#bookreview: Diary of Margery Blake by P.J. Roscoe

About the book… Format: E-book (ARC) Publisher: P.J. Roscoe Published: 17th September The Blurb The harshness of 19th century life for women, seen through the eyes of a young bride. Margery Blake is nothing but a pawn in family affairs, and her marriage is seen as a good match. Margery has no power, or controlContinue reading “#bookreview: Diary of Margery Blake by P.J. Roscoe”

#bookreview: The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

About The House of Silk Format: Paperback Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Published: January 2011 Pages: 294 Pages Series: Sherlock Holmes #1 The Blurb THE GAME’S AFOOT . . . It is November 1890 and London is gripped by a merciless winter. Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson are enjoying tea by the fire when an agitated gentleman arrives unannounced atContinue reading “#bookreview: The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz”

The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman

Some call the prize ring a nursery for vice… Format: Paperback Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson London Published: August 28th 2014 Pages: 436 pages The Blurb Born into a brothel, Ruth’s future looks bleak until she catches the eye of Mr Dryer. A rich Bristol merchant and enthusiast of the ring, he trains gutsy Ruth asContinue reading “The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman”

Ticker – Lisa Mantchev

Format: E-book (Kindle) Publisher: Skyscape Published: 1st December 2014 Pages: 273 Pages The Blurb When Penny Farthing nearly dies, brilliant surgeon Calvin Warwick manages to implant a brass “Ticker” in her chest, transforming her into the first of the Augmented. But soon it’s discovered that Warwick killed dozens of people as he strove to perfectContinue reading “Ticker – Lisa Mantchev”