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Historical Fiction Book Review: All My Secrets

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About the Book Title: All My Secrets   Author: Lynn Austin   Genre: Historical Fiction   Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers   Release Date: February 6 , 2 02 4 Click here to purchase a copy of this novel.   Publisher's Book Description “Bestselling author Lynn Austin returns with a luminous work of historical fiction set amid the opulence of Gilded Age New York, where three generations of women in one family must reckon with the choices they have made and their hopes for the future.     New York, 1898. The only thing more shocking than Arthur Stanhope III’s unexpected death is the revelation that his will bestows his company―and most of the vast fortune that goes with it―to the nearest male heir, leaving his mother, wife, and daughter nearly impoverished . His widow, Sylvia, quickly realizes she must set aside her grief to ensure their daughter, Adelaide, is launched into society as soon as the appropriate mourning period passes. If Sylvia can find a wealthy husband for Ad

Historical Romance Book Review: Calling on the Matchmaker

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About the Book Title: Calling on the Match maker   Series: A Shanahan Match , Book 1   Author: J ody Hedlund   Genre: Historical Roman ce   Publisher: Bethany House Publishers   Release Date: December 12 , 2 02 3 Click here to purchase a copy of this novel. Publisher's Book Description “ Haunted by the death of her sister, Finola Shanahan has resolved that she's not worthy of a family of her own and c ommit s to spending her days caring for immigran ts in the slu ms. When Finola sabotages yet another unwanted relationship her parents arranged for her, her father calls upon the local Irish matchmaker, who pairs her with successful wagonmaker Riley Rafferty. Finola quickly realizes her usual tricks won't work on him, however, as she cannot outsmart or outwit the dashing, determined, and daring man.     A candidate in the St. Louis mayoral election, Riley is confident a union with the wealthy Shanahan family will help solidify his chances of winning--and even more a

Historical Fiction Book Review: To Spark a Match

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About the Book Title: To Spark a Match   Series: The Matchmakers , Book 2   Author: Jen Turano   Genre: Historical Roman ce   Publisher: Bethany House Publishers   Release Date: November 14 , 2 02 3 Click here to purchase a copy of this novel.   Publisher's Book Description “After five unsuccessful Seasons on the marriage mart, Miss Adelaide Duveen has resigned herself to the notion that she's destined to remain a spinster forever--a rather dismal prospect, but one that will allow her to concentrate on her darling cats and books. However, when she inadvertently stumbles upon Mr. Gideon Abbott engaged in a clandestine activity during a dinner party, Adelaide finds herself thrust into a world of intrigue that resembles the plots in the spy novels she devours.     Former intelligence agent Gideon Abbott feels responsible for Adelaide after society threatens to banish her because of the distraction she caused to save his investigation. Hoping to return the favor, he turns