Review: Lost for Words, by Stephanie Butland

Synopsis: Loveday Cardew prefers books to people. If you look closely, you might glimpse the first lines of the novels she loves most tattooed on her skin. But there are things she'll never show you. Fifteen years ago Loveday lost all she knew and loved in one unspeakable night. Now, she finds refuge in the … Continue reading Review: Lost for Words, by Stephanie Butland

Review: Longbourn, by Jo Baker

Synopsis: It is wash-day for the housemaids at Longbourn House, and Sarah's hands are chapped and raw. Domestic life below stairs, ruled with a tender heart and an iron will by Mrs Hill the housekeeper, is about to be disturbed by the arrival of a new footman, bearing secrets and the scent of the sea. … Continue reading Review: Longbourn, by Jo Baker

Review: The White Queen – Philippa Gregory

Synopsis: Internationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings the tumult and intrigue of The Wars of the Roses to vivid life through the women of the House of Lancaster and the House of York, beginning with the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen. A woman who won the love of a king and ascended to … Continue reading Review: The White Queen – Philippa Gregory

The Duke and I – Julia Quinn

Synopsis: After enduring two seasons in London, Daphne Bridgerton is no longer naive enough to believe she will be able to be marry for love. But is it really too much to hope for a husband for whom she at least has some affection? Her brother's old school friend Simon Basset - the new Duke … Continue reading The Duke and I – Julia Quinn

The Darling Strumpet – by Gillian Bagwell

Synopsis: From her beginnings as a humble oyster seller, Nell Gwynn’s dazzling rise to fame has gone down in history. Step into the tumultuous world of Restoration England, and join Nell on her journey from courtesan, to famed actress to King’s mistress in a novel that is as captivating as Nelly herself. She sold her … Continue reading The Darling Strumpet – by Gillian Bagwell

You Had me At Hello – Mhairi McFarlane

Synopsis: What happens when the one that got away comes back? Find out in this sparkling debut from Mhairi McFarlane. Rachel and Ben. Ben and Rachel. It was them against the world. Until it all fell apart. It’s been a decade since they last spoke, but when Rachel bumps into Ben one rainy day, the years … Continue reading You Had me At Hello – Mhairi McFarlane