The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

  Benjamin Lewis has created a life for himself as one of the most respected silversmiths and engravers in New York City. For Benjamin, his work is his passion and he has never sought out companionship beyond the close ties of family. Stumbling across dresses sew by his late mother, however, reawakens painful memories from … Continue reading The Craft of Love by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

Song of the Spring Moon Waning by E. E. Ottoman: 7/10 Stars

  Upon waking up one morning, Wen Yu is surprised to find a note asking him to return the song thrush given into his care while the owner was sick. The only problem is that Wen Yu was never given a song thrush. Though he has no time for distractions from his studies for the … Continue reading Song of the Spring Moon Waning by E. E. Ottoman: 7/10 Stars

The Doctor’s Discretion by E. E. Ottoman: 8/10 Stars

  New York City, 1831. Passion, medicine and a plan to break the law ... When Doctor William Blackwood, a proper gentleman who prefers books to actual patients, meets retired Navy surgeon Doctor Augustus Hill, they find in each other not just companionship but the chance of pleasure--and perhaps even more. The desire between them … Continue reading The Doctor’s Discretion by E. E. Ottoman: 8/10 Stars

A Matter of Disagreement by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars

The rise of mechanical animation, and its popularity at court, is threatening to end Andrea's scholarly pursuits of spell craft and literature—and force him to let go of his assistants, who depend on him to support their families. In retaliation against the field that is ruining his life, Andrea begins to campaign against it. The … Continue reading A Matter of Disagreement by E. E. Ottoman: 9/10 Stars