The Girl from the Island by Lorna Cook #BookReview #HistoricalFiction @NetGalley @AvonBooksUK #thegirlfromtheisland

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Many thanks to Net Galley, Avon Books UK, and the author for a chance to read and review this book. All opinions are expressed voluntarily. Historical fiction works best for me when there is … Continue reading The Girl from the Island by Lorna Cook #BookReview #HistoricalFiction @NetGalley @AvonBooksUK #thegirlfromtheisland

The Chronicler of the Hooghly and Other Stories by Shakti Ghosal #BookReview #Shortstories #Historical #Fiction @esgeemusings

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Many thanks to the author for a chance to read and review this book. All opinions are expressed voluntarily. The Chronicler of The Hooghly and the other stories is a collection of short stories … Continue reading The Chronicler of the Hooghly and Other Stories by Shakti Ghosal #BookReview #Shortstories #Historical #Fiction @esgeemusings

The House on the Hill by Irina Shapiro #BookReview #Mystery #HistoricalFiction #Ghosts #Romance

My rating: 4 of 5 stars After reading The House On The Hill by Irina Shapiro, I realized WHY o WHY this book kept popping up in few lists as a MUST-READ recommendation for me. It had all the tropes … Continue reading The House on the Hill by Irina Shapiro #BookReview #Mystery #HistoricalFiction #Ghosts #Romance

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #MagicalRealism

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Something is going to happen Something happens on a dark and stormy solstice night in an inn called The Swan, a miracle that borders into supernatural or fantasy. Diane Setterfield is gifted tremendously in … Continue reading Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #MagicalRealism

The Heron by Jean M. Roberts #BookReview #Timeslip #Romance #Mystery #History #Ghosts @jroberts1324

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Many thanks to the author for an ARC copy of this book. All opinions are expressed voluntarily. OK I will just get this one point out of the way before anything else. Is there … Continue reading The Heron by Jean M. Roberts #BookReview #Timeslip #Romance #Mystery #History #Ghosts @jroberts1324

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab #BookReview #Historical #Fantasy #Paranormal #Romance

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Have you read Life After Life by Kate Atkinson? Hailed as a classic with numerous awards to its name, I am probably the only outcast who was not head over heels in love with … Continue reading The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab #BookReview #Historical #Fantasy #Paranormal #Romance

Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson #BookReview #Mystery #HistoricalFiction #Thriller @NetGalley @panmacmillan

My rating: 5 of 5 stars Many thanks to Net Galley, Pan Macmillan and the author for a chance to read this book. All opinions are expressed voluntarily. Laura Shepherd-Robinson burst into the scene of literary fiction with the hugely … Continue reading Daughters of Night by Laura Shepherd-Robinson #BookReview #Mystery #HistoricalFiction #Thriller @NetGalley @panmacmillan

The Widow of Pale Harbor by Hester Fox #BookReview #MysteryThriller #Historical #Gothic #Romance

My rating: 5 of 5 stars New year reading actually began with this ghost story but since life, as such was a menace, took a break and resumed it later. There’s reason why after reading The Witch Of Willow Hall, … Continue reading The Widow of Pale Harbor by Hester Fox #BookReview #MysteryThriller #Historical #Gothic #Romance

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #DualTimeline

My rating: 4 of 5 stars Kate Morton has really outdone herself with this historical novel about a manor house and its residents spanning more than 100 years. There are multiple POV’s moving the story forward which is kind of … Continue reading The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #DualTimeline