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 Bones of Barry Knight; raw and unflinching

Wow! I really believe The Bones of Barry Knight may be one of the most powerful books I have ever read. Although a fairly short novel (just over 250 pages), every word is thought-provoking and…

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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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Resistance Book 1 Liberty; raw and powerful

I absolutely love the cover of Resistance Book 1 Liberty, the first book in Eilidh McGinness’s World War II trilogy; I think it is so gritty, eye catching and unique. I was attracted to it…

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