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“Love’s Legacy” Review

Hello Friends!

I have been away from reviews, and that’s because life has been a crazy mess with good and bad times. I have been reading a lot though and the book I’m reviewing today is part of the good time I had this year.

Love’s Legacy“, written by Natalie Kleinman, is a Historical Romance, published on 9th March 2022.

I want to thank Natalie Kleinman for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.


Synopsis

Can young love heal the wounds of the past…?

When her father — a countryside reverend — dies suddenly, young Patience Worthington is left with no home and little money. In urgent need of support, she is forced to seek out her estranged uncle, a viscount at the vast Worthington Place.

Patience arrives to find that her uncle has died and that the current viscount is her cousin, Gideon. After hearing her plight, he agrees to give her a home on the Worthington estate.

However, when Patience and Gideon learn the cause of the long-standing rift between the two sides of the family, they quickly begin to clash. Now too proud to accept his accept the viscount’s charity, Patience soon leaves Worthington Place to seek shelter with her late mother’s relatives in Bath.

With her kindness and beauty, Patience is an instant success in Bath society and regularly crosses paths with Gideon. Despite their differences, they enjoy each other’s company and form a tentative friendship.

But when dark secrets once again threaten their growing bond, the cousins begin to wonder whether they can ever leave the shadows of the past behind…

Purchase Link: Amazon


About the Author

Natalie’s passion for reading became a compulsion to write when she attended a ten-week course in creative writing some sixteen or so years ago. She takes delight in creating short stories of which more than forty have been published, but it was her lifelong love of Regency romance that led her to turn from contemporary romantic fiction to try her hand at her favourite genre. Raised on a diet of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, she is never happier than when immersed in an age of etiquette and manners, fashion and intrigue, all combined into a romping good tale. She lives on the London/Kent border, close to the capital’s plethora of museums and galleries which she uses for research as well as pleasure. A perfect day though is when she heads out of town to enjoy lunch by a pub on the river, any river, in company with her husband and friends.

Natalie is a member of the Romantic Novelists Association, the Society of Authors and the Society of Women Writers and Journalists.

Social Media Links: Facebook | Website | Twitter | Instagram


My Review

This isn’t the first novel I have read of the genre (historical romances in a regency setting) nor is it my first Natalie Kleinman’s book. And it was my honor to read and review this story.

Has we follow Patience Worthington, after her life turns upside down when her father – the Reverend in the countryside – dies, we go on a journey of discovery and it’s almost felt like I was her companion, trying to willed her to a good path and going through the journey no matter what.

Then there is Lord Gideon, the handsome new Viscount, that decides to help out Patience by offering her a place to stay. That’s what family does, right?

But things don’t always go well, and that dynamic and excitement of each interaction between the characters, specially Patience and Gideon, was just amazing and got me going.

Natalie Kleinman did a beautiful job in grabbing my attention with the strong personality that Patience had and how the setting took me to a time and place, with some set of rules that are different from what we are used to, and yet, I could understand the characters motivations, and the social dynamics.

I have always enjoyed this author’s writing and creativity with her plots and characters. This book had those elements and I really had a good time in my breaks at work, exactly what I needed it.


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“Her Legendary Highlander” Review

Hello friends!

I know it’s a new year (Happy New Year! Happy 2022!).

I can’t say I’m completely back, but I will try and review more. This year’s first review is of a historical romance I read last year.

“Her Legendary Highlander“, written by Nicole Locke, is a Historical Romance, part of the Lovers and Legends series published on December 2021 by Mills&Boon Historical.

Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.


Synopsis

Her rugged prisoner

…becomes her fiercest protector

Capturing legendary Highlander Malcolm of Clan Colquhoun was Andreona’s last chance to win her tyrannical father’s respect. Instead he orders them both to be killed! Resigned to her devastating role as the family outcast, she and her prisoner escape and continue on his quest to return a treasured heirloom. They find solace in their unexpected passion, but haunted by a lifetime of betrayals, will either dare to hope it could last beyond their journey?


About the Author

Nicole discovered her first romance novel in a closet, where her grandmother, the godmother in the romance black market, was Nicole is the author of Harlequin/Mills and Boon Lovers and Legends Historical series. If she isn’t working on the next book, she can be reached at NicoleLocke.com, Facebook, and Twitter!


