Review: The Desperate Duke

Review: The Desperate Duke

The Desperate Duke by Sheri Cobb South.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 5 hrs 52 mins.

The Desperate Duke, Weaver book 4 by Sheri Cobb South is a sweet, clean, period romance guaranteed to have a happy ending. When poor, gentle Daphne finds herself tangled with a wayward Duke, the connection c…
Review: Mistress Grim

Review: Mistress Grim

Mistress Grim by Jane Redd.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 4 hrs 19 mins

Mistress Grim by Jane Redd (aka Heather B. Moore) is a paranormal fantasy about duty, honour, family, sacrifice, and love.
Audible Summary: The Mistress of Death discovers that hearts never truly die. The Grim Reaper has…
Review: An Infamous Betrayal

Review: An Infamous Betrayal

An Infamous Betrayal: A Regency Cozy by Lynn Messina.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7hrs 50mins.

An Infamous Betrayal, Beatrice Hyde-Clare Mysteries Book 3 by Lynn Messina is a lively, cosy mystery series set in Regency England.
Confirmed spinster and unapologetic bluestocking Beatrice Hyd…
Review: The Tree: Tales From a Revolution

Review: The Tree: Tales From a Revolution

The Tree: Tales From a Revolution - New-Hampshire by Lars D.H. Hedbor.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 5 hrs 11 mins.

The Tree, Tales from a Revolution: New-Hampshire by Lars D. H. Hedbor is a coming-of-age story, not only of an orphaned boy but of his country. With rebellion and revolution s…
Review: A Quiet Life In The Country

Review: A Quiet Life In The Country

A Quiet Life In The Country by T E Kinsey.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 43 mins.

A Quiet Life in the Country - A Lady Hardcastle Mystery, Book 1 by T. E. Kinsey is a cosy mystery with a lot of character and an incorrigible sense of humour.
Lady Emily Hardcastle is an eccentric widow w…
Review: Her Stern Doctor

Review: Her Stern Doctor

Her Stern Doctor by Morganna Williams.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 2 hrs 23 mins 🔥Steamy Content!🔥
Her Stern Doctor by Morganna Williams is an erotic short story with a very explicit and uncompromising kink.
Nurse Kendra Jacoby has heard plenty of rumours about Dr Derek Malcom and they …
AudiobookSYNC 2019 - May/June

AudiobookSYNC 2019 - May/June

AudiobookSYNC is back! The summer program aimed at supplying audiobooks free of charge to teens is into its second month already! There have been some great audiobooks so far, so let's take a look at the audiobooks that are coming up for May/June.
Each summer AudioFile release two audiobooks p…
Another Way to Read

Another Way to Read

This week, LitHub.com published a great article by Academy Gothic author James Tate Hill. In the article, Audiobooks: The Past, Present, and Future of Another Way to Read, James Tate Hill Offers a Brief History of Recorded Matter, Hill outlines audiobooks' origins as an aid to the blind and in…
Review: Multi-Orgasmic

Review: Multi-Orgasmic

Multi-Orgasmic: a Collection of Erotic Short Stories by Lucy Felthouse
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 6 hrs 12 mins.
🔥Steamy Content!🔥

Multi-Orgasmic by Lucy Felthouse is an anthology of erotic flash fiction and short stories.
One of the things I enjoyed most about this book is how unpreten…
Review: Under the Paw

Review: Under the Paw

Under the Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man by Tom Cox.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 6 hrs 35 mins.

Under the Paw: Confessions of a Cat Man by Tom Cox is part memoir and part Ode to a Cat. A biography of sorts told through the author's history of befriending moggies, we get to know Tom as…
Review: Bunburry 1, Murder at the Mousetrap

Review: Bunburry 1, Murder at the Mousetrap

Bunburry - Murder at the Mousetrap: A Cosy Mystery Series. Episode 1 by Helena Marchmont.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 3 hrs 29 mins.

Murder at the Mousetrap, Bunburry: A Cosy Mystery Series Book 1 by Olga Wojtas (writing under her pseudonym Helena Marchmont) is a gentle crime novella set …
Review: Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series: Box Set 1

Review: Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series: Box Set 1

Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series: Books 1-3 by Mona Marple.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 10 hrs 19 mins.

