Tag Archives: 1920s

The Widows (Jess Montgomery) – Review + Giveaway

This review is part of TLC’s review tour for The Widows ~ About the Book ~ Kinship, Ohio, 1924: When Lily Ross learns that her husband, Daniel Ross, the town’s widely respected sheriff, is killed while transporting a prisoner, she is devastated and vows … Continue reading

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Ain’t Misbehavin’ (Jennifer Lamont Leo) – Review

~ About the Book ~ In Jazz Age Chicago, Dot Rodgers sells hats at Marshall Field while struggling to get her singing career off the ground. Independent and feisty, she’s the life of the party. But underneath the glitter, she … Continue reading

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The Road to Paradise (Karen Barnett) – Review

~ About the Book ~ An ideal sanctuary and a dream come true–that’s what Margaret Lane feels as she takes in God’s gorgeous handiwork in Mount Rainier National Park. It’s 1927 and the National Park Service is in its youth … Continue reading

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The Illusionist’s Apprentice (Kristy Cambron) – Review

~ About the Book ~ Harry Houdini’s one-time apprentice holds fantastic secrets about the greatest illusionist in the world. But someone wants to claim them . . . or silence her before she can reveal them on her own. Boston, … Continue reading

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First Line Friday – 3 March 2017 – The Illusionist’s Apprentice (Kristy Cambron)

It’s Friday again! Time for a First Line, and boy do I have a good one for you today. And I don’t just mean the first line. This whole book…it’s just…*whispers* magical! But ssshhhh! Don’t tell Wren I used that word. She’s … Continue reading

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The Ringmaster’s Wife (Kristy Cambron) – Review

  Publisher’s Description An ounce of courage. A leap of faith. Together, they propel two young women to chase a new life—one that’s reimagined from what they might have become. In turn-of-the-century America, a young girl dreams of a world … Continue reading

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The Jazz Files (Fiona Veitch Smith) – Review

“Come in!”  A distinctive accent: transatlantic, possibly Canadian, maybe American.  Poppy opened the door. […] Her eyes focused through the dim light filtering through a filthy windowpane and she saw a shock of red hair above a moon-shaped face. “Sorry … Continue reading

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