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

The Bloodless Boy by Robert J. Lloyd – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Bloodless Boy Author: Robert J. Lloyd Genre: Historical Thriller Publisher: Melville House Publishing Publication Date: 14th July 2022 (paperback) Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: The City of London, 1678. New Year's Day. The body of a young boy, drained of his blood and with a sequence of numbers inscribed on his skin, is discovered … Continue reading The Bloodless Boy by Robert J. Lloyd – Blog Tour Review

The White Girl by Tony Birch – Blog Tour Review

Title: The White Girl Author: Tony Birch Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Harper 360 Publication Date: 28th April 2022 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Odette Brown has lived her entire life on the fringes of Deane, a small Australian country town. Dark secrets simmer beneath the surface of Deane—secrets that could explain why Odette's daughter, Lila, left … Continue reading The White Girl by Tony Birch – Blog Tour Review

Elizabeth of York: The Last White Rose by Alison Weir – Blog Tour Review

Title: Elizabeth of York: The Last White Rose Author: Alison Weir Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Headline Publication Date: 12th May 2022 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: AN ENGLISH PRINCESS, BORN INTO A WAR BETWEEN TWO FAMILIES. Eldest daughter of the royal House of York, Elizabeth dreams of a crown to call her own. But when her … Continue reading Elizabeth of York: The Last White Rose by Alison Weir – Blog Tour Review

Sister Stardust by Jane Green – Blog Tour Review

Title: Sister Stardust Author: Jane Green Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hanover Square Press, Harper Collins Publication Date: 28th April 2022 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: In her first novel inspired by a true story, Sunday Times Bestseller Jane Green re-imagines the life of troubled icon Talitha Getty in this transporting story from a forgotten chapter of … Continue reading Sister Stardust by Jane Green – Blog Tour Review

Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi – Blog Tour Review

Title: Sparks Like Stars Author: Nadia Hashimi Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: William Morrow Publication Date: 2nd March 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Kabul, 1978: The daughter of a prominent family, Sitara Zamani lives a privileged life in Afghanistan’s thriving cosmopolitan capital. The 1970s are a time of remarkable promise under the leadership of people like Sardar Daoud, … Continue reading Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi – Blog Tour Review