Where did the phrase: THE PEN IS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD come from? I was surprised by the history of this adage.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Review Fiction, Historical Romance • Tags: based on a play, diplomacy, entail, estate, Foreign Office, Gambling Hell, intelligence, Lady Windermere, Lady Windermere's Fan, London, Miranda Neville, Oscar Wilde, philanthropy, Politics, Spittafields, Wilde, Windermere
A diplomat returns to London to discover what looks like a tryst between his wife and his former friend. He married her for financial reasons but now finds her much more interesting. She has some big secrets too and is not the girl he left behind; she is more sophisticated.
A contemporary erotic romance told old-school style — with good solid, sophisticated, and steamy romance. The story of a privileged wealthy player who meets beautiful show girl in trouble.
by fangswandsfairy • Book Release Event!, Book Review Fiction, Giveaway or Contest • Tags: abuse, Chicago, Chicagoland Vampire, Chloe Neill, Ethan, magic, Merit, Penguin, Politics, power, presidium, Shifters, Vampire
The excitement over WILD THINGS the ninth entry in Chloe Neill’s Chicagoland Vampire series is underway with a pretty big cyber tour. Check out my review, a short interview with Chloe and both tourwide and blog giveaways.
What If Your Life Were Totally Different? THE THINKING WOMAN’S GUIDE TO REAL MAGICReview, Q and A and Giveaway!
The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker PENGUIN GROUP Viking Pamela Dorman Books Aug 1 2013 E-book and Hardcover 576 pages Provided by publisher for fair review in virtual tour.No Remuneration was exchange and all opinions herein are my own except as noted. Excerpt You can follow Emily on twitter (@EmilyCroyBarker) […]