Fruit of the Drunken Tree

Thank you to the lovely people at Doubleday Books for my copy of Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras.  All thoughts and images are my own.


Title: Fruit of the Drunken Tree
Author: Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Genre: Fiction
Pub date: July 31, 2018
Read if you like: stories of badass, very human women, set against a powerfully dramatic backdrop. Continue reading

A Most Extraordinary Pursuit

Thank you to the team at Berkley Pub for gifting me this copy of A Most Extraordinary Pursuit by Juliana Gray.  All thoughts and images are my own.

Synopsis: (as told by the back of the book)

February 1906.  As the personal secretary of the recently departed Duke of Olympia – and a woman of scrupulous character – Miss Emmeline Rose Truelove never expected her duties to involve steaming through the Mediterranean on a private yacht under the prodigal eye of one Lord Silverton, the most charmingly corrupt bachelor in London.  But here they are, improperly bound on a quest to find the duke’s enigmatic heir, current whereabouts unknown. Continue reading