Posted in 16th Century Reviews Tudor

review: Portrait of an Unknown Woman

Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett In 2007, I received a beautiful copy of this book. It was…

Posted in 15th Century Reviews Wars of the Roses

review: Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett

Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett Having read her previous novel, Portrait of an Unknown Woman, I was expecting a…

Posted in 19th Century Austen Reviews

review: Caroline Bingley: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice

Caroline Bingley: A Continuation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice by Jennifer Becton This continuation concentrates on the character of…

Posted in 19th Century Napoleonic Wars Reviews

review: The Diamond by Julie Baumgold

The Diamond by Julie Baumgold From British occupied India to the Kings of France, the Pitt Diamond – later named…

Posted in 16th Century Reviews Tudor

review: My Lady of Cleves

My Lady of Cleves by Margaret Campbell Barnes This book begins with Henry VIII’s search for a fourth wife and…

Posted in 19th Century Austen Regency Reviews

review: Longbourn by Jo Baker

Longbourn by Jo Baker Pride and Prejudice through the servants’ eyes—this is the story of the life of Sarah, the…

Posted in 16th Century Reformation Reviews Tudor

review: Venus in Winter

Venus in Winter by Gillian Bagwell Based on the little known early life of Elizabethan lady Bess of Hardwick, this…

Posted in 18th Century Austen Regency Reviews

review: Darcy’s Story

Darcy’s Story by Janet Aylmer This is the story of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice as related by the character…