River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer – Blog Tour Review

Title: River Sing Me Home Author: Eleanor Shearer Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Headline Publication Date: 19th January 2023 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: We whisper the names of the ones we love like the words of a song. That was the taste of freedom to us, those names on our lips.Mary Grace, Micah, Thomas Augustus, Cherry … Continue reading River Sing Me Home by Eleanor Shearer – Blog Tour Review

The Witches of Vardø by Anya Bergman – Book Review

Title: The Witches of Vardø Author: Anya Bergman Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Manilla Press Publication Date: 5th January 2023 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: They will have justice. They will show their power. They will not burn.Norway, 1662. A dangerous time to be a woman, when even dancing can lead to accusations of witchcraft. After recently … Continue reading The Witches of Vardø by Anya Bergman – Book Review

The Witch and the Tsar by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Witch and the Tsar Author: Olesya Salnikova Gilmore Genre: Historical Fantasy Publisher: Harper Voyager Publication Date: 8th December 2022 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: Yaga lives deep in the Russian forest, tending to any that call upon her for her healing potions and vast wisdom. She has been alone for centuries, with only her … Continue reading The Witch and the Tsar by Olesya Salnikova Gilmore – Blog Tour Review

Death to the Emperor by Simon Scarrow – Blog Tour Review

Title: Death to the Emperor Author: Simon Scarrow Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Headline Publication Date: 10th November 2022 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: AD 60. Britannia. The Boudica Revolt begins . . .Macro and Cato - heroes of the Roman Empire - face a ruthless enemy set on revenge The Roman Empire's hold on the province … Continue reading Death to the Emperor by Simon Scarrow – Blog Tour Review

Blue Water by Leonora Nattrass – Blog Tour Review

Title: Blue Water Author: Leonora Nattrass Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Viper Publication Date: 20th October 2022 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Death came aboard with the cormorant. It arrived on the seventh day of our voyage...This is the secret report of disgraced former Foreign Office clerk Laurence Jago, written on the mail ship Tankerville en route … Continue reading Blue Water by Leonora Nattrass – Blog Tour Review

Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson – Blog Tour Review

Title: Shrines of Gaiety Author: Kate Atkinson Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Doubleday Publication Date: 27th September 2022 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: 1926, and in a country still recovering from the Great War, London has become the focus for a delirious new nightlife. In the clubs of Soho, peers of the realm rub shoulders with starlets, … Continue reading Shrines of Gaiety by Kate Atkinson – Blog Tour Review

Lessons by Ian McEwan – Blog Tour Review

Title: Lessons Author: Ian McEwan Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Vintage Publication Date: 13th September 2022 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: While the world is still counting the cost of the Second World War and the Iron Curtain has descended, young Roland Baines's life is turned upside down. Stranded at boarding school, his vulnerability attracts his piano … Continue reading Lessons by Ian McEwan – Blog Tour Review

The Bone Flower by Charles Lambert – Book Review

Title: The Bone Flower Author: Charles Lambert Genre: Historical Fiction/Ghost Story Publisher: Gallic Books Publication Date: 22nd September 2022 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: On a November evening in Victorian London, the moneyed but listless Edward Monteith stokes the fire at his local gentlemen’s club, listening to stories of supernatural experiences and theories of life after … Continue reading The Bone Flower by Charles Lambert – Book Review

The Garden of Angels by David Hewson – Book Review

Title: The Garden of Angels Author: David Hewson Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Canongate Publication Date: 18th August 2022 (Paperback) Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: When a Jewish classmate is attacked by bullies, fifteen-year-old Nico just watches - earning him a week's suspension and a typed, yellowing manuscript from his frail Nonno Paolo. A history lesson, his … Continue reading The Garden of Angels by David Hewson – Book Review