Tag Archives: Historical Fiction

Blog Tour: The Soldier’s Home by George Costigan

Good morning one and all! It’s been a while since I posted on here, so what better way to come back to it than hosting a blog tour for an actor I admire, who has now turned his hand to … Continue reading

Posted in blog tour | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Blog Tour: The Sapphire Widow by Dinah Jefferies

Ceylon, 1935. Louisa Reeve, the daughter of a successful British gem trader, and her husband Elliot,a charming, thrill-seeking businessman, seem like the couple who have it all. Except what they long for more thananything: a child. While Louisa struggles with … Continue reading

Posted in blog tour, Book Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Villa of Secrets by Patricia Wilson

Rebecca Neumanner’s marriage is on the brink of collapse, as her desire to be a mother becomes an obsession. Then she receives news from her estranged family in Rhodes. Called back to the beautiful Greek island of her birth, she … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Bamboo Trilogy by Ann Bennett

I was recently invited to take part in a blog tour for Bamboo Road, the third book in the Bamboo trilogy, by Ann Bennett. Ordinarily, I like to review books on their own, but I felt that this trio was … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

A Blog A Day: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton – Review

On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant … Continue reading

Posted in A Blog A Day, Book Review | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Blog Tour: Before the Rains by Dinah Jefferies

1930, Rajputana, India. Since her husband’s death, 28-year-old photojournalist Eliza’s only companion has been her camera. When the British Government send her to an Indian princely state to photograph the royal family, she’s determined to make a name for herself. … Continue reading

Posted in blog tour, Book Review | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Blog Tour: Chasing Shadows by T. A. Williams

After an extended blog break over Christmas (for various reasons), we’re kicking off 2017 with a blog tour. As a big fan of historical fiction, I’m thrilled to be hosting on the second day of the tour for Chasing Shadows … Continue reading

Posted in blog tour, Book Review | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Review: Blog Tour – War Orphans by Lizzie Lane

“If at all possible, send or take your household animals into the country in advance of an emergency. If you cannot place them in the care of neighbours, it really is kindest to have them destroyed.” Joanna Ryan’s father has … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Books, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blog Tour: Lawless and the Flowers of Sin – Pride

We’re on a blog tour today, and celebrating publication day of Lawless and the Flowers of Sin by William Sutton. All the stops on the tour will focus on an aspect of ‘Sinful London’ – today we’re looking at Pride… … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review, Books | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Ways of the World by Robert Goddard

1919. The eyes of the world are on Paris, where statesmen, diplomats and politicians have gathered to discuss the fate of half the world’s nations in the aftermath of the cataclysm that was the Great War. A horde of journalists, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Review | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment