Tag Archives: WW1

Blog Tour: A Hundred Years to Arras by J. M. Cobley

On a painful, freezing Easter Monday in 1917, Private Robert Gooding Henson of the Somerset Light Infantry is launched into the Battle of Arras. Robert is twenty-three years old, a farmer’s boy from Somerset, who joins up against his father’s … Continue reading

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Blog Tour: The Settlement by Ruth Kirby-Smith, Guest Post

Today I’m delighted to welcome Ruth Kirby-Smith to the blog. She is the author of The Settlement, a powerful historical novel of Northern Ireland, based on real events within her family. Ruth tells us all about the origins of her … Continue reading

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Book Review: Nick by Michael Farris Smith

Before Nick Carraway moved to West Egg and into Gatsby’s world, he was at the centre of a very different story – one taking place along the trenches and deep within the tunnels of World War I. Floundering in the … Continue reading

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Until We Can Forgive by Rosemary Goodacre

Spring 1919: WWI is over and a fragile peace has descended over the country. Now living in Cambridge with husband Edmond, Amy Derwent is settling into her new life as wife and mother to little Beth. But try as she might, the shadow … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Music Box Enigma by R. N. Morris – #ReadWithMe

Could a mysterious music box hold the key to unlocking the puzzle behind a gruesome murder for Detective Inspector Silas Quinn?  London, 1914. Despite a number of setbacks, rehearsals for The Hampstead Voices’ Christmas concert are continuing apace. The sold-out event … Continue reading

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