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
Author: Chris Maden Published: June 2021 by Mung Cha Cha Press Category: Historical, Fiction, ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stanley Price’s ambition is to be an explorer. He joins the army and is posted to this vibrant, free-wheeling entrepot, a metropolis on the make. This officer, scoundrel and rake is seduced by the glamour, the sideways glances and the … Continue reading Price’s Price by Chris Maden ~ ‘Spanning the glory years of Hong Kong’ #BookReview for #RBRT
Author: Rosie Andrews Published: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc and released on Audible in February 2022 Category: Literary Fiction, Historical, Mythology ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Norfolk, 1643. With civil war tearing England apart, reluctant soldier Thomas Treadwater is summoned home by his sister, who accuses a new servant of improper conduct with their widowed father. By the time Thomas returns … Continue reading The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews #LiteraryFiction #Historical #BookTwitter
When I was contacted by Allie Cresswell with a view to joining the blog tour for her new release I was delighted to accept. I've been meaning to read her books for a while and this one sounded intriguing. Several combined occurrences cause writer Dee to pack her belongings, leave her life behind and just … Continue reading The Cottage on Winter Moss by Allie Cresswell #ContemporaryFiction #Historical @Alliescribbler #TuesdayBookBlog
Welcome to my stop on the mini blog blitz for The Lost Laird from Her Past by Jeanine Englert, courtesy of Rachel's Random Resources. Today I have a guest post from Jeanine to share... Thank you, BetweenTheLines, for hosting me today for a guest post on your blog! I’m so excited to be here to … Continue reading Mini Blog Blitz #GuestPost ~ The Lost Laird from Her Past by Jeanine Englert #HistoricalRomance @JeanineWrites @rararesources
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
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
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.
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
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
As always it's a difficult choice but despite my reading being a little hit and miss this year I've read some fabulous books.
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