Wine Thief by E. Robert Brooks #BookReview #PaperbackPress #4*

Beneath the veneer of genteel civility . . the world of fine wine has been tainted at times by fraud and scandals, most of which, through the ensuing years have been conveniently forgotten. But the vinous subterfuge I encountered dwarfed all the previous crimes, and threatened to completely implode the fine wine business… An Interesting Read! I can’t make up my mind whether this is … Continue reading Wine Thief by E. Robert Brooks #BookReview #PaperbackPress #4*

A Changing Light by Edith Maxwell #BookReview #QuakerMidwifeMysteries7 #BeyondThePage #NetGalley #4.5*

In a new mystery from Agatha Award-winning author Edith Maxwell, midwife Rose Carroll confronts a killer on the cusp of a new age . . . As the nineteenth century nears an end, midwife Rose Carroll can see signs of progress and change everywhere in her Amesbury community. Adding to the excitement is the annual Spring Opening, when the town’s world-famous carriage manufacturers throw open … Continue reading A Changing Light by Edith Maxwell #BookReview #QuakerMidwifeMysteries7 #BeyondThePage #NetGalley #4.5*

The Suffragette’s Daughter by Michelle Salter #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

In a world where men rule, can a woman ever succeed? Trainee journalist Iris Woodmore is invited to accompany Mrs Sybil Siddons, only the third woman to ever stand for Parliament, to a debate at the House of Commons. Iris is thrilled but scared. The place holds painful memories. Her mother, Violet, died there when she fell into the River Thames during a daring suffragette … Continue reading The Suffragette’s Daughter by Michelle Salter #BookReview #BloodhoundBooks #4.5*

Taken Too Soon by Edith Maxwell #BookReview #QuakerMidwifeMysteries6 #BeyondThePage #NetGalley #5*

A new book in the Agatha Award-winning series by Edith Maxwell! Quaker midwife Rose Carroll must turn her investigative skills on her own family when a young woman’s murder stuns a New England community . . . Following a long betrothal, midwife Rose Carroll and her beloved David are finally celebrating their marriage with friends and relatives, when a most disturbing telegram interrupts the festivities: … Continue reading Taken Too Soon by Edith Maxwell #BookReview #QuakerMidwifeMysteries6 #BeyondThePage #NetGalley #5*