Bonus Review #4:’The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Percevel: A Portrait of the Assassin’, by Martin Connolly

Blurb England entered the nineteenth century having lost the American states and was at war with France. The slave trade had been halted and the country was in torment, with industrialisation throwing men and women out of work as poverty haunted their lives. As the merchants of England and America saw their businesses stagnate andContinue reading “Bonus Review #4:’The Murder of Prime Minister Spencer Percevel: A Portrait of the Assassin’, by Martin Connolly”

Bonus Review #4: ‘A Georgian Heroine’, by Joanne Major & Sarah Murden

Published By: Pen & Sword History Publication Date: 27th November 2017 I.S.B.N.: 9781473863460 Format: Hardback Price: £19.99             Blurb Rachel Charlotte Williams Biggs lived an incredible life, one which proved that fact is often much stranger than fiction. As a young woman she endured a tortured existence at the hands ofContinue reading “Bonus Review #4: ‘A Georgian Heroine’, by Joanne Major & Sarah Murden”

Substitute Review #1

I had planned to review Snow by Mikayla Elliot, but I had a couple of mental health days and couldn’t cope with anything much beyond crochet. I’ve also injured my hand with excessive cross-stitch on Sunday. My writing and typing, never exceptionally tidy, is currently an absolute mess, and it hurts to type. You’ll have to excuseContinue reading “Substitute Review #1”

Review: ‘Dark Days of Georgian Britain’, by James Hobson

Published by: Pen and Sword Books Publication Date: 15th November 2017 ISBN: 9781526702548 Format: Hardback Price: £15.99 Blurb In Dark Days of Georgian Britain, James Hobson challenges the long established view of high society during the Regency, and instead details an account of a society in change. Often upheld as a period of elegance with many achievementsContinue reading “Review: ‘Dark Days of Georgian Britain’, by James Hobson”