Brushstrokes from the Past by Heidi Eljarbo

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Heidi Eljarbo’s newly released novel, Brushstrokes from the Past, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. Brushstrokes from the Past is a Soli Hansen Mystery. Wolfert did not want to admit he was at death’s door. He never thought of … Continue reading Brushstrokes from the Past by Heidi Eljarbo

The Old Dragon’s Head by Justin Newland

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Justin Newland’s novel The Old Dragon’s Head set in fifteenth-century China as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. Ru was playing in their small garden while Luli sat at her writing desk. She moved her calligraphy brush over the paper. … Continue reading The Old Dragon’s Head by Justin Newland

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

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

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

Cragside: A 1930s Murder Mystery by M J Porter

Today I'm delighted to be sharing an excerpt of M. J. Porter's recent novel, Cragside: A 1930s Murder Mystery, as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. “Ah, Lady Merryweather.” The voice of Detective Inspector Aldcroft is uncertain, far from the confident man I was forced to speak to yesterday. … Continue reading Cragside: A 1930s Murder Mystery by M J Porter