Tag: Historical novel

Book Review: My Fair Lady

Book Review: My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady: A Story of Eleanor of Provence, Henry III’s Lost Queen by  J.P. Reedman Eleanor of Provence, Queen to Henry III , is a little unknown in history. She is often only remembered through her husband and sons… because she was mother to […]

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 […]