Charlotte – Helen Moffett

*I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Bonnier Books and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: For fans of Longbourn, The Other Bennet Sister and Bridgerton, this beautifully told story of marriage, duty and friendship follows Charlotte's story from where Pride and Prejudice ends. Everybody believes that Charlotte Lucas has no … Continue reading Charlotte – Helen Moffett

The Heiress – Molly Greeley

*I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author, NetGalley and Hodder & Stoughton. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: As a fussy baby, Anne was prescribed laudanum to quiet her and has been given the opium-heavy syrup ever since, on account of her continuing ill health. While … Continue reading The Heiress – Molly Greeley

The Sin-Eater – Megan Campisi

*I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Mantle – Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: An old adage says there are really only two stories: a man goes on a voyage, and a stranger arrives in town. This is the third: a woman … Continue reading The Sin-Eater – Megan Campisi

1066 What Fates Impose – Glynn Holloway

*I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: England is in crisis. King Edward has no heir and promises never to produce one. There are no obvious successors available to replace him, but quite a few claimants are eager … Continue reading 1066 What Fates Impose – Glynn Holloway

Blog Tour: Premeditated Myrtle & How to Get Away with Myrtle – Elizabeth C. Bunce

*I received free copy of these books with thanks to the author and Kelly Doyle at Algonquin Young Readers. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* I am utterly thrilled to be part of the blog tour for Elizabeth C. Bunce's Myrtle Hardcastle series, and to share my thoughts with you on Books 1 and 2 … Continue reading Blog Tour: Premeditated Myrtle & How to Get Away with Myrtle – Elizabeth C. Bunce

Publication Day Push: The Merry Month of Murder – Nicola Slade

*I received a free copy of this book with thanks to the author and Rachel Gilbey at Rachel’s Random Resources blog tours. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.* Blurb: It was teatime on Tuesday, and nobody had died yet…May 1918In a world where the men are at war and the women keep the home fires burning, … Continue reading Publication Day Push: The Merry Month of Murder – Nicola Slade

Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen – Dexter Palmer

  *I received a free ARC of this novel, with thanks to the author, Little, Brown and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   A stunning, powerfully evocative new novel based on a true story - in 1726 in the small town of Godalming, England, a young woman confounds the medical community … Continue reading Mary Toft; or, The Rabbit Queen – Dexter Palmer

The Magic Carpet – Jessica Norrie

  *I won a free copy of this book in an online competition.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*     Blurb:  Outer London, September 2016, and neighbouring eight-year-olds have homework: prepare a traditional story to perform with their families at a school festival. But Nathan's father thinks his son would … Continue reading The Magic Carpet – Jessica Norrie

The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

  *I received a free ARC of this novella, with thanks to the author, John Murray Press and NetGalley.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:  A spellbinding novel combining Scottish folklore with hidden history, by the Sunday Times bestselling author Sally Magnusson. Loch Katrine waterworks, 1856. A Highland wilderness fast becoming an industrial wasteland. No place … Continue reading The Ninth Child – Sally Magnusson

The Animals at Lockwood Manor – Jane Healey

  *I received a free ARC of this book, with thanks to the author, Mantle - Pan Macmillan and NetGalley. The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   Blurb:   Some secrets are unspoken. Others are unspeakable . . . August 1939. Thirty-year-old Hetty Cartwright is tasked with the evacuation and safekeeping of the natural history … Continue reading The Animals at Lockwood Manor – Jane Healey