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Review: In Pursuit of Love, by Rebecca Bender

This is not my usual form of book review.  I think I first heard of Rebecca Bender last year, and it was in relation to her work  on the subject of human trafficking. Earlier this year, Trades of Hope began … Continue reading

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The Nature of a Lady, by Roseanna M White

Overview Lady Elizabeth “Libby” Sinclair, with her love of microscopes and nature, isn’t favored in society. She flees to the beautiful Isles of Scilly for the summer and stumbles onto the dangerous secrets left behind by her holiday cottage’s former … Continue reading

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Review: A Bride of Convenience, by Jody Hedlund

Synopsis There is nothing left to keep Zoe Hart in England. Unemployed and struggling with grief, she decides to leave her bleak life behind her and emigrate on a bride ship to British Columbia–the place her brother fled to when … Continue reading

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Review: Line by Line, by Jennifer Delamere

Synopsis Can her dreams of independence withstand a dash of love? Since she was young, Alice McNeil has seen a career as a telegrapher as the best use for her keen and curious mind. Years later, she doesn’t regret her … Continue reading

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Review: The Key to Everything, by Valerie Fraser Luesse

Synopsis Peyton Cabot’s fifteenth year will be a painful and transformative one. His father, the heroic but reluctant head of a moneyed Savannah family, has come home from World War II a troubled vet, drowning his demons in bourbon and … Continue reading

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