Review: Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Review: Mr. Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva

Mr. DIckens and His Carol by Samantha Silva is a perfect holiday read for the season. This fictionalized tale of how Charles Dickens came to write his infamous novel, A Christmas Carol, is so delightful. Dickens is a fascinating character who is flawed and enjoyable to read about. While the story is a work of fiction, is is a fun look into the life of an author during the Victorian era. Continue reading

Review: Hunting Prince Dracula

Review: Hunting Prince Dracula

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco is a book that I have been excited for since I picked up Stalking Jack the Ripper last year. Set in Romania, this instalment follows Audrey Rose and Thomas as they attempt to solve the case of a Vlad the Impaler-like killer. The main characters are just as clever as ever, and the setting is impressively immersive. This is a great read for Halloween. Continue reading

Review: Beyond the Horizon by Ella Carey

Review: Beyond the Horizon by Ella Carey

Beyond the Horizon by Ella Carey is an historical fiction that tells the story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II. The concept is intriguing and the format of the novel gives the reader a sense of the ongoing battle women have to be recognized for their accomplishments. Although it is an interesting idea, the story does seem to drag in parts. Continue reading