Author Archives: Sally M

About Sally M

I'm all about books, history, rail trails, craft beer and wine, and dogs! I'm a Partner with Trades of Hope: my paid job empowers women around the world out of poverty, helping them raise their families, and rebuild their lives after abuse and human trafficking. We can change the world. We can be each other's neighbor.

Review: The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow, by Kim Vogel Sawyer

Synopsis During the Great Depression, city-dweller Addie Cowherd dreams of becoming a novelist and offering readers the escape that books had given her during her tragic childhood. When her father loses his job, she is forced to take the only … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: An Alternative History of Britain: The Tudors, by Timothy Venning

Synopsis Continuing his exploration of the pathways of British history, Timothy Venning examines the turning points of the Tudor period, though he also strays over into the early Stuart period. As always, he discusses the crucial junctions at which History … Continue reading

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Review: Almost a Bride, by Jody Hedlund

Synopsis Always close, but never a bride. Longing to find true love, Kate Millington arrives in British Columbia on a bride ship. With countless men waiting to snag a bride, Kate has no trouble getting engaged. It’s staying engaged that’s … Continue reading

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Review: A Life Once Dreamed, by Rachel Fordham

Synopsis Where you come from matters far less than where you’re going Six years ago, a shocking secret sent Agnes Pratt running in search of a new start. She found it in Penance, a rugged town of miners and lumberjacks … Continue reading

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Review: The Gentleman Spy, by Erica Vetsch (w/ Giveaway Link)

Synopsis He only wanted a duchess for a day–but she’s determined to make it a marriage for life When his father and older brother suddenly pass away, the new Duke of Haverly is saddled with a title he never expected … Continue reading

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