About Trish

Wife & Mom, part-time Chiropractic Assistant, Costumer, and avid table top Role-player/GM. Strong interest in history and historic fiction. Is totally loving the Steampunk movement.

Here are my most recent posts

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Song of the Dragon by Tracy Hickman

12 August 2012 Trish 4

I really wanted to like Song of the Dragon by Tracy Hickman. I was a big fan of the Dragonlance series and I was excited to read it, but I was terribly disappointed. Drakis returns from the War of the Nineth Throne — the last of the great dwarven wars — […]

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Naked in Death by J.D. Robb

14 July 2012 Trish 5

Every time I mentioned LE to my Mother-In-Law, she would start to talk about Nora Roberts’ (aka J.D. Robb) “In Death” series. Then I got jury duty and needed to take a paperback since they wouldn’t allow e-readers at the courthouse, so I borrowed the first of the series, Naked in […]

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Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter by AE Moorat

2 May 2012 Trish 1

I couldn’t finish Queen Victoria: Demon Hunter. Actually I barely got into the story, but by the third fight scene I realized that I did not possess the constitution to finish this book. There were many staff at Kensington Palace, fulfilling many roles; a man who was employed to catch […]

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Grave Dance by Kalayna Price

1 May 2012 Trish 1

As soon as I finished Grave Witch, I had to get my hands on Grave Dance. This sequel left me on the edge of my seat drooling over the yummy man candy and wanting more. Whoever said dead men tell no tales obviously never met Alex Craft. After a month spent […]

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A Knight’s Persuasion by Catherine Kean

30 April 2012 Trish 2

A Knight’s Persuasion is a sweet story of love, misunderstanding and courtly obligations in a rich medieval setting. When Edouard de Lanceau, son of Moydenshire’s great Lord Geoffrey de Lanceau, finds an unconscious wounded woman lying in a river, he’s shocked to recognize Lady Juliana de Greyne, to whom he was once […]

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The Third Section by Jasper Kent

6 October 2011 Trish 1

Sex, War, Intrigue & Vampires: A combination for a captivating story that spans generations and Jasper Kent’s Third Section has them all. The third novel in Jasper Kent’s enthralling, chilling and acclaimed historical vampire sequence — The Danilov Quintet. Russia 1855. After forty years of peace in Europe, war rages. […]

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The Rift Walker by Clay & Susan Griffith

28 August 2011 Trish 0

Clay and Susan can really take you on a good ride. The Rift Walker picks up right where The Greyfriar left off, in the steampunk world dominated by the war between Vampires & Humans. Princess Adele struggles with a life of marriage and obligation as her Equatorian Empire and their […]

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The Curious Case of the Clockwork Man by M. Hodder

16 July 2011 Trish 1

Mesmerism, Fairies, and Zombies, OH MY! Not usually what I think of with a Steampunk story, but somehow Mark Hodder blends all these things into his version of the Arthurian world. It’s done in such a way that it makes sense in the world that’s getting further and further away […]

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The Mysterious Lady Law by R. Appleton

29 May 2011 Trish 0

Lady Law, a brilliant investigator or a beautiful, arrogant fraud? At first I thought that I couldn’t possibly cheer on such a pompous, arrogant woman, then I realized that she wasn’t going to be a protagonist. Once I realized this (after 3 chapters), I could finally finish The Mysterious Lady […]

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The Second Glass of Absinthe by M. Black

10 May 2011 Trish 0

I had just finished The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack by Mark Hodder, I was looking for another cool steampunk story.  Tor had Michelle Black’s The Second Glass of Absinthe listed in one of their newsletter and checking out the author’s Steampunky Blog, I was excited to start it. […]