The London Bookshop Affair; a stunning Cold War novel

Wow! What an all-consuming novel The London Bookshop Affair is. I can’t stop thinking about the world of espionage inspired by true historical figures and events that bestselling author Louise Fein has created. This is…

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The Keeper of Hidden Books; brilliant wartime fiction

Inspired by true events in Warsaw during World War 2, The Keeper of Hidden Books is a truly powerful novel full of poignancy and love. It is heart wrenching and raw as it depicts the…

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The Ghost Ship; a sweeping story of rebellion and justice

To say I loved the previous two novels in The Joubert Family Chronicles by the multi-million bestselling author Kate Mosse is an understatement. These are historical feasts that completely captivated me. So when I discovered…

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The Fascination; a beautifully dark historical exploration

Novels set in the Victorian era always capture my imagination, especially gothic novels. I love delving into the dark thematic layers set within a tense, simmering atmosphere that a good gothic novel brings. Exploring the…

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Henry VIII: The Heart & the Crown – all consuming and fascinating

Today a true historical masterpiece is published. Henry VIII: The Heart & the Crown is the latest novel from bestselling author Alison Weir. Ever since I was first captivated by an Alison Weir book many…

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