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Review: Oscar Wilde and the Murders at Reading Gaol by Gyles Brandfreth

Reviewed by Cara Lynn This is a very dark book, detailing Wilde’s time in Reading Gaol for his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglass. During the time of his…

Review: The Trouble with Highlanders by Mary Wine

Review by Lynn Reynolds The year is 1488. Daphne MacLeod is having a really good dream about Norris Sutherland. Norris is having an interesting conversation with his father…

Review: The Kingmaker’s Daughter (The Cousins’ War) by Phillipa Gregory

Reviewed by Zarabeth Golden The so called “queen of royal fiction” takes her turn at the story of Anne Neville who became Queen after the War of Roses…

Why was Flemish Lace Forbidden in France?

Guest blog by Iris Anthony, author of The Ruins of Lace Thank you so much for hosting me on Love Romance Passion! Lace may be linked to both…

Get into Bed with Elizabeth Chadwick (Author Interview)

Introducing Elizabeth Chadwick, author of A Place Beyond Courage Keira: Quick history lesson: Tell us a bit about England’s civil war between King Henry’s daughter Matilda and her…

Review: Celtic Storms (Celtic Steel, Book 1) by Delaney Rhodes

Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Darina O’Malley is distraught at the knowledge that her cousin, Kyra is to be betrothed to a man she does not know – he…

Review: Aries Fire (Sign of the Times, Book 1) by Elaine Edelson

Reviewed by Sandra Scholes Though set in the time of the Roman Empire, this novel will have the reader travelling around the world with its vast places and…

The Uncrowned Kings of Ireland

Guest Blog by Jeanette Baker, author of Nell My novel, NELL, is the story of the Geraldines or, more familiarly, the Fitzgeralds of Munster, “a family so wealthy…

Get into Bed with Ciji Ware (Author Interview)

Ciji bio: Ciji Ware is an Emmy-award winning television producer, reporter, writer, lecturer, host, and the author of six bestselling historical novels as well as several works of…

Get into Bed with Sarah Bower (Author Interview)

Keira: Why does the Bishop Odo of Bayeux in THE NEEDLE IN THE BLOOD want a tapestry commissioned? Sarah Bower: As with so much relating to the Bayeux…

Review: Song of the Nile (Cleopatra’s Daughter, Book 2) by Stephanie Dray

Reviewed by Zarabeth This is the sequel to Dray’s Lily of the Nile. I enjoyed this book far more and had to give it at least 4 stars….

Castello and Cafaggiolo

by Gabrielle Kimm, guest blogger and author of His Last Duchess Thank you so much for inviting me onto your blog.  You ask about castles – I thought…

Review: The Kingmaking by Helen Hollick

The Kingmaking is book one of the Pendragon Banner Trilogy by Helen Hollick. In one sentence this book is about Arthur growing from boyhood to manhood, from untried…

Review: The Mistaken Wife by Rose Melikan

by Zarabeth, guest reviewer This is a classic late 18th century spy romance. Neither of our leads know what the other one is up to and are constantly…

Review: The Dressmaker by Posie Graeme-Evans

by Zarabeth, guest reviewer I loved this book! The End. Seriously, though, I really really enjoyed this novel. I could not put it down. Not because it was…

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