Requiem for a Knave by Laura Carlin @HodderBooks @HodderFiction

Source: Review copy, NetgalleyPublication: 6th February 2020 from Hodder & StoughtonPP: 320ISBN-13: 978-1473661424 After the death of his mother, young Alwin of Whittaker leaves the only home he has ever known to seek answers about his unknown father through a pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham. On the journey, Alwin falls inContinue reading “Requiem for a Knave by Laura Carlin @HodderBooks @HodderFiction”

A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende @isabelallende @BloomsburyBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 21 January 2020 from BloomsburyPP: 336ISBN-13: 978-1526615909 September 3, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles’ splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life – andContinue reading “A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende @isabelallende @BloomsburyBooks”

Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee @radiomukhers @VintageBooks #DeathintheEast

Source: Review copyPublication: 14 November 2019 from Harvill Secker   PP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1787300576 Calcutta police detective Captain Sam Wyndham and his quick-witted Indian Sergeant, Surrender-not Banerjee, are back for another rip-roaring adventure set in 1920s India. 1905, London. As a young constable, Sam Wyndham is on his usual East London beat when he comes across anContinue reading “Death in the East by Abir Mukherjee @radiomukhers @VintageBooks #DeathintheEast”

The Crown Agent by Stephen O’Rourke @sorourke_ @SandstonePress @CerisAnne #TheCrownAgent

Source: Review copyPublication: 7th November 2019 from Sandstone PressPP: 228ISBN-13: 978-1912240760 In 1829, disillusioned young doctor, Mungo Lyon, is recruited by the Crown to investigate a mysterious murder and shipwreck off the coast of Scotland. His adventures lead him on a pursuit across the Scottish countryside, to kidnap and treason, an unwanted trip to theContinue reading “The Crown Agent by Stephen O’Rourke @sorourke_ @SandstonePress @CerisAnne #TheCrownAgent”

A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan @WilliamRyan_ @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #AHouseofGhosts

Source: Review copyPublication: 3rd October 2019 from Zaffre BooksPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1785766510 Winter 1917. As the First World War enters its most brutal phase, back home in England, everyone is seeking answers to the darkness that has seeped into their lives. At Blackwater Abbey, on an island off the Devon coast, Lord Highmount has arranged aContinue reading “A House of Ghosts by W.C. Ryan @WilliamRyan_ @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n #AHouseofGhosts”

Rule Britannia by Alec Marsh (Drabble and Harris #1) @AlecMarsh @MidasPR @AccentPress #RuleBritannia

Source: Review copyPublication: 26 September 2019 from Accent PressPP: 336ISBN-13: 978-1786157188 The first book in a light-hearted historical adventure series set during the mid-twentieth century. Follow the adventures of Cambridge historian and mountaineer Ernest Drabble as he travels to Cornwall to inspect the decapitated head of Oliver Cromwell – a macabre artefact owned by aContinue reading “Rule Britannia by Alec Marsh (Drabble and Harris #1) @AlecMarsh @MidasPR @AccentPress #RuleBritannia”

Plenty Under The Counter by Kathleen Hewitt @I_W_M @angelamarymar @AnneCater #wartimeclassics #blogtour

Source: Review copy:Publication: 5 September 2019 from The Imperial War MuseumPP: 240ISBN-13: 978-1912423095 London, 1942. Flight-Lieutenant David Heron, home on convalescent leave, awakes to the news that a murder victim has been discovered in the garden of his boarding house. With a week until his service resumes, David sets out to solve the murder. DrawnContinue reading “Plenty Under The Counter by Kathleen Hewitt @I_W_M @angelamarymar @AnneCater #wartimeclassics #blogtour”

The Runaway Daughter by Joanna Rees (A Stitch in Time #1) @joannareesbooks @EllisKeene @PanMacmillan @CBGBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 22 August from Pan MacMillanPP: 496ISBN-13: 978-1447266709 It’s 1926 and Anna Darton is on the run from a terrible crime she was forced into committing. Alone and scared in London, salvation comes in the form of Nancy, a sassy American dancer at the notorious nightclub, the Zip. Re-inventing herself as Vita Casey,Continue reading “The Runaway Daughter by Joanna Rees (A Stitch in Time #1) @joannareesbooks @EllisKeene @PanMacmillan @CBGBooks”

The Mausoleum by David Mark @davidmarkwriter @severnhouse

Source: Review copyPublication: 28 Feb 2019 from Severn HousePP: 272ISBN-13: 978-0727888723 1967. In a quiet village in the wild lands of the Scottish borders, disgraced academic Cordelia Hemlock is trying to put her life back together. Grieving the loss of her son, she seeks out the company of the dead, taking comfort amid the ancientContinue reading “The Mausoleum by David Mark @davidmarkwriter @severnhouse”

The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins @MrsJaneymac @VikingBooksUK

Source: Review copy, Netgalley Publication: 4th April 2019 from Viking PP: 384 ISBN-13: 978-0241349199 They say I must be put to death for what happened to Madame, and they want me to confess. But how can I confess what I don’t believe I’ve done?’ 1826, and all of London is in a frenzy. Crowds gatherContinue reading “The Confessions of Frannie Langton by Sara Collins @MrsJaneymac @VikingBooksUK”

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