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Haven by Emma Donoghue @PicadorBooks #Haven #EmmaDonoghue #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview

Picador Books August 2022 Book Description In seventh - century Ireland, a scholar and priest called Artt has a dream telling him to leave the sinful world behind. Taking two monks - young Trian and old Cormac - he rows down the river Shannon in search of an isolated spot on which to found a… Continue reading Haven by Emma Donoghue @PicadorBooks #Haven #EmmaDonoghue #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview

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My Father’s House by Joseph O’Connor @gray_books @HarvillSecker @VintageBooks #MyFathersHouse #JosephOConnor #TheClqrt #HughOFlaherty #BookReview #HistoricalFiction

Harvill Secker 26th January 2023 Book Description September 1943: German forces occupy Rome. SS officer Paul Hauptmann rules with terror. The war's outcome is far from certain. An Irish priest, Hugh O'Flaherty, dedicates himself to helping those escaping from the Nazis. His home is Vatican City, the world's smallest state, a neutral, independent country within… Continue reading My Father’s House by Joseph O’Connor @gray_books @HarvillSecker @VintageBooks #MyFathersHouse #JosephOConnor #TheClqrt #HughOFlaherty #BookReview #HistoricalFiction

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The Night Gate By Peter May @authorpetermay @riverrunbooks #TheNightGate #PeterMay #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog

Riverrun August 2021 Book Description In a sleepy French village, the body of a man shot through the head is disinterred by the roots of a fallen tree. A week later a famous art critic is viciously murdered in a nearby house. The deaths occurred more than seventy years apart. Asked by a colleague to… Continue reading The Night Gate By Peter May @authorpetermay @riverrunbooks #TheNightGate #PeterMay #BookReview #TheClqrt #BookBlog

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Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman @SStokesChapman @HarvillSecker @#Pandora #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads

Harvill Secker January 2022 Book Description London, 1799, Dora Blake is an aspiring jewellery artist who lives with her uncle in what used to be her parents' famed shop of antiquities. When a mysterious Greek vase is delivered, Dora is intrigued by her uncle's suspicious behaviour and enlists the help of Edward Lawrence, a young… Continue reading Pandora by Susan Stokes-Chapman @SStokesChapman @HarvillSecker @#Pandora #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #BookReview #RecommendedReads

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Triflers Need Not Apply by Camilla Bruce @millacream @Kalliereads @MichaelJBooks #TriflersNeeedNotApply #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #CamillaBruce #BookReview #BookBlog

Michael Joseph - July 2022 (paperback) Book Description Early in life Bella discovers the world is made for men. They own everything: property, jobs, wives. But Bella sees what few others do: where women are concerned, men are weak. An unscrupulous woman can take what she wants. And so Bella sets out to prove she… Continue reading Triflers Need Not Apply by Camilla Bruce @millacream @Kalliereads @MichaelJBooks #TriflersNeeedNotApply #HistoricalFiction #TheClqrt #CamillaBruce #BookReview #BookBlog

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The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes @EllieMorley @MichaelJBooks @jojomoyes #TheGiverofStars #JoJoMoyes #GofSReadalong #TheClqrt #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #RecommendedReading

Book Description Alice Wright left England for love: marrying wealthy Bennett Van Cleve and settling in Baileyville, Kentucky. But her new-found happiness is short-lived, because her husband, just like the town, is under the thumb of Bennett's domineering father. Stifled and misunderstood, Alice yearns for escape, and is surprised to find it in defiant Margery… Continue reading The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes @EllieMorley @MichaelJBooks @jojomoyes #TheGiverofStars #JoJoMoyes #GofSReadalong #TheClqrt #BookReview #HistoricalFiction #RecommendedReading

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The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave @Kiran_MH @picadorbooks @greenkatie #TheDanceTree #KiranMillwoodHargrave #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt #RecommendedReads

Picador Books May 2022 Book Description Strasbourg, 1518. In the midst of a blisteringly hot summer, a lone woman begins to dance in the city square. She dances for days without pause or rest, and soon she is joined by hundreds of others. Just beyond the city's limits, pregnant Lisbet lives with her mother-in-law and… Continue reading The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave @Kiran_MH @picadorbooks @greenkatie #TheDanceTree #KiranMillwoodHargrave #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt #RecommendedReads

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My Name is Yip by Paddy Crewe @DoubledayUk @TabithaPelly #MyNameisYip #BookReview #SupportDebuts #BookBlogger #TheClqrt #BookBlog

Doubleday Books May 2022 Book Description Yip Tolroy is different. Since he was born - in 1815, Heron's Creek, Georgia - Yip has not spoken a word. Fatherless and friendless, at fourteen years old he's no more than chest-high to anyone in his small town. Everybody stares, but nobody thinks he has anything to say.… Continue reading My Name is Yip by Paddy Crewe @DoubledayUk @TabithaPelly #MyNameisYip #BookReview #SupportDebuts #BookBlogger #TheClqrt #BookBlog

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The Hidden Child by Louise Fein @gray_books @FeinLouise @HofZ_Books #TheHiddenChild #HistoricalFiction #LouiseFein #BookReview #TheClqrt #BlogTour #Paperbackpublication

Head of Zeus May 2022 (paperback) Book Description From the outside, Eleanor and Edward Hamilton have the perfect life, but they're harbouring a secret that threatens their entire world. London, 1929. Eleanor Hamilton is a dutiful mother, a caring sister and an adoring wife to a celebrated war hero. Her husband, Edward, is a pioneer… Continue reading The Hidden Child by Louise Fein @gray_books @FeinLouise @HofZ_Books #TheHiddenChild #HistoricalFiction #LouiseFein #BookReview #TheClqrt #BlogTour #Paperbackpublication

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Think of Me by Frances Liardet @FrancesLiardet @MattClacher @4thEstateBooks #ThinkofMe #FrancesLiardet #HistoricalFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt

4th Estate Books 12th May 2022 Book Description James Acton has come to the village of Upton to begin again. As his grief over the death of his wife eases, he hopes to find new purpose as the vicar of this small Hampshire parish, still emerging from the long shadow of the the war. James's… Continue reading Think of Me by Frances Liardet @FrancesLiardet @MattClacher @4thEstateBooks #ThinkofMe #FrancesLiardet #HistoricalFiction #BookReview #BookBlog #TheClqrt