The Muse of Freedom by Jules Larimore

Today I’m delighted to be sharing Jules Larimore’s newly released novel, The Muse of Freedom, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The Muse of Freedom, set in Languedoc in the late seventeenth century, is the first book of The Cévenoles Sagas . A French Huguenot apothecary’s legacy of … Continue reading The Muse of Freedom by Jules Larimore

Book Review – Private Prosecution by Lisa Ellery

Andrew ‘Drew’ Deacon is a junior prosecutor with a bright future with the Western Australian Department of Public Prosecutions. After a chance meeting at the pub, he spends the night with Lily Consadine. The next morning, Lily still sleeping, Drew leaves behind a note with his phone number. Later in the day, Lily is found … Continue reading Book Review – Private Prosecution by Lisa Ellery

The Eisenhower Chronicles by M. B. Zucker

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from M. B. Zuckers’ recently released novel The Eisenhower Chronicles as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. “Gentlemen, the President!” Cutler’s Boston Brahmin accent cut through the air. The entire National Security Council stood as Ike entered the Cabinet Room. “Be … Continue reading The Eisenhower Chronicles by M. B. Zucker

Book Review – From the Drop of Heaven by Juliette Godot

From the Drop of Heaven by Juliette Godot is an engrossing and unsettling story set in the Salm region of France in the late 16th century. It begins against the background of the ascendancy of Calvinists in Geneva and the St Bartholomew’s Day massacre in Paris setting the scene for the dissentions, religious rivalries and … Continue reading Book Review – From the Drop of Heaven by Juliette Godot

My Reading – July 2022

An Independent Heart by Elizabeth Grant Snow melted on the horses' necks and tangled their manes with glistening icicles. My Brother Jack by George Johnson My brother Jack does not come into the story straight away. Nobody ever does, of course, because a person doesn’t begin to exist without parents and an environment and legendary … Continue reading My Reading – July 2022

Book Review – An Independent Heart by Elizabeth Grant

An Independent Heart by Elizabeth Grant begins in at the very end of January 1814 with Captain Justin Sumners arriving in a wintery England after serving five years in Spain during the Peninsular War, including seven recent months spent as a captive. He is the second son of Lord Hawksfield but, with his elder brother’s … Continue reading Book Review – An Independent Heart by Elizabeth Grant

The King’s Inquisitor by Tonya Ulynn Brown

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Tonya Ulynn Brown’s newly released novel The King’s Inquisitor as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The King’s Inquisitor is the second book on Tonya’s Stuart Monarch’s series and is set in Scotland in the early 1590s during the North … Continue reading The King’s Inquisitor by Tonya Ulynn Brown