Devotion by Hannah Kent – Book Review

Title: Devotion Author: Hannah Kent Genre: Literary/Historical Fiction Publisher: Picador Publication Date: 3rd February 2022 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: 1836, Prussia. Hanne is nearly fifteen and the domestic world of womanhood is quickly closing in on her. A child of nature, she yearns instead for the rush of the river, the wind dancing around her. Hanne … Continue reading Devotion by Hannah Kent – Book Review

Land of Snow and Ashes by Petra Rautiainen – Book Review

Title: Land of Snow and Ashes Author: Petra Rautiainen Translator: David Hackston Publisher: Pushkin Press Publication Date: 3rd February 2022 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Finnish Lapland, 1944: a young soldier is called to work as an interpreter at a Nazi prison camp. Surrounded by cruelty and death, he struggles to hold on to his humanity. … Continue reading Land of Snow and Ashes by Petra Rautiainen – Book Review

The Family by Naomi Krupitsky – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Family Author: Naomi Krupitsky Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Borough Press Publication Date: 6th January 2022 Rating: 4.5/5 Cover: Summary: Two daughters. Two families. One inescapable fate. Sofia Colicchio is a free spirit, loud and untamed. Antonia Russo is thoughtful, ever observing the world around her. Best friends since birth, they live in the … Continue reading The Family by Naomi Krupitsky – Blog Tour Review

Black Drop by Leonora Nattrass – Blog Tour – Book Review

Title: Black Drop Author: Leonora Nattrass Genre: Historical Thriller Publisher: Viper Publication Date: 14th October 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: This is the confession of Laurence Jago. Clerk. Gentleman. Reluctant spy. July 1794, and the streets of London are filled with rumours of revolution. Political radical Thomas Hardy is to go on trial for treason, … Continue reading Black Drop by Leonora Nattrass – Blog Tour – Book Review

Blackout by Simon Scarrow – Blog Tour – Book Review

Title: Blackout Author: Simon Scarrow Genre: Historical Thriller / Crime Publisher: Headline Publication Date: 16th September 2021 Rating: 5/5 Cover: Summary: Berlin, December 1939 As Germany goes to war, the Nazis tighten their terrifying grip. Paranoia in the capital is intensified by a rigidly enforced blackout that plunges the city into oppressive darkness every night, … Continue reading Blackout by Simon Scarrow – Blog Tour – Book Review

The Master of Measham Hall by Anna Abney – Blog Tour Review

Title: The Master of Measham Hall Author: Anna Abney Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Duckworth Publication Date: 15th July 2021 Rating: 4/5 Cover: Summary: 1665. It is five years since King Charles II returned from exile, the scars of the English Civil Wars are yet to heal and now the Great Plague engulfs the land. Alethea … Continue reading The Master of Measham Hall by Anna Abney – Blog Tour Review