Monthly Archives: August 2019

Tidelands – Philippa Gregory

Midsummer Eve, 1648, the scene is set. A grey church, a grey sky and a woman waiting to meet a ghost. Instead, she meets a handsome priest, running from danger, and her life is changed forever. Philippa Gregory had me … Continue reading

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The Little Grey Girl – Celine Kiernan

After defeating the Raggedy Witches and banishing the Queen, Mup’s mother, Mup and family have moved to this world permanently.  Mup’s powerful mother has to rebuild a kingdom beginning with regaining trust of the people and it looks like the … Continue reading

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The World That We Knew – Alice Hoffman

The world changed for Hanni in 1941. Berlin became a very dark and dangerous place. Hanni knew that her twelve-year-old daughter, Lea, must be sent away. But Lea could not go alone and Hanni must stay with her invalid mother. … Continue reading

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The Merciful Crow – Margaret Owen

From the publisher: A future chieftain Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and mercy-killers takes more abuse than coin, but when they’re called to collect royal dead, she’s hoping they’ll find the … Continue reading

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Prince Albert: The Man Who Saved the Monarchy – A. N. Wilson

Prince Albert lived only 42 years, but in that short time his influence helped mold Britain into a center of intellectual advancement. He was multi-talented:  engineer, politician, musician, composer. He was interested in everything, and was interested in making everything … Continue reading

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