The Redoubtable Miss Fisher #amreading #BookReview #TVcrime

I have recently become a fan of the wonderful Miss Fisher mysteries on TV. Set in Melbourne during the 1920s, the programmes show beautiful architecture and clothes to die for. The plots are reminiscent of Miss Marple or Agatha Raisin so I decided it was time to read one of the many books about thisContinue reading “The Redoubtable Miss Fisher #amreading #BookReview #TVcrime”

The Indelible Stain by Wendy Percival #amreading #FridayReads

This is the second Esme Quentin Mystery by Wendy Percival and it takes us to a charming part of North Devon. Esme, an historical researcher, returns to Warren Quay where she spent family holidays, 30 years ago, but this time she has gone to assist Maddy, cataloguing the archives of children’s charity SAFE. But herContinue reading “The Indelible Stain by Wendy Percival #amreading #FridayReads”

The Orchid Tree by Siobhan Daiko #BookReview

The Orchid Tree is a dramatic and moving account of wartime events in Hong Kong and the repercussions in 1949 for the three main characters, Kate, a British teenager, Charles, a young Eurasian and Sofia, whose home is on the neutral island of Macau.   Kate Wolseley tells us of her privileged life living onContinue reading “The Orchid Tree by Siobhan Daiko #BookReview”

Sinclair by Julia Herdman #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT

  Volume one in the Tales of Tooley Street After a surfeit of Tudor novels, my preferred era for historical fiction is the Victorian age, but I am beginning to discover the rich seam of social life, politics and sexual tension in the Georgian age. In Julia Herdmans’ novel, we meet Edinburgh surgeon James SinclairContinue reading “Sinclair by Julia Herdman #TuesdayBookBlog #RBRT”