ARC Reviews


The Black Knight's Captive (The FitzRam Family Dynasty #1) by Anna Markland. Historical Romance Release & ARC Review.

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Dieter Von Wolfenberg burns to rid his homeland of the tyrannical Holy Roman Emperor. A plot to kidnap the Emperor’s wife goes awry and her English lady in waiting is stolen away instead.
When the daughter of King Henry I is betrothed to the Holy Roman Emperor, Blythe FitzRam is forced to travel to the foreign court to serve her mistress. Isolated and disdainful of all things German, she is nevertheless drawn to her captor.


Dieter Von Wolfenburg is a Saxon nobleman engaged in the fight against a tyrannical Emperor. This is a war torn episode in European history.  The Roman empire is still trying to regain control.  Our hero is just trying to protect his people.
Lady Blythe FizRam is one of the ladies in waiting to the child betrothed to a foreign noble who sees himself as the next Emperor of Rome.  Our heroine didn't want to follow her mistress abroad but couldn't get out of it.  
There is a lot of of political intrigue and adventure ahead for our characters.  The nobles of the time often had no say in what they or their families had to do.  Betrothing children to a foreign noble was common. 
This story is as usual for this author, full of fascinating history and believable characters. If you have read any of her books before you might recognize the family a the heart of this one.  A marvelous story that will draw you in from the first page to the last.  
I loved it.


I’m a Canadian author with a keen interest in genealogy. I write medieval romance about family honour, ancestry, and roots. My novels are intimate love stories full of passion and adventure.

Passion conquers whatever obstacles a hostile medieval world can throw in its path. My page-turning adventures have earned me a place on Amazon’s All-Star list.

Besides writing, I have two addictions-crosswords and genealogy, probably the reason I love research. I am a fool for cats. My husband is an entrepreneur who is fond of boasting he’s never had a job.

I live on Canada’s scenic west coast now, but I was born and raised in the UK and I love breathing life into the history of my homeland.

Samantha ( Ink-Fusions #2) by Penny Anglene. MC Romance Release & Giveaway.

Title: Samantha
Series: Ink-Fusions Book 2
Author: Penny Anglene
Genre: MC Romance, Contemporary, Standalone
Release Date: January 27, 2020
Abandoned at an orphanage as an infant, not allowed to be adopted out, I’ve always craved family, to belong. My life was about fighting and scratching for everything I wanted or needed. Seeing him, knowing he was what I wanted, I pursued him but why do I keep pushing him away when I know he is it for me. Trust is a big issue for me, If I can’t trust him, I’m going to lose him. With a life of hardships, it makes trust nearly impossible.
I watched her through windows and stalked her. She didn’t even know it. Then I introduced myself in the most unconventional way. Samantha is it for me. Now to make her see it. Then everything went to shit, it exploded all around us. Although I didn’t lie to her, omitting the truth was just as bad. What can I do to show her it’s not always like this. I need to make her see that I would love her unconditionally if she would just stop running.

Opaque Melodies, by Natalie Bennett. Dark Psychological Romance Release.

Title: Opaque Melodies
Author: Natalie Bennett
Genre: Dark Psychological Romance
Release Date: January 30, 2020

Alaric Schuyler.
He's enigmatic, cocky, and my new brother-in-law.
With eyes the color of cerulean blue and a smile so beautifully devious he could entice the devil to do his bidding, I should have known to stay far, far away from him.
One night changed everything between us.
He's become the star of my nightmares, always lurking in the shadows.
I've become his muse, a possession he won't let go of.
One esoteric melody at a time, he awakens my demons'.
Lucid dreams and sick fantasies show him being the death of me.
And the more time I spend in a reality where sanity has ceased to exist, I find myself wanting nothing more.


With a penchant for (writing) villainous immoral men, and a tendency to deviate away from traditional happily ever afters, Natalie Bennett is an international bestselling author of twisted and unconventional love stories.
When she's not slaying words she's somewhere in the sunshine state, happily taking life one curve-ball at a time.