Book Review: The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear

September 1940 and Hitler’s Blitzkrieg attacks on Britain are in full swing. Civilians take shelter in Elephant and Castle Underground Station in south London during an air raid in November 1940.© IWM (D 1568) When an American war correspondent’s murder is concealed by British authorities, Maisie Dobbs agrees to work with an agent of the... Continue Reading →

#MySisterMyself by @Jill_Treseder -‏ Book Review

Hungary, 1956. Russian tanks brutally crush the revolution against the Communist regime. Sisters Katalin and Marika escape Budapest with their family and settle in London. However, the past is not so easily left behind. Their father is a wanted man, and the sisters’ relationship hangs in the balance. Their futures are shaped by loss. For... Continue Reading →

Blog Tour: The Key by Kathryn Hughes

1956  It's Ellen Crosby's first day at work as a student nurse at Fairhaven County Lunatic Asylum. When she meets Amy Sullivan, a young woman committed for allegedly attempting to drown herself and her stepsister, and Dr Stephen Lambourn, a pioneering physician keen to try out the various 'cures' available for mental illness, little does... Continue Reading →

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