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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The Postmistress of Paris; hard hitting historic fiction

Belated Happy New Year everyone, and welcome to my first book review of 2022 in which I’m telling you about a cracker of a novel. The Postmistress of Paris is hard hitting wartime fiction. It…

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The Last Checkmate; powerful war-time fiction

Pitched as a novel not to be missed if you have read The Tattooist of Auschwitz and if you’ve watched The Queen’s Gambit, I was desperate to read The Last Checkmate, the debut novel from…

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Blackout; a true sinister thriller

This crime thriller, set in Nazi Germany, is by far one of the best I have ever read. It’s been almost a week since I finished Blackout by Simon Scarrow and I can’t stop thinking…

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After The Rising & Before The Fall; a powerful saga

My recent holiday read is two books in one, the centenary edition of After The Rising & Before The Fall, the first two books in a captivating Irish trilogy by Orna Ross. Full of intriguing…

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