My Review

Nicole Locke has this big series that I have been fascinated by and this book is part of it.

In this novel we follow Highlander Malcolm of Clan Colquhoun and the lovely Andreona. And this enemies-to-lovers romance was different and fun.

I always have a good time reading historical romances because things never go according to plan and that is exciting. To see the characters go from page to page, trying to follow a path for it to completely fall apart.

Finding out about Andreona’s past was interesting because it made her action understandable and it also made me love her more because she felt real. Not only that, but uncovering what was happening with her and the rest of the cast was fantastic. And then there was Malcolm, the a protector.

A rollercoaster of emotions and events in a setting we can only read or dream about, with realist and brilliant characters that grabbed my attention from page one.

Overall, loved the story and it was yet another fantastic book for the series.


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Love,

Jess

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“The Viking’s Stolen Princess” Review

Hello Friends!

Ready for another review.

The Viking’s Stolen Princess“, written by Sarah Rodi, is a Historical Romance, published on 25th November 2021, by Mills & Boon/Harlequin.

I want to thank Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, and Sarah Rodi for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Synopsis

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A kidnapped royal…

Could be the Viking’s undoing!

After Brand Ivarsson of Kald abducts Anne of Termarth on the eve of her wedding, the Viking’s consumed with only one thing: revenge against her loathsome betrothed. But confronted with the stunning princess, so foreign to his world, Brand’s captivated not only by her beauty, but by her spirit and her kindness. Is Anne his prisoner…or is she the one who’s captured his scarred heart?

Author Content Warning: There is an attempted forced seduction against the heroine but not from the hero and it’s not mentioned graphically.


My Review

Brand Ivarsson of Kald and Lady Anne of Termarth… Two characters in a historical romance novel written by a new-to-me author.

I love viking historical romances. Not that I have read many in that subgenre, but it’s something I always found fascinating, nevertheless, this book was lovely.

It had a plot that I have seen, the abduction of the main female character, yet it had other elements in the story that made me excited to keep reading and learning how the characters came to that moment.

Loved Anne and Brand’s connection and how vengeance turned into surprise and into love. How a prisoner actually capture the heart of her abductor.

Overall, it was amazing and I enjoyed it a lot.


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Jess

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“Beauty and the Reclusive Millionaire” Review

Hello Friends!

Very late review. My week hasn’t been the best, thankfully, romances are always there to help me and my mood. And I hope this recommendation helps you too.

Beauty and the Reclusive Millionaire“, written by Rachael Stewart, is a Contemporary Romance, published on 1st December 2021, by Harlequin Mills & Boon .

I want to thank Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, and Rachael Stewart for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Synopsis

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An unforgettable Greek escape…with the man she never forgot! 

A-list actress Catherine Wilde has it all, but behind closed doors she is fighting personal battles. So the chance to escape to the private Greek island of her best friend’s brother, Alaric, offers the tranquility she craves. Except seeing Alaric again sets her heart rate soaring. Life might have changed him, but he can still make her feel alive—and when the torch she once held for him reignites, it’s impossible to ignore!

Purchase Links: Amazon

Author Content Warning: PTSD, Miscarriage, Eating Disorder, Loss of loved one


About the Author

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Rachael Stewart adores conjuring up stories for the readers of Harlequin Mills & Boon and Deep Desires Press, with tales varying from the heartwarmingly romantic to the wildly erotic.

She’s been writing since she could put pen to paper as the stacks of scrawled on A4 sheets in her loft will attest to, and the lovingly bound short stories that her father would run off at work and proudly share out with his colleagues. Thinking it was a pipe dream to be published one day, she pursued a sensible career in business but she was really play-acting, achieving the appropriate degree and spending many years in the corporate world where she never truly belonged. Always happiest when she was sat at her laptop in the quiet hours tapping out a story or two. And so here she is, a published author, her full-time pleasure, a dream come true.

A Welsh lass at heart, she now lives in Yorkshire with her husband and three children, and if she’s not glued to her laptop, she’s wrapped up in them or enjoying the great outdoors seeking out inspiration.

