I am incredibly honoured to be taking part in the HQ Stories Blog Tour today for Anne O'Brien's new book The Royal Game. Blurb England, 1444. Three women challenge the course of history… King Henry VI’s grip on the crown hangs by a thread as the Wars of the Roses starts to tear England apart. And … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Royal Game by Anne O’Brien.
Blurb Behind every great king stands a queen. And behind every queen, the whole court watches on... Over the years of his reign, six different women took their place beside King Henry VIII of England as his wife and queen. But the real stories of the six Tudor queens belong to those who lived among … Continue reading Review – In the Shadow of Queens: Tales from the Tudor Court by Alison Weir.
Blurb As the first full-length novel in The White Sails Series, DISCERNING GRACE captures the spirit of an independent woman whose feminine lens blows the ordered patriarchal decks of a 19th century tall ship to smithereens. Wilful Grace Baxter, will not marry old Lord Silverton with his salivary incontinence and dead-mouse stink. Discovering she is a pawn … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Discerning Grace by Emma Lombard
Blurb A secret hidden in the past. A family bound by a dark legacy… ‘What a fascinating story. I enjoyed every moment of it. Intriguing and with a lovely time-slippery twist’ Barbara Erskine, Sunday Times bestselling author Ever since her sister disappeared eleven years ago, Serena Warren has been running from a ghost, haunted by what she … Continue reading Review: The Last Daughter by Nicola Cornick
I have been on a bit of a historical fiction binge recently, particularly the Wars of The Roses era, I just can't get enough! Today I am reviewing The Queen's Rival by Anne O'Brien. It tells the story of Cecily Neville, I've mentioned previously on a blog post Cecily is my 18 times great-grandmother and so I … Continue reading Review: The Queen’s Rival by Anne O’Brien.
This is a very special review for a very special book. Cecily is a fantastic novel by Annie Garthwaite, based on an amazing woman that I am so proud to be able to call my 18 x great-grandmother! Thank you so much to Olivia at Penguin Random House for sending me an arc. Thank you … Continue reading Review – Cecily by Annie Garthwaite.
Blurb Marry in haste . . . Murder at leisure?London, 1888: Susannah rushes into marriage to a young and wealthy surgeon. After a passionate honeymoon, she returns home with her new husband wrapped around her little finger. But then everything changes.Thomas's behavior becomes increasingly volatile and violent. He stays out all night, returning home bloodied … Continue reading Review: People of Abandoned Character by Clare Whitfield.
I am honoured to be taking part today in the Blog Tour for The Deception of Harriet Fleet by Helen Scarlett. Description Dark and brimming with suspense, an atmospheric Victorian chiller set in brooding County Durham for fans of Stacey Halls and Laura Purcell 1871. An age of discovery and progress. But for the Wainwright … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Deception of Harriet Fleet by Helen Scarlett