Cover: Milady

Review: Milady

Milady by Laura L. Sullivan Berkley Books, 2019.  Paperback, 384 pages. Milday is an ambitious novel that attempts to tell the story of Milday de Winter, the servant of Cardinal Richelieu and nemesis of d’Artagnan in The Three Musketeers.  It’s summary shows that it aims to tell the well-known story from the main female character’s viewpoint.…

Cover: Only Woman in the Room

Review: The Only Woman in the Room

The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict Sourcebook Landmark, 2019.  Hardcover, 256 pages. Opening in Vienna, readers are greated to actress Hedy Kiesler performing on stage.  However, soon readers are taken into the personal live of the actress later knows to the world as Hedy Lamarr.  It’s an era of rising anti-semitism and…