Review: ‘Til Death Do Us Part by Amanda Quick

til death do us partReviewed by Janell

This is a fun Victorian romance with a twisty murder mystery. Calista and her brother inherited a big, fancy house, but they don’t have the means to keep it running. For income, Calista holds weekly salons where like-minded people might meet each other. It’s not a matchmaking service, and she’s definitely not setting innocent young women in the paths of predatory men. However, if some attendees happen to fall in love, all the better.

Trevor’s sister attends these salons, and he thinks they’re a bunch of malarky, so he sets out to investigate. While he’s eventually convinced that Calista’s business is legit, he also discovers that Calista is being targeted with creepy gifts, and Trevor takes it upon himself to help her. [Read more…]

Review: The Perfect Poison by Amanda Quick

perfect poisonReviewed by Janell

For my next foray into borrowed paperbacks, I read my first ever Jayne Ann Krentz book (Amanda Quick is a pen name). First to my adult knowledge, that is; it’s possible that I read one in my murky past of random books, but it didn’t stick. You know what? She’s a pretty good writer! Who knew? Besides the millions of people who’ve already read her, I mean. [Read more…]