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Extract – The Velvet Ribbon by Nadine Dorries

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Velvet Ribbon by Nadine Dorries. This is such an enchanting saga that I am sure any historical fiction fan would love it! I am so exited to share an extract for you today. The Velvet Ribbon by Nadine Dorries is out now, published by Head of… Continue reading Extract – The Velvet Ribbon by Nadine Dorries

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Review – The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

Synopsis:  1856, China.  In the mulberry groves of the Pearl River Delta, eighteen-year-old Little Cat carries a terrible secret. And so, in disguise as a boy in blue trousers, she makes the long and difficult passage to Australia, a faraway land of untold riches where it is said the rivers run with gold.  1857, Australia.  Violet Hartley has… Continue reading Review – The Boy with Blue Trousers by Carol Jones

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Review – Inexpressible Island by Paullina Simons

Synopsis: They were ready for anything … except the end. The must-read conclusion to Paullina Simons' epic End of Forever saga. Julian has lost everything he ever loved and is almost out of time. His life and death struggle against fate offers him one last chance to do the impossible and save the woman to… Continue reading Review – Inexpressible Island by Paullina Simons

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A Giveaway – The Guardian of Lies by Kate Furnivall

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Guardian of Lies by Kate Furnivall. Another fantastic historical fiction from one of my favourite authors! Synopsis: 1953, the South of France. The fragile peace between the West and Soviet Russia hangs on a knife edge. And one family has been torn apart by secrets… Continue reading A Giveaway – The Guardian of Lies by Kate Furnivall

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Review – The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy

The Dressmaker's Gift by Fiona Valpy is out last week. I read it over the summer and it was the perfect historical fiction that intertwined the past and present. I have thoroughly enjoyed this book! Synopsis: Paris, 1940. With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young seamstresses go about their normal lives as best… Continue reading Review – The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy

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Blackberry and Wild Rose by Sonia Velton

Blackberry and Wild Rose by Sonia Velton is published in paperback this week. I read it in January this year and it has stayed with me ever since then. Blackberry and Wild Rose remains to be one of my very favourite reads this year. A rich description with a hint of darkness; complicated and complex… Continue reading Blackberry and Wild Rose by Sonia Velton

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Review – The Rabbit Girls by Anna Ellory

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Rabbit Girls by Anna Ellory. What an outstanding and heart- piercing debut! Synopsis: Berlin, 1989. As the wall between East and West falls, Miriam Winter cares for her dying father, Henryk. When he cries out for someone named Frieda – and Miriam discovers an Auschwitz… Continue reading Review – The Rabbit Girls by Anna Ellory

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Review – A Beggar’s Kingdom by Paullina Simons

Today is my stop on the blog tour for A Beggar’s Kingdom, book2 in the End of Forever trilogy. AND OMG, WHAT A BOOK THIS IS!!! Synopsis: The second novel in Paullina Simons's stunning End of Forever saga continues the heartbreaking story of Julian and Josephine, and a love that spans lifetimes. Is there a… Continue reading Review – A Beggar’s Kingdom by Paullina Simons

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Review – Red Dog by Willem Anker (translated by Michiel W. Heyns)

Synopsis: A blistering, brutal novel of the South African frontier from a major new literary voice  In the eighteenth century, a giant strides the border of the Cape Colony frontier. Coenraad de Buys is a legend, a polygamist, a swindler and a big talker; a rebel who fights with Xhosa chieftains against the Boers and… Continue reading Review – Red Dog by Willem Anker (translated by Michiel W. Heyns)

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Q&A with Paullina Simons #TheTigerCatcher

Today is my stop on the blog tour for The Tiger Catcher by my favourite Paullina Simons! The Tiger Catcher is book 1 in The End of Forever trilogy and it has quickly become one of my very favourite books. I adore the story (even though at parts it breaks my heart!) so very much.… Continue reading Q&A with Paullina Simons #TheTigerCatcher