Tag: history

Anne O’Brien Best Reads

Anne O’Brien Best Reads

I’m going to say it, Anne O’Brien is probably one of my favourite authors. There. Although I know she has a number of books that are more romantical than historical, so I’m sticking to a few of my favourite books she has written, in fact a […]

Viking Best Reads

Viking Best Reads

Medieval History, vikings and invasions! When you hear the word “Vikings” it might summon images of burly men running across beaches, post-invasion, fur coats… pretty much Game Of Thrones a long time in the past. Well, to be completely honest, it was a pretty messy […]

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: 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 […]