Marathon reading of Historical Romance – Author #3 – Christina Dodd

Continuing with the streak of reading romance novella’s, I picked up Christina Dodd, another well-loved author and with rave reviews on Goodreads. I was however, not impressed. It became a chore to read the book with the lovemaking scenes progressing for 5-6 pages with no relief in sight. But I must not be so cruel, I guess, since so many people  absolutely love her work even if she … Continue reading Marathon reading of Historical Romance – Author #3 – Christina Dodd

Captain Lacey Series – Ashley Gardner

   I had read about the Hanover Square Affair a few months back and I finally got an opportunity to read this author when I got my Kindle. ( Yes, it has happened!) Captain Lacey would have been a prime candidate for my ‘Dark, Melancholy Detectives’ write up, had I known about him earlier. He is brooding, bad- tempered and given to “fits of melancholia”, … Continue reading Captain Lacey Series – Ashley Gardner

Marathon reading of Historical Romance – Author #2 – Eloisa James

Continuing in the spirit of romance reading, and following the kind footnotes on Wikipedia about the best ‘Historical/ Regency writers’ of our time I move on to Eloisa James. The Regency period is considered between 1811- 1820 and is the one that was made popular by Georgette Heyer in her writings. I read only three of her books which were part of the series known as … Continue reading Marathon reading of Historical Romance – Author #2 – Eloisa James

Marathon reading of Historical Romance – Author #1 – Jo Beverley

It is true. For the past two weeks I have been on a ‘historical romance’ reading Binge! I have read from 7 in the morning to 11 at night with the obligatory food, door-opening/closing and potty breaks. also, I ate lots of chocolate 5-star bars and considering I hate sweet stuff that was another new high for me. My poor husband had a tough time … Continue reading Marathon reading of Historical Romance – Author #1 – Jo Beverley