Mrs England by Stacey Halls @stacey_halls @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n

Source: Review copyPublication: 10 June 2021 from Manilla Press/Zaffre BooksPP: 400ISBN-13: 978-1838772864 My thanks to Tracy at Compulsive Readers and Zaffre Books for an opportunity to review West Yorkshire, 1904. When newly graduated nurse Ruby May takes a position looking after the children of Charles and Lilian England, a wealthy couple from a powerful dynastyContinue reading “Mrs England by Stacey Halls @stacey_halls @ZaffreBooks @Tr4cyF3nt0n”

The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams @ChattoBooks @vintagebooks @mia_qs

Source: Review copyPublication: 8 April 2021 from Chatto & WindusPP: 432ISBN-13: 978-1784743864 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review In 1901, the word ‘bondmaid’ was discovered missing from the Oxford English Dictionary. This is the story of the girl who stole it. Motherless and irrepressibly curious, Esme spends her childhood inContinue reading “The Dictionary of Lost Words by Pip Williams @ChattoBooks @vintagebooks @mia_qs”

The Plague Letters by V.L. Valentine @valentinevikki @viperbooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 1st April 2021 from Viper BooksPP: 416ISBN-13: 978-1788164535 My thanks to the publisher for an advance copy for review WHO WOULD MURDER THE DYING… London, 1665. Hidden within the growing pile of corpses in his churchyard, Rector Symon Patrick discovers a victim of the pestilence unlike any he has seen before: aContinue reading “The Plague Letters by V.L. Valentine @valentinevikki @viperbooks”

Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd Robinson @LauraSRobinson @MantleBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 18 February 2021 from MantleNarrator: Lucy ScottLength: 15 hours and 29 minutesASIN No: B084Z2PHSV My thanks to the publisher for an early copy for review From the brothels and gin-shops of Covent Garden to the elegant townhouses of Mayfair, Laura Shepherd-Robinson’s Daughters of Night follows Caroline Corsham as she seeks justice forContinue reading “Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd Robinson @LauraSRobinson @MantleBooks”

The Dressmaker of Paris by Georgia Kaufmann @GeorgiaKaufmann @JennyPlatt90 @HodderBooks

Source: Review copyPublication: 28 January 2021 from Hodder & StoughtonPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1529336023 I need to tell you a story, ma chère. My story. Rosa Kusstatscher has built a global fashion empire upon her ability to find the perfect outfit for any occasion. But tonight, as she prepares for the most important meeting of her life,Continue reading “The Dressmaker of Paris by Georgia Kaufmann @GeorgiaKaufmann @JennyPlatt90 @HodderBooks”

The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton @Stu_Turton @BloomsburyRaven

Source: Review copyPublication: 1st October 2020 from Raven BooksPP: 576ISBN-13: 978-1408889640 It’s 1634 and Samuel Pipps, the world’s greatest detective, is being transported from the Dutch East Indies to Amsterdam, where he is facing trial and execution for a crime he may, or may not, have committed. Travelling with him is his loyal bodyguard, ArentContinue reading “The Devil and the Dark Water by Stuart Turton @Stu_Turton @BloomsburyRaven”

The Diver and the Lover by Jeremy Vine @CoronetBooks @hodderbooks @JennyPlatt90

Source: Review copyPublication: 3 September 2020 from CoronetPP: 368ISBN-13: 978-1529308433 My thanks to the publisher for a review copy of this novel Soaked in sunlight, love and the mysteries surrounding a famous artist The Diver and the Lover is a novel inspired by true events. It is 1951 and sisters Ginny and Meredith have travelledContinue reading “The Diver and the Lover by Jeremy Vine @CoronetBooks @hodderbooks @JennyPlatt90”

The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner read by Richard Armitage @NatalieMJenner @RCArmitage @orionbooks @kate_moreton

Source: Review copyPublication: 28th May from OrionLength: 9 hours and 34 minutesASIN: B081JZD7WV Can a village in need find hope after the devastation of war? The Jane Austen Society is a fictional telling of the start of the society in the 1940s in the village of Chawton, where she lived. There are eight main characters,Continue reading “The Jane Austen Society by Natalie Jenner read by Richard Armitage @NatalieMJenner @RCArmitage @orionbooks @kate_moreton”

A Death in Mayfair by Mark Ellis #AuthorPost @MarkEllis15 @amberachoudhary.

I am delighted to welcome author Mark Ellis to Live and Deadly today. Mark is the author of the Second World War historical series, currently four books strong, which has protagonist Detective Frank Merlin investigating. Mark grew up under the shadow of his parents’ experience of the Second World War. He has always been fascinatedContinue reading “A Death in Mayfair by Mark Ellis #AuthorPost @MarkEllis15 @amberachoudhary.”

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”

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