Cover reveal: Nancy Bilyeau, Dreamland

Dreamland by Nancy Bilyeau Publication Date: January 16, 2020 Endeavor Quill Genre: Historical Fiction     The year is 1911 when twenty-year-old heiress Peggy Batternberg is invited to spend the summer in America’s Playground. But the invitation to Coney Island is unwelcome. Despite hailing from one of America’s richest families, Peggy would much rather spend … More Cover reveal: Nancy Bilyeau, Dreamland

Book review: Samantha Grosser, The Sorcerer’s Whore

The Sorcerer’s Whore by Samantha Grosser Publication Date: July 16, 2019 eBook: 330 Pages Series: Pages of Darkness, #2 Genre: Historical Fiction/Historical Fantasy     A cursed child, a dangerous path, and a price to pay… Six-fingered Mary Sparrow dreams of escape from the brothel that is the only world she knows. But when a … More Book review: Samantha Grosser, The Sorcerer’s Whore

Spotlight: Cynthia Ripley Miller, The Quest for the Crown of Thorns

The Quest for the Crown of Thorns by Cynthia Ripley Miller Publication Date: June 12, 2017 Knox Robinson Publishing eBook & Paperback; 308 Pages Series: The Long – Hair Saga, Book 2 Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery     AD 454. Three years after the Roman victory over Attila the Hun at Catalaunum, Arria Felix and Garic … More Spotlight: Cynthia Ripley Miller, The Quest for the Crown of Thorns

Holiday planning with Richard III (and a blatant plug!)

I sense a new reason to tour historical sites coming on… Later today, 19th August 2019, a plaque will be unveiled at Bestwood Lodge, in Nottingham, to commemorate Richard III’s stay at the Lodge in 1485. As announced on the website of the Richard III Society, this is the first plaque in what will hopefully … More Holiday planning with Richard III (and a blatant plug!)

Excerpt: Candace Robb, A Conspiracy of Wolves

A Conspiracy of Wolves by Candace Robb Publication Date: August 1, 2019 Severn House/Crème de la Crime Hardcover & eBook; 256 Pages Series: Owen Archer, Book 11 Genre: Historical Mystery     When a prominent citizen is murdered, former Captain of the Guard Owen Archer is persuaded out of retirement to investigate in this gripping … More Excerpt: Candace Robb, A Conspiracy of Wolves

Book review: Laurie Benson, Mrs Sommersby’s Second Chance

Mrs Sommersby’s Second Chance She’s played Cupid for others Now she’s met her own unlikely match! The final book of The Sommersby Brides quartet. Widowed society matchmaker Mrs. Clara Sommersby thinks self-made businessman William Lane is just the man for her neighbor’s overlooked daughter. He’s successful and confident, if emotionally distant, until suddenly—shockingly—his attention turns … More Book review: Laurie Benson, Mrs Sommersby’s Second Chance