History

Book Review: Watch the Lady

Book Review: Watch the Lady

Watch the Lady by Elizabeth Fremantle Let’s begin simply… this was a great read. It’s got love, battles, family rivalries and Elizabeth I all mashed together so, for me, it was a hit. It centers around a lady named Penelope Devereux. Penelope was beautiful, clever, […]

Book Review: Conqueror Trilogy

Book Review: Conqueror Trilogy

Of the Ring of Earls (Book 1) Henry of the High Rock (Book 2) The Lion’s Legacy (Book 3) by Juliet Dymoke Three books set from William the Conqueror to Henry II. I love to read about a period of history that is not very well documented. Plus, it does […]

Book Review: A Hollow Crown

Book Review: A Hollow Crown

A Hollow Crown by Helen Hollick Not much is known about our history before 1066, so I get excited when I see a book about Emma of Normandy, who was Queen of England (twice!) in the 11th century. I also recently read The Price of Blood about Emma […]

Book Review: The Price of Blood

Book Review: The Price of Blood

The Price of Blood (The Emma of Normandy Series, Book 2) by Patricia Bracewell I have a confession, I read this book having no idea there was a first book in the Emma of Normandy series. So I shall be reading that shortly! But this book […]

Book Review: The Chosen Queen

Book Review: The Chosen Queen

The Chosen Queen (Queens of Conquest) by Joanna Courtney This book follows a very special medieval lady in history, called Edyth Alfgarsdottir. I was really eager to read about her because she was the lady who became queen TWICE. The tale opens when Edyth, as a young […]