Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for East of India by Erica Brown. Before I share the extract let me tell you what the book is all about. India, 1940. When Nadine learns that the Indian woman she thought her nanny is, in fact, her mother, she rebels against her English father and… Continue reading #BlogTour – East of India by Erica Brown #BookExtract
'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times'; so the recording begins and ends with some of Dickens's best-known words, and between those lines is every Briton's view of the worst excesses of the French Revolution. Set in London and Paris before and during the French Revolution, the audiobook tells the… Continue reading #AudiobookReview – A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens narrated by Martin Jarvis
I've decided to join yet another reading challenge this year, the 2018 When Are You Reading Challenge hosted by Sam@Taking on a World of Words. It involves reading a book predominantly set in twelve different time periods. Fortunately, I've already read a few books for the different eras and so have added links to my… Continue reading 2018 When Are You Reading Challenge
At the end of last year I posted that I was going to join in with this year's 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. As we're heading into the second quarter of the… Continue reading Update – #2018HistFicReadingChallenge
It’s the 1st of June 1914 and Hugh Stanton, ex-soldier and celebrated adventurer is quite literally the loneliest man on earth. No one he has ever known or loved has been born yet. Perhaps now they never will be. Stanton knows that a great and terrible war is coming. A collective suicidal madness that will… Continue reading #BookReview – Time and Time Again by Ben Elton
Welcome to my stop on the blog tour for The Flower Seller by Linda Finlay A charming and evocative tale of family and fortune from the queen of West Country saga, Linda Finlay. Isabella Carrington has been brought up in a life of privilege in London. Her life seems perfect, until her father suddenly announces… Continue reading #BookReview – The Flower Seller by Linda Finlay #BlogTour #FlowerSeller @HQStories
Welcome to WWW Wednesday! This meme was formerly hosted by MizB at A Daily Rhythm and revived at Taking on a World of Words. Just answer the three questions below and leave a link to your post in the comments for others to look at. No blog? No problem! Just leave a comment with your… Continue reading WWW Wednesdays!