Tag: historical fiction

Book Review : The Lake by Sheena Lambert

Book Review : The Lake by Sheena Lambert

June 3, 2015 Book review 10 ★★★½

The blurb for The Lake immediately grabbed my attention with its 1975 setting in a rural Irish village and the creepy discovery of a body found in a lake.  Two things guaranteed to make me want to dive straight into its pages! First line of The Lake by Sheena Lambert:… Read more »

Book Review : Fallen by Lia Mills

Book Review : Fallen by Lia Mills

July 17, 2014 Book review 6 ★★★½

This is book that brings history to life. It immersed me into the 1916 Dublin Easter Rising and I came away not only having really enjoyed the book but also feeling liked I gained some fresh perspective on the events. Plus there is a love story but it’s not the… Read more »

Book Review : The Herbalist by Niamh Boyce

Book Review : The Herbalist by Niamh Boyce

June 18, 2014 Book review 1 ★★★

The Herbalist was an interesting, atmospheric read but it was a lot darker than I was expecting. From the lovely vintage feel cover, I was expecting a light hearted, warm read but that is not what this book is. First Line of The Herbalist: (to be added) My Thoughts on… Read more »