Social Media Links: Website | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter


My Review

I love Rachael’s books. They are the kind of books that are snacks for me. Not only do I read them with easy, but they give me substance to go on in life. And this romance was just what I needed.

A Greek setting, a private island, an actress and a millionaire. What could go wrong? Nothing, because Rachael Stewart wrote a beautiful novel with sexy times, likeable characters… the connection between Alaric and Catherine was lovely and exciting, and I love the romance that grow between them.

Overall, once again she didn’t not disappoint me and it was fantastic. One of those books I know I can reread whenever I get in the mood for romance and need those classic stories.


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Jess

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“The Knight’s Convenient Alliance” Review

Hello Friends!

Are you ready for the second book review?

The Knight’s Convenient Alliance“, written by Melissa Oliver, is a historical romance, the fourth book in the Notorious Knights series, published on 25th November 2021 by Harlequin Mills and Boon.

I want to thank Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, Melissa Oliver for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Synopsis

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The only man who’s tempted her…

Now poses as her husband!

When an injured knight arrives on Brida O’Conaill’s doorstep, the village assumes he’s her long-lost husband. But her only previous connection to Sir Thomas Lovent was an intense shared moment at a tournament years ago. Brida maintains the pretence while she nurses him, yet once he’s back to full, virile health, she cannot reveal Thomas is not her husband—or that she’s unmarried!—when everyone is expecting them to act like husband and wife…

Purchase Links: Amazon


About the Author

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Melissa Oliver is from south-west London where she writes historical romance novels. She lives with her lovely husband and daughters, who share her passion for decrepit, old castles, palaces and all things historical.

Melissa is the WINNER of The Romantic Novelist Association’s Joan Hessayon Award for new writers 2020 for her debut, The Rebel Heiress and the Knight.

When she’s not writing she loves to travel for inspiration, paint, and visit museums & art galleries.

Social Media Links: Facebook | Twitter


My Review

Melissa Oliver is turning into one of my favorite authors in this genre, and I’m always excited about her new books.

In the one we continue the Notorious Knights series with Brida O’Conaill and Sir Thomas Lovent. We have met our lovely staring characters in the previous book and I have to say that I was curious about them and their story.

The plot on this novel, the marriage pretense, it was very interesting and fun to read about. The way the characters acted and the connection they had in each scene. It was unconventional and yet emotional and intriguing. I wonder how thing would go, would they me discover, how would they react.

Overall, I won’t reveal spoilers about the ending or even the development of the story, but it was amazing. I loved it! It was different, with all it’s secrets, background story and drama, and just what I needed. I’m quite a historical romances addict and this book hit the spot for me.


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Love,

Jess

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“A Leap of Faith at the Vineyard in Alsace” Review

Hello Friends!

Are you ready for a new book review? I have two today, and this is the first one.

A Leap of Faith at the Vineyard in Alsace“, written by Julie Stock, is a Contemporary romance, the third book in the Domaine des Montagnes series, published on 25th August 2021.

I want to thank Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, Julie Stock for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Synopsis

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It’s winter at The Vineyard in Alsace, and wedding bells are in the air

How do you know when you’re ready for love?

Ellie Robinson has spent her life running from commitment following the breakdown of her parents’ marriage when she was young. She doesn’t believe in happy ever afters and the last thing she wants is to settle down in one place when she could be travelling the world.

Having moved from place to place throughout his childhood, Henri Weiss now calls the vineyard in Alsace home, and he loves the stability the vineyard and the people on it give him. While he enjoys travelling, it’s always good to come home again.

Following an extended travelling trip together, Ellie and Henri find their differences more marked than before, despite their love for each other being even stronger. Then a series of shocks in Ellie’s personal life throws things into turmoil, leaving Ellie unsure as to how to get everything she wants. And Henri facing the loss of the future he has dreamed of.

Can Ellie and Henri reconcile their very different desires and take a leap of faith on their love for each other? Will they get the happy ever after they’ve both been longing for?

Escape to The Vineyard in Alsace once again for this uplifting, romantic read and enjoy Christmas at Domaine des Montagnes.

