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New Release Review! MY DEAR HAMILTON by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

From the New York Times bestselling authors of America’s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton—a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza’s story as it’s never been told before—not just as the wronged wife at the center of a political sex scandal—but also as a founding mother who shaped an American legacy in her own right. My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton by…

New Release! BETTING THE SCOT by Jennifer Trethewey

About the Book: Declan Sinclair is a Highlander who believes his dreams never lie. When he spots Caya at a public house, he knows instantly she is the woman in his dreams—his future wife. Though her brother had promised never to gamble again, he engages Declan in a card game—and the prize is the lovely Caya. Caya Pendarvis has no time for childish things like dreams or fairy-tales or love. She’s the sacrificial lamb on her way to the far north of Scotland to wed a wealthy merchant in exchange for settling her brother’s gambling debts. Winning at cards is…

New Release and Giveaway! REDEEMING THE PIRATE by Chloe Flowers (Pirates & Petticoats #5)

Redeeming the Pirate by Chloe Flowers Pirates & Petticoats #5 Publication Date: March 22, 2018 Genres: Adult, Historical, Romance, Standalone   SYNOPSIS: He steals for the French crown. She heals for the Catholic church. He will heal her heart. She will steal his. To complete a mission for the French crown, a former pirate must either commit treason or betray the woman he secretly loves. Betraying one sends him to the guillotine, the other straight to hell. French Privateer Captain Drago Gamponetti is given one final mission from his employer, the king of France: reclaim religious relics from a New Orleans…

Release Day! LORD OF FORTUNE by Darcy Burke (Legendary Rogues #3)

Lord of Fortune, an all-new historical and romantic standalone from Darcy Burke is LIVE! Dashing adventurer Penn Bowen is dedicated to preserving Britain’s history and his carefree, bachelor lifestyle. He’s happiest when he’s in pursuit of knowledge and the occasional liaison with the right woman. So he’s more than a little perturbed when the wrong woman inserts herself into his latest quest—proving that a valuable artifact in Oxford’s museum is a fake. Amelia Gardiner is smart and capable…and determined to prove that Penn is wrong about the treasure her grandfather found. Amelia won’t allow Penn to denigrate her family’s legacy,…

Cover Reveal and Giveaway! STANLEY AND HAZEL by Jo Schaffer

Hello Readers! Welcome to the Cover Reveal for Stanley and Hazel by Jo Schaffer presented by Month9Books! Celebrate this reveal by entering the giveaway found at the end of the post! Stanley and Hazel by Jo Schaffer Release Date: May 15, 2018 Publisher: Month9Books A great depression has gripped the city of St. Louis in 1934. Stanley, an orphaned newsy, lives in a poor part of town hit especially hard by the economic downturn. One night, Stanley runs into Hazel, a restless debutante in waiting who has begun to question her posh lifestyle in the midst of the suffering she…

New Release Review and Giveaway! WHAT A DIFFERENCE A DUKE MAKES by Lenora Bell (School for Dukes #1)

  What a Difference a Duke Makes by Lenora Bell Series: School For Dukes (Each book is a standalone story.) Genre: Adult Historical Romance Publisher: Avon Books Publication Date: March 27, 2018 Wanted: Governess for duke’s unruly children  Edgar Rochester, Duke of Banksford, is one of the wealthiest, most powerful men in England, but when it comes to raising twins alone, he knows he needs help. The only problem is the children have terrorized half the governesses in London. Until the clever, bold, and far-too-enticing Miss Mari Perkins arrives. Lost: One heart to an arrogant duke Mari knows how to wrap even the most rebellious…

Release Day and Giveaway! MY DEAR HAMILTON by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

Wife, Widow, and Warrior in Alexander Hamilton’s Quest for a More Perfect Union From the New York Times bestselling authors of America’s First Daughter comes the epic story of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton—a revolutionary woman who, like her new nation, struggled to define herself in the wake of war, betrayal, and tragedy. Haunting, moving, and beautifully written, Dray and Kamoie used thousands of letters and original sources to tell Eliza’s story as it’s never been told before—not just as the wronged wife at the center of a political sex scandal—but also as a founding mother who shaped an American legacy in…

Book Tour Grand Finale and Giveaway! THE KEEPER OF HER HEART by Stacy Henri

On Tour with Prism Book Tours. Book Tour Grand Finale for The Keeper of Her Heart By Stacy Henri We hope you enjoyed the tour! If you missed any of the stops you can see snippets, as well as the link to each full post, below: Launch – Note from the Author There are some stories, some characters, which grab ahold of you and won’t let go. THE KEEPER OF HER HEART and its heroine Ada Thorne are just such a story and character for me. So it’s with much anticipation, that I share this book with readers… The Power…

New Release Review! SOMEONE TO HOLD by Mary Balogh (Westcotts #2)

Someone to Hold by Mary Balogh Synopsis: Humphrey Wescott, Earl of Riverdale, has died, leaving behind a fortune and a scandalous secret that will forever alter the lives of his family—sending one daughter on a journey of self-discovery… With her parents’ marriage declared bigamous, Camille Westcott is now illegitimate and without a title. Looking to eschew the trappings of her old life, she leaves London to teach at the Bath orphanage where her newly discovered half-sister lived. But even as she settles in, she must sit for a portrait commissioned by her grandmother and endure an artist who riles her…

New Release Review: THE OTHER EINSTEIN by Marie Benedict

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict Synopsis: A vivid and mesmerizing novel about the extraordinary woman who married and worked with one of the greatest scientists in history. What secrets may have lurked in the shadows of Albert Einstein’s fame? His first wife, Mileva “Mitza” Marić, was more than the devoted mother of their three children—she was also a brilliant physicist in her own right, and her contributions to the special theory of relativity have been hotly debated for more than a century. In 1896, the extraordinarily gifted Mileva is the only woman studying physics at an elite school in…

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