Little Moreton Hall is a moated, timber framed Tudor Manor House. It's been beautifully restored and is maintained by the National Trust. There's a tangible sense of history as you walk round. The Moretons began as a powerful family who aquired large areas of land following the dissolution of the monasteries. The first phase of … Continue reading Sunday Snaps ~ Little Moreton Hall ~ A Tudor Moated Manor House #Historical #Photography
Sunset Swing (City Blues Quartet Book 4) by Ray Celestin #Historical #CrimeFiction
Author: Ray Celestin Published: November 2021 by Mantle Category: History, Crime, Fiction ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A young nurse, Kerry Gaudet, travels to the City of Angels desperate to find her missing brother, fearing that something terrible has happened to him: a serial killer is terrorising the city, picking victims at random, and Kerry has precious few leads. … Continue reading Sunset Swing (City Blues Quartet Book 4) by Ray Celestin #Historical #CrimeFiction
#GuestPost ~ Christina Courtenay #author of Tempted by the Runes #HistoricalRomance #Giveaway @PiaCCourtenay @rararesources
I'm delighted to welcome Christina Courtenay with a guest post and giveaway as part of the blog tour organised by Rachel's Random Resources. In the 860s AD when the Vikings first started to settle on Iceland, it was completely uninhabited. There had apparently been a few Irish monks who had somehow made their way there … Continue reading #GuestPost ~ Christina Courtenay #author of Tempted by the Runes #HistoricalRomance #Giveaway @PiaCCourtenay @rararesources
An Unlit Candle by Caren J. Werlinger #DualTimeline #LiteraryFiction #TuesdayBookBlog
Author: Caren J. Werlinger Published: September 2021 by Corgyn Publishing Category: Contemporary, Historical, Fiction, Religion, Literary ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Patricia Horrigan is the eldest daughter of a family determined to gain entry into the upper echelons of Rochester society as the 1950s give way to the turbulence of the 60s. Born of an Irish father and a … Continue reading An Unlit Candle by Caren J. Werlinger #DualTimeline #LiteraryFiction #TuesdayBookBlog
#ThrowbackThursday ~ The Mobster’s Lament (City Blues Quartet Book 3) by Ray Celestin #Historical #CrimeFiction set in 1940s New York.
I've loved this series and am looking forward to the fourth book which is due in November. The stories chart the history of jazz and the mafia during the middle years of the 20th century. My Thoughts I really enjoyed the first two books in the series—The Axeman’s Jazz & Dead Man’s Blues—and The Mobster’s Lament was … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ The Mobster’s Lament (City Blues Quartet Book 3) by Ray Celestin #Historical #CrimeFiction set in 1940s New York.
Ironbridge and the River Severn #AncientMonument #Bridge #Historic
At the heart of a pretty spectacular gorge in South Shropshire is the village of Ironbridge and at its heart the iconic Ironbridge itself, spanning the river Severn. The first iron bridge in the world. This is what it would have looked like in its heyday The idea was conceived in the early 1770s, … Continue reading Ironbridge and the River Severn #AncientMonument #Bridge #Historic
#ThrowbackThursday ~ Entry Island by Peter May ~ Complex and Emotional Dual Timeline #MurderMystery #Historical
Entry Island is one of my all time favourite books. I listened to the audio version which was released in 2013 and Peter Forbes' narration gave the already incredible story extra depth. My Thoughts Detective Sime (Sheem) Mackenzie is part of the murder investigation team sent to Entry Island, one of Les Îsles de la … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Entry Island by Peter May ~ Complex and Emotional Dual Timeline #MurderMystery #Historical
A Corruption Of Blood (Raven, Fisher, and Simpson Book 3) by Ambrose Perry @ambroseparry #NetGalley #Histfic based on fact #TuesdayBookBlog
Author: Ambrose Perry Publishing date: 19th August 2021 by Cannongate Books Category: Historical, Medical, Thriller, Book Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Dr Will Raven is a man seldom shocked by human remains, but even he is disturbed by the contents of a package washed up at the Port of Leith. Stranger still, a man Raven has long detested … Continue reading A Corruption Of Blood (Raven, Fisher, and Simpson Book 3) by Ambrose Perry @ambroseparry #NetGalley #Histfic based on fact #TuesdayBookBlog
The Silence by Susan Allott ~ set in Australia #LiteraryFiction #Historical #Mystery @SusanAllott
Author: Susan Allott Published: April 2021 by The Borough Press (paperback edition) Category: Literary Fiction, Historical, Mystery, Book Review ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A missing woman 30 years ago, in the suffocating heat of a Sydney summer, the Greens’ next-door neighbour Mandy disappeared without a trace. A cold case reopened In 1997, in a basement flat in Hackney, … Continue reading The Silence by Susan Allott ~ set in Australia #LiteraryFiction #Historical #Mystery @SusanAllott
#Extract from Celts and the Mad Goddess: The Deathless Chronicle 1 by P.C. Darkcliff #Historical #Fantasy @P_C_Darkcliff
Today I'm sharing an extract from Celts and the Mad Goddess, courtesy of P.C. Darkcliff. First of all, let's see what the book is about... When the raiders chase her into a swamp, Rawena falls into the furry claws of Goddess Pandemia. Despite her murderous instincts, Pandemia lets Rawena live—and turns her into a pawn … Continue reading #Extract from Celts and the Mad Goddess: The Deathless Chronicle 1 by P.C. Darkcliff #Historical #Fantasy @P_C_Darkcliff
The Lost Blackbird by @LizaPerrat ~ Fiction based on Fact #HistoricalFiction #Psychological #RBRT #FridayReads
London 1962. A strict and loveless English children’s home, or the promise of Australian sunshine, sandy beaches and eating fruit straight from the tree. Which would you choose?
#GuestPost by #Author @mitchelljkaplan talking about his latest release, Into The Unbounded Light #Historical #Thriller #TuesdayBookBlog
Into The Unbounded Night follows the lives of five troubled individuals as they struggle for survival and purpose in the first century Roman empire.