Devil’s Consort (Queen Defiant) by Anne O’Brien

| June 13, 2011

I have spent the last couple of weekends immersed in fiction about Eleanor of Aquitaine and have thoroughly enjoyed myself. Although Eleanor is not from my favourite era, the Tudor period, I find her a fascinating character because she was such a powerful woman in what was a man’s world and she has an amazing […]

Virgin Widow by Anne O’Brien

| June 24, 2010

This is not a book that I’d normally pick up, as I tend to stick to historical fiction about the Tudor era, but, boy, am I glad that I got to read this book! I was hooked from the start and I read all 601 pages in one weekend, completely ignoring my family and the […]