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

Severed Knot – Cryssa Bazos

  *I received a free copy of this book, with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   2019 B.R.A.G. MEDALLION HONOREE Blurb:  Barbados 1652. In the aftermath of the English Civil War, the vanquished are uprooted and scattered to the ends of the earth. When marauding English … Continue reading Severed Knot – Cryssa Bazos

The Spider and the Stone – Glen Craney

  *I received a free ARC of this book with thanks to the author.  The decision to review and my opinions are my own.*   RECIPIENT OF THE B.R.A.G. MEDALLION   Blurb:   James Douglas vows to avenge his father's murder. Isabelle MacDuff prays to escape a fate worse than death. As the 14th century dawns, their fellow Scots scrap … Continue reading The Spider and the Stone – Glen Craney