Angels and Bandits by Brodie Curtis

Today I'm delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Brodie Curtis’s newly released novel Angels and Bandits as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. Angels and Bandits follows two young RAF pilots during The Battle of Britain. From the author:By October 1938, Britain and all of Europe were of … Continue reading Angels and Bandits by Brodie Curtis

Book Review – The Angel of Goliad by Jean M Roberts

The Angel of Goliad begins in Houston, Texas in the present day when Magda O’Toole, an investigative journalist, wakes from a four month coma following a fall from a ladder and is stunned to discover that she can now speak Spanish. On her return home, she finds a package from Matamoros, Mexico waiting for her. … Continue reading Book Review – The Angel of Goliad by Jean M Roberts

Cold Blows the Wind – my newest novel

Well here it is, my latest novel—published last Thursday—Yay! Unlike my previous two novels which were set in the Elizabethan period and peopled by fictional characters, Cold Blows the Wind begins in Hobart Town, Tasmania in 1878 and follows a period in the lives of my paternal great-great grandparents Sarah Ellen Thompson and Henry Watkins … Continue reading Cold Blows the Wind – my newest novel

When The Mermaid Sings by Helen Hollick

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Helen Hollick’s prequel to The Sea Witch Voyages, When the Mermaid Sings as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. A DISPATCH FROM THE AUTHOR A brief bit about the Sea Witch Voyages: I wrote the first Voyage (Sea Witch) back … Continue reading When The Mermaid Sings by Helen Hollick

John Brown’s Women: A Novel by Susan Higginbotham

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Susan Higginbotham’s new novel, John Brown's Women, as part of a blog tour hosted by by The Coffee Pot Book Club. John Brown's Women spans three decades and follows the lives of three women in the life of Abolitionist John Brown - his wife Mary, his … Continue reading John Brown’s Women: A Novel by Susan Higginbotham

A King Under Seige by Mercedes Rochelle

Today I'm delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Mercedes Rochelle’s novel of Richard II, A King Under Siege, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. A King Under Siege is the first book in the series The Plantagenet Legacy. St. John's chapel used to be a comforting place—before … Continue reading A King Under Seige by Mercedes Rochelle

Daughter of the King by Kerry Chaput

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Kerry Chaput’s newly released novel Daughter of the King as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. Daughter of the King, set in 17th century France, is the first book in the Defying the Crown series. I wake warm, covered in … Continue reading Daughter of the King by Kerry Chaput

The Coronation by Justin Newland

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Justin Newland’s novel The Coronation as part of a blog tour celebrating the Second Anniversary of its publication, hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The Coronation is set in East Prussia in the 1760s. The opening scene of Chapter 3, The Sound of Bagpipes. Told … Continue reading The Coronation by Justin Newland

The Girl from Portofino by Siobhan Daiko

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Siobhan Daiko’s newly released novel The Girl from Portofino as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The Girl from Portofino is part of Girls of the Italian Resistance: A collection of standalone novels set in Italy during World War 2. … Continue reading The Girl from Portofino by Siobhan Daiko

Christmas at Hembry Castle by Meredith Allard

Today I’m pleased to be presenting Meredith Allard and her novella Christmas at Hembry Castle as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. You are cordially invited to Christmas at Hembry Castle. An unlikely earl struggles with his new place. A young couple’s love is tested. What is a meddling … Continue reading Christmas at Hembry Castle by Meredith Allard