Ash Princess

Title: Ash Princess Author: Laura Sebastian Genre: Fiction/ Fantasy/ YA Source: Kindle Recommendation Rating: 3/5 Favourite Quote: ‘”You know who you are,” she said to me. Her voice didn’t waver even as drops of blood bloomed where the blade cut her skin. “You are our people’s only hope, Theodosia.”‘ It was 10 years ago when Princess […]

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The Rose and the Mask

Title: The Rose and the Mask Author: Victoria Leybourne Genre: Fiction/ Fantasy/ YA/ Fairytale/ Romance Source: Kindle Recommendation Rating: 3/5 Favourite Quote: ‘The masks had become a habit, a part of him, and now he felt naked without one.’ Faustina Casanova found herself once again down on her luck, always striving to pay rent in her […]

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Chills

Title: Chills Author: Heather Boyd Genre: Historical Fiction/ Romance  Source: Kindle Recommendation Rating: 5/5 Favourite Quote: ‘”There is one other option you haven’t considered, Pixie,” Jack whispered. She peered up at him. No one had voiced an alternative to marriage. If he had a suggestion, she certainly wanted to hear it. “Tell me?” Darkness hid Jack’s […]

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The Kithseeker

Title: The Kithseeker Author: M. K. Wiseman Genre: YA/ Fantasy Source: NetGalley Rating: 4/5 Favourite Quote: “Just because you’ve magick does not mean you must disappear into it.” *I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review via NetGalley.* It’s been 9 months since Liara was banished and walked out of Dvigrand, […]

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Daughter of the Siren Queen

Title: Daughter of the Siren Queen Author: Tricia Levenseller Genre: Historical Fiction/ Romance/ Fantasy/ YA Source: Sequel to Daughter of the Pirate King Rating: 5/5 Favourite Quote: “I’m here because when I tried to get in that rowboat with my brother, I realised that the last thing I wanted was to be away from you.” The […]

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The Little Shop of Found Things

Title: The Little Shop of Found Things Author: Paula Brackston Genre: Historical Fiction/ Romance/ Mystery/ YA/ Time Travel Source: NetGalley Rating: 5/5 Favourite Quote: “Every soul that once trod this brutal earth leaves their imprint upon the things that mattered to them. The things that they held, the things that once echoed to the beat of […]

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Daughter of the Pirate King

Title: Daughter of the Pirate King Author: Tricia Levenseller Genre: Historical Fiction/ Romance/ Fantasy/ YA Source: Kindle Recommendation Rating: 5/5 Favourite Quote: “I am me because I choose to be me. I am what I want. Some people say you have to find yourself. Not I. I believe we create ourselves to be what we want. […]

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Hunting Prince Dracula

Title: Hunting Prince Dracula Author: Kerri Maniscalco Genre: Historical Fiction/ Mystery/ Horror/ YA Source: Sequel to Stalking Jack the Ripper Rating: 5/5 Favourite Quote: “What in the name of the queen were you thinking? Climbing a stone roof… during a blizzard. I…” I gripped my hands in fists to keep them from trembling in the cold. “You […]

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Fawkes

  Title: Fawkes Author: Nadine Brandes Genre: Historical Fiction/ Mystery/ Fantasy Source: NetGalley Rating: 4/5 Favourite Quote: “I wasn’t sure what I was expecting, but it had not been to see her sitting in a cushioned upright chair in the middle of the garden, wearing a fur cloak with an easel before her. I slowed and […]

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Stalking Jack the Ripper

Title: Stalking Jack the Ripper Author: Kerri Mansiscalco Genre: Historical Fiction/ Thriller/ Romance/ Mystery Source: NetGallery Rating: 5/5 Favourite Quote: “Roses have both petals and thorns, my dark flower. You needn’t believe something weak because it appears delicate. Show the world your bravery.”   Audrey Rose Wadsworth isn’t your typical well off lady of leisure in […]

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The Silent Companions

Title: The Silent Companions  Author: Laura Purcell Genre: Historical Fiction/ Gothic Ghost Story Source: Best Sellers Rating: 4/5 Favourite Quote: “Confusion flickered over his features. She recalled it well: the exact moment she had started to doubt her own senses” I was browsing around Waterstones when I came across The Silent Companions on the shelf in […]

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The House of Secrets

Title: The House of Secrets Author: Sarra Manning Genre: Historical Fiction/ Romance Source: Bestsellers Rating: 3/5 Favourite Quote: “Even at their worst, their most estranged, that love had still been there, holding them together when nothing else could. But they were different people to who they’d been thirteen years ago. Different people to how they were […]

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