Brandon – Tudor Knight by Tony Riches #FridayReads #RBRT

From the author of the international best-selling Tudor Trilogy: Handsome, charismatic and a champion jouster, Sir Charles Brandon is the epitome of a Tudor Knight. A favourite of King Henry VIII, Brandon has a secret. He has fallen in love with Henry’s sister, Mary Tudor, the beautiful widowed Queen of France, and risks everything toContinue reading “Brandon – Tudor Knight by Tony Riches #FridayReads #RBRT”

An Englishwoman’s Guide to the Cowboy by June Kearns #Fridayread

This was a book I didn’t want to finish.  A romantic adventure set in the American wild west in 1867, in which the dignity and etiquette of an English lady is contrasted dramatically with the frank, masculine power of a half-breed cowboy.  But this is an oversimplification.  Annie Haddon is no simpering socialite.  Tolerated andContinue reading “An Englishwoman’s Guide to the Cowboy by June Kearns #Fridayread”

The Lost Letter by Mimi Matthews #amreading #BookReview

  Here is a classic tale of love lost and ensuing misfortune. Paralleling the situation in the tale of Beauty and the Beast, the heroine, Sylvia Stafford finds herself in a stately manor house where the Earl of Radcliffe, badly injured in the Indian rebellion, hides himself away from society so no-one can see hisContinue reading “The Lost Letter by Mimi Matthews #amreading #BookReview”

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”