Category: historical fiction

‘That Bonesetter Woman’ by Frances Quinn | @franquinn | #20BooksOfSummer

Author : Frances QuinnTitle : That Bonesetter WomanPages : 450Publisher : Simon & SchusterPublication date : July 21, 2022Source : Owned Meet Endurance Proudfoot, the bonesetter’s daughter: clumsy as a carthorse, with a tactless tongue and a face she’s sure only a mother could love. Durie only wants one thing in life – to follow…

‘Madwoman’ by Louisa Treger

Author : Louisa TregerTitle : MadwomanPages : 280Publisher : BloomburyPublication date : June 9, 2022 Based on a true story, a spellbinding historical novel about the world’s first female investigative journalist, Nellie Bly.  In 1887, young Nellie Bly sets out for New York and a career in journalism, determined to make her way as a…

This Week in Books (1st June, 2022)

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. Camden mortuary assistant Cassie Raven has spent her life thinking that her parents were killed in a car accident when she was four. It’s one of…

And that’s a wrap for … April

Does anyone even understand how it is May already? April was just doing its thing, being all chill. We had some lovely sunshine-y days, did some pottering in the garden (my neighbours keep removing trees so I keep adding them 💁🏼‍♀️), read a little, nothing of much importance. Then the final week, my MIL decided…

‘The Last House on the Street’ by Diane Chamberlain

Author : Diane ChamberlainTitle : The Last House on the StreetPages : 350Publisher : HeadlinePublication date : January 11, 2022 2010. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing things begin to happen, it’s clear that someone is…

This Week in Books (13th April, 2022)

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. 2020. A recently widowed architect moves into the home she and her late husband designed, heartbroken that he will never cross the threshold. But when disturbing…