#BookReview – Nemesis by Rory Clements #Nemesis #NetGalley #ARC #HistoricalCrimeFiction

Goodreads synopsis: "A race against time to unmask a Nazi spy In a great English house, a young woman offers herself to one of the most powerful and influential figures in the land - but this is no ordinary seduction. She plans to ensure his death . . . On holiday in France, Professor Tom … Continue reading #BookReview – Nemesis by Rory Clements #Nemesis #NetGalley #ARC #HistoricalCrimeFiction

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#2018HistFicReadingChallenge – Final Update

At the end of 2017 I posted that I was going to join in with the 2018 Historical Reading Challenge as hosted by Passages to the Past. I decided I’d aim for 15 books this year in the hope that I’d read more than that. I posted an update in March and I'd already read/listened … Continue reading #2018HistFicReadingChallenge – Final Update

#AudiobookReview – The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick #ThePhantomTree

Goodreads blurb: "Browsing an antiques shop in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait - identified as the doomed Tudor queen Anne Boleyn. Except Alison knows better. The subject is Mary Seymour, the daughter of Katherine Parr, who was taken to Wolf Hall in 1557 and presumed dead after going missing as a … Continue reading #AudiobookReview – The Phantom Tree by Nicola Cornick #ThePhantomTree

#AudiobookReview – The Tea Planter’s Daughter by Janet Macleod Trotter #TheTeaPlantersDaughter #IndiaTeaSeries # BrillianceAudio #LoveAudio

Goodreads blurb: "1905 INDIA: Clarissa Belhaven and her younger sister Olive find their carefree life on their father's tea plantation threatened by his drinking and debts. Wesley Robson, a brash young rival businessman, offers to help save the plantation in exchange for beautiful Clarrie's hand in marriage, but her father flatly refuses. And when Jock … Continue reading #AudiobookReview – The Tea Planter’s Daughter by Janet Macleod Trotter #TheTeaPlantersDaughter #IndiaTeaSeries # BrillianceAudio #LoveAudio

#BookReview – The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau #TheBlue #ThePigeonhole

Goodreads blurb: "In eighteenth century London, porcelain is the most seductive of commodities; fortunes are made and lost upon it. Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrets of their manufacture. For Genevieve Planché, an English-born descendant of Huguenot refugees, porcelain holds far less allure; she wants … Continue reading #BookReview – The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau #TheBlue #ThePigeonhole

#BookReview – Miss Marley by Vanessa Lefaye #MissMarley @HQStories @RebeccaMascull

Goodreads blurb: " Before A Christmas Carol there was… Miss Marley A seasonal tale of kindness and goodwill Orphans Clara and Jacob Marley live by their wits, scavenging for scraps in the poorest alleyways of London, in the shadow of the workhouse. Every night, Jake promises his little sister ‘tomorrow will be better’ and when … Continue reading #BookReview – Miss Marley by Vanessa Lefaye #MissMarley @HQStories @RebeccaMascull

#BookReview – The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox #TheWitchOfWillowHall #NetGalley

Synopsis from NetGalley "Years after the Salem witch trials one witch remains. She just doesn’t know it… yet. Growing up Lydia Montrose knew she was descended from the legendary witches of Salem but was warned to never show the world what she could do and so slowly forgot her legacy. But Willow Hall has awoken … Continue reading #BookReview – The Witch of Willow Hall by Hester Fox #TheWitchOfWillowHall #NetGalley