Tag Archives: England

Book Review: A Murder Too Soon (A Tudor mystery) by Michael Jecks

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Our recalcitrant near-do-well Jack Blackjack, is ordered by his patron to murder a Lady-in-Waiting to the Lady Elizabeth. A survivor of the rebellion against Queen Mary, Jack is only too happy to leave the confines,  and dangers (in the guise … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Deadly Betrothal by Fiona Buckley (Ursula Blanchard #15)

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Ursula Blanchard is summoned back to Court, and is immediately thrust into the intrigues surrounding the question of Queen Elizabeth’s possible marriage to a French noble. So begins the latest novel by Fiona Buckley, A Deadly Betrothal. The illegitimate daughter … Continue reading

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Book Review: Clash of Spheres by P.F. Chisholm

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Based upon real events and real people, the latest by P.F. Chisholm is a wonderful addition to the reading lists of anyone who enjoys historical fiction, political machinations, espionage, and murder mysteries.  Using the actual diaries of Sir Robert Carey, … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Witchfinder’s Sister by Beth Underdown

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The premise of any good historical novel is that it transports you back into the era in which it occurs. The Witch Hunter’s Sister, by Beth Underdown, is one such novel. From the moment you begin reading you feel as … Continue reading

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