Book Review: A Murderous Relation

A Murderous Relation (Veronica Speedwell #5) by Deanna Raybourn Mystery/Historical Fiction 320 pages Expected publication March 10, 2020, by Berkley   Veronica Speedwell and her partner in crime-solving have barely had a chance to rest after their last adventure when Lady Wellingtonia Beauclerk sends them a frantic message demanding that they return to London as … Continue reading Book Review: A Murderous Relation

Book Review: The Borgia Confessions

The Borgia Confessions by Alyssa Palombo Historical Fiction 432 pages Expected publication: February 11, 2020, from St. Martin's Press   Though the Borgia family is one of the most notorious political families in European history, the reality is they were no more or no less corrupt than any other powerful political family of their time. … Continue reading Book Review: The Borgia Confessions

Book Review: The Twenty-Ninth Day

The Twenty-Ninth Day: Surviving a Grizzly Attack in the Canadian Tundra By Alex Messenger Memoir 272 pages Expected publication date: November 12, 2019, by Blackstone Publishing At seventeen, Alex Messenger was already an accomplished wilderness traveler. He had hiked and canoed through forests and mountains across the northern United States and into Canada, and so … Continue reading Book Review: The Twenty-Ninth Day

Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow Fantasy 384 pages Expected Publication: September 10, 2019, from Redhook Books The portal tale has been a staple of fantasy for decades. In this subgenre, a character-- usually a young person-- in the ordinary world opens a strange door, walks through it, and finds themself … Continue reading Book Review: The Ten Thousand Doors of January