Category Archives: Historical Fiction

The Woman Behind Napoleon

Before BECOMING JOSEPHINE by Heather Webb from Plume Books I never though I had any interest in the woman who partnered with the arrogant and eccentric Napoleon  but how wrong I was. This novel although mostly based in on historical … Continue reading

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I think this is my first cover reveal, yet even if not, it certainly is one very special reveal. Heather Webb is someone I met in my twitter book world and definitely one of the best things about twitter. One … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Gilbert is Back this Fall

For all fans of Elizabeth Gilbert she is back this Fall with THE SIGNATURE OF ALL THING, yep it is her first novel in 12 years. Her memoir, Eat, Pray, Love, was a #1 New York Times bestseller; it has … Continue reading

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Train to a New Beginning

ORPHAN TRAIN by Christina Baker Kline has opened my eyes to events in this country that I knew very little about.  I have always thought a train ride is the most amazing way to travel and see a country but in the … Continue reading

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It May Not be Downton but it is SUMMERSET ABBEY

This is the first in a trilogy that  you will want to mark for summer reads especially if you are missing your weekly dose of Downton Abbey.  SUMMERSET ABBEY transports you to another time right from the start. It opens in 1913 … Continue reading

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