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Hi all: I hope you’re keeping well, or as well as possible in the circumstances. I bring you another book by Sebastian Barry. Not for everyone, but quite extraordinary. A Thousand Moons by Sebastian Barry From the Costa Book of the Year-winning author of Days Without End Even when you come out of bloodshed and disaster
Hi all: I bring you a review of one of the books from Rosie’s group and one I recommend to people who love historical fiction, especially stories of New Mexico and settlers. Not My Father’s House: A Novel of Old New Mexico by Loretta Miles Tollefson Suzanna hates everything about her New Mexico mountain home.
Hi all: I bring you something pretty different today. I don’t know why, but I could not resist this book (perhaps because I’m fascinated by antiques…) The Napoleonic Wars: As Illustrated by J J Jenkins by J J Jenkins. Originally published as Martial Achievements of Great Britain and Her Allies From 1799 to 1815 this
Hi all: I bring you another one of my reviews of a non-fiction book that I found delightful. I must confess I am pleased I don’t have to live by these rules as I am sure I would have been totally useless and would have done all the wrong things. But reading about it is
Hi all: I am sure today’s book won’t be to everybody’s taste, but I loved it. See what you think. The English Wife: A Novel by Lauren Willig From New York Times bestselling author, Lauren Willig, comes this scandalous novel set in the Gilded Age, full of family secrets, affairs, and even murder. Annabelle and Bayard Van Duyvil live
Hi all: I thought I’d bring you another one of those historical books that always make me think of how many writers would feel inspired when they read them. Today, it’s a book about a man I wasn’t familiar with but whom I won’t forget any time soon. Fatal Evidence: Professor Alfred Swaine Taylor &
Hi all: I bring you today the review of another one of the jewels in the Pen & Sword Catalogue. I know it isn’t a topic for everyone but it is fascinating and a very well researched book, and you’ll realise straight away why (you’ve probably already noticed by the title). And no, this is