Smoke and Gold by Pauline Suett Barbieri

Did Count St Germain, a European courtier and brilliant alchemist die in 1784 or had he discovered the secret to eternal life? In 1967 a Parisian, named Richard Chanfray appeared on TV apparently changing lead to gold and claiming to be Count St Germain. This mysterious figure weaves in and out of the life ofContinue reading “Smoke and Gold by Pauline Suett Barbieri”

When Doves Fly by Lauren Gregory

Here is a book which takes us back to the Wild West we used to see in old movies, where men are tough and uncouth and women are there for their pleasure.  Into this setting comes Lily Wright, running away from abuse and tragedy, looking for a new life in a boomtown during the goldContinue reading “When Doves Fly by Lauren Gregory”

Teaser Tuesday #TuesdayBookBlog

Teaser Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of A Daily Rhythm. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: • Grab your current read • Open to a random page • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!Continue reading “Teaser Tuesday #TuesdayBookBlog”


Welcome to my Friday Five Challenge (Original idea from Rosie Amber at To join in with the #FridayFiveChallenge please read the rules at the bottom of the page Yesterday I received an email of suggested books to purchase on an historical theme.  The picture on the book below appealed to me as well asContinue reading “#FridayFiveChallenge”