A Plague on Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift: riveting historical fiction

My review ‘A Plague on Mr Pepys’ is a fascinating work of historical fiction. It’s based firmly on fact, but the author has used her imagination to bring real people from the past to vibrant life. Our heroine is Bess Bagwell, a very determined and likeable woman. She’s the driving force in the household. Husband… Continue reading A Plague on Mr Pepys by Deborah Swift: riveting historical fiction

The Vanished Child by M J Lee: poignant and powerful

It’s an absolute delight to be taking part in the blog tour for this fascinating book. The Vanished Child will tug at your heartstrings. It’s very powerful, extremely moving and unputdownable. Jayne, a genealogist, takes on a job for her new step-mother, Vera. On her death bed, Vera’s mother, Freda, revealed to her that she… Continue reading The Vanished Child by M J Lee: poignant and powerful