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A delightfully dark French Revolution-era gothic romance about a young executioner who falls for the daughter of a woman he had to kill...

Our Sweet Guillotine by Mary Gray

  • Review

    "Fraught with twisted love and bleeding hearts, this fascinating historical fiction grabbed me behind the eyes and made me want to don a petty coat and wooden shoes so I could follow Tempeste and Gabriel through the pages of the book. Fantastic read." - Tamara, author of Perilous series

    "This was such a fascinating book. The language was incredibly descriptive and the tone is unlike anything I've read before." - AJ, Amazon

    "I got really sucked in and read it fairly quickly. It drove me through a range of emotions on every page. I love the thought and detail Miss Gray put into this story, as it really brought out the characters and the world." - The Book Eclectic

    "It's been quite a long time since I read a book that I continued thinking about when I was away from it. The story, characters, and struggle for resolutions all kept me on edge and wondering what would happen next." - Katie, Amazon

    "It is evident that the author spent much time researching this book to make the names, places, events, customs, clothing descriptions, etc. all authentic. Well written and suspenseful." - Carl, Amazon

    "This is a good, well written book. The storyline is tight and clever. Mary Gray creates visual pictures with words. I saw what was being described as it happened, it engaged my imagination." - Karin, Amazon

    "The descriptive detail of places, people and events bring out the reality of people’s experiences of those events. When you are in the catacombs you can smell the space! When children who are urchins are described you can see their dirty faces and clothes and feel their hunger. There is excellent character development revealing the good and bad aspects of each person. The main characters, Tempeste and Gabriel, develop through the story and become better people, and yet remain true to their passions." - Penny, A Real Life Woman

    "This is a story of empowerment and fighting for those you love. I loved Tempeste's fire from the beginning. She's loyal and brave, two traits I believe every young woman should have, even when it's difficult. Ms. Gray has amazing imagery that paints the scene for you and sweeps you into the story. I love that Tempeste and Gabriel's love story is unique and unlike anything I've ever read. Refreshing, to say the least. Gripping to the very end!" - Jo Cassidy, author of Good Girls Stay Quiet

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