Scrambled Leggs - Scrambled Leggs, a fictionalized memoir by Sally Franz, is a serious, yet humorous book in which Ms. Franz relates the series of events she went through after being attacked by Acute Transverse Myelitis (ATM).
The Black Madonna of Derby - I wasn’t sure what to expect when I first began to read The Black Madonna of Derby by Joanna Czechowska. Normally I read mystery, suspense, or science fiction/fantasy. Pleasantly surprised, I discovered that historical fiction, especially if written by Joanna Czechowska, is quite enjoyable.
The Creation of Eve - The Creation of Eve, a historical fiction novel written by Lynn Cullen, takes you on a journey to the world of painting during the Renaissance and life in the Spanish court.
The Day Before the Berlin Wall - The Day Before the Berlin Wall is an alternate history of espionage during the Cold War. The author is T.H.E. Hill, who served with the Army Security Agency in Berlin during the mid-1970s. During that time in Berlin, there was a legend circulating that we had advance knowledge of the Berlin Wall.
A Knight Like No Other - A Knight Like No Other, by Jocelyn Kelley, proved to be a riveting historical romance. The attempts of the two main characters to hide their romantic feelings for each other were beginning to get old when the story really took off. The story became so interesting that the romantic side of it did not take over the story, but rather complemented it. Concerns about what was going to happen made it almost impossible to put the book down.
Night Glitter - Night Glitter, by Jill Shure, is the sequel to Night Jazz. Both books are easy to follow and kept me captivated the whole way through till the end.
Outlaw - Outlaw, written by Angus Donald, explores the legends and history of Robin Hood and medieval England, through the eyes of one of his “band of merry men”. Alan Dale, now 60 years old, wants the truth about who Robin was and what he did to be made public.
Pursuit of Happiness - Historical novels have never been at the top of my list for choices in reading material, but since I’ve read Pursuit of Happiness by Sheldon Greene, they have moved far up on the list. This intriguing story takes place during the American Revolution.
Reign of Madness - Every little girl at one time or another dreams that some day her prince will come and sweep her off her feet. After all, Cinderella and Snow White were each rescued from their dreary existence by a prince and they lived happily ever after. But does this ever happen in real life?
The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn - Robin Maxwell, the author of this informative book, spent half a dozen years doing her research. The result was an entertaining book in which we learn about Anne Boleyn as her daughter does, through the words of her diary.