Category Archives: Novella Reviews

Quiet Resistance by David Bridger

I’m a fan of David Bridger’s storytelling, and he hasn’t let me down yet. Still, I approached this novella a little tentatively after I read something he said about it being a response to the current political situation. I trust … Continue reading

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The October Man by Ben Aaronovitch

I have fallen behind on the series, but this novella reminded me why I became a fan of Aaronovitch after reading the first book in this series. The October Man is a police procedural written in a matter-of-fact, dry style … Continue reading

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The Governess Affair by Courtney Milan

This novella contains all that is good about historical romance. While many focus on the upper class and nobility, The Governess Affair stars a coal miner’s son turned pugilist who is using a frivolous duke’s penchant to gamble as a … Continue reading

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Totally Starcross’d by S.D. Wasley

This is a delightfully modern look at Romeo and Juliet. Romilly and Julian meet as strangers at a political debate. They discover much in common, including their political outlooks, but she doesn’t know he’s the son of the conservative candidate … Continue reading

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Mistletoe in Montana by Belle Calhoune

For those of you missing the holidays already, here is a lovely Christmas novella with a surprising amount of character development. There wasn’t space to really delve into their transformations, but the author did a wonderful job of showing what … Continue reading

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