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Category: Historical Fiction

Historical Fiction

The Foundling

Bess is a young, unmarried mother in 1754 and she makes the difficult decision to place her child in the care of The Foundling Hospital. For six years she saves every penny she can, in the hope of reclaiming her daughter. When she goes to…

Historical Fiction

The Vanished Bride

When Elizabeth Chester goes missing, she leaves behind a room covered in blood. The news falls on the ears of the BrontΓ« sisters, who are both intrigued by the mystery and concerned for the fate of the woman. With no one else finding answers, they…

Historical Fiction

The Giver of Stars

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. When Alice meets…

Historical Fiction

Trinity

Trinity was the code name of the US project to create a weapon to end all wars, the atomic bomb. Behind that invention was a man who had to come to terms with what he had created, J. Robert Oppenheimer. Louisa Hall has chosen to…

5 Star, Historical Fiction

Wakenhyrst

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. The journals of…

5 Star, Historical Fiction

The Familiars

Disclosure: I received a copy of this book free of charge for review purposes only. Receipt of a book does not guarantee a review or endorsement. My reviews are my honest opinion and are not biased for the purpose of personal gain. In 1612, young…

Historical Fiction

The Silent Companions

When Elsie Bainbridge finds herself in St Joseph’s Hospital, she has lost her voice and stands accused of murder. Dr Shepherd is drawn to her case and encourages her to write down whatever she can remember. Her memories take her back to 1865, newly widowed…

Historical Fiction

Washington Black

I’m not a big follower of the Man Booker Prize but a handful of this year’s longlist titles piqued my interest, and at the top of the pile was one adorned with an airship. It sounded like an adventure story, in the Booker! Needless to…