To Dare; simmering suspense

To Dare is a clever psychological tapestry that I couldn’t quite piece together right until the very end. Hence this brooding domestic fiction intrigued me more and more as the story developed and the unease…

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Eliza Starts a Rumor; an enjoyable, endearing read

Today Eliza Starts a Rumor, the new novel from Jane L. Rosen is published. When I was offered to review this book I thought ‘Ooh I like the sound of that‘ but when I started…

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The Last Wife; dark and claustrophobic

Crikey – if ever there is a book to remind you of the old adage ‘be careful what you wish for,’ The Last Wife is definitely it. This is the second novel from best selling…

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Tsarina; a sweeping, sensual historic portrayal

There is nothing better than good historic fiction to sweep you away from everything that’s happening in the current world and immerse you. Tsarina, the debut novel from Ellen Alpsten did just that for me;…

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Code Name Hélène; sensational page turner based on truth

Wow! If you love historic fiction, you need to read Code Name Hélène. If you celebrate feminism, you need to read Code Name Hélène. Basically you need to read Code Name Hélène! It is the…

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