The Girl from Jonestown; authentic, compassionate, horrifying

The Girl from Jonestown is a haunting story portraying how power can turn charisma to rot. It is based on true events that horrified the world in 1978. Although the main characters in the novel…

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Elizabeth of York: The Last White Rose – a truly stunning novel

Although I am a big fan of Alison Weir’s best selling historic fiction (I have a slight obsession with Tudor history 🙂 ), I hadn’t read any of her books for a number of years.…

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The Physician’s Daughter; unforgettable historic fiction

I really loved The Physician’s Daughter, the new novel by award winning novelist Martha Conway. Yes, I love historical fiction and as this novel is set in the aftermath of the American Civil War, I…

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The City of Tears; a true epic

As you all know I am a lover of historical fiction, so why has it taken me until now to discover the captivating power of Kate Mosse? And believe me, over this past week I…

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The Language of Food; rich historic fiction

If you class yourself to be a foodie, you are sure to really enjoy this book. If you are a lover of historic fiction, then I recommend you read this novel. If you are a…

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