The Girl from Bologna by Siobhan Daiko

Today I’m delighted to be sharing an excerpt from Siobhan Daiko’s newly released novel The Girl from Bologna as part of a blog tour hosted by The Coffee Pot Book Club. The Girl from Bologna is part of Siobhan’s series Girls from the Italian Resistance. I went to visit Rebecca the afternoon after my parents … Continue reading The Girl from Bologna by Siobhan Daiko

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 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

Book Review – The Master of Measham Hall by Anna Abney

The Master of Measham Hall by Anna Abney begins in London in 1665 where Great Plague already is taking hold. It is only five years since the restoration of the monarchy and the divisions that brought about the Civil War still exist beneath a thin veneer of conformity. Althea Hawthorne, a young gentlewoman, has been … Continue reading Book Review – The Master of Measham Hall by Anna Abney

One Minute Book Review – The Wife’s Tale by Christine Wells

The Wife’s Tale by Christine Wells is a novel with dual intertwining timelines. The modern strand involves Australian lawyer Liz Jones who, under the pretence of writing a novel about the 18th century Lady Nash, goes to the Isle of Wight to discretely investigate her employer’s claim to descent from Delaney Nash. As she delves … Continue reading One Minute Book Review – The Wife’s Tale by Christine Wells