Tag: Book review

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: 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 […]

Book Review: The Swan-Daughter

Book Review: The Swan-Daughter

The Swan-Daughter (The Daughters of Hastings Book 2) by Carol McGrath  This is the second book in the series surrounding the first Norman King of England, William the Conqueror. However, interestingly enough, it focuses on Gunhild of Wessex who was the eldest daughter of King Harold II who […]

Book Review: Brazen

Book Review: Brazen

Brazen by Katherine Longshore This is the tale of Mary Howard. She is a relatively unknown Duchess, growing up in the court of Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn. Her story is a completely young and new perspective to this period of Tudor history and a refreshing change to the […]