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The Scarlet Trilogy Book Review: A Bold, Romantic Re-Telling of Robin Hood

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. Overview of The Scarlet Trilogy – Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker, Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes...

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Romantic Moment of the Week: The Silver Petticoat Review’s Most Popular Romantic Moments

19SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly In July of 2013, we published our very first Romantic Moment of the Week. The idea of this feature was to celebrate romantic moments in films, books, and television. We wanted to highlight that connection between old-fashioned romance and modern entertainment. Unsurprisingly, a significant number of modern films and television shows have elements of old-fashioned romance. The original intention was to put the spotlight on moments that occurred during the week. Although, that evolved to include classic romantic moments. Published nearly every Saturday, our goal was to add and encourage a dialogue on romantic moments. We felt it...

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The Austen Escape Book Review – The Ultimate Jane Austen Experience

26SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. (I received a free copy of The Austen Escape from Thomas Nelson – Fiction to write an honest review on The Silver Petticoat Review. I was not financially compensated for this post and all opinions are my own.) Official Synopsis of The Austen Escape: Falling into the past will change their futures forever…..Mary Davies finds safety in her ordered and productive life. Working as an engineer, she genuinely enjoys her job and her colleagues—particularly a certain adorable and intelligent consultant....

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A Peculiar Courtship Book Review – An Engaging Romantic Mystery!

17SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. I received a free copy of A Peculiar Courtship from the author, Laura Beers, to write an honest review on The Silver Petticoat Review. I was not financially compensated for this post and all opinions are my own. Official Synopsis of A Peculiar Courtship: Lord Jonathon Beckett’s mission is simple: retrieve Lady Hannah and place her under the protection of the Crown. But he isn’t prepared for the havoc she inflicts on his world. Suddenly, Jonathon questions whether his duty as...

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Romantic Moment of the Week: Arrow’s Oliver and Felicity Reunite!

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly THE PAIRING: Oliver and Felicity THE TV SHOW: Arrow ROMANTIC MOMENT: The key to their new beginning. The last few seasons of Arrow have been rough on “Olicity” fans. As one of the hottest couples on the CW and DCTV Universe, Oliver and Felicity have been more off than on over the last few seasons. Lack of communication, trust issues, and the inability to let the past go caused Oliver and Felicity to drift further and further apart. Still, despite their differences, Oliver and Felicity maintained a connection that spoke to their deep feelings for each other. Like...

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Coffee Shop Movie Review – An Uncomplicated Romantic Comedy

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. Donavan Turner is a small town girl who runs an eponymous coffee shop. She specializes in matching people to their perfect cup of coffee. However, Donavan is not so great at finding her own perfect match. As a result, she approaches romance from an analytical point of view rather than an open heart. For good reason because once upon a time, Donovan though she had it all. Instead, heartbroken, she threw herself into running her coffee shop instead. Yet, when...

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Havencross Book Review – A Lovely Regency Romance

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. (I received a free copy of Havencross from Covenant Communications to write an honest review on The Silver Petticoat Review. I was not financially compensated for this post and all opinions are my own.) From the publisher: When a shocking scandal involving her father spreads through London society, Elaine Cardinham and her parents are forced to retreat to their country home in Cornwall for refuge. But Havencross is no sanctuary for Elaine. She is haunted by the mysterious disappearance of...

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The Gold Seer Trilogy Book Review – A Sweeping Historical Fantasy

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. In Rae Carson’s series, The Gold Seer Trilogy, she combines the romantic rugged beauty of the Wild West with elements of magic and fantasy. The trilogy begins with Walk on Earth a Stranger. It continues in Like a River Glorious. The final installment, released on October 10, is Into the Bright Unknown. Leah “Lee” Westfall’s life takes a violent turn when she discovers her beloved parents murdered. Disguising herself as a boy, Lee runs away and heads to California to...

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Thousand Pieces of Gold Movie Review – An Unsettling Film of Perseverance

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. Thousand Pieces of Gold tells the true story of Lalu Nathoy, a young woman sold into marriage by her impoverished father in late 19th century China. A slave trader, Jim (Dennis Dun) brings Lalu to the U.S. They develop feelings for each other. Although conflicted, Jim fulfills his professional obligation to deliver Lalu to Hong King (Michael Paul Chan), a saloon owner in a rough Idaho mining town. Refusing to participate in Hong King’s plan to make her into an...

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Hunting Prince Dracula Book Review – A Chilling & Haunting Gothic Tale

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. Audrey Rose Wadsworth is back in another thrilling novel of intrigue, mystery, and romance! After the devastating events in Stalking Jack the Ripper, Audrey Rose escapes London for the snow-capped mountains of Romania. Accompanied by the ever-charming yet exasperating, Thomas Cresswell, Audrey Rose heads for one of Europe’s best schools in forensic medicine. Located in a remote castle once home to the legendary Vlad the Impaler, Audrey Rose soon finds herself in the middle of another murder case. With her...

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Saving Shadow Book Review: A Delightful Regency Romance

32SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. (I received a free copy of Saving Shadow from the author Laura Beers to write an honest review on The Silver Petticoat Review. I was not financially compensated for this post and all opinions are my own.) Saving Shadow introduces Lady Elizabeth Beckett, the headstrong and independent daughter of the Duke of Remington. She also happens to be one of the top agents for the Crown, her true identity hidden behind her code name: Shadow. Eliza’s photographic memory makes her the...

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Stalking Jack the Ripper Book Review – A Thrilling Gothic Tale

18SHARESShare on FacebookShare on TwitterSubscribeShare on PinterestShare on TumblrShare on Google+LinkedinWhatsappDiggRedditStumbleuponXingMailYummly We may receive a small commission if you purchase an item using an affiliate link on this post. When we first meet Audrey Rose Wadsworth, she is cutting into a dead body. With her uncle peering over her shoulder, she makes a perfect Y incision into the cadaver and then proceeds to split the cadaver’s rib cage apart. As an apprentice to her Uncle, Audrey Rose studies the dead. She delves into their remains to decipher clues on the manner of their death. In almost any other novel, this would not be so unusual. However, this is 1888...

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