Jodi Taylor’s Just One Damned Thing After Another

Historians + time travel = happpppppyyyyyyy Pip This book really is a silly, raucous and a tremendously entertaining adventure. I love history and so the idea of time travelling historians going on adventures and saving the day really is always going to win with me! Facebook advertising...really? It turns out, Facebook advertising works. You see, [...]

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A Very Short Introduction to World War I by Michael Howard

I just can't recommend this book enough if you want an overview of World War I. And I just can't recommend it enough if you don't, because what I've learned from reading it, is that we should always remember.

Daphne Du Maurier’s Frenchman’s Creek

I love Cornwall. Have you gotten that yet? It just feels like I have that place in the blood (and I can claim some Cornish ancestors), so any book that's based there holds quite the draw for me. And with the re-doing of Poldark there's quite a few who are enthralled by stories from that [...]

What to do with reviews

I owe all the ingenuity of this blog post to my husband. He came up with a great idea of what to do with the reviews for my book The Widow's Redeemer, and before you think it, no, he did not say 'Don't read them' or 'Throw them in the bin'. You see, it is [...]