The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy #BookReview #Wartime Paris

Paris, 1940. With the city occupied by the Nazis, three young seamstresses go about their normal lives as best they can. But all three are hiding secrets. War-scarred Mireille is fighting with the Resistance; Claire has been seduced by a German officer; and Vivienne’s involvement is something she can’t reveal to either of them. TwoContinue reading “The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy #BookReview #Wartime Paris”

The Forbidden Promise by Lorna Cook #FridayReads #BookReview #DualTime

Can one promise change the fate of two women decades apart? Scotland, 1940  War rages across Europe, but Invermoray House is at peace – until the night of Constance’s 21st birthday, when she’s the only person to see a Spitfire crash into the loch. Rescuing the pilot and vowing to keep him hidden, Constance findsContinue reading “The Forbidden Promise by Lorna Cook #FridayReads #BookReview #DualTime”

The Midnight House by Amanda Geard #TuesdayBookBlog #HistFic #Mystery

People disappear. Secrets remain . . . 1940: In south-west Ireland, the young and beautiful Lady Charlotte Rathmore is pronounced dead after she mysteriously disappears by the lake of Blackwater Hall. In London, on the brink of the Blitz, Nancy Rathmore is grieving Charlotte’s death when a letter arrives containing a secret that she isContinue reading “The Midnight House by Amanda Geard #TuesdayBookBlog #HistFic #Mystery”

The Runaway Sisters by Ann Bennett #dualtime #historicalnovel

The story of two sisters fighting to survive in the darkest days of World War Two. A heartbreaking tale of resilience and bravery, about having the courage to sacrifice yourself in order to save the ones you love… Devon, present day: Helen Cavendish’s relationship with her mother has always been strained. Her mother is quietContinue reading “The Runaway Sisters by Ann Bennett #dualtime #historicalnovel”