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I kept hearing about this book and I’m glad that I was able to read it through Net Galley. It’s always fun revisiting characters you know so well and love like in Sarah M. Eden’s book, Christmas at Falstone Castle. It was a sweet second chance at love story by someone I had never really …

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A standalone novel in The Dread Penny Society set in 1865 London brimming with secrets, scandal, suspense, and romance.From the moment Hollis Darby meets Ana Newport, he’s smitten. Even though he’s from a wealthy, established family and she isn’t, he wishes he could have a life with her by his side. But Hollis has a …

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I wrote about the first book in the series, A Proper Scandal, and the second book in the series, A Proper Charade, came out this last May. I was part of the launch team for this book and received arc in April which feels like lightyears ago in the beginning of the pandemic and lockdown. …

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I read this book last year in May, when it released, but am doing a blog post about it! 1) Because I love this book so much and 2) Going back and looking at my review just doesn’t do it justice! Here is my review from May 2019 “I LOVED this book! It was so …

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Ghosts + Hidden Treasure + Sally Britton writing = super fun book!👻Louisa and her mother are destitute and must sell their townhouse. Her mother will stay with a friend and send Louisa to Northumberland in the middle of nowhere to stay with her great aunt.👻Harbottle is near the Scottish border and you can hardly call …

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I love anything by Laura Beers and so excited for a matchmaker series!☕️Katherine is one of the best matchmakers for the ton. She believes that everyone should marry for love and only secures love matches. There is too much heartache in life already, and she is still grieving from her own, to marry for anything …

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This was such a fun Christmas read.🎄It starts with the River Thames frozen over and Selina is at the Frost Fair with her mother. She sneaks away to find Noah, her secret fiancé, but an old childhood friend finds her and Noah together.🎄Selina doesn’t want Edmund to tell her mother about Noah so they strike …

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Praise for “Otherwise Engaged” About the Author Joanna Barker was born and raised in northern California. She discovered her love for historical fiction after visiting England as an eleven-year-old, and subsequently read every Jane Austen book she could get her hands on. After graduating with a degree in English, she worked as an acquisitions editor …

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This is a sweet novella. I love books by Laura Beers and this is a perfect Christmas read.☃️Jane, the widow, is tired of being alone and miserable. She decides to throw a house party at Christmas time and plays a little matchmaker but finds her heart is beating faster around a certain gentleman. She swore …

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I loved this book! Perfect read for fall!! Enemies to lovers + flying chickens + great clean romance! Amy has a problem – she’s too forward that she’s run off two gentlemen and each time her embarrassment is ten fold. This time causing her to want to flee Bath and the rumors that follow her. …

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