Ever since reading The Coroner’s Daughter I’ve been in a historical mystery mood.  Deanna Raybourn’s Veronica Speedwell series has fit that mood very nicely. Set in 1887 London, Veronica is a woman who rejects society’s ideas about how a woman should act, think, dress….pretty much everything. Along with her (very hot) companion Stoker, Veronica gets …

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February 4th 2010 on a website then called Wishing For Horses this appeared. It was my first blog post. Thinking back I didn’t really know what I wanted to do with my shiny new website but I was excited! I had a lot of ideas! Would I chronicle my life as a parent of sons …

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  This book ticked most of boxes for things that I love in a story. Murder mystery? (check) Single father + precocious daughter trope? (check) Set in Regency era? (check) Regency era Ireland? (had to make a new box to check for that one!) A very sweetly portrayed slow burn romance with father’s medical student? …

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