Month: August 2020

ARC Review: The Stars of Heaven by Jessica Dall

ARC Review: The Stars of Heaven by Jessica Dall

Posted August 17, 2020 by Stephanie in Reviews / 5 Comments

Title: The Stars of Heaven Author: Jessica Dall Publication: August 18th 2020 by Red Adept Publishing Genre: Historical Fiction Purchase it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Google Play | Kobo Rating: 5/5★ When one of the largest earthquakes in history hits Lisbon on All Saints’ Day 1755, Cecília de Santa Rita e Durante’s life is turned […]


Review: A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

Review: A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes

Posted August 13, 2020 by Stephanie in Reviews / 4 Comments

Title: A Thousand Ships Author: Natalie Haynes Publication: May 2nd 2019 by Mantle Genre: Historical Fiction, Mythology, Retelling Purchase it on: Amazon | Book Depository | Google Play Rating: 4/5★ This was never the story of one woman, or two. It was the story of all of them… In the middle of the night, Creusa wakes to find […]



Review: The Devil’s Highway by Gregory Norminton

Review: The Devil’s Highway by Gregory Norminton

Posted August 10, 2020 by Stephanie in Reviews / 11 Comments

Title: The Devil’s Highway Author: Gregory Norminton Publication: September 6, 2020 by William The 4th Genre: Historical Fiction, Contemporary, Dystopian Fiction, Speculative Fiction Purchase it on: Amazon | Book Depository | Google Play | Kobo Rating: 4.5/5★ Three journeys. Three thousand years. One destination. The Devil’s Highway is a thrilling, epic and intimate tale of love, loss, fanaticism, heroism and sacrifice. A Roman road, an […]


ARC Review: Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece by Paul Cartledge

ARC Review: Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece by Paul Cartledge

Posted August 7, 2020 by Stephanie in Reviews / 12 Comments

Title: Thebes: The Forgotten City of Ancient Greece Author: Paul Cartledge Publication: September 22nd 2020 by Abrams Press Genre: Nonfiction, Ancient History Purchase it on: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Book Depository | Google Play | Kobo Rating: 4/5★ The riveting, definitive account of the ancient Greek city of Thebes, by the acclaimed author of The Spartans Among the extensive […]


Review: Murder in the Place of Anubis by Lynda Robinson

Review: Murder in the Place of Anubis by Lynda Robinson

Posted August 6, 2020 by Stephanie in Uncategorized / 3 Comments

Title: Murder in the Place of Anubis Author: Lynda Robinson Series: Lord Meren #1 Publication: January 23, 2001 (first published 1994) Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery Purchase it on Amazon: Amazon Rating: 3/5★   Who has dared to desecrate the sacred place of embalming with a murdered corpse? Pharaoh Tutankhamun orders Lord Meren, his chief investigator, […]