Tag Archives: American History

Fiction Review: A Gilded Lady, by Elizabeth Camden

Synopsis Caroline Delacroix is at the pinnacle of Washington high society in her role as secretary to the First Lady of the United States. But beneath the facade of her beauty, glamorous wardrobe, and dazzling personality, she’s hiding a terrible … Continue reading

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Non-fiction Review: James Monroe: A Life, by Tim McGrath

Synopsis Monroe lived a life defined by revolutions. From the battlefields of the War for Independence, to his ambassadorship in Paris in the days of the guillotine, to his own role in the creation of Congress’s partisan divide, he was … Continue reading

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Literary Locations: Chicago (Veiled in Smoke)

While it might not seem an obvious addition to a bucket list, Chicago is one of the many locations on mine. (Along with the likes of ancient Petra, in Jordan!) This Midwest city contains a wealth of history, and several … Continue reading

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The Spice King, by Elizabeth Camden

Disclaimer: I purchased an electronic copy of this book. I was not required to write a review, and the words below are my own. “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his … Continue reading

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Review: The Undertaker’s Assistant, by Amanda Skenandore (with link to giveaway)

The Undertaker’s Assistant by Amanda Skenandore Publication Date: July 30, 2019 Kensington Publishing Corp. eBook & Paperback; 304 Pages Genre: Historical Fiction     Set during Reconstruction-era New Orleans, and with an extraordinary and unforgettable heroine at its heart, The … Continue reading

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