Book Review – The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Pages: 364 Published: 5th October 2017 Genre: Historical Fiction When Elsie married handsome young heir Rupert Bainbridge, she believed she was destined for a life of luxury. But pregnant and widowed just weeks after their wedding, with her new servants resentful and the local villagers actively hostile, Elsie has only her late husband’s awkward cousin for company - … Continue reading Book Review – The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell

Book Review and Discussion – The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Pages: 451 Published: 31st October 2019 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Injury detail, allusions to rape, child/baby death, grief This was my first buddy read of the year with Kriti, and this book gave us so much to talk about! After my review I shall include a few sections from our discussion (no spoilers), and in my next post … Continue reading Book Review and Discussion – The Lost Ones by Anita Frank

Book Review – The Corset by Laura Purcell

Pages: 392 Published: 20th September 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction Trigger warnings: Child death, racism This was a buddy read with my friend Pauliina. I am very grateful to her as she engages in such thoughtful discussion, and makes me look upon a book from a slightly different perspective. I really enjoyed reading this one with … Continue reading Book Review – The Corset by Laura Purcell