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”

On a Wing and a Prayer by Helen Carey #FridayBookShare @ShelleyWilson72

#FridayBookShare is a game created by Shelley Wilson to help search for an ideal read. Anyone can have a go – all you need to do is answer the following questions based on the book you are currently reading/finished reading this week and use the hashtag #FridayBookShare First line of the book. Recruit fans byContinue reading “On a Wing and a Prayer by Helen Carey #FridayBookShare @ShelleyWilson72”

Blood is Thicker by Heather MacQuarrie #TuesdayBookBlog

This is the third book in Heather MacQuarrie’s trilogy of love and deception in a modern, extended family. In Blood Is Thicker we return to the lives of Matthew and his estranged wife, Suzy and to the on/off relationship of Neal and Charlotte. There are still repercussions from the complicated parentage of their families. WeContinue reading “Blood is Thicker by Heather MacQuarrie #TuesdayBookBlog”