Purchase Links: Amazon


About the Author

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Julie Stock writes contemporary feel-good romance from around the world: novels, novellas and short stories. She published her debut novel, From Here to Nashville, in 2015, after starting to write as an escape from the demands of her day job as a teacher. A Leap of Faith at the Vineyard in Alsace is her eleventh book, and the third in the Domaine des Montagnes series set on a vineyard.

Julie is now a full-time author, and loves every minute of her writing life. When not writing, she can be found reading, her favourite past-time, running, a new hobby, or cooking up a storm in the kitchen, glass of wine in hand.

Julie is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and The Society of Authors. She is married and lives with her family in Cambridgeshire in the UK.

Social Media Links: Website | Facebook | Twitter


My Review

Although this is part of a series and I just jumped to the story, I had too check it out and read it.

For those that don’t know me, I have a big family, and most of my paternal family is in France. I have some cousins in the Alsace area, and I have visited it, so I was interested to see what the author had for us in terms of scenery.

In this book we follow Ellie and Henri as they go on a trip to the lovely vineyard in Alsace. They both want different things. They both have problems, they both have to work on a balance of what they what, what they need and what they are willing to change. They both are realistic and I felt as if I knew them personally.

The story was powerful. Lots of love and friends, in a beautiful place. Drama and taking chances. The idea of settling down versus running from commitment. In the end we will see if their faith in each other and in their love is enough to find that balance. And isn’t that life?


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Love,

Jess

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“Red Rose” Review

Hello Friends!

Here is the second review of the night. Hope you are as curious about this books as I was.

Red Roses“, written by Katie Ward, is a New Adult novel, published on 31st October 2021.

Thank you Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, Katie Ward for the ecopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.


Synopsis

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Autumn is stuck in a rut and desperate to escape the fears that bind her to the life she’s grown to hate. Back home and living with her parents after university with a degree that seems to count for nothing, she knows something has to change. After a chance meeting with a stranger at the beach, she makes the spontaneous decision to move to Dublin and chase her dreams. However, what Autumn doesn’t realise is that she has just made the decision that will lead to her death. But does a short life have to mean an unsuccessful life? Will she be able to make it count? 

Red Roses is a compelling and uplifting story that shows the true beauty of life, love and friendship.

Purchase Link: Amazon


About the Author

Katie Ward always knew she wanted to write for a living. However, she was told by her careers advisor that “it might be more appropriate for you to work in a shop”. When Katie didn’t get the grades she needed to get into college, she negotiated a three month trial. After successfully completing the course she secured a place at her first choice university to study Journalism.

After realising she wanted to be an author, Katie moved to Dublin where she worked her way up from receptionist to Executive Assistant at Merrill Lynch. Katie continued to write in her spare time, submitting her short story into the “Do the Write Thing” competition being run by Irish TV show ‘Seoige and O’Shea’. This story was originally written when Katie was 14 after she was inspired by an article in her favourite teen magazine. Katie was the only non-Irish author selected to have her story published in an anthology of the same name which reached 19 in the Irish Best sellers List. Katie was also shortlisted for a competition judged by MAN Booker Prize winning author Roddy Doyle which was run by Metro Eireann newspaper.

Katie currently lives in Devon with her cat (aka ‘Her Royal Fluffiness’) where she sings in a community choir and has recently taken up Archery. Katie’s favourite author has been Roald Dahl since she was a child as she loves the dark edge he brings to his books. On the flip side though, Katie loves Disney, magic, unicorns and a good rom com film at the cinema with her friends.


My Review

New Adult is a genre that I’m reading more in the last few months, and this book was part of that list.

As we follow Autumn in her journey were met her loved ones, and see how brave she was for making decision to find happiness. It kind of made me want to go on a journey like this one, of getting out of my comfort zone. Yet, the book has another side of it, one that was emotional and that made me rethink a lot of things.

The relevant issues and experiences that Autumn and those around her go through was a good message and very thought provoking. There were difficult things to go through, there were emotional moments from the very beginning.

And even though I love the idea of going to another city and going on a self-discovery journey, that I really loved more was the interactions between the characters, it was the love, and it was the heart-warming side of the story that touched my heart and made me wonder more.

Overall, I enjoyed the book. I loved the rollercoaster and the journey until the very ending.


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Love,

Jess

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“When Only Pride Remains” Review

Hello Friends!

Sunday is here and I have a review to share with you guys.

