Cecily by Annie Garthwaite

This was a beautifully written historical novel, with layered characters and a fantastic heroine at the centre. "Rebellion?"The word is a spark. They can start a fire with it, or smother it in their fingertips.She chooses to start a fire.You are born high, but marry a traitor's son. You bear him twelve children, carry his … Continue reading Cecily by Annie Garthwaite

Before the Crown by Flora Harding

I've always loved historical fiction books about our monarchy but this particularly piqued my interest as firstly, I loved The Crown on Netflix, and secondly, it's about our current Queen which I found doubly fascinating. Before the crown there was a love story‚ĶWindsor Castle, 1943As war rages across the world, Princess Elizabeth comes face to … Continue reading Before the Crown by Flora Harding