REVIEW: Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Tweet Stevie‘s review of Peculiar Ground by Lucy Hughes-Hallett Historical Literary Fiction published by Harper 09 Jan 18 Literary fiction and I have a somewhat uneasy relationship. I love elegant prose when it fits with the story being told, although I dislike...

REVIEW: The Witches of Cambridge by Menna Van Praag

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Witches of Cambridge by Menna Van Praag Women’s Literary Fantasy Fiction published by Random House 09 Feb 16 Every so often a book comes along that’s really difficult to categorise. This one, for example, is about women –...

REVIEW: London From My Windows by Mary Carter

Tweet Veena’s review of London From My Windows by Mary Carter Literary Fiction published by Kensington Books 28 Jul 15 It was the book cover which first captured my imagination and then the back blurb seemed to seal it, and I just had to read the book.  Mary...

REVIEW: The Garden of Letters by Alyson Richman

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Garden of Letters by Alyson Richman Historical Literary Fiction published by Berkley 02 Sep 14 I’m a huge fan of novels that centre on women’s roles in the first and second world wars, particularly those with a high level...

REVIEW: The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman

Tweet Stevie‘s review of The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman Historical Literary Fiction published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson 28 Aug 14 Every so often I come across a really different sort of historical novel, and this is one of them. Of course,...