Historical Fiction · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo

Li Lan is a young girl from a good, bankrupt family. She soon learns that she her reclusive father left her with few marriage prospects. Then one of the Lim family’s women contacts her with a proposal. Marry her dead son in exchange for security. Li Lan and her grandmother are horrified by this offer. Her ghostly stalker haunts her, dragging her into the affairs of the afterlife. As she discovers dark secrets, she has to escape cold, ghostly clutches.

Modern Fantasy · Review

Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian

Vera Nazarian’s Cobweb Bride, set in a fantastical land, is about Death ceasing his function until his Cobweb Bride is found. Synopsis from Goodreads: Many are called… She alone can save the world and become Death’s bride. Cobweb Bride is a history-flavored fantasy novel with romantic elements of the Persephone myth, about Death’s ultimatum to… Continue reading Cobweb Bride by Vera Nazarian

Historical Fiction · Review · Young Adult

The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby

The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby is a book that takes place in history. It is about Erzebet, a countess who used beautiful women’s blood to increase her own beauty. It was through a black magic ritual. This is what the inside cover says: Countess Erzebet Bizecka appears to have everything a young noblewoman… Continue reading The Blood Confession by Alisa M. Libby

Historical Fiction · Modern Fantasy · Review

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery

The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery was published in 2005. I just finished reading it. Sorry about the spoilers. The cover jacket says: This is the story of Isabelle of France, born heir to the throne, and the mystery of one man who enters her life at several key moments, becoming her icon, her soul’s… Continue reading The Crown Rose by Fiona Avery