The Song of Peterloo; a powerful page turner

I’ve just been crying my eyes out as I’ve finished reading The Song of Peterloo, an immersive novel of a loving, single mother desperate for equality and social reform. Set against a backdrop of love,…

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Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook; powerful historic fiction

Wow! Miss Graham’s Cold War Cookbook is an immersive powerful read full of espionage as it graphically portrays ‘subterfuge upon subterfuge‘. It is set just a few short months after the end of World War…

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The Paper Bracelet; a compelling must read

Heartrending, moving and important, The Paper Bracelet is a must read. It explores with subtle power the horrific atrocities unwed pregnant girls and women experienced when they were sent to specialised mother and baby homes…

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The Strange Adventures of H; evocative historic fiction

In addition to being attracted to its unique, quirky title, as soon as I started reading The Strange Adventures of H I was gripped. This is so the type of book I really like –…

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The Last Train To Key West; a powerful portrayal of a weekend in history

I love historic fiction. I’ve said it before and I’m sure I’ll say it again – one of the main reasons why I love good historic fiction is because it educates me as well as…

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