A Waterfell Tweed Cozy Mystery Series, Box Set 1: books 1-3 by Mona Marple is a charming mystery series set in a quaint little village bookshop/cafe called Books & Bakes. Owner Sa…
Competition: The Audible Listening Bundle Comp returns!

Competition: The Audible Listening Bundle Comp returns!

The Audible UK 'Ultimate Listening Bundle' competition is back again! From Sunday 5th My until 10am GMT on Sunday 12th May, any audiobook that members buy with cash or credits will give you an entry into the prize draw. I always look forward to this competition because the prizes are great …
Review: A Scandalous Request

Review: A Scandalous Request

A Scandalous Request by Micki Miller.
My rating: 3 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 53 mins.

Summary: A Scandalous Request by Micki Miller is a Regency romance set against a background of scandal and intrigue. After fleeing her lecherous Brother-in-Law Rose finds solace in a marriage of convenience, …
AudiobookSYNC 2019 - April/May

AudiobookSYNC 2019 - April/May

AudiobookSYNC is back! The summer program aimed at supplying audiobooks free of charge to teens starts up again this week, and the first books are available to download now. 
Each summer AudioFile release two audiobooks per week, to be downloaded for free and then played using the Overdrive app fo…
Review: A Scandalous Deception: A Regency Cozy

Review: A Scandalous Deception: A Regency Cozy

A Scandalous Deception: A Regency Cozy by Lynn Messina.
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 7 hrs 21 mins.

A Scandalous Deception by Lynn Messina is the second book in a series of cosy Regency mysteries featuring inquisitive bluestocking, Beatrice Hyde-Clare, and the imposing Damien Matlock, Duk…
Review: Shadow Magic

Review: Shadow Magic

Shadow Magic by Nazri Noor.
My rating:  4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration 7 hrs 35 mins.

Shadow Magic by Nazri Noor is the first book in the Darkling Mage series, a supernatural adventure which introduces us to thief-turned-mage Dustin 'Dust' Graves. We meet Dustin as he is beginning to come to ter…
Throwback Thursday Review: Watched: A Sinfully Erotic Short Story

Throwback Thursday Review: Watched: A Sinfully Erotic Short Story

Watched: A Sinfully Erotic Short Story by Lexi Lovelock.
My rating: 1 of 5 stars ⭐
Duration: 19 mins.
🔥Steamy content!🔥

Watched is a VERY explicit short story about alfresco intimacy and voyeurism by Lexi Lovelock.
When writing erotic stories it can be tricky to create a scene that has broad appe…
25 Great Audiobooks for Kids

25 Great Audiobooks for Kids

Today was International Children's Book Day, and to celebrate I'd like to share my top 25 audiobooks for children and families. Many of these were favourites from my own childhood, and others I have listened to more recently. Several of them I still own on cassette with the hope of transfe…
Throwback Thursday Review: Good Omens

Throwback Thursday Review: Good Omens

Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
My rating: 5 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 12 hrs 33 mins (Unabridged)
4 hrs 19 mins (Full Cast Drama)

With trailers out for the new TV miniseries - due to air on Amazon Prime on the 31st May 2019 -…
Review: A Bride for Nathan

Review: A Bride for Nathan

A Bride for Nathan by Barbara Goss
My rating: 2 of 5 stars ⭐⭐
Duration: 3 hrs 40 mins

A Bride for Nathan is a historical romance set in nineteenth century America. Civil War soldier, Nathan, is critically injured in battle and agrees to a "marriage by proxy" to ensure that his daughter, Be…
Review: The Secret Life of the Owl

Review: The Secret Life of the Owl

The Secret Life of the Owl by John Lewis-Stempel
My rating: 4 of 5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Duration: 1 hr 51 mins

The Secret Life of the Owl Is a wonderful audiobook by John Lewis-Stempel, charting the owl's place in history, Mythology, and nature.
'Dusk is filling the valley. It is the time of the gloam…
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 ar…
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!

Follow my blog with Bloglovin

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…