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Book Review: These Lost & Broken Things by Helen Fields

Another historical fiction review, I hear you say. I know. There has certainly been a trend as of late. But like them all, this one is certainly worth checking out (Pssst. it has an assassin!). Goodreads Blurb These Lost & Broken Things by Helen Fields Girl. Mother. Assassin. How dangerous is a woman with nothing … Continue reading Book Review: These Lost & Broken Things by Helen Fields

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Book Review: A Ration Book Wedding by Jean Fullerton

Are you ready for another dose of historical fiction? Great! That's what's on the cards today. Goodreads Blurb A Ration Book Wedding by Jean Fullerton It's February 1942 and the American's have finally joined Britain and its allies. Meanwhile, twenty-three-year-old Francesca Fabrino, like thousands of other women, is doing her bit for the war effort … Continue reading Book Review: A Ration Book Wedding by Jean Fullerton

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Book Review: The Poor Relation by Susanna Balvin

In the past, classics and historical fiction tended to annoy me, mostly because I was frustrated by the female characters. While I can't change the classics, I have found some great historical fiction books that have a feisty heroine fitting of the time. Goodreads Blurb The Poor Relation by Susanna Bavin 1908, Manchester. Mary Maitland … Continue reading Book Review: The Poor Relation by Susanna Balvin

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Book Review: The Disharmony of Silence by Linda Rosen

I feel like it has been absolutely ages since I reviewed a piece of historical fiction here. That's about to change today. Goodreads Blurb The Disharmony of Silence by Linda Rosen In 1915, jealous, bitter Rebecca Roth cuts all ties with her life-long friends, the Pearls. Eight years later, Rebecca's son and young Lena Pearl … Continue reading Book Review: The Disharmony of Silence by Linda Rosen

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Book Review: What Remains at the End by Alexandra Ford

I was thrilled to recently read The Will to Succeed as it told a part of history almost forgotten. How lucky was I to read two great books that taught me about a part of history I didn't in less than one month. Goodreads Blurb What Remains at the End by Alexandra Ford Marie Kohler’s … Continue reading Book Review: What Remains at the End by Alexandra Ford

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Book Review: The Will To Succeed by Christine Raafat

The thing that bothers me about books set 150+ years ago is the representation of women. While I know women being considered as second-class citizens is true of the time, can it be that they all so subservient to men? This next book proves that this was not always necessarily the case. Goodreads Blurb The … Continue reading Book Review: The Will To Succeed by Christine Raafat

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Book Review: Rocks and Flowers in a Box by Cynthia Hilston

2020. A new year full of hope. If you've been put off by the thoughts of an impending WWIII or the crisis state of climate change, this is a book that will help you realize that all is not lost in life. Goodreads Blurb Rocks and Flowers in a Box by Cynthia Hilston The wedding … Continue reading Book Review: Rocks and Flowers in a Box by Cynthia Hilston

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Book Review: The Road to Alexander (The Time for Alexander #1) by Jennifer Macaire

I'm so happy to end 2019 sharing with you THE best historical fiction novel I read all year. Goodreads Blurb The Road to Alexander (The Time for Alexander #1) by Jennifer Macaire After winning a prestigious award, Ashley is chosen to travel through time and interview a historical figure. Choosing her childhood hero Alexander the … Continue reading Book Review: The Road to Alexander (The Time for Alexander #1) by Jennifer Macaire

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Book Review: Children of Fire by Paul CW Beatty

I read a lot of historical fiction and a lot of thrillers but never have I read a book that combined both genres - until now. Goodreads Blurb Children of Fire by Paul CW Beatty Children of Fire is set in 1841, at the height of the industrial revolution in the North West England. The … Continue reading Book Review: Children of Fire by Paul CW Beatty

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Book Review: The Rector’s Daughter by Jean Fullerton

It's been a while since I posted a historical fiction review here. How very unlike me. No worries, today's review will right the world again. Goodreads BlurbThe Rector's Daughter by Jean Fullerton Charlotte, daughter of Reverend Percival Hatton, has been content to follow the path laid out for her. Charlotte has an understanding with Captain … Continue reading Book Review: The Rector’s Daughter by Jean Fullerton