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Review: Queen of the North, by Anne O’Brien

If you're looking for murder, treason, ambition and feuding families, then you've come to the right place. And that's only the first page! Anne O'Brien's Queen of the North is a behemoth of historical fiction, spanning the tumultuous period that would one day lead to the Wars of the Roses: the 1300s. Harry Bolingbroke (soon to be… Continue reading Review: Queen of the North, by Anne O’Brien

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Review: The Hawkman, by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

Oh, how I wanted to like this book. It had everything I wanted: fantasy, a modernist retelling of a Grimm's fairy tale, cloaked in historical fiction. Two fascinating characters, and a very sweet love story in the middle of it that vibrates with wonder all the way through. And Jane Rosenberg LaForge, for the most… Continue reading Review: The Hawkman, by Jane Rosenberg LaForge

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Blog Tour: No Further Questions, by Gillian McAllister

This was an absolute nerve-shredder of a book from the amazing Gillian McAllister. Focussing on the relationship between two sisters, murder, guilt and the lengths that somebody will go to if pushed, it's terse, dark, and with secrets lurking behind every corner in the road. The two sisters in question are Becky and Martha, who… Continue reading Blog Tour: No Further Questions, by Gillian McAllister