The Quickening by Rhiannon Ward | @sarahrward1 @TrapezeBooks | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Rhiannon WardTitle : The QuickeningPages : 330Publisher : TrapezePublication date : August 20, 2020Source : Purchased copy England, 1925. Louisa Drew lost her husband in the First World War and her six-year-old twin sons in the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918. Newly re-married to a war-traumatised husband and seven months pregnant, Louisa is […]

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Katheryn Howard : The Tainted Queen by Alison Weir | #20BooksofSummer

Author : Alison WeirTitle : Katheryn Howard : The Tainted QueenSeries : The Six Tudor Queens #5Pages : 480Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : August 6, 2020 A naive girl, thrust forward by her ambitious family. A pretty girl, who has captured the heart of the King. Katheryn sings, she dances, she delights in the pleasures […]

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This Week in Books (June 17)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. When a body is pulled out of an office fire, three women are first in line for questioning.All of them have reasons for wanting revenge against […]

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Step Back In Time : a list of historical fiction recommendations

As the self-isolation weirdness continues around the world and time traveling still isn’t an option (someone seriously needs to get on that!), I am once again turning to books provide an escape from reality. Today, I’m sharing a list of historical fiction recommendations. No virus in sight. Although maybe a plague, or the sweating sickness […]

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This Week in Books (April 15)

Hosted by Lipsy Lost and Found, my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I’m reading this week. A similar meme is run by Taking on a World of Words. Thirty years ago, a child was found in the woods. He had been living a feral existence, with no memory of how he got there or […]

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The Six Tudor Queens series by Alison Weir

So, you’re a bookworm. And suddenly, you find you have the time to read as much as you’ve always wanted to. What better time to start catching up on series than right now?! I thought I’d offer some tips over the next few days/weeks/months (? Yikes!) Today, I’m shining the spotlight on the Six Tudor […]

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Nowhere To Run : a list of books set in isolated locations

With most of the world’s population self-isolating and not being able to go anywhere, I thought I’d put together a wee list of books set in isolated locations. Let’s face it, things could always be worse. You could be somewhere with a murderer on the loose, for instance. Or zombies. Or one of my worst […]

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The Shardlake Series by C.J. Sansom

So, you’re a bookworm. And suddenly, you find you have the time to read as much as you’ve always wanted to. What better time to start catching up on series than right now?! I thought I’d offer some tips (though not necessarily all series) over the next few days/weeks/months (? Yikes!) Today, I’m kicking things […]

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The Golden Key by Marian Womack | @TitanBooks | #blogtour #excerpt

Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Golden Key by Marian Womack! My thanks to Lydia at Titan Books for the invitation to join! I have an extract to share with you today but first, let’s see what The Golden Key is all about. Author : Marian WomackTitle : The Golden KeyPages […]

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