Category Archives: Historical Fiction

Blog Tour – A Kingdom Falls by John Owen Theobald

Synopsis London, 1944. Britain’s capital is back in the firing line. It has been several years since the Blitz ended, but now death is dropping from the skies once more. Has the tide of war turned again? Anna Cooper survived … Continue reading

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Blog Tour Review – The Married Girls by Diney Costelo

This book was sent to me free of charge by Head of Zeus in exchange for an honest review Publish Date Hardcover 4th May 2017 Synopsis The war is over, but trouble is brewing… Wynsdown, 1949. In the small Somerset … Continue reading

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The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

Synopsis In the highlands of Malaya, a woman sets out to build a memorial to her sister, killed at the hands of the Japanese during the brutal Occupation of their country. Yun Ling’s quest leads her to The Garden of … Continue reading

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The Colour of Red by Nima Lee

Published by Matador on 20th December 2016 Synopsis 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. This extraordinary, yet relatively unknown period, is vibrantly captured in a sequence of short stories, full of tragedy, … Continue reading

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What the Raven Brings by John Owen Theobald

Published by Head of Zeus 1st December 2016 Synopsis London, 1942: the Blitz is over but the war rages on. With the country still fighting for its existence, a young girl takes to the skies… After her mother was killed … Continue reading

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These Dark Wings by John Owen Theobald

Published by  Head of Zeus Synopsis After her mother is killed in the Blitz and her father in the North Sea, 12-year-old Anna Cooper is sent to live with an uncle she has never met – the Ravenmaster at the … Continue reading

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Cleopatra’s Shadows by Emily Holleman

Synopsis Abandoned by her beloved older sister Cleopatra and an indifferent father, Arsinoe, a young Egyptian princess, must fight for survival in the bloodthirsty royal court after her half-sister Berenice seizes power. But despite using her quick-wits to win Berenice’s … Continue reading

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Bourbon Creams and Tattered Dreams by Mary Gibson

Published by Head of Zeus 12th January 2016. Synopsis Handsome Frank Rossi took Matty Gilbie away from her working class roots in Bermondsey, East London and promised her fame and fortune. In America, the Cockney Canary would become a movie … Continue reading

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The Sekhmet Bed by Libbie Hawker

Synopsis The second daughter of the Pharaoh, Ahmose has always dreamed of a quiet life as a priestess, serving Egypt’s gods, ministering to the people of the Two Lands. But when the Pharaoh dies without an heir, she is given … Continue reading

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Life after Life by Kate Atkinson

Synopsis What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you finally got it right? During a snowstorm in England in 1910, a baby is born and dies before she can take her first breath. … Continue reading

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