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Review: Good With His Hands

Review: Good With His Hands
Good With His Hands by Lucy Felthouse
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 1 hr 6 mins.
🔥Steamy content!🔥

Good with His Hands by Lucy Felthouse is an erotic short story about a rambler whose country walk throws her into the path of a rugged park ranger.
Lucy Felthouse's saucy short stories are often delightfully British in essence, and her female characters feel much more genuine than the many similar tales of perfectly sculpted and spray-tanned women which tend to dominate the genre. It was refreshing to have the protagonists use protec…
Throwback Thursday Review: Flash of Darkness

Throwback Thursday Review: Flash of Darkness

Flash of Darkness by Toneye Eyenot.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 49 mins.

Flash of Darkness is a wickedly entertaining collection of short (flash fiction) horror stories.

The vision of hell laid out in the first story is an interesting one that I hope the author, Toneye Eyenot, revisits. Th…
Throwback Thursday Review: How to Steal a Highlander

Throwback Thursday Review: How to Steal a Highlander

How to Steal a Highlander by Olivia Norem.
My rating: 2 of 5 stars ⭐⭐
Duration: 8 hrs 55 mins.

How to Steal a Highlander is a time-travelling romance about an independent American cat-burglar who falls for a handsome seventeenth-century Scottish Highlander.
I really liked the premise, and instantly …
Review: The Devil You Know

Review: The Devil You Know

The Devil You Know by Sophia Holloway
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 10 hrs 21 mins.

The Devil You Know is a traditional Regency romance by Sophia Holloway. A confirmed Rake, neither the Earl of Ledbury nor his reluctant new bride are expecting that their marriage of convenience will lead to…
We've Had A Facelift

We've Had A Facelift

If you've visited the blog in the couple of months since its launch, you will have noticed that the site wasn't very intuitive to navigate and there were a fair few wonky bits held together with sellotape and crossed fingers.

After several weeks of blood, sweat, tears, and copious quantiti…
A sneaky peek!

A sneaky peek!

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There have been lots of changes going on behind the scenes at MLHT of late. The biggest, flashiest, and most infuriating of which is the new website, which should launch very soon so keep checking back!

The new site should make it easier for people to see the recently-…
Review: The Lovers

Review: The Lovers

The Lovers by Irina Shapiro.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration 14 hrs 34 mins.

The Lovers is the first book in Irina Shapiro's 'Echoes from the Past' series, which follows respected archaeologist Dr Quinn Allenby as she uncovers the secrets of times gone by. Quinn is uniquely qualifi…
Throwback Thursday Review: Peas & Queues

Throwback Thursday Review: Peas & Queues

Peas & Queues: The Minefield of Modern Manners by Sandi Toksvig.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 25 mins.

Although not particularly enlightening, Peas and Queues was sweet and entertaining. Ostensibly a book about contemporary etiquette, it is really a charming guide to moving poli…
Throwback Thursday Review: Fascinating Footnotes from History

Throwback Thursday Review: Fascinating Footnotes from History

Fascinating Footnotes from History by Giles Milton.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration 12 hrs 36 mins.

Fascinating Footnotes from History is an interesting collection of historical facts and anecdotes, but one which I felt rather let down by as I had expected the facts to be obscure tidbits that d…
Throwback Thursday Review: Best Foot Forward

Throwback Thursday Review: Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward by Adam Hills.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Audiobook Duration: 8 hrs 8 mins.

Though I was hoping for a little more about his personal life rather than just his journey into standup, Adam Hills' book, Best Foot Forward, was still funny, warm, engaging, and full of his tradema…
Review: The Freedman: Tales From a Revolution - North-Carolina

Review: The Freedman: Tales From a Revolution - North-Carolina

The Freedman: Tales From a Revolution - North-Carolina by Lars D.H. Hedbor.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 5 hrs 19 mins.

The Freedman by Lars D H Hedbor is the story of 'Jupiter' Calabar, a former slave who was cast out from the plantation he had worked since childhood. Separated fr…
Review: On Her High Horse

Review: On Her High Horse

On Her High Horse by Lucy Felthouse.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 1 hr 46 mins.
🔥Steamy content!🔥

On Her High Horse by Lucy Felthouse is an erotic short story which centres around handsome veterinarian Brett Coulson and haughty stable-owner Samantha Hanson-Bishop. The young vet has been w…
Review: Dreadful Company

Review: Dreadful Company

Dreadful Company by Vivian Shaw.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 11 hrs 22 mins.

Dreadful Company is the delightful sequel to Strange Practice, the first book in the Greta Helsing series by Vivian Shaw. Greta is a fairly ordinary doctor, but her patients are far more unusual. Treating London&…
Throwback Thursday Review: Wyrd Sisters

Throwback Thursday Review: Wyrd Sisters

Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 14 hrs 44 mins.

Wyrd Sisters is the 6th book in Pratchett's extraordinary Discworld series, and the 2nd book of the Witches strand within it. The Witches' stories are one of my favourite Discworld subseries, and there&#…
Review: One Wicked Kiss

Review: One Wicked Kiss

One Wicked Kiss by Dawn Brower.
My rating: 2 of 5 stars ⭐⭐
Duration: 1 hr 20 mins.

One Wicked Kiss by Dawn Brower is a Regency romance which declares itself from the very first moments to be of my favourite kind, with its series subtitle 'Bluestockings Defying Rogues'. There's little I l…