Tag Archives: WW1

Book Review: A Mother’s Grace by Rosie Goodwin

Tuesday’s child is full of grace… Warwickshire, 1910. Pious young Grace Kettle escapes the world of her unsavoury and bullying father to train to be a nun. But when she meets the dashing and devout Father Luke her world is … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Red Hand of Fury by R. N.Morris – Q&A

London, June 1914. A young man is mauled to death at London Zoo after deliberately climbing into the bear pit. Shortly afterwards, another young man leaps to his death from the notorious Suicide Bridge. Two seemingly unconnected deaths – and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Son’s Secret by Rafel Nadal Farreras

Among the olive groves and vineyards of southern Italy, a boy and a girl are born, moments apart. Far away in the trenches of World War I, their fathers have just died. Now all the men in Vitantonio’s family have … Continue reading

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A Blog A Day: Australian Heroines of World War One by Susanna De Vries – Review

Gallipoli, Lemnos and the Western Front. Australian heroines of World War One is the story of eight courageous women told through diaries, letters, original photos, paintings and maps. These eight women had the courage and strength for which the ANZACs … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Somme Legacy by M. J. Lee

July 1, 1916. The Somme, France. A British Officer prepares to go over the top on the first day of the Battle of the Somme. March 28, 2016. Manchester, England. Genealogical investigator Jayne Sinclair, a former police detective, is commissioned … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: James George Jupp, died 23/9/1916

A short break from all the regular bookish things to allow me to put my Family History hat on. I’ve mentioned in quite a few posts (mostly A-Z Challenge) some of my research into my family history, and today is … Continue reading

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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

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Book Review: Fallen by Lia Mills

Spring, 1915. Katie Crilly gets the news she dreaded: her beloved twin brother, Liam, has been killed on the Western Front. A year later, when her home city of Dublin is suddenly engulfed in violence, Katie finds herself torn by … Continue reading

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Book Review: Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole

I always think that epistolary novels, ones told in the form of letters, must be much more rewarding to read than to write. While hearing the characters’ own voices makes them much more real for the reader, it’s such a … Continue reading

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C is for… Commonwealth War Graves Commission #AtoZChallenge

It seems the first two posts of this challenge have been mostly WW1-related and the third post is no different, dealing as it does with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Set up after WW1, the CWGC looks after over 1.7 … Continue reading

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