Blackberry and Wild Rose, Sonia Velton

There is nothing like a rich and sumptuous historical novel and the cover of Velton's Blackberry and Wild Rose was so beautiful I had high high hopes. Possibly too high. The novel revolves around two women in eighteenth century London, a setting that I am not familiar with: the sixteenth century has been such a… Continue reading Blackberry and Wild Rose, Sonia Velton

Sovereign, C. J. Sansom

There are days, those dark days, when you sit down and realise that you've had the same meal for three days ... I've just sat down and realised that the last three books I've read are all historical fiction. Bring Up The Bodies by Mantel, Pure by Andrew Miller and now Sovereign by C. J.… Continue reading Sovereign, C. J. Sansom