Blurb Few women of her time lived to see their name in print. But Katherine was no ordinary woman. She was Sir Walter Raleigh’s mother. This is her story. Set against the turbulent background of a Devon rocked by the religious and social changes that shaped Tudor England; a Devon of privateers and pirates; a … Continue reading Review: A Woman of Noble Wit by Rosemary Griggs.
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.
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 The first in-depth dual-biography of Elizabeth & Margaret, written by the bestselling royal biographer, Andrew Morton. They were the closest of sisters and the best of friends. But when, in a quixotic twist of fate, their uncle Edward VIII decided to abdicate the throne, the dynamic between Elizabeth and Margaret was dramatically altered. Forever … Continue reading Book Tour – Elizabeth & Margaret: The Intimate World of the Windsor Sisters by Andrew Morton.