When Only Pride Remains“, written by Natalie Kleinman, is a Regency Romance, published on 12th October 2021.

I want to thank Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, and Natalie Kleinman for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Synopsis

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A enchanting story of love, loss and healing set in Regency England! For fans of Georgette Heyer, Mary Balogh, Jane Aiken Hodge and Jane Austen.

Can two estranged friends find their way back to each other…?

Regency England

When her father —Major Angus Fairham — returns home from the Napoleonic wars, Prudence is excited to welcome him home to Fairham Manor.

However, tragedy strikes when Angus loses his estate to his close friend and comrade — young Captain Jack Staveley — in a drunken game of cards. Unable to face his loss, Angus takes his own life.

Distraught, Jack tries to restore Fairham Manor to Prudence, but she is too proud to accept his offer.

Overcome with grief and anger, she retreats to her aunt’s house in Bath and distances herself from her once close friendship with Jack.

But as the initial shock of her sorrow begins to dull, Prudence is soon missing the support of her most trusted confidant.

And when they once more find themselves in each other’s orbit, she must decide whether she can put aside her pride and open her heart…

WHEN ONLY PRIDE REMAINS is a historical romantic tale set in Regency England, with a feisty heroine and a moving love story at its heart.

Purchase Links: Amazon


About the Author

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Natalie’s passion for reading became a compulsion to write when she attended a ten-week course in creative writing some sixteen or so years ago. She takes delight in creating short stories of which more than forty have been published, but it was her lifelong love of Regency romance that led her to turn from contemporary romantic fiction to try her hand at her favourite genre. Raised on a diet of Jane Austen and Georgette Heyer, she is never happier than when immersed in an age of etiquette and manners, fashion and intrigue, all combined into a romping good tale. She lives on the London/Kent border, close to the capital’s plethora of museums and galleries which she uses for research as well as pleasure. A perfect day though is when she heads out of town to enjoy lunch by a pub on the river, any river, in company with her husband and friends.

Natalie is a member of the Romantic Novelists Association, the Society of Authors and the Society of Women Writers and Journalists.

Social Media Links: Website | Facebook


My Review

Historical romance is a genre I love, as you all that follow my reviews may know by now. Regency was how I started and I was very curious about Natalie Kleinman’s book.

In this novel we follow Prudence and Jack, two people that know one another which made the story touching and interesting. As I read the story, knowing already – thanks to the synopsis – some elements of the plot, I wonder how Prudence and Jack met, and how life would get them back together.

The tittle is the essence of the book, I could understand Prudence’s thoughts and action while grieving, an I understand how pride can many times be in the way of reconciliation. The story was emotional, but also dynamic, as it give us interesting character – main and secondary – and a good interaction in terms of social and personal contexts.

Overall, Natalie Kleinman did a briliant job, and I was not disappointed. With each page and the unfolding of the situation with Prudence’s father and then with Jack, as well as the journey she takes to her family’s house, but also a mental journey, I was captivated by every moment of reading this story. Just as I expected from this author’s work.


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I always welcome new books to add to my list and I’m always excited to do reviews and read books. And I’m open to debate and exchange opinions, so let’s talk.

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Love,

Jess

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“A Nun For The Viking Warrior” Review

Hello Friends!

Welcome back to another review of a Historical Romance, in a Viking setting.

A Nun For The Viking Warrior“, written by Lucy Morris, is a Historical Romance, published on 1st October 2021, by Mills & Boon.

I want to thank Rachel, at Rachel’s Random Resources, and Lucy Morris for the eCopy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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Synopsis

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Forced to wed the warrior

Falling for the man…

Noblewoman Amée Évreaux had pledged her life to God, until her father promised her in marriage to thundering Norseman, Jorund Jötunnson. After escaping her overbearing father, Amée vows never to fall under another man’s thumb, but her resistance to being Jorund’s wife turns to desire as she gets to know her intriguing new husband. For beneath his fierce exterior she’s glimpsed an unexpectedly pure heart. If only she can penetrate the fortress that surrounds it…

Purchase Links: Amazon UK | Amazon US


About the Author

As a little girl, Lucy Morris was obsessed with myths and legends. She regularly escaped into the adventures of her imagination, with characters who were strong and fierce. Now fully grown she finds she can’t forget the stories plaguing her mind and has to write them down. A book by Lucy Morris will sweep you away on a historical adventure filled with vivid characters haunted by their pasts. Her books will have you flying through her pages, desperate to reach her characters passionately romantic happily ever after.

