
"This is a hilarious book with wonderful friends in Charleston. Could not stop laughing. The author has written other books but I favored the books with Weezy and BeBe so those are the only ones I listed. Andrews previously wrote under the name of Kathy Hogan Trochek and her mysteries were really great."