Love is Come

edwardian woman looking at a steam trainIt’s the start of another month…and that means I get to tell you about the next book in the Power of the Matchmaker series. April’s book is by Heather Moore. And that’s no April Fool’s joke. Here’s the blurb:

Nelle Thompson lives a life of privilege during the turn of the century New York City. When her parents are killed in a terrible accident, she’s forced to live with her aunt’s family in a small town in Connecticut, and treated as a poor relation with no financial independence. Broken-hearted and riddled with insomnia, Nelle’s health begins a downward spiral. When a locked part of her heart blossoms around her cousin’s fiancé Mathew Janson, Nelle doesn’t know if she can endure one more heartbreak. Miss Pearl, owner of the local apothecary shop, becomes a mother figure to Nelle, but a fateful summer day has Nelle questioning everything she’s ever believed and wondering if she’ll ever love again.

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Ghostly voices, murder, and Puritans

Just got done with another great book. I love reading. It’s the ultimate relaxation for me, and when I read a story that connects and makes me smile for some reason (it’s funny, breathtakingly romantic, interesting setting, vivid characters, or tragic in a way that I can’t stop thinking about), then I want to tell everyone about it.

Now, I understand, both as a reader and a writer, that everyone has VERY unique tastes. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve highly recommended a book to someone and then read their so-so review on Goodreads and been a bit disheartened. But I understand…because others have loved books that I couldn’t get into and thought were blah. Continue reading