CAFE READS: GUARDIAN OF THE VISION, by Irene Radford

If you love big historical fantasies, Irene Radford’s Pendragon novels should be on your radar.  Radford has created a style that has echoes of the way her period characters would have thought and written, without interfering with the understanding of a modern audience.

One thing you can count on in this book is character change and growth.

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BVC Announces An Illusion of Love by Patricia Rice

An Illusion of Love School of Magic 3 by Patricia Rice Apparently lacking the psychic ability of her Malcolm father’s gifted British family, Azmin Dougall feels like a pigeon in a family of peacocks. Returning to her ancestral home of … Continue reading

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BVC Announces A Bewitching Governess by Patricia Rice

A Bewitching Governess School of Magic 2 by Patricia Rice Lady Olivia Malcolm Hargreaves is a viscountess, a widow, a governess, the adopted mother of a disabled toddler–but above all else, she is a survivor. When the father of the … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Lessons in Enchantment by Patricia Rice

Lessons in Enchantment School of Magic 1 by Patricia Rice The daughter of an earl, Lady Phoebe Malcolm Duncan has the ability to talk to animals. She longs to be a veterinarian, but education requires more coin than she possesses. … Continue reading

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BVC Announces Evergreen by Marissa Doyle

Evergreen by Marissa Doyle A deadly power walks the forest…but a worse one stalks her. It’s 1901–a brave new century–and seventeen-year-old Grace Boisvert thinks it’s high time to forget that she’s a dryad; being able to talk to trees just … Continue reading

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Katharine Eliska Kimbriel’s Night Calls series

Once in a while I find out I’ve missed something important in the book world, some classic that’s been out forever that I somehow never noticed when it was first published, something that turns out to be wonderful. Then once in a very great while I find something I wish I’d read thirty years before it was ever published.

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