Book Review: Last Call at the Nightingale by Katharine Schellman

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Title: Last Call at the Nightingale Author: Katharine Schellman Publisher: Minotaur Books Publication date: June 7, 2022 Genre: Mystery One Sentence Summary: When Vivian accidentally spots a dead body in the alley outside her favorite speakeasy, everyone starts to think she knows more than she does, leading her straight into danger. Overall Last Call at the … Continue reading Book Review: Last Call at the Nightingale by Katharine Schellman

Book Highlight: The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley

Title: The Kingdoms Author: Natasha Pulley Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Publication Date: May 25, 2021 Genre: Historical Fantasy For fans of The 7 ½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle and David Mitchell, a genre bending, time twisting alternative history that asks whether it's worth changing the past to save the future, even if it costs you everyone you've ever loved.Joe … Continue reading Book Highlight: The Kingdoms by Natasha Pulley

Book Review: The Mad Girls of New York by Maya Rodale

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Title: The Mad Girls of New York (A Nellie Bly Novel #1) Author: Maya Rodale Publisher: Berkley Publication date: April 26, 2022 Genre: Historical Fiction One Sentence Summary: It's the late 1880s and women journalists are a rare breed, but Nellie Bly dreams of joining the ranks of male journalists by risking her life and sanity … Continue reading Book Review: The Mad Girls of New York by Maya Rodale

Book Review: Love & Saffron by Kim Fay

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Title: Love & Saffron Author: Kim Fay Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons Publication date: February 8, 2022 Genre: Women's Fiction One Sentence Summary: When Joan sends a fan letter to a columnist, the older Imogen, the two start a friendship fueled by their shared love of food. Overall Love & Saffron is a beautiful, heartwarming novel … Continue reading Book Review: Love & Saffron by Kim Fay

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – January 19, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – January 19, 2022

Author Interview: Kerry Chaput, author of Daughter of the King

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The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Kerry Chaput! Her historical fiction novel Daughter of the King is set in 1660s France and Canada and offers a story of love and faith . Title: Daughter of the King Author: Kerry Chaput Publisher: Black Rose Writing Publication date: December 16, 2021 Genre: Historical Fiction La Rochelle, … Continue reading Author Interview: Kerry Chaput, author of Daughter of the King

Guest Post: Strange Karma by Willow Healy

Guest Post: Strange Karma by Willow Healy, an historical thriller

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to welcome author Willow Healy! She is the author of the historical thriller Strange Karma, which is set in the past and the present and surrounds the question of who climbed Mount Everest first. Title: Strange Karma Author: Willow Healy Publisher: Booklocker,com, Inc. Publication date: August 13, 2020 Genre: Historical Thriller The Inspiration Behind Strange … Continue reading Guest Post: Strange Karma by Willow Healy

Book Review: The Angel of Bishopsgate by Eloise Reuben

Book Review: The Angel of Bishopsgate by Eloise Reuben, Book 1 in the historical Darker Cities trilogy

Title: The Angel of Bishopsgate (Book 1 in the Darker Cities Trilogy) Author: Eloise Reuben Publisher: Self-published Publication date: February 19, 2019 Genre: Thriller, Historical Fiction One Sentence Summary: When Tessie is targeted by the villainous Angel of Bishopsgate because of the mother she is estranged from, and torn away from her husband Finn, the young couple will do everything … Continue reading Book Review: The Angel of Bishopsgate by Eloise Reuben

Novel Excerpt: Blood and Silver by Vali Benson

The Lily Cafe is thrilled to present author Vali Benson and her historical novel Blood and Silver! Title: Blood and Silver Author: Vali Benson Publisher: Tellwell Talent Publication date: April 2, 2020 Genre: Historical Fiction What is a twelve year old girl to do when she finds herself in the silver boom town of Tombstone, Arizona, in 1880, and … Continue reading Novel Excerpt: Blood and Silver by Vali Benson

Book Review: Athena’s Champion by David Hair and Cath Mayo

Title: Athena's Champion Author: David Hair and Cath Mayo Publisher: Canelo Adventure Publication date: November 8, 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Summary: Prince Odysseus of Ithaca travels with his family to Pythos to be anointed as his father's successor. It was supposed to be simple and straightforward. However, the words that leave the Pythia's mouth … Continue reading Book Review: Athena’s Champion by David Hair and Cath Mayo