Book Review: The Old Gilt Clock

Title: The Old Gilt Clock Author: Paulette Mahurin Link: Summary During one of the darkest times in human history when millions of innocent Jews and others deemed “undesirables” were being sent to concentration camps to be brutality worked to death or slaughtered, a group of Dutch resistance workers rose up against the atrocities. TheirContinue reading “Book Review: The Old Gilt Clock”

Book Review: It Happened on Fifth Street

Title: It Happened on Fifth Street: A Tale of Forgotten Heroes Author: Robyn R. Pearce Link: Summary 1837. America. A hidden letter. Family secrets. And Alf – determined to uncover them. 2015. New Zealand. A forgotten tin trunk. An old coin. And Abigail – searching through ancient documents. Suddenly, Abi is hurled back inContinue reading “Book Review: It Happened on Fifth Street”

Book Review: A Matter of Time

Title: A Matter of Time Author: Michael J. Bowler Narrator: Aaron Landon Link:   Summary What is your destiny? This question haunts 20-year-old Jamie Collins. A junior at Santa Clara University in 1986, Jamie has friends, a professor who mentors him, and a promising future as a writer. Then the dreams begin – nightmarishContinue reading “Book Review: A Matter of Time”

Book Review: Alpha

Title: Alpha (Diaries of the Cwn Annwn #1) Author: Jo Pilsworth Link:     Summary Can a Welsh legend, born in the 15th century, still be relevant in the 21st century? “I have walked this world for 410 years, with 170 years having passed since I assumed the role of Alpha of the CŵnContinue reading “Book Review: Alpha”

Book Review: A Fragile Chain of Daisies

Title: A Fragile Chain of Daisies (Untamed Regency #4) Author: Jackie Williams Link:   Summary There is nothing, and no one, quite like a fool in love. Lord Pierce Trenchard knew the truth of the anecdote far too well. For three years he had been kicking himself for being one such idiot. How manyContinue reading “Book Review: A Fragile Chain of Daisies”

Book Review: The End of the World is Nigh

Title: The End of the World is Nigh (Ally Oldfield Series #1) Author: Tony Moyle Narrator: Aubrey Parsons Link:     Summary Everyone’s heard of Nostradamus. No one’s heard of Philibert Montmorency. One was a legend. The other, not so much…. A newly discovered Nostradamus prophecy has taken the internet by storm thanks toContinue reading “Book Review: The End of the World is Nigh”

Book Review: Metropolis

Title: Metropolis Author: Ellie Midwood Link:   Summary Weimar Berlin, 1924 Unemployed actors, profiteers, cabaret girls, and impoverished aristocracy – out of this wild set of characters populating Weimar Berlin, Margarete Gräfin von Steinhoff belongs to the latter category. Having lost everything due to hyper-inflation, she considers jumping into the freezing waters of theContinue reading “Book Review: Metropolis”

Book Review: To Live Out Loud

Title: To Live Out Loud Author: Paulette Mahurin Link: Summary An innocent Jewish military officer, Alfred Dreyfus, was unjustly sentenced to life imprisonment on a desolate island. The news that could exonerate him was leaked to the press, but was suppressed by the military. Anyone who sought to reopen the Dreyfus court-martial became victimizedContinue reading “Book Review: To Live Out Loud”

Book Review: A Wanderer’s Dream

Title: A Wanderer’s Dream (Eilan Water Trilogy #3) Author: Cherime MacFarlane Link: Summary She is a prisoner here, but still in the north, far from the fat trader her father would have bargained her away to. Since she manipulated Aed into bringing her along, she cannot complain. Things are not as bad as theyContinue reading “Book Review: A Wanderer’s Dream”