She lives in Essex, UK, with her husband, two young children, and two cats. She has a massively sweet tooth and loves gin, bubbly and Irn-Bru. A member of the UK Romantic Novelists’ Association, she was delighted in 2020 to accept a two-book deal with Harlequin after submitting her story to the Warriors Wanted submission blitz for Viking, Medieval, and Highlander romances. Writing for Harlequin Historical is a dream come true for her and she hopes you enjoy her books!

Social Media Links: Website | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter


My Review

When I first saw this title I was so curious. There are a lot of books with catching names, bu this one really jumped to my attention. So I joined the adventure to learn what was going on for a nun to join a Viking Warrior. Arranged marriage that was the reason and I find those kind of tropes quite interesting, since they can take different possibilities in terms of path.

Amée Évreaux was an amazing character. I could understand her in many ways, and that made it enjoyable to follow her journey. Jorund Jötunnson is a norseman with a heart of gold. Yes, he is and we get to discover that with Amée, while their relationship grows.

There is romance, there is drama, there is a sweet tone to the story too that I liked. And I love the cultural aspect. That’s always something I look forward to see and figure out when I read about the past and how societies worked back then.

Overall, it was amazing and I love Amée specially she was the kind of person I would love to have as a friend.


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Promo Post: “O Ressurgir dos Eternos Titãs” R.C. Vicente

Hello Friends!

O post de hoje é especial. Fantasia é um género literário que adoro e este livro é um que tenho estado entusiasmada para que seja publicado.

O Ressurgir dos Eternos“, escrito por R.C. Vincente, é um livro e Alta Fantasia, e é o primeiro volume de As Crónicas de Amindrius, Bérnia e Efendes, publicado por Edições Velha Lenda.


Sinopse

Nas terras dos Gémeos Indomáveis, os descendentes dos filhos dos Deuses vivem sob a forma humana, após o enclausuramento dos seus verdadeiros seres, os Titãs.

Durante séculos não se vira um Titã na sua forma original, até que, na Batalha do Vale dos Ursos, Wilmarione Von Rimer de Rokkya libertara a sua verdadeira forma e sobrevoara os céus como um enorme dragão branco. Porém, há muito que a grande rainha partira para os Jardins dos Deuses e já se contavam três gerações de Von Rimer depois da sua morte. Três gerações sem um eterno que tivesse sido capaz de libertar a sua forma original.

Mas, agora, os ventos começavam a trazer consigo cânticos de guerra e na família da grande rainha rokka começava a formar-se uma tempestade que poucos seriam capazes de controlar.

No fim, iria ser cada um por si só contra o poderoso Império de Karkalis. E entre guerras, alianças, traições, amores, injustiças e novas amizades, os Titãs iriam… Ressurgir.

Até na mais negra e sinistra das criaturas, na mais cruel e maldosa, se pode encontrar uma centelha de luz. Mas nunca o contrário.

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Sobre a Autora

R.C. Vicente nasceu a 20 de Setembro de 1995 na cidade de Santarém, Portugal.

Viveu quatro anos da sua vida em Espanha e foi durante essa época onde a sua paixão pela Ficção Especulativa foi definida. Venceu, no total, três prémios literários, dos quais se destaca, no ano de 2018, o 1º Prémio Literário Boutique da Cultura. Foi a coordenadora e editora de uma colectânea de Ficção Especulativa lançada também no ano de 2018.

É autora do pseudónimo de Jörd Thörsten Vain, sob o qual escreveu o livro infanto-juvenil Sulmun e o Senhor do Inverno. Porém, é na Alta Fantasia e Fantasia Obscura que se traduz.

Começou a delinear os seus primeiros enredos aos cinco anos, que viriam a dar origem a As Crónicas de Amindrius, Bérnia e Efendes.

O Ressurgir dos Eternos Titãs é o seu primeiro livro e o primeiro tomo das suas crónicas.

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