Cosy Mystery · Historical

A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder (A Countess of Harleigh Mystery, #1) by Dianne Freeman

A cosy mystery, perfect to cuddle with enjoying a sunny evening. The first book of the series, A Countess of Harleigh Mystery promises. American Countess of Harleigh Frances Wynn was married into the British aristocracy. Until her philandering husband dies of a heart attack while in bed with another. After spending a year mourning for… Continue reading A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder (A Countess of Harleigh Mystery, #1) by Dianne Freeman

Historical · Mystery · Suspense

Weekend at Thrackley by Alan Melville

Another great mystery from the Golden Age of Crime. Jim Henderson hasn’t been the luckiest of man. Being unemployed for three years left him hanging only by his social position. When the mysterious Edwin Carson, a precious stone collector, summons Jim to his country house Thrackley for a weekend party, he knows he has nothing… Continue reading Weekend at Thrackley by Alan Melville

Historical · Romance

The Water and the Wine by Tamar Hodes

A delightful novel that brings out the excitement and depth of the creative process. The Water and the Wine is a treat for the lovers of Greece and the 1960s. It tells the story of a group of young musicians, actors and artists who live on the Greek island Hydra. Tamar Hodes tells the fictionalised… Continue reading The Water and the Wine by Tamar Hodes

Historical

Fred’s Funeral by Sandy Day

A sweet novella that teaches us that we need to value people when they’re alive. Fred Sadler just died of old age in his nursing home. After serving in WW1, Fred returned home struggling to cope with everything he saw. After getting in one of the too many problems, especially with alcohol, he’s placed in… Continue reading Fred’s Funeral by Sandy Day

Historical · LGBT · Romance

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

If you’re like me and never cry with books, I will tell you now there’s a first time for everything. Set in the Age of Heroes, The Song of Achilles re-tells the story of one of the most famous names of the time, Achilles, told in the eyes of Patroclus, Achilles’ best friend and lover.… Continue reading The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Historical · Mystery

Egyptian Enigma (Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth, #3) by L.J.M. Owen

A nice mystery that goes deep into Egypt mixing the ancient world and the modern times perfectly! Among the treasures of the Cairo museum, Dr Elizabeth Pimms, archaeology fan and unenthusiastic librarian recently returned to Egypt, makes a discovery. Cryptic symbols on the corner of a papyrus lead to the discovery of several unidentified mummies.… Continue reading Egyptian Enigma (Dr Pimms, Intermillennial Sleuth, #3) by L.J.M. Owen

Fantasy · Historical · YA

Fawkes by Nadine Brandes

What.a.read! This is one of those books that you stay up all night reading. Thomas Fawkes has a problem: he’s turning to stone from the Stone Plague that infected his eye. If he doesn’t do something about it, he will turn into a statue. When a solution presents itself, it might be the craziest plot… Continue reading Fawkes by Nadine Brandes

Adventure · Historical

Blackbeard: The Birth of America by Samuel Marquis

A brilliantly novel that raised the bar on pirate fiction to new heights for all the right reasons. This novel will make its way to the Top 10 of many pirate-novel fans! Edward Thatcher, also known as Blackbeard, British Navy privateer turned pirate, controlled the Atlantic and the Caribbean during the Golden Age of Piracy.… Continue reading Blackbeard: The Birth of America by Samuel Marquis

Fantasy · Historical · Romance · YA

These Vengeful Souls (These Vicious Masks, #3) by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas

After the shocking events that left a grieving Sebastian Braddock, Evelyn wants to put an end to the reign of Captain Goode. As he used his and Sebastian’s powers to kill everyone at the ball, Goode permanently, destroyed their world and any hope for them to return to the life they once knew. But revenge… Continue reading These Vengeful Souls (These Vicious Masks, #3) by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas

Fantasy · Historical · Romance · YA

These Ruthless Deeds (These Vicious Masks #2) by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas

This book was awesome. No other way to put it. I don’t even know how I only heard about this series now and I will definitely get my hands on a paperback version of both instalments. The story starts with the main character Evelyn and her search for gifted people who are struggling with their… Continue reading These Ruthless Deeds (These Vicious Masks #2) by Tarun Shanker & Kelly Zekas